Current Affairs India 01 November 2018

1. Aditya Puri has been re-appointed as MD and CEO of HDFC Bank for another two years.
2. Merry Kom has been named as the brand ambassador of upcoming 10th edition of the Women-s World Championship of International Boxing Association.
3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with Amir Amanulla Khan Award, the highest civilian Award of Afganisthan.
4. Malayalam film Olu has been named as the opening film at the 49th International Film Festival of India, IFFI 2018.
5. India has jumped 23 positions in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index 2019 and is now ranked 77 out of 190 countries in 2018.
6. The National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) has acquired IDFC Infrastructure Finance (IDFC-IFL), an infrastructure debt fund.
7. Indian table tennis player Ayhika Mukherjee has won a silver medal in the under-21 women's singles category of the ITTF Challenge Belgium Open.
8. India has clinched the five-match series 3-1 in the fifth and final One Day International at Thiruvananthapuram.