Daily current Affairs Highlights and Quiz | 30 September 2023
Daily current Affairs Highlights and Quiz | 30 September 2023

Daily current Affairs Highlights and Quiz | 30 September 2023

Staying updated with current affairs is crucial for anyone who wants to be well-informed, especially for those preparing for competitive exams. The world is ever-changing, and it's important to keep up with significant events, appointments, and happenings. Here is the current affairs for September 30, 2023, in a digestible format.

Appointments News

Dr. Dinesh Dasa Joins UPSC

  • Dr. Dinesh Dasa, an eminent scholar with a background in forestry and public service, has taken the oath of office as a Member of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
  • Administered by UPSC Chairman Dr. Manoj Soni, the ceremony marks a significant milestone in Dr. Dasa's career, especially considering his previous role as Chairman of the Gujarat Public Service Commission.

Saugata Gupta Becomes ASCI Chairman

  • Saugata Gupta, the Managing Director and CEO of Marico Ltd, has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI).
  • His association with ASCI spans several years, including two years on the Board of Governors and four years as a special invitee.

K.N. Shanth Kumar Elected PTI Chairman

  • K.N. Shanth Kumar has been elected as the Chairman of the Press Trust of India’s Board of Directors for a one-year term.
  • He takes over from Aveek Sarkar, bringing fresh perspectives to PTI, India’s largest and oldest private news agency.

Sports News

Asian Games 2023: Tennis Gold for India

  • Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosale claimed mixed doubles gold with a win over Chinese Taipei’s Yu-hsiou Hsu and Hao-ching Chan.
  • This marks India’s second medal in tennis at the Asian Games, following a silver in men’s doubles by Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni.

Important Days

International Day of Older Persons

  • Observed on October 1st, this day focuses on the invaluable contributions and challenges of senior citizens.
  • The theme for 2023 is “Fulfilling the Promises of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for Older Persons: Across Generations.”

World Habitat Day

  • Observed on the first Monday of October, World Habitat Day emphasizes the right to adequate shelter.
  • The theme for 2023 is “Resilient Urban Economies: Cities as Drivers of Growth and Recovery.”

International Day of Non-Violence

  • Celebrated on October 2nd, this day marks Mahatma Gandhi's birthday and promotes the philosophy of non-violence.
  • Established in 1993, the Non-Violence Project Foundation plays a pivotal role in advancing this cause.


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