October Current Affairs 1st Week Current Affairs is the most important section to crack all the Competitive Exams, so we are here to provide Weekly Current Affairs of October current affairs 1st week 2019 up to date. In addition to the Weekly Current Affairs, we provide all the related information of September current affairs 1st week which covers the static general awareness and banking awareness questions of October Current Affairs 1st week readers, Here is the October current affairs from 1st October to 7th October. Next Current Affairs International coffee Day: October 1. International Day of Older Persons: October 1. Kerala is the best performing state in “School Education Quality Index” released by NITI Aayog. Lewis Hamilton won the 2019 Russian Grand Prix. North Western Railway issues QR code at 12 stations passengers to get unreserved tickets on mobile. BRAHMOS Supersonic Cruise Missile successfully test-fired in Chandipur (Odisha). Sumit Nagal Wins ATP Buenos Aires challenger Title. Kallie Puri was honoured with India’s Most Powerful Women in Media award. Govt appoints economist Surjit S Bhalla as Executive Director for India at IMF. SS Mallikarjuna Rao appointed MD and CEO of Punjab National Bank. Siva Reddy honoured with the Saraswati Samman Award. Kento Momoto won the men’s singles title at the Korean Open Badminton tournament. The State Bank of India opened its Melbourne office and becoming the first Indian bank to have a branch in the Australian state of Victoria. Sushil Chandra Mishra appointed as the new MD and CEO of Oil India Limited. The Odisha government has launched Mo Sarkar or My Government initiative. Jaipur station (Rajasthan) has topped the list of cleanest railway stations in India by the Ministry of Railway cleanliness survey. China unveiled the DF-41 intercontinental-range ballistic missile. Axis Bank launched a digital fixed-deposit product Express FD. small savings schemes’ interest rates Public Provident Fund (PPF) — 7.9% National Savings Certificate (NSC) — 7.9% Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSY) — 8.4% Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS) — 8.6 Peddapalli district of Telangana became first in the 2019 Rural Swachhata Survey. Ecuador will quit OPEC from January 2020 Uttarakhand CM launches a campaign ‘Urjagiri’ which aims to stop power theft. RBI reduces repo rate by 25 basis points in 4th Bi-monthly Monetary Policy. Repo rate: 5.15% Reverse Repo: 4.90% Bank Rate: 5.40% MSF: 5.40% RBI reduced the GDP growth for 2019-20 from 6.9% to 6.1%. Exercise KAZIND-2019 is a joint military exercise between India and Kazakhstan held in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. Ben Stokes won PCA player of the year award Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayanan new MD and CEO of Tata communications. Amrit Lugun appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Greece. Kyrgyz lawyer AzizbekAshurov wins 2019 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award. The USA military successfully test fired an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. Alyssa Healy of Australia has created world record becoming highest scorer in women’s T20 International Cricket. She scores 148 runs in just 60 balls. P K Gupta appointed as the CMD of NBCC (National Buildings Construction Corporation). International Teachers’ Days is celebrated on October 5. India’s first floating basketball court opens in Arabian Sea, Mumbai. Andhra Pradesh State government has launched YSR Vahana Mitra scheme. Uber launched helicopter services in New York. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) partnered with Paytm to offer a Smart Wi-Fi onboarding feature across India. Indo-Mongolian Joint Exercise Nomadic Elephant 2019 has commenced at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh. The Punjab government has appointed Justice Vinod Kumar Sharma as the new Lokpal. Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio appointed as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador. Japan’s Naomi Osaka has won the China Open title. Novak Djokovic has won the Japan Open title. Harmanpreet Kaur has become the 1st Indian to play 100 T20 International matches. India’s first e-waste clinic to be set up in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.