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Current Affairs of November 2023

The Indian cueist who has won his 26th IBSF World Billiards Championship defeating Sourav Kothari in the finals at Kuala LampurPankaj Advani
The Indian actor-comic who has won the International Emmy Award for his stand-up special in the best comedy categoryVir Das
The Tamil writer whose book Fire Bird (translated into English by Janani Kannan) has been awarded th 2023 2023 JCB Prize for LiteraturePerumal Murugan
The Indian state which has passed bills increasing the quota of reservation for deprived classes from 50% to 65%Bihar
The former Governor of Reserve Bank of India (1990 to 92) and India's former Finance Secretary who passed away on 18 Nov 2023Shri S. Venkitaramanan
The 14th Edition of the Indo-US Joint Special Forces held from 21 Nov to 11 Dec at the Joint Training Node, Umroi (Meghalaya) is namedVAJRA PRAHAR 2023
The Argentinian politician, economist and author belonging to the Libertanian Party, who has won the Presidential electionsMr.s Javier Milei
The contestant from Nicaragua who has been crowned Miss Universe 2023 at the beauty pageant held in San SalvadorMs. Sheynnis Palcios
The ninth edition of Joint Military exercise by India and Sri Lanka held in Aundh (Pune)from 16th to 29th November 2023 is namedExercise Mitra Shakti-2023
The Indian cricketer who has set a new record of scoring 50 centuries in ODIs, breaking the previous record of 49 centuries held by Sachin TendulkarVirat Kohli
The Indian businessman and founder of Sahara India Pariwar who passed away on 14 November 2023Subrata Roy
The three former crickters who have recently been inducted into the ICC Hall of FameDiana Edulji, Virendra Sehwag and Aravinda de Silva
The well-known actor who has been appointed as the UPI Safety Ambassador by the National Payments Corporation of IndiaPankaj Tripathi
The team whose membership has been suspended by the International Cricket Council citing reasons of government interferenceSri Lanka
The first ever AI-powered humanoid robot to be appointed by Polish company Dictador, as its Chief Executive Officer is namedMika
The bilaterial naval exercise carried out by the navies of India and Bangladesh in northern Bay of Bengal from 07-09 Nov 2023 was named Exercise Bongosagar
The team which was defeated by India in the finals to win Asian Hockey Champions Trophy 2023 played at Ranchi, Jharkhand Japan
The Sri Lankan cricketer who has become the first cricketer in the history of international cricket to be timed out (timed out is a method of dismissal when an incoming batsman is not ready to play within a given amount of time of the previous batter being either dismissed or retired).Angelo Mathews
The word meaning modelling of human mental functions by computer programs, which has been chosen as the Word of the Year 2023 by Collins DictionaryAI
The new Chief Infromation Commissioner of India who has taken over with effect from 06 November 2023Shri Heeralal Samariya
The 10-year old boy from Bengaluru who has won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2023 in the under 10 years category awarded by Natural History Museum, LondonVihaan Talya Vikas
The place in Nepal which was hit by an earthquake measuring 6.4 on Richter scale, resulting in the death of over 150 peopleJajarkot
The theme of Vigilance Awareness Week observed from 30 October to 05 November 2023 by all the Ministries of Govt of IndiaSay No to Corruption; Commit to the Nation
The first International Cruise Liner to sail from India, which was launched from Mumbai by Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal is namedCosta Serena
The Indian cities which have been added in UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network (UCCN) as the City of Literature and City of Music respectively Kozhikode and Gwalior


National Games 2023

Host: Goa

Motto: Get, Set Goa

Held from 25 October to 09 November 2023

Mascot: Moga, an Indian Bison

Medals Tally

4.Madhya Pradesh373639112

ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023

Host: India

Held from 05 October to 19 November 2023

Venue for first and final match: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Mascots: Tonk and Blaze

Official theme song: Dil Jashn Bole composed by Pritam

Winner: Australia

Runners-up: India

Countries: 10 (Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka)

Matches: 48

Player of the series: Virat Kohli

Most runs: Virat Kohli (765)

Most wickets: Mohammed Shami (24)

Important Days of November 2023

World Tsunami Awareness Day: 05 November

Designated by : United Nations General Assembly

First Observed in: 2016

Theme: Fighting Inequality for a Resilient Future

World Science Day for Peace and Development: 10 November

Designated by : UNESCO

Theme: Building Trust In Science

First Observed in: 2001

World Pneumonia Day: 12 November

Designated by : WHO

First Observed in: 2009

World Diabetes Day: 14 November

Designated by : International Diabetes Federation

Theme: Access to Diabetes Care

First Observed in: 1991 by IDF, adopted by UN in 2006

International Day for Tolerance: 16 November

Designated by : United Nations General Assembly

First observed in : 1995

World Philosophy Day: (3rd Thursday of Nov) 16 November

Designated by : UNESCO

First Observed in: 2002

World Toilet Day: 19 November

Designated by : World Toilet Organisation

Theme: Accelerating Change

First Observed in: 2001 by World Toilet Organisation and accepted by UN in 2013

World Childrens' Day: 20 November

Designated by : UN General Assembly

Theme: For Every Child, Every Right

Day established in: 1954

World Television Day: 21 November

Designated by : UN General Assembly

Day established in: 1997

World Fisheries Day: 21 November

Designated by : World Fisheries Forum

First Observed in: 1997

Latest GI Tags

The following items from Uttarakhand have been recently conferred the GI Tag

1. Berinag tea; 2. Bichhu buti fabrics; 3. Mandua, a finger millet grown in Garhwal and Kumaon; 4. Jhangora, a home grown millet; 5. Gahat, a kind of pulse known for its medicinal use; 6. Uttarakhand lal chawal, a red rice organically grown in the Purola region; 7. Kala bhat (black soybean); 8. Malta fruit; 9. Chaulai (ramdana), a grain used on fasting days; 10. Buransh juice obtained from the red flowers of the Rhododendron arboreum; 11. Pahari toor dal; 12. Uttarakhand likhai or wood carvings; 13. Nainital mombatti (candles), 14. Rangwali pichhoda of Kumaon, 15. Ramnagar Nainital litchis; 16. Ramgarh Nainital peaches; 17. Chamoli wooden Ramman masks, and 18. Almora Lakhori mirchis, a chilli variant.