Weekly Top Current Affairs October 7th, 2023 | Hindi and English with Free PDF

Weekly Top Current Affairs October 7th, 2023 Hindi and English with Free PDF
Weekly Top Current Affairs October 7th, 2023 Hindi and English with Free PDF

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Welcome to the Weekly Top Current Affairs for October 7th, 2023, available in both Hindi and English. We’re here to keep you informed about the most important events of the week.

1. India’s Triumph in Women’s Wrestling: Antim Panghal Wins Gold

India’s Antim Panghal secured a historic gold medal in the women’s 53 kg freestyle wrestling category. Her remarkable performance brought glory to the nation, showcasing the strength and talent of Indian female athletes in the sport.

2. Nobel Peace Prize 2023 Awarded to Narges Mohammadi

Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2023. The Norwegian Nobel Committee recognized her relentless efforts in fighting for the rights of women in Iran and championing human rights and freedom.

3. High-Tech Sports Training Center Inaugurated in Madhya Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s first high-tech sports training center for disabled individuals in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Named after former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Atal Bihari Divyang Sports Training Centre will provide state-of-the-art facilities for disabled athletes from across the country.

4. India to Host G20 Parliament Speakers Summit

India has been chosen as the host country for the G20 Parliament Speakers Summit, scheduled from October 12 to 14, 2023. This significant summit will take place at the India International Convention and Expo Center in New Delhi. Speakers from 25 countries, including G20 member nations, and 10 deputy speakers from invited countries will participate.

5. RBI Maintains Repo Rate at 6.50 Percent

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to maintain the repo rate at 6.50 percent during its recent monetary policy review meeting. RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announced this decision, marking the fourth consecutive time that the repo rate has remained unchanged. The Monetary Policy Committee, chaired by the RBI Governor, plays a crucial role in these decisions.

6. Nobel Prize in Literature 2023 Awarded to Anne Arno

The Nobel Prize in Literature for the year 2023 has been bestowed upon French writer Anne Arno. Her exceptional literary contributions have earned her this prestigious accolade, presented by the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, Sweden.

7. India Elected President of Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development

India has been elected as the President of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) for the third time. AIBD, a specialized regional inter-governmental organization, currently boasts 92 member organizations from 44 countries. This reaffirms India’s commitment to promoting broadcasting development in the Asia-Pacific region.

8. Dr. Joyita Gupta Receives Spinoza Prize for Climate Change Work

Dutch environmental scientist Dr. Joyita Gupta, of Indian origin, has been awarded the prestigious Spinoza Prize for her groundbreaking contributions to the field of climate change. The Spinoza Prize is the highest honor in Dutch science and recognizes Dr. Gupta’s remarkable work in addressing climate-related challenges.

9. Other Notable Highlights

  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2023: Maungi Ji. Bawendi, Louis E. Bruce, and Alexey I. Ekimov jointly received the Nobel Prize for their groundbreaking discovery and synthesis of quantum dots.
  • Cricket World Cup 2023: The eagerly awaited Cricket World Cup 2023 has kicked off with a thrilling opening match between England and New Zealand at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Ten teams are competing, with Rohit Sharma leading the Indian team.
  • Asian Games 2023: Indian athletes have achieved remarkable success at the Hangzhou Asian Games. Deepika Pallikal and Harinder Pal Sandhu secured a gold medal in mixed doubles squash, adding to India’s growing medal tally, which includes 21 gold, 31 silver, and 32 bronze medals.
  • Pacific Asia Travel Association Travel Mart 2023: The Ministry of Tourism organized the 46th edition of the Pacific Asia Travel Association Travel Mart in New Delhi. The event, held at the International Convention Center, Pragati Maidan, aimed to promote tourism and strengthen international collaborations.
  • UIDAI Tenure Extension: The Government of India extended the tenure of Amit Agarwal, the head of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), by one year. This decision will further facilitate UIDAI’s mission of providing a unique identification number to every Indian citizen.
  • World Teachers Day: World Teachers Day, celebrated on October 5th, recognizes the invaluable contributions of educators worldwide. Google marked this day with a special doodle in partnership with the International Labor Organization (ILO), UNICEF, and Education International.
  • SBI Chairman’s Tenure Extended: Dinesh Khara, Chairman of the State Bank of India (SBI), had his tenure extended until August 2024. Under his leadership, SBI continues to be a pivotal player in the Indian banking sector.

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