Current Affairs, November 2023

30th November, Current Affairs:

• All 41 trapped workers inside the Silkyara tunnel in Uttarkashi have been evacuated after 17 days in a mammoth operation that has made international headlines.
• In Telangana, polling is underway peacefully so far across the state. Over 51 percent of 3 crore 26 lakh electors utilized their franchise till 3 PM across the state.
• Today is the last day of India's G20 presidency. Brazil will be leading the G20 presidency for the next one year from tomorrow.
• Henry Kissinger, former United States Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize winner, died aged 100 yesterday at his home in Connecticut.

27th November, Current Affairs:

• Guru Nanak Jayanti or Gurpurab is being celebrated with religious fervour across India and the world. It marks the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji, who laid the foundation of Sikhism.
• Christopher Luxon has been sworn in as New Zealand’s prime minister today.

25th November, Current Affairs:

• Rajasthan recorded 68.24% voter turnout till 5 pm in the state Assembly polls. Voting underway at 199 out of 200 assembly constituencies of Rajasthan.
• In Shooting, Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala won the bronze medal in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event at the ISSF World Cup Final 2023 in Doha, Qatar.

21st November, Current Affairs:

• Ghol fish was declared the state fish of Gujarat by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel during a two-day Global Fisheries Conference India 2023 in Ahmedabad.
• The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace for the year 2022 was jointly awarded to the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Trained Nurses Association of India.

19th November, Current Affairs:

• Nicaragua’s Sheynnis Palacios was crowned Miss Universe 2023 at the Jose Adolfo Pineda Arena in San Salvador, El Salvador.
• Australia lifted the ICC Men’s Cricket world cup defeating India by six wickets in the final at the Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad.
• Virat Kohli was awarded with the "player of the tournament" title for his exemplary performance. He scored a total of 765 runs in 11 innings.

15th November, Current Affairs:

• Virat Kohli surpassed legendary India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as the international batter with the highest number of centuries in ODI cricket. Virat Kohli slammed his 50th ODI ton against New Zealand in the on going World Cup semi final. He also became the batter with most runs in a single edition of the Cricket World Cup. He scores 674 till now in this World cup.
• Subrata Roy, the founder of Sahara India Pariwar, passed away on November 14 after battling prolonged illnesses. He was 75 when he breathed his last.
• At least 37 people died and several injured after a bus fell into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district.

12th November, Current Affairs:

• Festival of lights Diwali is being celebrated across the country with traditional fervour and gaiety today.
• Public Service Broadcasting Day is being observed today.
• The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has suspended Sri Lanka Cricket’s membership of the ICC with immediate effect.
• With this 160-run victory over the Netherlands, India made history at the 2023 World Cup by becoming the first team to go undefeated in the round-robin format, winning all nine games. Before the Indian team, no side had ever won nine consecutive ODI World Cup matches.

10th November, Current Affairs:

• The festival of Dhanteras is being celebrated in different parts of the country today.
• Ayurveda Day is being celebrated today. The theme for Ayurveda day-2023 is ‘Ayurveda for One Health’ with Tag line ‘Ayurveda for everyone on every day’.

9th November, Current Affairs:

• Uttarakhand celebrates its Foundation Day today.
• The 37th National Games 2023 conclude today in Goa. Maharashtra has bagged 220 medals including 75 Gold. Services Sports Control Board is in second position with 64 Gold, while Haryana stands in third position with 58 Gold.
• Indian batter Shubman Gill overtook Babar Azam of Pakistan to become number one batter according to the recent ICC ODI ranking. India's fast bowler Mohammed Siraj also claimed top spot in ICC ODI Bowler's ranking.

7th November, Current Affairs:

• Chhattisgarh has recorded a voter turnout of 70.87% amid an IED blast in Sukma district and an incident of exchange of fire between Maoists and security forces in Kanker district in the first phase of Assembly elections. The polls for the 40-member Mizoram Assembly also commenced today.
• Senior bureaucrat Heeralal Samariya was sworn in as the chief of the Central Information Commission (CIC) by President Droupadi Murmu.
• In Hockey, the Indian women’s team dethroned Japan to crown themselves Asian Champions Trophy winners. India defeated Japan 4-0 in the championship game to win the Women's Asian Hockey Champions Trophy 2023.

5th November, Current Affairs:

• Delhi's air quality index remained above 400, a sign of massive air pollution, in most of the areas. Primary schools in Delhi will stay closed till 10th November in view of rising air pollution.
• Virat Kohli has scored his 49th one-day international (ODI) hundred to equal Sachin Tendulkar’s world record. Kohli completed the feat in the ICC Cricket World Cup match against South Africa in Kolkata on Sunday.

4th November, Current Affairs:

• At least 128 people were killed in a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck a remote region of Nepal late Friday. According to Nepal authorities, over 140 people have been injured and the death count is expected to rise.
• The Philippines has announced to exit from China’s Belt and Road Initiatives.

3rd November, Current Affairs:

• Kerala’s Kozhikode and Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior have cemented their places on the global stage as they join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Kozhikode, known for its vibrant literary culture, now proudly holds the title of 'City of Literature,' marking a significant milestone for India. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, has been bestowed the coveted 'City of Music' title.
• Saudi Arabia is set to host the men's 2034 FIFA World Cup, with the Australian football federation opting out of the bidding contest, leaving Saudi Arabia as the sole bidder for the 2034 tournament.