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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 22 OCT 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 22 OCT 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      ANGRIYA: FIRST CRUISE SERVICE LAUNCHED BETWEEN MUMBAI AND GOA
i. Angriya India’s first ever passenger cruise ship was launched between Mumbai and Goa.
ii. The cruise ship Angriya has been named after first Maratha Navy Admiral Kanhoji Angre and the great Angria bank coral reef near Vijaydurg, Maharashtra.

2.      INDIA’S LONGEST RIVER BRIDGE TO BE BUILT ON BRAHMAPUTRA RIVER IN ASSAM
i. India’s longest river bridge will be built across the Brahmaputra, connecting Dhubri in Assamto Phulbari in Meghalaya, by 2026-27.
ii. It will be a 19.3 km, four-lane bridge that will cut road travel by 203 km .
iii. The new bridge will complete the missing link of NH127B from Assam to Meghalaya.

3.      MAN-ANIMAL CONFLICT A ‘STATE DECLARED DISASTER’: UP GOVERNMENT
i. Uttar Pradesh government made the man-animal conflict a ‘State Declared Disaster’.
ii. The main objective is to help reduce retaliatory killings.
 iii. According to the provisions of the order, a compensatory amount of Rs.5 lakh would be given to family of deceased if the victim of the animal attack dies.


4.      COPE INDIA AIR EXERCISE: FIRST TRILATERAL EXERCISE TO BE HELD AMONGST INDIA, JAPAN, US
i. India, Japan and the U.S. announced participation in the bilateral ‘Cope India’ air exercise to a trilateral format on December 2018.
ii. This will be the first time Japan would be invited to participate in the exercise.
iii. Cope India is the first such exercise was conducted at IAF air force station in Gwalior from February 2004.

5.      INDIA RANKED 9TH MOST VALUABLE NATION BRAND IN THE WORLD
i. India lost one spot and ranked 9th in the 10 most valuable nation brands in the world for the year 2018.
ii. India was ranked 8th in the last year 2017.
 iii.U.S has topped the list followed by China and Germany
6.      WORLDSTEEL ASSOCIATION ELECTS SAJJAN JINDAL AS TREASURER
i. Indian JSW Steel CMD Sajjan Jindal was elected as treasurer by World Steel Association at the worldsteel General Assembly in Toyko, Japan.

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