- President Smt Droupadi Murmu addresses inaugural function of Fourth Agriculture Roadmap (2023-28) in Patna.The President emphasized on finding solutions for global warming and climate change which is impacting agriculture on a large scale.
- President Smt Droupadi Murmu will attend the first convocation ceremony of Mahatma Gandhi Central University Motihari in East Champaran district today. The students who will get the degree and medals.
- The Indian Space Research Organisation will launch the Gaganyaan test mission on October 21st between 7.00 am and 9.00 am.
- The registration portal for phase three of Yuva Sangam, under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) was launched (18th October 2023).
Yuva Sangam is a government initiative to strengthen people to people connect between youth belonging to different States and Union Territories of India.
- Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr P. K. Mishra on Wednesday (18th October 2023) chaired a meeting to review the progress made in implementation of the G20 New Delhi Leader’s Declaration.
- Railways Approves First Passenger Train to President Murmu’s Native Place In Odisha: Odisha’s tribal-dominated Mayurbhanj district got three of the four pairs of trains that were recently approved by the Indian Railways in the South Eastern Railway jurisdiction.
*The new trains are Kolkata (Shalimar)-Badampahar-Kolkata (Shalimar) Weekly Express, Badampahar-Rourkela-Badampahar Weekly Express.
7.. Manipur CM N Biren Singh on Wednesday said mobile internet services will be restored in the state within ‘four to five days.’
- Former Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das and BJP leader Indra Sena Reddy Nallu have been appointed as the governors of Odisha and Tripura, respectively, Das, currently a national vice president of the BJP, was the chief minister of Jharkhand from 2014 to 2019. Indra Sena Reddy Nallu is a BJP leader from Telangana.
- The Northern Railway will run 34 Pooja special trains during the upcoming festive season to clear the extra rush of passengers.
- Maharashtra’s Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Minister Chhagan Bhujbal directed the authorities to conduct an inspection at primary milk collection centre regarding actual weight measurement and submit a report within a month. This move aims to prevent milk producers from being cheated at the primary milk Sikkim Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang flagged off Amrit Mitti Kalash Yatra under the ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ campaign, at Samman Bhawan in Gangtok on Wednesday.collection center in Kolhapur.
- SIKKIM CM Shri Prem Singh Tamang flagged off Amrit Mitti Kalash Yatra under the ‘Meri Maati Mera Desh’ campaign, at Samman Bhawan in Gangtok on Wednesday.
- Haryana Government has approved 10 new works worth over 113 crore rupees under Rural Augmentation Programme in 4 districts, Kaithal, Sirsa, Rohtak and Jind as part of its efforts to improve water supply in the region.
- Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena has approved the enhancement of monthly income criteria for Kashmiri migrants to avail the adhoc monthly relief from Rs 10,000 to Rs 27,000.
- Air India Express and AirAsia India on Wednesday unveiled a common, refreshed branding as ‘Air India Express’, on a new Boeing 737 –8 aircraft.
- Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar has referred a complaint against five Rashtra Samithi (BRS) members, including party’s floor leader K Keshava Rao, over “displaying placards” in the House during its meeting on September 18 to the privileges committee for investigation.