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Daily Current Affairs 8th October, 2023

  • Ashok Gehlot, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, just dropped some exciting news on us. You ready for this? Brace yourself because Rajasthan is expanding! They're creating not one, not two, but three new districts: Malpura, Sujangarh, and Kuchman City. Yes, you heard that right, three shiny new districts!
  • And that's not all the news. Over in Uttarakhand, something fascinating was brewing. The 49th All India Police Science Congress, hosted by the Uttarakhand Police, took place at the Forest Research Institute in Dehradun. This event was no ordinary gathering; it was held under the watchful eyes of the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D). The theme for this year's congress? "Policing in Amrit Kaal."

Daily Current Affairs 7th October, 2023

  • Kazuo Ishiguro Bags Nobel Prize for Literature: October 7th marked a remarkable day for literature enthusiasts worldwide. The prestigious Nobel Prize for Literature was bestowed upon none other than Kazuo Ishiguro. His masterful novels, known for their incredible emotional depth, were recognized for their ability to peel back the layers of our seemingly interconnected world, revealing the profound abyss beneath. 
  • India Charges Ahead with Electric Vehicles: In a significant stride toward sustainable transportation, India unveiled its very first electric vehicle charging station on October 8th. This green milestone was inaugurated in Nagpur by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who's been a driving force behind the country's push for cleaner mobility. 
  • Nagpur's 'Smart' Highway Leads the Way: On the same day, Nagpur made headlines again, this time with the inauguration of India's inaugural 'smart' highway. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, a man on a mission for modernized infrastructure, did the honors. Equipped with an intelligent transport system (ITS), this cutting-edge highway promises to untangle traffic snarls and elevate road safety to new heights. 

Daily Current Affairs 6th October, 2023

  • RBI's Fourth Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy dropped on October 6, and guess what? They've decided to keep the repo rate steady at 6.50%. Yep, no surprises there. But here's the kicker: they've also gone all-in on a stance of 'withdrawal of accommodation.' In plain English, it means they're tightening things up a bit.
  • And speaking of big news, just a couple of days earlier on October 4th, the Union Cabinet gave the green light to set up a tribal university in Telangana, and it's got a cool name: The Sarakka Central Tribal University. They're not messing around with the budget either; it's a whopping Rs 889 crore! This educational powerhouse will find its home in Mulugu district, making education dreams come true.
  • But hey, let's talk about some good vibes too. In September, India's services sector was on fire. No, not literally, but figuratively! There was a massive surge in both local and international demand, and this wasn't just any surge; it was a 13-year high! According to the folks at S&P Global Market Intelligence, the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) soared to 61, up from 60.1 in August. That's some good economic news right there.

Daily Current Affairs 5th October, 2023

  • The eurozone economy? It took a bit of a hit in Q3 due to dwindling demand. The final Composite Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) crawled up to 47.2 in September, just a tad better than August's 46.7, but still hanging below that crucial 50-mark. It's like it's been in a slump for the fourth month in a row.
  • Now, onto some sad news. At least seven folks lost their lives, and many more are hurt or missing after flash floods hit Sikkim on October 4. These devastating floods happened because of a glacial lake that decided to overflow. It formed from the melting Himalayan glacier, causing chaos in the Teesta river basin.
  • Shifting gears, let's talk about India's diesel exports. They went through the roof in September 2023, reaching their peak for the year. What caused this surge? Well, it's a mix of various factors.
  • Did you know that World Teachers' Day just rolled by on October 5th? It's a day to give props to our amazing teachers who shape the future. And boy, do they face some challenges!
  • Now, Wildlife Week 2023 kicked off from October 2nd to October 8th. The theme this year? "Partnerships for Wildlife Conservation." It's all about teaming up to save India's biodiversity.
  • Here's some tech news. The Indian government is gearing up to set up a spanking new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). Its mission? To make India's cybersecurity super strong and lend a helping hand to government agencies and critical infrastructure operators.
  • The United Nations is sounding the alarm on antibiotic resistance. A recent report warns that if we don't get a grip on it, we could see up to 10 million deaths every year by 2050. Yikes!
  • Speaking of India, the government's got a cool plan to boost digital skills among rural women. They're gonna get training in digital skills, financial know-how, and even entrepreneurship. Go, girls!
  • But that's not all. The Indian government's got some more tricks up its sleeve. They're setting up a fancy new National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. This NIV will be all about researching new viral infections and whipping up vaccines and diagnostic tools.
  • Last but not least, electric vehicles (EVs) are in the spotlight. The Indian government just gave the nod to a new policy to boost EVs. Tax perks, subsidies, and charging stations are on the horizon to get folks driving electric. Green is the future, after all!

Daily Current Affairs 4th October, 2023

Hey there! Let's dive into some recent news and events:

  • So, guess what? Indonesia just launched Southeast Asia's very first high-speed railway. Yep, President Joko Widodo did the honors. It's a big deal for them, you know, improving transportation and all.
  • But it's not all good news. Pakistan's inflation rate is through the roof, hitting a staggering 31.4% in September. Ouch! It's mainly due to those skyrocketing fuel and energy prices. Tough times for the folks over there.
  • In the Maldives, Mohamed Muizzu, the guy from the Progressive Party of Maldives, won the presidential election after a runoff vote. New leadership, new direction, you know how it goes.
  • And speaking of new, they just opened a Khadi India outlet at IIT Delhi. It's all about promoting those traditional Indian handloom products. Keeping it local and supporting "Make in India."
  • Did you know it was World Nature Day recently? A day to remind us to take care of our environment. We've got to protect this beautiful planet of ours.
  • Now, let's talk space. ISRO's Aditya-L1 spacecraft has left Earth's influence and is headed for Sun-Earth Lagrange Point 1 (L1). Exciting stuff! They're going to study the Sun's corona and space weather. Space exploration is always mind-blowing.
  • And a big win for healthcare: WHO has given the green light to the R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine. It was developed by the University of Oxford and the Serum Institute of India. A significant step in the fight against malaria, for sure.

So, there you have it, a quick update on what's happening in the world. What are your thoughts on these developments? Got any questions or opinions to share? Let's chat!

Daily Current Affairs 28/09/2023

  • So, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) didn't pull any punches – they went ahead and cancelled the license of the Kapol Co-operative Bank in Mumbai on September 25, 2023. Why? Well, turns out, the bank was running low on capital, its earning prospects were looking bleak, and it wasn't exactly in the best interest of the public. Tough call. But here's some relief: depositors can still get up to Rs 5 lakh from the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC).
  • Now, that's some cricket magic right there! Nepal's Deependra Singh Airee set a blazing new record in T20I cricket on September 27, 2023. He scored a half-century in just nine balls against Mongolia at the 19th Asian Games, breaking Yuvraj Singh's 2007 record of 12 balls. Not only that, he smashed eight sixes during his epic 52-run innings in just 10 balls.
  • Yes Bank had some big news too. They've appointed Manish Jain as the new Country Head of Wholesale Banking, effective immediately, on September 27, 2023. Why? Well, because Ravi Thota decided to step down due to personal and professional commitments. Manish Jain brings over 25 years of banking and financial services experience to the table and was previously with Axis Bank.
  • Did you know that September 27 is World Tourism Day? It's all about spreading the word on the social, cultural, political, and economic value of tourism and how it plays a role in those Sustainable Development Goals. This date marks the adoption of the UN World Tourism Organization's statutes back in 1970.
  • Moving to the world of cinema, the Malayalam film '2018: Everyone is a Hero' has been chosen as India's official entry for the 2024 Oscars in the Best International Feature Film category. The film revolves around the 2018 Kerala floods and showcases the incredible resilience and solidarity of the people who faced that disaster head-on. Fun fact: it's also the highest-grossing Malayalam film ever!
  • India scored another gold in the 19th Asian Games, this time in shooting. Sift Kaur Samra nailed the women's 50m rifle 3 positions event on September 27, 2023. She not only won gold but did it in style with a world record-equalling 469.6 points in the final. Her fellow Indian shooter, Ashi Chouksey, secured the bronze with 449.1 points. Samra is just 22 years old and had previously bagged a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in 2018.
  • Google is doing something pretty cool in India. They're rolling out an earthquake alert service that uses sensors in Android smartphones to detect and estimate the intensity of earthquakes. It's called the Android Earthquake Alerts System, and it'll be available for Android 5+ users in India soon. Talk about using technology for good!
  • The theme for this year's World Tourism Day is 'Tourism and Green Investments.' It's all about making tourism more sustainable and environmentally friendly, supporting eco-friendly practices, and reducing our ecological footprint. Let's find new and innovative solutions to boost economic growth and productivity while preserving our natural resources and biodiversity.
  • Nepal's Kushal Malla was on fire at the 19th Asian Games. He smashed the record for the fastest century in T20I history, scoring 100 runs in just 34 balls against Mongolia on September 27, 2023. That's faster than legends like David Miller, Rohit Sharma, and Sudesh Wickramasekara! Malla's unbeaten 137 off 50 balls, with 12 sixes and eight fours, helped Nepal set a jaw-dropping total of 314/3 in 20 overs – the highest ever in T20I cricket.

Daily Current Affairs 27/09/2023

  • Monsoon Staying Longer: In India, the rainy season is taking its sweet time to say goodbye, staying eight days past its usual departure date. This might mess up the planting of winter crops and hurt farming. But don't worry, the government's helping out with cash and better watering.
  • Modi's Comment on Congress: The Prime Minister, Mr. Modi, had some words for the Congress party. He called them "Urban Naxals," suggesting they might be friends with left-wing troublemakers. The Congress party said, "Nope, not us."
  • Protests in Imphal: In Imphal, folks are upset. They're protesting because two students got shot by some unknown folks in September 2023. People are mad because the police haven't caught those responsible yet. The government promises they'll get the bad guys.
  • Asian Games Begin: Imagine this - in Hangzhou, China, the Asian Games are happening! More than 10,000 athletes from 45 different places are competing in over 40 games. It's like a super-sized sports party.
  • US-China Big Talk: The US and China had a big chat in New York City. They talked about things like buying and selling stuff, the weather, and what's happening in Ukraine. But no big agreements came out of it. Think of it like trying to decide where to go for dinner.
  • EU Tough on Russia: The European Union is being strict with Russia again. This time, they're saying, "No more Russian gold." It's because of what's going on in Ukraine. It's a bit like a teacher giving out more homework.
  • UN's Food Warning: The United Nations is worried about food. They say there might be a big food problem because of the war in Ukraine and not enough rain in the Horn of Africa. They say lots of people - over 280 million - could go hungry. They want everyone to help fix it fast.
  • Canadian Sikhs Speak Out: In Canada, Sikhs are speaking up about what happened to one of their leaders, Mr. Hardeep Singh Nijjar. He got shot in British Columbia in September 2023. They want justice and for folks in India to stop hurting Sikhs.
  • BJP's Election Picks: There are elections coming up in Madhya Pradesh, and the BJP has a list of 39 people they want to win. Seven of them are important politicians already. The BJP is hoping they can win again.
  • Modi Likes Digital India: Mr. Modi is happy about something called Digital India. He says it makes things easy. Something called Aadhaar eKYC helps with less paperwork. It's all about computers and making life simpler.

Daily Current Affairs 26/09/2023

  • India and Greece have decided to step up their friendship and become strategic partners. Prime Ministers Modi and Mitsotakis signed a deal on September 25, 2023, to boost cooperation in defense, trade, and investments. This is a big move that's all about making their bond stronger and keeping things stable in the region.
  • Hold onto your hats—Russian President Vladimir Putin won't be making it to the G-20 leaders' summit happening in New Delhi this November. This surprise is because of the Ukraine situation and could affect the global economy since the G-20 is all about big-shot economies talking money matters.
  • It's like a surprise twist in a movie plot—China and Bhutan are sitting down to chat about their long-standing boundary dispute. It's a good sign that they're willing to talk, but let's hope they can actually work things out. China's been making some bold claims about Bhutan's land, so let's see if they can find middle ground.
  • Time for a sports update: India's javelin star, Neeraj Chopra, has made it to the finals at the World Athletics Championships 2023. He's the champ and is now aiming for gold. It's all about hard work paying off!
  • In the world of hockey, India's women's team is on fire! They just thrashed Malaysia 7-2 in the Women's Asian Hockey 5s World Cup Qualifier. One more win, and they're packing their bags for the World Cup.
  • And speaking of shining on the global stage, India's visually impaired women's team has made it to the final of the World Games in Birmingham. Their journey has been nothing short of inspiring. Keep an eye out for their final match against Japan—it's going to be a nail-biter.
  • Let's not forget about inclusivity. Germany has rolled out something groundbreaking—a device for visually impaired athletes in shooting sports. This invention could level the playing field and help people with disabilities excel in the sport. Way to go, Germany!
  • Back to the innovation front: IIT Bombay has teamed up with HSBC to push forward with green hydrogen initiatives. Green hydrogen is the future of clean energy, and this partnership is like a turbo boost for its development and commercialization. Get ready for a greener tomorrow!
  • The G-20 Ministers are making moves to make global trade better. They've decided to figure out how stuff moves around the world, get small businesses in on the action, and make trade paperwork easier. It's about making trade smoother, helping small businesses grow, and making things less expensive. Win-win-win!
  • Last but not least, India has thrown a curveball in the rice market by slapping a 20% export duty on parboiled rice. They're doing this to make sure there's enough rice at home and to keep those pesky price hikes in check. Let's see how this shakes up the global rice scene.

Daily Current Affairs 25/09/2023

  • First things first, we've got this exciting news about the I2U2 joint space venture. Israel, the US, India, and the UAE are teaming up to conquer space together. They want to develop some top-notch space tech. 
  • Rev up your engines because the first-ever MotoGP Bharat has hit the tracks at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida. Motorcycle racing fans, this one's for you! 
  • Here's a bit of a bummer: a huge 40% of graduates under 25 in India are struggling to find jobs. It's a big challenge that the government is working on.
  • Speaking of finances, RBI has introduced the Basel-III capital framework for All India Financial Institutions. It's all about making our financial system stronger.
  • The IMF has lowered India's growth forecast for the year 2023-2024 to 5.9%. Let's hope things pick up soon.
  • The James Webb Space Telescope has sent back some breathtaking pictures of Cassiopeia A, a supernova remnant. It's like seeing the universe's baby pictures!
  • And in a bold show of national pride, President Droupadi Murmu hopped into a Sukhoi-30MKI aircraft. A real display of India's air prowess!
  • Football fans, India is climbing up the FIFA rankings, now at 101st place. Cheers to our team!
  • The Indian Space Policy 2023 just got a green signal from the Union Cabinet. It's all about putting India on the global space tech map.
  • Last but not least, Basohi Painting from Jammu has received the Geographical Indication tag. It's time to celebrate our unique cultural heritage!

Daily Current Affairs 24/09/2023

Hey there, job seekers in India! Let's dive into some current affairs on 24/09/2023 that you'll want to keep on your radar as you prepare for government exams. These updates are as fresh as they come:

G20 Presidency in 2023:

Big news! India is gearing up to host the G20 in 2023. That's like the Olympics of global economics, where the world's top 20 economies gather to discuss the big stuff.

The first meet-up of the bigwigs is set for Bengaluru in December 2023. Get ready to showcase India's economic prowess!

ADB's GDP Growth Projection:

The Asian Development Bank, or ADB, did a little recalculation. They've revised India's GDP growth projection for the fiscal year 2024 down to 6.3% from their earlier forecast of 7.5%.

Blame it on unpredictable monsoons, rising global inflation, and interest rates playing hard to get.

India Ratings and Research Estimate:

On a brighter note, India Ratings and Research, or Ind-Ra for short, has bumped up India's GDP growth estimate for the same fiscal year to 6.2%.

They credit this boost to a comeback in the services sector and a manufacturing uptick.

Lakhpati Didi Scheme:

In a move to empower economically disadvantaged women, the Indian government has rolled out the 'Lakhpati Didi' scheme.

Eligible women will receive a cool Rs. 1 lakh over five years. This program aims to make a difference in the lives of over 1 crore women across the nation.

Green Hydrogen Pilots Conference:

A game-changer for India's green energy ambitions! In October 2023, India will host the 'Green Hydrogen Pilots In India' conference.

It's all about the future of clean energy, and experts from government, industry, and academia will be hashing out the details.

Vande Bharat Express:

The future of travel is here! India's first semi-high-speed train, the Vande Bharat Express, was launched recently.

It zips between New Delhi and Varanasi, slicing travel time by around 2.5 hours. A modern rail network for a modern India!

Space Tourism Mission:

Hold onto your space helmets! SpaceX is launching India's maiden space tourism mission in early 2024.

Four Indian astronauts will embark on a week-long journey to the International Space Station. India's space program is reaching for the stars, quite literally!

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup:

Football fever is set to grip India as it hosts the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in October-November 2023.

Five Indian cities, including Kolkata and Goa, will be the battlegrounds. It's a golden opportunity for our budding women footballers to shine on the world stage.

Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Vikrant:

India's pride! The country's first indigenous aircraft carrier, Vikrant, joined the Indian Navy on September 2, 2023.

This is a monumental stride in India's quest for a self-reliant defense industry and maritime security.

Agnipath Scheme:

A new path for soldiers! The Indian government has launched the 'Agnipath' scheme, revamping the way soldiers are recruited for the Indian Army.

Soldiers will now sign up for four-year contracts, with options to retire or rejoin afterward. A significant makeover for our defense forces!

Stay tuned to these developments, and keep an eye on 10 Trending Topics Website for more updates.

Daily Current Affairs 23/09/2023

Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Adjourn Sine Die After Passing 2023 Constitution Amendment Bill

The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha adjourned on September 23, 2023, after passing the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Eighth Amendment) Bill, 2023.

This bill mandates a 33% reservation for women in both houses of Parliament and all state legislative assemblies.

PM Modi Attends International Lawyers Conference 2023 in New Delhi

On September 23, 2023, Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the 'International Lawyers Conference 2023' in New Delhi.

In his speech, he stressed the importance of the rule of law and the role of lawyers in upholding it. Additionally, he discussed the necessity of global cooperation to tackle challenges like terrorism and climate change.

In 2022, India ranked first globally in digital payments

A Worldpay report shows India ranked first globally for digital payments in 2022.

The report emphasizes that India successfully handled more than 83 billion transactions through digital payment methods during that year, surpassing every other country.

India's First Electric Train Engine Launched

On the 23rd of September in the year 2023, India made a significant move by introducing its inaugural electric train engine.

This remarkable creation came about through a collaboration between Indian Railways and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL).

The purpose of this revolutionary engine is to supply power to trains that will be operating on the Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System.

India and the US sign AI cooperation MoU

On September 23, 2023, India and the United States signed an MoU to enhance AI cooperation, fostering joint efforts, sharing knowledge, and promoting collaborative ventures in AI research, development, and implementation.

India and the UK ink MoU for fintech cooperation

On September 23, 2023, India and the United Kingdom signed an MoU to strengthen collaboration in fintech.

Their goals include fostering innovation, improving regulations, and promoting the growth of fintech markets, benefiting both nations.

India's Q1 FY23-24 GDP growth slows to 6.8%

India's GDP growth dipped to 6.8% in the first quarter of FY23-24, marking the slowest rate since Q1 of FY20-21, according to the National Statistical Office (NSO).

This data has sparked discussions about India's economic situation.

India's jobless rate reaches 8.2% in August 2023

In August 2023, India's unemployment rate reached 8.2%, the highest since May 2022, according to data from CMIE.

This increase has prompted discussions on how to tackle this issue.

In August 2023, India's inflation rate stayed above 6% for the 8th consecutive month

In August 2023, India's inflation rate persisted above 6% for the eighth month in a row, hitting 7.01%, an increase from 6.71% in July 2023, as reported by NSO data.

This has triggered discussions regarding its implications.

India's exports dropped by 3.5% in August 2023

In August 2023, India's exports dropped by 3.5%, marking the first decline since October 2020.

This decline has sparked discussions about its reasons and possible solutions.

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