1. Kerala is Decelerated as the Spice Capital of India
Due to its favourable climate and geographic location, Kerala is referred to as the Spice Capital of India and is perfect for the cultivation of a wide variety of spices. Black pepper, cardamom, and ginger are three products that the state is particularly well-known for producing. The spice trade in Kerala has a long and illustrious history that dates back to antiquity. The country served as one of the major spice trading centers along the Silk Road. Kerala is still a significant exporter of spices to the entire world today.
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2. The RBI has not cuts interest rate recently announced
The RBI did not mention any interest rate cuts in its most recent statement on monetary policy. Shaktikanta Das, the governor of the RBI, on the other hand, reaffirmed the central bank’s commitment to achieving a stable 4% inflation aim while keeping benchmark interest rates for the fourth consecutive meeting.
3. Narges Mohammadi won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2023
Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2023 for her efforts to end the persecution of women and advance human rights and freedom for all. Co-founding the Iranian organization Center for Human Rights Defenders, Mohammadi has been a prominent opponent of the Iranian government’s violations of human rights. She has spent a number of times in prison for her profession, most recently starting in 2021.
4. Jyothi Surekha Vennam won gold in the women’s individual compound archery Event
Jyothi Surekha Vennam won gold in the women’s individual compound archery event at the 2023 Asian Games, defeating So Chaewon of South Korea in the final. This was her third gold medal at the Games, having already won titles in the women’s and mixed-team events.
5. India won the gold medal in the women’s kabaddi
India won the gold medal in the women’s kabaddi event at the 2023 Asian Games, defeating Chinese Taipei in the final. This was India’s third gold medal in women’s kabaddi at the Asian Games.
6. World Cotton Day: 7 October
World Cotton Day is observed annually on October 7. It is a day set aside to honor cotton’s contribution to the world economy and to advance fair trade principles in the cotton sector. The Cotton Four, a collection of four sub-Saharan African nations known for their cotton production, founded the day in 2019. The World Trade Organization was given the idea for the day by the Cotton Four in an effort to increase public awareness of the difficulties encountered by cotton growers in underdeveloped nations.
7. Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a brand ambassador of JioMart
Reliance Retail’s JioMart has roped in Indian cricket icon, Mahendra Singh Dhoni as a brand ambassador ahead of their festive campaign which is scheduled to launch on 8 October 2023.
8. Dr. Joyeeta Gupta has been awarded the prestigious Dutch Spinoza Prize
Dr. Joyeeta Gupta is an Indian-origin professor at the University of Amsterdam who has been awarded the prestigious Dutch Spinoza Prize for her groundbreaking work in the field of climate change. The Spinoza Prize is the highest scientific award in the Netherlands. It is awarded annually to two or three researchers who have made outstanding contributions to their field.
9. Ojas Deotale: won the gold medal
Nagpur’s first Asian Games gold medalist is Ojas Deotale. At the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China in 2023, he won the gold medal in the men’s individual compound archery competition. He is one of India’s most successful athletes at the 2023 Games and the first athlete from Nagpur to win a gold medal at an Asian Games.
10. NITI Aayog organize the first state workshop on women-led development
The first state workshop on women-led development was held in Goa by NITI Aayog. With a focus on the country’s west, the workshop was organized in partnership with the Goa government. Participants from the government, business, and academic sectors were invited to the workshop to exchange ideas on how to support women-led entrepreneurship and development in Goa. Additionally, it gave female business owners a forum on which to exchange experiences and advice.
11. Three New District are Announced In Rajasthan
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot recently announced the creation of three new districts in the state: Malpura, Sujangarh, and Kuchman City. This will bring the total number of districts in Rajasthan to 53.
12. Israel was declared a “State of War”
On 7 October 2023, Israel was hit by 5,000 rockets fired from Gaza, resulting in the declaration of a “State of War.” Palestinian insurgents launched the assault in retaliation for an Israeli airstrike that resulted in the deaths of several civilians and a senior commander. The conflict has significantly escalated as a result of Israel’s “State of War” declaration, which could result in more violence and bloodshed.
13. India won the gold medal in the men’s cricket T20
India won the gold medal in the men’s cricket T20 competition at the 2023 Asian Games, despite the final against Afghanistan being postponed due to rain. India was awarded the gold medal based on its higher T20 rankings.
14. 49th All India Police Science Congress (AIPSC): “Policing in Amrit Kaal,”
In Dehradun, Uttarakhand, the 49th All India Police Science Congress (AIPSC) is taking place. The occasion started on 7 October and will last for two days. Every year, the AIPSC brings together law enforcement officials, academics, and other stakeholders to talk about various facets of contemporary policing. “Policing in Amrit Kaal,” the title of this year’s AIPSC, refers to the 25 years before the 100th anniversary of India’s independence.
15. Air India: Mega warehouse facility in Delhi
Air India has inaugurated a state-of-the-art mega warehouse facility in Delhi. The facility is located near Terminal 3 at Delhi Airport’s cargo complex and spans an impressive 54,000 square feet.
16. King Fahd International Airport is the largest airport in the world
King Fahd International Airport is the largest airport in the world by area, covering an area of about 300 square miles. It is located in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
17. Tripura is the fourth state in India to implement an electronic cabinet system
Tripura has joined Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Arunachal Pradesh as the fourth state in India to implement an electronic cabinet system. Cabinet meetings are conducted using the electronic cabinet system, which is paperless. To distribute cabinet papers, keep minutes, and make decisions, it makes use of software and digital tablets. The system is intended to increase the effectiveness and transparency of decision-making in government.
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