October, 2018
      • India International Science Festival (IISF-2018) begins in Lucknow.
      • Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi launched in Delhi.
      • World’s tallest statue, the Statue of Unity is dedicated to the nation. The 182 meter statue of
          Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was dedicated on his birth anniversary, at Kevadiya in Narmada
          district of Gujarat.
      November, 2018
      • The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation announced the Swachh Bharat World Toilet
          Day Contests for districts and states.
      • The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C43)
          successfully launched 31 satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota.
      • 49th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2018 gets underway in Panaji, Goa.
          The opening ceremony also saw the launch of the web portal of Film Facilitation Office.
          Israeli master craftsman Dan Wolman was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award
          at the ceremony.
      • International Film Festival comes to a close in Goa. The nine day long festival of quality
          cinema concludes with the world premier of German Film Sealed Lips. Various prestigious
          awards including Golden Peacock, Silver Peacock, Lifetime Achievement Award were
          conferred in the festival.
      December, 2018
      • Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) heaviest and most-advanced high throughput
          communication satellite GSAT-11 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French
          Guiana.
      • Digital Sky Platform is launched - India to start registration of drones, pilots, and operators;
          Registration portal for online permission is also launched .
      • Sunil Arora takes over as new Chief Election Commissioner of India. Shri Arora takes over as
          the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner of India succeeding O. P. Rawat.
      • To connect with Direct Benefit Transfer, an online portal “Ensure” has been launched to
          provide a very simple, useful and transparent system to the beneficiary.
      • The Agriculture Export Policy, 2018 is approved.
      • The National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems to be implemented by
          Department of Science and Technology is approved.
      • A new airport complex, and an Integrated Command and Control Centre for the Kumbh Mela,
          is inaugurated at Prayagraj.
      • Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath and Bhupesh Baghel take over as new chief ministers of Rajasthan,
          Madhya Pardesh and Chhatisgarh respectively.
      • The Union Cabinet approves the establishment of two new All India Institute of Medical
          Sciences at Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
      • “The Republican Ethic” and “Loktantra Ke Swar” - select speeches of President released.
      • The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched the “Asiatic Lion
          Conservation Project” with an aim to protect and conserve the world’s last ranging free
          population of Asiatic Lion and its associated ecosystem.