Current Affairs for 1st November 2018

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Agreement b/w India & Morocco approved

  • The Union Cabinet approved the Agreement between India and Morocco on 1 November 2018.
  • The Agreement will provide a broad legal framework for bilateral cooperation between India and Morocco in investigation and prosecution of crime.
  • It aims to increase effectiveness in investigation and prosecution of crime, and in providing the necessary peaceful ambience .

Arunachal to host ‘Rally Championships’

  • The third round of the Indian National Rally Championships, the country’s premier motorsports event, will be held in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The event will be organised from 2 November 2018 to 4 November 2018.
  • The rally that is being hosted by the Motorsports Club of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The rally teams from major automotive companies will be participating in the race.

‘Olu’ to be the opening film at 49th IFFI

  • Malayalam film Olu will be the opening film at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
  • This was decided by the jury for the Indian Panorama.
  • The IFFI will be held at Goa from 20th November – 28th November 2018.
  • The Feature Film Jury of thirteen members was headed by film director and screenwriter, Rahul Rawail.

Couple honoured with ‘Roy M Huffington Award’

  • Marie and Vijay Goradia received the ‘Roy M Huffington Award’ for 2018 in the US.
  • They were awarded for making significant contributions to the areas of literacy, education and healthcare in India.
  • The Huffington Award is the highest honour granted by the Asia Society Texas Centre (ASTC).
  • Vijay Goradia is the founder and Chairman of Vinmar International.

Axis Sec launched commodity derivatives

  • Axis Securities has launched trading in commodity derivatives with the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) on 31 October 2018.
  • In August 2018, it had launched trading in commodity derivatives with the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX).
  • Arun Thukral is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Axis Securities.

‘SMiLE Virtual Tour Guide’ launched in Kerala

  • The Kerala Tourism Department has launched  ‘SMiLE Virtual Tour Guide’ .
  • A ‘SMiLE Virtual Tour Guide’ links tourists with their places of attraction and providers of experiential services.
  • The ‘SMiLE’ guide renders information on 40 Malabar attractions.
  • It has been conceived and executed by Bekal Resorts Development Corporation (BRDC).

Pankaj Advani won Asian Snooker Tour title

  • Pankaj Advani won the Asian Snooker Tour on 31 October 2018 in Jinan, China.
  • He defeated China’s Ju Reti 6-1 in the final.
  • He became the first Indian to win an Asian Snooker Tour event.
  • The Government of India has awarded him Padma Bhushan in 2018.