Daily Current Affairs Highlights and Quiz | 03 November 2023
Daily Current Affairs Highlights and Quiz | 03 November 2023

Daily Current Affairs Highlights and Quiz | 03 November 2023

Current Affairs Digest: November 3, 2023

Diving into the latest developments, we bring you a comprehensive update on the current affairs that are shaping our world today. From national events that are setting the stage for future growth to international news that affects global dynamics, here's what's happening around us.

National News

World Food India 2023: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the second edition of World Food India 2023, a mega event celebrating India's culinary heritage and its global food potential. The event also focuses on India as a 'food basket of the world' and aligns with the celebration of 2023 as the International Year of Millets.

Election Commission's ENCORE: The Election Commission of India has developed an in-house software named ‘ENCORE’ for comprehensive election management, streamlining the electoral process from nomination to result compilation.

World Telecommunication Standardisation Assembly: India will host the 2024 World Telecommunication Standardisation Assembly, a significant event for global telecommunication standards, particularly relevant for the advancements of 5G and 6G networks.

India Manufacturing Show: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the ‘India Manufacturing Show’ in Bengaluru, emphasizing the 'Make in India, Make for the World' theme and the role of small-scale industries in the economic landscape.

International News

Thailand's Visa-Free Entry: To boost tourism, Thailand has announced visa-free entry for Indian and Taiwanese citizens from November 10, 2023, to May 10, 2024.

Middle East Tensions: Hezbollah and Hamas have escalated tensions with Israel through rocket attacks and the use of drones, marking an increase in hostilities in the region.

State News

Kerala's Legal Move: The Kerala Government has approached the Supreme Court challenging the Governor's handling of pending bills, alleging a failure to fulfill constitutional duties.

Religious Tourism in Kerala: Kerala is set to launch multilingual microsites to promote religious tourism, with a focus on the Sabarimala Temple, providing information in five languages.

Defence News

  • US Minuteman III Missile Launch: The US military showcased its nuclear capability with the latest launch of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.

Economy News

Manufacturing Growth Slows: India's manufacturing sector growth eased to an eight-month low in October, with the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) falling to 55.5.

EU's Carbon Tax Concerns: India has raised concerns over the European Union's proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism, which could impact EU manufacturing.

Banking News

  • Leadership Change at Bank of Baroda: Kadgatoor Sheetal Venkatesmurt has been appointed as the head of digital channels at Bank of Baroda, following Akhil Handa's departure.

Business News

  • Zurich Insurance and Kotak General Insurance: Zurich Insurance Group is set to acquire a 51% stake in Kotak General Insurance with an investment of Rs.4,501 crore.

Ranks & Reports

  • Hurun India Philanthropy List 2023: Shiv Nadar tops the list with a donation of Rs 2,042 crore, marking his fifth consecutive year at the top.

Summits & Conferences

  • G20 Standards Dialogue: Hosted by India, the G20 Standards Dialogue focuses on the 'Zero Defect Zero Effect' theme, emphasizing the role of standards in sustainable resource utilization.


  • India-UAE Educational Ties: A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed to strengthen educational cooperation between India and the UAE.


  • Kerala Jyothi Award: Eminent writer T. Padmanabhan receives Kerala's highest civilian honor for his contributions to Malayalam literature.

Sports News

  • Cricket Milestone: Mohammed Shami becomes India's leading wicket-taker in ODI World Cup history.


Electoral Literacy in NCERT: NCERT to include electoral literacy content in school textbooks to address voter apathy among young Indians.

EPFO's 71st Foundation Day: The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization celebrated its 71st Foundation Day, recognizing outstanding contributions within the organization.


Now take the following current affairs quiz to test your knowledge

Current affairs quiz - 03 November 2023


New Things Will Always
Update Regularly