Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2023
American economist, labor economist, and current Henry Lee Professor of Economics at Harvard University, Claudia Dale Goldin. The 2023 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences was to Claudia Goldin “for having improved our understanding of women’s labor market outcomes.” Only three women have ever received the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences: Elinor Ostrom in 2009 and Esther Duflo in 2019. Goldin is the third. Her prize honors both her significant contributions to economics and her efforts to advance gender equality.
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Indian Foreign Service Day: 9 October
Indian Foreign Service (IFS) Day is celebrated on October 9th every year to commemorate the day the Indian Cabinet created the Foreign Service.
World Postal Day: 9 October
World Post Day is celebrated each year on 9 October, the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874 in the Swiss Capital, Bern. It was declared World Post Day by the UPU Congress held in Tokyo, Japan in 1969. Since then, countries across the world participate annually in the celebrations. The Posts in many countries use the event to introduce or promote new postal products and services.
2023 theme: Together for trust: Collaborating for a safe and connected future
National Current Good Manufacturing Practice Day (cGMP Day)
National Current Good Manufacturing Practice Day (cGMP Day), a new initiative from the Indian government and the Indian Drugs Manufacturers’ Association (IDMA), will be introduced on October 10th. The purpose of this day is to increase public awareness of the significance of adhering to cGMP standards when manufacturing pharmaceuticals. cGMP regulations are a collection of rules that guarantee the production of pharmaceutical products is done so safely and to the highest possible standards.
India and Saudi Arabia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on securing a green hydrogen supply chain
On October 8, 2023, World Hydrogen Day, India and Saudi Arabia sign a memorandum of understanding for the development of green hydrogen. Green/clean hydrogen, supply chains, and electric interconnections are related fields. This MoU aims to establish a general framework for cooperation between the two nations in the areas of electrical interconnection, the exchange of electricity during peak periods and emergencies, project co-development, co-production of green/clean hydrogen and renewable energy, and also the establishment of secure, dependable, and resilient supply Chains for materials used in the green hydrogen and renewable energy sectors.
David Warner became the fastest batter to complete 1000 runs in ODI World Cup
David Warner became the fastest batter to complete 1000 runs in ODI World Cup, reaching the milestone in 19 innings. Warner reached the milestone in 19 innings to break Sachin Tendulkar and AB de Villiersâ€™ joint record of 20 innings.
Kelvin Kiptum broke the world record for the marathon
In Chicago on Sunday, Kelvin Kiptum broke the world record for the marathon by finishing in a pace of 2:00:35, shaving 34 seconds off Eliud Kipchoge’s previous best. As a result, Kiptum moved a step closer to breaking the two-hour barrier in a race that qualifies for a record.
Army concludes 70 schemes under EP-4 worth ₹11000 crore
The Indian Army has concluded 70 schemes under Emergency Procurements-4 (EP-4) worth nearly 11,000 crore. The schemes were completed between September 2022 and September 2023, and were used to fill up “critical capability voids” in the Army. The schemes cover a wide range of areas, including: Weapon systems, Protective equipment, Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR), Drones and counter-drones Communication and non-communication equipment, Survivability and training.
Sri Lanka Become the chairman of IORA
In Colombo, the 23rd IORA Council of Ministers convened, with Sri Lanka taking over as chairman from Bangladesh. The IORA’s highest governing body is the Council of Ministers. In the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), India now holds the vice chair position for the ensuing two years.
Urban unemployment rate in India in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2023-24 was 6.6%
The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) released its quarterly bulletin of the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS), shedding light on the urban unemployment situation in India during the first quarter of the fiscal year. The PLFS bulletin revealed that the urban unemployment rate in India in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2023-24 was 6.6%
World Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day: 8 Cotober
On the eve of World Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day, celebrated annually on October 8th, the Government of India held a half-day event to explore and leverage the boundless possibilities of hydrogen as a source of green and sustainable energy
Kongthong is honoured the prestigious “Best Tourism Village (Bronze)” award
The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, has honored Kongthong, the charming whistling village tucked away in the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, with the prestigious “Best Tourism Village (Bronze)” award at the National Tourism Awards 2023.
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