Daily Current Affairs Highlights and Quiz | 04 November 2023
Daily Current Affairs Highlights and Quiz | 04 November 2023

Daily Current Affairs Highlights and Quiz | 04 November 2023

Current Affairs Digest: November 4, 2023

Welcome to our blog where we delve into the significant happenings around the globe, as reported on November 4, 2023. Today, we're summarizing the key events that are shaping our world, from political milestones to international observances. Let's take a closer look at these developments, presented in a concise bullet-point format for easy reading.

National News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Role in Shree Somnath Trust

  • PM Narendra Modi has been elected as the chairman of the Shree Somnath Trust (SST) for a historic five-year term.
  • This decision marks a departure from the traditional one-year tenure and highlights the importance of continuity in leadership.
  • The election took place during the 122nd meeting of the SST’s board of trustees in Gandhinagar.

Finance Minister's Visit to Sri Lanka

  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated a new branch of the State Bank of India in Trincomalee.
  • Her visit included discussions with Sri Lankan counterparts, resuming the 12th round of the Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement (ETCA) talks.
  • The visit underscores the commitment to strengthen economic ties between India and Sri Lanka.


  • Indian Diplomat's Re-election at the UN
    • Senior Indian diplomat, Surendra Adhana, has been re-elected to serve on the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ).
    • His re-election for the term 2024-26 reflects his expertise and the international community's confidence in his abilities.

Important Days

World Tsunami Awareness Day 2023

  • Observed on November 5th, the day emphasizes the importance of tsunami knowledge and awareness.
  • The 2023 theme is “Fighting Inequality for a Resilient Future,” focusing on reducing inequality for disaster reduction.

International Day for Biosphere Reserve 2023

  • Celebrated on November 3rd, this day was established by UNESCO to appreciate the significance of Biosphere Reserves in balancing nature and culture.

Obituaries News

  • NASA Apollo Astronaut Thomas Kenneth Mattingly II
    • Ken Mattingly, known for his role in the Apollo 13 mission, passed away at the age of 87.
    • He was initially assigned to be the pilot of the Apollo 13 command module but was replaced due to exposure to German measles.


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