1. The inaugural match of Cricket World Cup 2023 is started in Narendra Modi Stadium.
In the row of ICC World Cup 2023: one of the largest sporting events in history got underway with the first game between England and New Zealand. The first game is being played at the largest cricket stadium in the world, the Narendra Modi arena in Ahmedabad.
2. Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Sandhu took home the gold medal
In the mixed doubles squash competition at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, the People’s Republic of China, Indian players Dipika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Sandhu took home the gold medal on Thursday.
3. Ministry Of Tourism Inaugurates PATA Travel Mart 2023 In New Delhi
As it planned the opening ceremony for the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart 2023 in the energetic metropolis of New Delhi, the Indian Ministry of Tourism took center stage. The majestic International Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre (IECC) at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, is hosting the 46th edition of this famous event. This event, which takes place from October 4 to 6, 2023, brings together corporate stakeholders and tourist industry specialists from all over the world. Importantly, the Travel Mart is back with this physical version following a three-year absence due to the pandemic.
4. Government of India extended the tenure of the head of UIDAI
The tenure of UIDAI CEO Amit Agrawal has been extended by the Indian government by one year, to November 2, 2024. Agrawal, an IAS officer from the Chhattigarh cadre and a 1993 batch, took over as the head of the Unique
Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on June 19 when Saurabh Garg retired.
5. October 5 to be World Teachers’ Day
UNESCO proclaimed October 5 to be World Teachers’ Day in 1994, celebrating the great step made for teachers on October 5, 1966, when a special intergovernmental conference convened by UNESCO in Paris adopted the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, in cooperation with the ILO.
6. State Bank of India Chairman Dinesh Kumar Khara tenure has been extended.
Government has prolonged Dinesh Kumar Khara’s term as chairman of the State Bank of India till August 2024. As a result, Khara’s current term was extended by 10 months, with the final working day falling on October 6.
The crucial issue of student suicides in schools has been addressed by draft guidelines released by the Union Ministry of Education (MoE). These recommendations, known as UMMEED (Understand, Motivate, Manage, Empathise, Empower, Develop) guidelines, offer a thorough action plan to improve understanding, sensitivity, and support systems for kids dealing with mental health issues.
8. Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2023
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2023 has been conferred upon Moungi G. Bawendi, Louis E. Brus, and Alexei I. Ekimov for their groundbreaking work on quantum dots. These tiny nanoparticles have far-reaching applications in various fields, from electronics to medical diagnostics.
9. Delhi Government Launches ‘Green War Room’ to Combat Air Pollution
By establishing a “green war room” on October 3, 2023, the Delhi government has made a great advancement in the fight against air pollution. The objective of this proactive action is to reduce air pollution, which has long been a problem in the nation’s capital, especially in the winter.
10. The World Bank has revised its retail inflation forecast for India
The World Bank has revised its retail inflation forecast for India for FY24 to 5.9%, up from the earlier estimate of 5.2%. This upward revision is attributed to certain factors which caused a sharp increase in food prices in July 2023. It is important to note that this is just a forecast and the actual inflation rate may vary.
11. Basohli Pashmina got (GI) label from Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua area.
The famed Basohli Pashmina, a traditional craft from Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua area, has just been awarded the prized Geographical Indication (GI) label. In addition to recognizing the remarkable skill of the artisans, this acknowledgment safeguards the heritage’s authenticity and originality.
12. Archery Mixed Team won gold Medal.
Indian players Jyothi Surekha Vennam and Pravin Ojas Deotale won gold in the Compound Archery Mixed Team at the Asian Games 2023.
13. MiG-21 fighter jets of the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be retired.
The iconic MiG-21 fighter jets of the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be retired, and they will be replaced by the homegrown Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Mark 1A. This is a component of the IAF’s ongoing efforts to replace its outdated Russian-made aircraft.
14. World Animal Welfare Day: 4th October 2023.
The 4th October is designated as World Animal Welfare Day each year. 2023 will use the slogan “Great or Small, Love Them All.” This day offers a chance to spread knowledge about animal rights and welfare as well as to encourage kindness and respect for all animals.