Current Affairs of October 2022

Updated 31 October 2022

The theme of Vigilance Awareness Week observed from 31 Oct 22 to 06 Nov 2022Corruption free India for a Developed Nation
The former President and the leader of Workers' Party who has won the 2022 Brazilian General Election to succeed as the President of Brazil from 01 Jan 2023Mr. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
The place in Gujarat where the foundation stone of C-295 Aircraft Manufacturing Facility (through collaboration between Tata Advanced Systems Limited and Airbus Defence and Space, Spain) was laid by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiVadodara
The place in Gujarat where a rope bridge (over Machchu river) collapse lead to the death of over 140 personsMorbi
The maiden trilateral exercise conducted by the navies of India, Mozambique and Tanzania at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania on 27 Oct 22 was namedIMT TRILAT
The beaches in Lakshadweep which have been accorded the coveted International eco-label ‘Blue Flag’, taking India’s tally to 12 in the list of the world’s cleanest and most eco-friendly beachesMinicoy Thundi and Kadmat
The bilateral maritime exercise conducted by Indian Navy and Singapore Navy at Visakhapatnam from 26 to 30 October 2022 is namedSIMBEX 2022
The bilateral exercise conducted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air and Space Force (FASF) from 26 October to 12 November 2022 at Air Force Station Jodhpur is namedGaruda VII
The tropical cyclone which arose in the Bay of Bengal and hit parts of India and Bangladesh on 25 Oct 22 was namedCyclone Sitrang
The leader of Conservative Party and the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, who has taken over as the Prime Minister of United KingdomRishi Sunak
The new tiger reserve approved by Madhya Pradesh Wildlife Board for the tigers of Panna tiger reserved is namedDurgavati Tiger Reserve
The judge of Supreme Court and Chairman of National Legal Services Authority who has been named the 50th Chief Justice of India to assume charge in November 2022Justice D.Y. Chandrachud
The Sri Lankan author who has been awarded the 2022 Booker Prize for his novel The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida,Shehan Karunatilaka
The indigenous trainer aircraft designed and developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at the India Pavilion during 12th DefExpo in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, is namedHindustan Turbo Trainer - 40
The former Indian cricketer who has been chosen to be the next President of BCCI with effect from 18 Oct 2022Roger Binny
The multilateral maritime exercise conducted off Simons Town, South Africa by the navies of South Africa, Brazil and India from 10 to 12 Oct 2022 was named IBSAMAR VII
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh who has been given the additional charge as the Governor of MeghalayaBrig (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd)
The winner of Irani Trophy 2019-20 match played in Rajkot between Saurashtra and Rest of India teams Rest of India
The former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (3 times), former Defence Minister of India and founder of Samajwadi Party, who passed away on 10 October 2022Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav
The well-known actor who has been declared as the ‘National Icon’ of Election Commission of India for creating awareness amongst votersPankaj Tripathi
The former Chancellor of Germany who has been awarded the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award 2022Dr. Angela Merkel
The indigenously-developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) which was inducted into the Indian Air Force by the Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh at Jodhpur is namedPrachand
The literary critic and academic who has been awarded the 32nd Bihari Puraskar for his 2015 literary criticism book Pachrang Chola Pahar Sakhi Ri, by the KK Birla FoundationDr. Madhav Hada
The women's rights activist from India who has been awarded with the ‘Changemaker’ award at the UN SDG Action Awards for confronting gender-based violence and advocating for safe access to public spaces.Srishti Bakshi
The Atlantic hurricane which caused widespread damage in Cuba and the US states of Florida and Carolina in September end was namedHurricane Ian