Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023

1. Chile joins International Solar Alliance as 95th member

  • Recently Chile has joined the International Solar Alliance as the 95th member.
  • ‘Chilean Ambassador Juan Angulo handed over the instrument of ISA ratification to Abhishek Singh, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs.
  • International Solar Alliance (ISA) was founded by PM Modi and the President of France in 2015.
  • ISA aims to reduce the cost of solar power generation through scaling up solar energy, aggregating demand for solar innovation and investment.

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2. World Tsunami Awareness Day: 5 November

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023

Every year on November 5th, people mark World Tsunami Awareness Day. It’s a day to spread knowledge about tsunamis and the value of being ready. Large waves known as tsunamis can be brought on by landslides, volcanic eruptions, or earthquakes. They can climb to heights of more than 100 feet and move quite swiftly. Tsunamis have the potential to be extremely deadly, causing extensive damage and fatalities.

3. Narendra Modi re-appointed as Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023
  • Recently Narendra Modi has been re-appointed as the Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust.
  • Shri Somnath Trust Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tenure has been extended for five years.
  • This is the first time in the 74-year long history of Shri Somnath Trust that a Chairman has been elected for a five-year term.

4. NATO formally suspends ‘Cold War-Security Pact’

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023
  • The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has recently announced the formal suspension of the Cold War-era security treaty.
  • Most of NATO’s 31 allies signed the Convention on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe in 1990.
  • NATO was established on 4 April 1949.
  • Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

5. 135th birth anniversary of great scientist CV Raman

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023
  • Today is the 135th birth anniversary of the country’s great scientist Dr. CV Raman. The countrymen are remembering him on this occasion.
  • CV Raman was born on 7 November 1888 in Trichinopoly, Tamil Nadu and died on 21 November 1970 in Bangalore.
  • CV Raman was one of the greatest scientists of India.
  • Sir Chandrashekhar Venkata Raman was a physicist who made discoveries that were broader than modern science and were called the Raman effect, the phenomenon of change in the wavelength of light when a beam is scattered in a medium.

Other anniversaries –

  • Maharana Pratap Jayanti – 483rd (DoB: 09 May 1540)
  • Vinayak Damodar Savarkar Jayanti- 140th (DoB: 28 May 1883)
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti – 119th (DoB: 02 October 1904)
  • APJ Abdul Kalam Birth Anniversary – 92nd (15 October 1931)

6. India won bronze medal in Sultan Johor Cup

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023
  • India has won the bronze medal in the recently held Sultan of Johor Cup.
  • Germany has won the title of this tournament. While Australia remained the runner up in this tournament.
  • Germany has won this tournament for the second time.
  • India won this medal by defeating Pakistan 6-5.
  • For India, goals were scored by Arun Sahni (11th minute), Poovanna (42nd minute) and captain Uttam Singh (52nd minute).

7. S.K. Vasanthan selected for Ezhuthachan Award for the year 2023

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023
  • Recently S.K. Vasanthan was selected for the Ezhuthachan Award for the year 2023.
  • Ezhuthachan Award is the top award instituted by the Government of Kerala in the field of literature.
  • The Culture Minister of Kerala announced the award on 1 November 2023.
  • S.K. Vasanthan’s major works like Kerala Samskara Charitra Nighandu and Nammal Nadanna Vazhikal are two major works related to the cultural history of Kerala.
  • The Ezhuthachan Award will carry a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh, citation and plaque presented by the Chief Minister of Kerala.

8. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina declared the world’s longest-ruling female head of state

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023
  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has recently been declared the world’s longest-ruling female head of state.
  • Time magazine recently featured Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in its cover story, who at the age of 76 is the longest-serving female head of state in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Sheikh Hasina has been a prominent figure in Bangladeshi politics, serving as the country’s Prime Minister since 2009.

9. Former Speaker of Karnataka Assembly DB Chandre Gowda passes away at the age of 87

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023
  • India’s political scene mourns the demise of veteran politician and former minister DB Chandre Gowda, who passed away at the age of 87.
  • Shri Gowda’s illustrious political career was marked by his diverse roles, which included visits to several houses of the legislature.
  • Various political parties. She is especially remembered for her selfless act of vacating her seat in 1978, which paved the way for a remarkable political comeback after the Emergency for former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

10. Novak Djokovic wins his seventh Paris Masters title

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023
  • Recently Novak Djokovic has won his seventh Paris Masters title.
  • Novak Djokovic achieved an impressive 6-4, 6-3 victory over Grigor Dimitrov in the final.
  • 36-year-old Novak Djokovic has broken his own record as the oldest champion of the tournament.
  • He won his 40th Masters 1000 title and extended his winning streak to 18 matches

Australian Open –

  • Men’s Singles- Novak Djokovic
  • Women’s Singles- Aryna Sabalenka

French Open –

  • Men’s Singles – Novak Djokovic
  • Women’s Singles – Inga Swiatek

11. Kerala is set to launch a series of microsites to boost religious tourism.

Latest Current affairs : 09 November 2023

Kerala is set to launch a series of microsites to boost religious tourism. These micro-sites will provide information in different languages about the state’s rich heritage and its primary religious destinations.

12. Shubman Gill became the top batsman of ODI

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023
  • On 8 November, the International Cricket Council (ICC) released the ODI cricket ranking list.
  • Shubman Gill has become the world’s number-1 batsman in this list.
  • He has achieved this feat by leaving behind Babar Azam of Pakistan.
  • In the batting rankings, Babar Azam (823 points) is at second place and South Africa’s Quinton de Kock (771 points) is at third place.
  • Virat Kohli is at fourth place with 770 points and Australia’s David Warner is at fifth place with 723 points.
  • Mohammad Siraj tops the ICC ODI bowling rankings with 709 points.

13. India will host the 2024 World Telecommunication Standardisation Assembly (WTSA)

The World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA) will be held in India in 2024. At the India Mobile Congress 2023, Union Minister of Communication and Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw made the announcement.

14. Rajendra Menon is re-elected as the Chairman of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) for a four-year term in 2023

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023

In 2023, Rajendra Menon won a four-year term as Chairman of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) through reelection. In 2019 he was first proposed for the role. A specialized tribunal called the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) hears cases involving complaints and disagreements about the terms of service for Indian Armed Forces members. The AFT was founded in 2009 to offer a prompt and effective platform for resolving these kinds of conflicts.

15. Ashwini Kumar Choubey inaugurated the G20 Standards Dialogue 2023 in New Delhi

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023

On November 2, 2023, in New Delhi, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Environment, Forest & Climate Change, officially opened the G20 Standards Dialogue 2023. As part of India’s G20 presidency, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is hosting the two-day event. The “Zero Defect Zero Effect” subject of this G20 Standards Dialogue highlights the vital role that standards play in our global community.

16. Bhupender Yadav inaugurated the 71st Foundation Day of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO)

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023

On November 1, 2023, at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi, Bhupender Yadav, the Union Minister for Labor & Employment, Environment, Forest & Climate Change, officially opened the 71st Foundation Day of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO). A statutory body under the jurisdiction of the Indian government’s Ministry of Labour and Employment is the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO). It was founded in 1952 to offer social security to workers from India. Members of the EPFO are entitled to a number of benefits, such as insurance, pensions, and provident funds.

17. Zurich Insurance acquiring a 51% stake in Kotak General Insurance

Zurich Insurance Group, a Swiss-based insurance company, is set to acquire a 51% stake in Kotak General Insurance, an Indian general insurance company. This investment is a significant move in the Indian insurance industry, and it is expected to bring innovation and growth to the market.

18. Surendra Adhana was re-elected to serve on the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ) at the United Nations for the term 2024-26

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023
ACABC farewell group photo with the SG Kofi Annan

Senior Indian diplomat Surendra Adhana has been re-elected to the United Nations Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ) for the 2024–2026 term. His reelection demonstrates both his skill and the trust that the world community has in him.

19. Thailand announced visa-free entry for Indian citizens from November 10, 2023, to May 10, 2024, to boost tourism

Latest Current Affairs 2023 : 09 November 2023

Thailand announced visa-free entry for Indian citizens from November 10, 2023, to May 10, 2024, to boost tourism. This move is expected to attract more Indian tourists to Thailand and help revive the country’s tourism industry, which has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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