International Current Affairs November 2023
According to the Global Innovation Index 2023, India ranks 40th, with Switzerland leading the list.
A UNFPA report indicates that the elderly population in India is projected to constitute 20% of the total population by 2050.
India is set to unveil the largest statue of BR Ambedkar in Maryland, USA.
S Jaishankar reveals the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Tao Dan Park in Vietnam.
In the Global Pension Index 2023, India is ranked 45th, with the top position held by the Netherlands.
Sri Lanka announces the issuance of free visas for Indian tourists to stimulate tourism.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) removed the Cayman Islands from its ‘Grey List.’
operation ‘Iron Swords’ after Hamas’ surprise attack
Sri Lanka hosts the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Council of Ministers meeting in Colombo
UAE Chairs International Conference 2023 on Climate Change Global Hunger Index 2023: India ranked 111th
Iran launched Noor 3 satellite into orbit
30th edition of SIMBEX Exercise successfully concludes in Singapore
Taiwan reveals first domestically made submarine in defence milestone
Indo-Bangla joint exercise SAMPRITI-XI begins in Umroi, Meghalaya
China launches Yaogan-33 04 new remote-sensing satellite Lay’s announces Mahendra Singh Dhoni as their brand ambassador.
Skyroot Aerospace has revealed its Vikram-1 rocket.
The India-Kazakhstan Joint Military Exercise KAZIND-2023 has commenced.
Ashok Gadgil and Subra Suresh are honoured with the United States’ highest scientific award, the “National Medal of Technology and Innovation.”
Richa Chadha received an award from the Consul General of France.
In the Global Teacher Prize 2023, Deep Narayan Nayak, a teacher from West Bengal, is recognized as one of the top 10 finalists.
Nita Ambani is presented with the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) Global Leadership Award.
Chetan Bhagat is appointed as the Brand Ambassador for Henry Harvin Edu.
Sadhna Nair becomes the first woman in the country to hold the position of Director-General (DG) of MHS.
Rajkummar Rao is designated as the national icon by the Election Commission.
Amol Muzumdar is appointed as the head coach of the Indian women’s cricket team.
In the U.S. House of Representatives, Mike Johnson is elected as the new Speaker.
Swiss watchmaker ‘Rado’ appoints Katrina Kaif as their Global Brand Ambassador.
Robert Fico is appointed as the Prime Minister of Slovakia for the fourth time.
SBI ropes in MS Dhoni as its brand ambassador.
B K Mohanty takes charge as the Director of Finance at the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA).
Daniel Noboa becomes the youngest-ever President of Ecuador.
Dr. Meenesh Shah is appointed to the International Dairy Federation (IDF) Board.
Puma enlists Mohammed Shami as its brand ambassador.
Christopher Luxon is elected as the Prime Minister of New Zealand.
Sanjay Kulshreshtha is appointed as the new CMD of the Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd (HUDCO).
President Murmu appointed Raghubar Das as the Governor of Odisha and Indra Sena Reddy Nallu as the Governor of Tripura.
Sanjay Kr Jain is appointed as the CMD of IRCTC.
Ipsita Dasgupta is appointed as Senior Vice President & MD for HP India.
Ashok Vaswani is appointed as the MD & CEO of Kotak Mahindra Bank.
R Krishnamoorthi is presented with the Dalip Singh Saund Award for political leadership.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is honoured with a UN Award for its contribution to sustainability reporting.
Gujarat’s Dhordo is awarded the UNWTO’s Best Tourism Village 2023.
REC Limited is recognized with the Golden Peacock Award.
Jina Mahsa Amini is the recipient of the EU’s Sakharov Prize 2023.
Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud receives the “Award for Global Leadership” from Harvard Law School.
Pakistan conducted a successful test of the medium-range ‘Ababeel Weapon System.’
The Defense Ministry signed a contract with Cochin Shipyard Limited.
Japan became the first nation to launch an Electromagnetic Railgun.