1. Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced plans for a scholarship program
On October 2, 2023, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced plans for a scholarship program to promote scientific creativity among postgraduate engineering students as well as monetary rewards of Rs. 25 lakh for each of the scientists. The event was held in Chennai.
2. Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) is released inflation rate of Pakistan
Pakistan’s inflation increased to 31.4% year-over-year in September from 27.4% in August, according to figures released Monday by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), as the country deals with rising fuel and electricity prices.
3. Sudha Murty win illustrious honor
The Canada India Foundation (CIF) presented the Global Indian Award to renowned novelist and philanthropist Sudha Murty, making her the first woman to win this illustrious honor. She is wife of N.R. Narayana Murthy’s (co-founder of Infosys).
4. Annu Rani win gold in the javelin at the Asian Games.
First Indian woman to win gold in the javelin at the Asian Games is Annu Rani. Annu Rani, who has had a terrible season overall, took home a gold medal in the javelin event at the Asian Games. up her fourth attempt, she turned up a 62.92m effort, which was a season high. Annu became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in the javelin throw at the Asian Games
5. Parul Chaudhary win gold at the 2023 Asian Games.
Parul Chaudhary won the women’s 5000m in a dramatic fashion to become the third track and field athlete from India to win gold at the 2023 Asian Games. Prior to separating from the rest of the field with Japan’s Ririka Hironaka in front of her, Parul hung back for the majority of the race.
6. Tejaswin Shankar win silver in the men’s decathlon at the 2023 Asian Games.
At the Asian Games, Tejaswin Shankar set a new national record by winning silver in the men’s decathlon with 7666 points. The final event of the extremely grueling tournament, the 1500 meters, saw him place fourth. Since 1974, India had not won a medal in the men’s decathlon.
7. World Space Week (WSW) from 04 October to 10 October 2023.
In order to highlight the importance of space research and technology, the United Nations General Assembly established World Space Week (WSW), which will be observed from October 4 to 10.
8. ‘Whoosh’ is the first high-speed rail in Southeast Asia.
The ‘Whoosh’ high-speed rail project was officially launched by Indonesia under the leadership of President Joko Widodo, making it the first high-speed rail in Southeast Asia. This Belt and Road Initiative-related project is primarily sponsored by China.
9.The Indian men’s football team defeating Pakistan
The Indian men’s football team won the SAFF Under-19 Championship by defeating Pakistan 3-0 in the finals, showcasing their dominance in the South Asian region.
10. GST Revenue in September 2023.
In September 2023, India’s GST revenue growth slowed to 10.2%, marking the lowest growth rate in 27 months.
11. Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) inaugurate a new Khadi India outlet in Delhi.
On October 2, 2023, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) officially opened a renovated Khadi India location on the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Campus in Delhi.
12. Indian Museum is largest museum in India.
The largest museum in India is the Indian Museum, which is situated in the heart of Kolkata, West Bengal. The Asiatic Society of Bengal founded it in 1814, and it now houses a wide variety of artifacts from India and beyond the globe.
13. Agri-startups were recommended for support from a pool of fund ATMAN 2023 programme.
In the ATMAN 2023 program, experts have suggested supporting 24 start-ups with technical and financial aid from a specialized fund of Rs 20 crore, aiming to enhance the agri-tech sector.
14. Ajay Jadeja was appointed as mentor for Afghanistan’s 2023
Former India captain Ajay Jadeja was appointed as mentor for Afghanistan’s 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup team. He brings valuable player and coaching experience to the squad.
15. Vice Admiral Tarun Sobti has taken charge as the Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Tarun Sobti, who has a remarkable career spanning more than 35 years, has assumed responsibility as the Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff in the Indian Navy.
16. Australian women’s cricket team won the 8th time Women’s Cricket World Cup
Australia has won the Women’s Cricket World Cup seven times, making them the most successful team. Australia also won the major competition, defeating England in the 2022 championship game in Christchurch, New Zealand, by a score of 71 runs. England, Australia’s adversary, has four times won the Cricket World Cup.
17. RBI’s Monetary Policy: Repo Rate Unlikely to be Changed
The repo rate is anticipated to remain at 6.5 percent for a fourth consecutive meeting of the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), which is scheduled to take place from October 4 to 6. Concerns over ongoing consumer price index (CPI) inflation and many internal and international economic difficulties are what led to the decision.