26 October | Current Affairs today 2018 | UPSC, Railway, Bank,SSC,CLAT, State Exams

1. Haryana's Nishtha Dudeja has won
Miss Deaf Asia2018 title.

2. Five high courts in the country got
new chief justices.
The appointments were made in courts in Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Calcutta, Gauhati and Bombay.

3. First trilateral meeting between India,
Afghanistan and Iran of the Coordination Council ofthe Chabahar Agreement took place in Tehran

4. NATO's military exercise 'Trident
Juncture18' has been started in Norway.

5. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a $777 Million deal with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to supply additional Barak-8 Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LRSAM) systems for seven warships of the Indian Navy.

6. Saurabh Kumar has been appointed
Ambassador of India to Myanmar.

7. South Eastern Railway has set up a committee to inquire into the circumstances which led to the stampede at the Santragachi station in Howrah district of West Bengal.

8. West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from international cricket

9. According to International Air Transport Association (IATA), India will become the world's third largest aviation market around 2024.

10. Agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan will be awarded the first World Agriculture Prize instituted by the Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA).

11. To Kill a Mockingbird” is voted America’s best-loved novel by readers nationwide.

12. Punjab government has banned the sale of glyphosate (herbicide) which is extensively used in the State to control a wide variety of weeds in almost all the crops.

13. Supreme Court banned the sale and registration of motor vehicles conforming to the emission standard Bharat Stage-IV in the entire countryfrom April 1, 2020.

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