Current Affairs Roundup: November 6, 2023
Welcome to our blog, where we delve into the most pressing events and developments from around the globe as of November 6, 2023. Today, we're unpacking a plethora of topics that have made headlines, from diplomatic visits to technological advancements. Let's explore these current affairs, presented in a digestible format for our readers.
- Bhutan’s Diplomatic Engagement with India
- King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan arrived in Delhi to discuss bilateral ties with Prime Minister Modi amidst Bhutan-China border talks.
- Renewable Energy Milestones in Gujarat
- NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd inaugurated its first 50 MW Dayapar Wind Project in Kutch, marking a new era in India's renewable energy sector.
- Indian Navy's New Addition
- The Indian Navy's warship 'Surat' becomes the first to be named after a city in Gujarat, reflecting the region's maritime heritage.
- Indian Oil's Strategic Acquisition
- Indian Oil Corporation acquires Mercator Petroleum for Rs 148 Crore, expanding its footprint in the oil and gas exploration domain.
- Environmental Protection in Conflict
- The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict emphasizes the need to safeguard natural resources during military engagements.
Ranks & Reports
- Workplace Burnout in India
- A McKinsey Health Institute survey highlights a concerning 59% burnout rate among Indian workers, leading global statistics.
- Extended Support for the Needy
- Prime Minister Modi extends the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, offering free food grains to the impoverished for five more years.
- US National Gatka Championship
- New York City triumphs in the first US National Gatka Championship, showcasing the Sikh martial art.
- Banking Leadership Changes
- Rohit Rishi takes the helm as Executive Director at Bank of Maharashtra, while Manoranjan Mishra steps in as RBI's new Executive Director.
Science & Technology News
- NASA's Cosmic Exploration
- The INFUSE Mission aims to unravel the mysteries of the Cygnus Loop supernova remnant, shedding light on star formation processes.
- Loss of a Literary Voice
- Indian poet Gieve Patel, known for his environmental advocacy, passes away at 83.
- AI: Word of the Year
- Collins Dictionary names "AI" as the Word of the Year for 2023, signifying the rise of artificial intelligence in everyday discourse.
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Current affairs quiz - 06 November 2023