Welcome back to another edition of our current affairs roundup! Today, we delve into the key happenings from around the globe on September 27, 2023. From international diplomacy to economic surprises, let's get started.
- Taliban Seeks Support from India
- Ahead of the Moscow format meeting in Kazan, Russia, the Taliban has sought economic support and recognition from India. This comes as China increases its engagement with the Taliban, adding a new layer of complexity to international relations.
- 13th Indo-Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference
- Held in New Delhi, this conference aimed to foster security cooperation among 30 Indo-Pacific nations. The focus was on military diplomacy and regional security challenges.
- Afghani Currency Surprises the World
- The Afghani has emerged as the best-performing currency for the September quarter of 2023. Factors like humanitarian aid and currency control measures by the Taliban have contributed to this unexpected surge.
- RBI Deputy Governor Gets Extension
- M. Rajeshwar Rao has been granted a one-year extension as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. His role in financial regulation and risk monitoring has been pivotal.
Important Days News
International Day for Universal Access to Information
- Celebrated on September 28, this day emphasizes the importance of an informed citizenry and the role of online spaces in ensuring access to information. It aims to uphold human rights and freedom of information.
World Tourism Day
- Observed on September 27, the theme for World Tourism Day 2023 is "Tourism and Green Investment." The UNWTO focuses on the need for sustainable investments to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
- Asian Games 2023: India Shines in Women's 25m Pistol Team Event
- The Indian trio of Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh, and Rhythm Sangwan clinched the gold medal in the women’s 25m pistol team event at the Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. Their win adds to India's impressive medal tally at the games.
- Google Celebrates Its 25th Birthday
- Google commemorated its 25th anniversary with a special Google Doodle. Founded by Sergey Brin and Larry Page, Google has been a pioneer in organizing the world's information and making it universally accessible.
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