Page-3 of Current Affairs - October, 2018

Fact Sheet: Mammals of India (MaOI)

Mammals of India (MaOI) is a new model of repository on Indian mammals by the Scientists and Researchers from the National Centers for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore. It is a citizen-scientific repository initiated in September 2018. It is a first such repository of Mammals in India. Special Features Of MaOI It is an online, freely ..

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Fact Sheet: Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FAIDF)

To double farmers’ income by 2022 the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved creation of FAIDF recently. The proposal for creation of fund was made in budget 2018-19. Salient features of the fund The main aim is to boost fish production to achieve the target of producing 15 million tonnes of fish production ..

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India To Become Third Largest Aviation Market : IATA

India will be among the top three aviation market by 2024 according to International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its 20- year air passenger forecast report. India is currently at seventh position in Global Aviation market. Key Highlights Of Report The number of air passengers around the world will double to 8.2 billion in 2037. ..

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India Building World’s Highest Railway Line

India railways announced its plan to link New Delhi and Ladakh by means of a railway line that will run along the India-China Border. The proposed Bilaspur-Manali-Leh Line would be the world’s highest railway line once launched. Key Facts of the Project The projected cost to construct the 465 km line will be Rs 83,360 ..

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Fact Sheet: World Wrestling Championships – 2018

The 2018 World Wrestling Championships were fifteenth edition of World Wrestling Championships of combined events and were held from October 20 to 28 in Budapest, Hungary. Here are important facts: About UWW World Wrestling Championships It is amateur wrestling world championship event organised by the United World Wrestling. It was started in 1904 with the ..

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