Current Affairs 02.10.2023

1. The Bihar caste census report revealed that OBCs constitute over 60% Population

Current Affairs: 02-10-2023

According to the Bihar caste census report, OBCs make up more than 60% of the state’s population. This is a noteworthy conclusion because it demonstrates that OBCs make up the majority of Bihar’s population. The report is anticipated to have a significant impact on state social policy and planning.

2. Avinash Sable wins Gold medal

Current Affairs: 02-10-2023

The steeplechase sensation from India, Avinash Sable, became the first Indian male to win the gold medal in the men’s 3000m steeplechase event at the Asian Games 2023. Additionally, he beat the previous Asian Games record in the competition.

3. Jammu and Kashmir have achieved Open Defecation Free Plus Model status

Current Affairs: 02-10-2023

Jammu and Kashmir is the first union territory in India to acquire Open Defecation Free Plus Model designation after doing so in all 6,650 of its villages. This is a big accomplishment since it ensures that solid waste and greywater are properly managed and that all communities now have access to secure and sanitary restrooms.

4. Indian Nobel Laureates till September 2023.

Current Affairs: 02-10-2023

There are 9 Indian Nobel Laureates: Rabindranath Tagore, C. V. Raman, Har Gobind Khorana, Mother Teresa, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Amartya Sen, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Kailash Satyarthi, Abhijit Banerjee.

5. October 2, people commemorate Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti.

Current Affairs: 02-10-2023

Every year, on October 2, people commemorate Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti. The 119th birthday of India’s second prime minister will occur in 2023. Lal Bahadur Shastri was a renowned leader who would be remembered for his candor, decency, and commitment to the country. In the 1965 Indo-Pakistan War, he is also credited with bringing India to victory.

6. Lt General Raghu Srinivasan assumed charge as the DG of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO)

Current Affairs: 02-10-2023

Lt General Raghu Srinivasan was the 28th Director General (DG) of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO). He took over the position from Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry on October 1, 2023.

7. World’s longest hiking-only footpath

Current Affairs: 02-10-2023

With a length of 2,190 miles (3,523 kilometers) through 14 states in the United States, the Appalachian Trail is the world’s longest hiking-only footpath. It travels through a variety of environments, including dense forests, harsh mountains, and immaculate lakes. For hikers of all skill levels, the trail is a well-liked location since it provides a demanding and worthwhile outdoor experience.

8. Tajinderpal Singh won the gold medal in shot put

Current Affairs: 02-10-2023

Tajinderpal Singh Toor from India won the gold medal in the men’s shot put event at the Asian Games 2023. He became the fourth Indian shot put athlete in history to successfully defend his Asian Games gold.

9. 2 October: International Day of Non-Violence celebrated

Every year on October 2, which is also Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, people around the world observe the International Day of Nonviolence. On this day, it is appropriate to spread the nonviolent message, particularly through education and public awareness campaigns, and to reiterate the need for a society that values peace, tolerance, understanding, and nonviolence. The International Day of Non-Violence does not have a set topic for 2023, in contrast to certain other commemorations.

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