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Friends, here are the Major Current Affairs Highlights of October 2017. These one-liners cover all important International, National, MOUs, Indexes, Banking, Technology, Books & Authors, Committees and Sports affairs of October month (from 1st to 31st October 2017). We will provide the pdf version by this evening, but we advise you to write these on your own so that you wont forget them again. All the Best and Happy Reading :)
October 2017 Current Affairs Highlights (One-Liners)
- 10th October 2017 is observed as World Mental Health Day with the Theme 2017 : "Mental health in the workplace".
- 11th October 2017 was observed as International Day of the Girl Child with the theme “The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030.”
- 12th October 2017 (2nd Thursday of October) was observed as World Sight Day (WSD) with the theme "Make Vision Count".
- 13th October 2017 was observed as International Day for Disaster Reduction with the theme "Sendai Seven".
- 14th October 2017 was observed as World Standards Day / International standards day with the theme “Standards make cities smarter”.
- 14th South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation in Law (SAARCLAW) Conference was recently held at Colombo, Sri Lanka along with 11th SAARC Chief Justices Conference.
- 15th October 2017 was observed as Global Hand-washing Day with the theme “Our hands, our future !”.
- 15th October 2017 was observed as International Day of Rural Women with the theme “Challenges and opportunities in climate-resilient agriculture for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls”.
- 16th October 2017 was observed as World Food Day with the theme "Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development."