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“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Daily Current Affairs, News Headlines 03.12.2023

National News

  • India’s Bio-economy records 13 times increase in last ten years, says Science and Technology Minister Dr Jitendra Singh
  • Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar has called for evolving a mechanism where the arbitration process does not suffer from judicial interventions.
  • Govt calls for cooperation from all political parties for smooth functioning of Winter Session of Parliament
  • The ‘Business & Philanthropy Climate Forum’ at COP28 witnessed a historic collaboration, as Green Climate Fund, Allied Climate Partners, and Allianz Global Investors pledged 5 billion dollars to advance climate and nature action.
  • World’s first portable hospital ‘Aarogya Maitri Aid Cube’ unveiled in Gurugram
  • The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has seized fake notes, currency printing paper and digital gadgets in raids across four states to bust Fake Indian Currency Notes rackets.
  • In Uttar Pradesh, devotees from across the word will be able to reach Ayodhya through flight after second week of this month and the grand Shri Ram International Airport will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on any date after 15th December in the city.
  • The Coal production from commercial coal mines remained around 12 million tonne in November this year, with a growth of 37 per cent compared to last year. 
  • All arrangements put in place for counting of votes for Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Telangana tomorrow.
  • President Droupadi Murmu has said that modern technological tools like artificial intelligence can be used for making life easier but at the same time it poses a social threat like deep fake.
  • Raksha Rajya Mantri Ajay Bhatt will pay an official visit to Accra, Ghana from Tuesday to attend the United Nations Peacekeeping Ministerial Meeting.
  • Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar will deliver this year’s prestigious Dr Rajendra Prasad Memorial Lecture in New Delhi today. The theme for this year is “Arthik Mahashakti Ke Rup Me Bharat Ka Abhyuday.”
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi held series of bilateral meetings with world leaders on the side-lines of the COP-28 Summit in Dubai yesterday. During a meeting with Israeli President Isaac Herzog, Mr Modi expressed condolences over the loss of lives in the October 7 Hamas attacks
  • Minister of State for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar has said that the country needs to unitedly face the challenges posed by internal and external forces, trying to scuttle India’s efforts to become a developed nation.


State News

  • Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Saturday announced that a corpus fund of one crore rupees would be created for the Disability community of Nagaland.
  • In Manipur, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has urged to all outfits of the region to enter the peace process. 
  • A two-day Millet Festival is being celebrated at the ongoing Hornbill Festival at Naga Heritage Village Kisama, marking the culmination of the International Year of Millets (IYoM) 2023 Nagaland Chapter.
  • Nagaland Minister for Health & Family Welfare, P Paiwang Konyak inaugurated the Blood Component Separation Centre, TB Culture & Drug Susceptibility Testing Laboratory, and Trauma Centre at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK).
  • Due to bad weather and poor visibility in Delhi, as many as 20 flights at the Delhi airport were diverted on Saturday morning.
  • The deep depression over South West Bay of Bengal lay centred at about 450 km east-southeast of Chennai.
  • In Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said that operations against the terror ecosystem & those aiding and abetting terrorists will be intensified to make sure that terrorists pay a very heavy price for their heinous actions.
  • Naga indigenous game Catapult Target Competition was held on the second day of the ongoing Hornbill Festival 2023 at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama.
  • Union Textile Minister Piyush Goyal On Saturday said that every academic institute should try to become self-reliant.
  • Udhampur’s first Biogas Plant under the Gobardhan Scheme is now ready for commissioning in Mongri village, Kambal Danga Panchayat in Jammu and Kashmir.

International News

  • COP28 President Dr. Sultan Al Jaber and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have announced the official launch of the Oil and Gas Decarbonization Charter (OGDC), signifying a significant step towards expediting global climate action efforts.
  • At least 12 people were missing after flash floods and landslide in Indonesia’s Sumatra island last evening.
  • An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted Dhaka and adjoining areas in Bangladesh on Saturday morning. The tremors were felt in Dhaka, Chattogram and some other parts of Bangladesh.
  • Israel’s war with Hamas erupted again yesterday, as airstrikes hit houses and buildings in the Gaza Strip minutes after a weeklong truce expired.


Sports News

  • In a historic achievement for Indian chess, Vaishali Rameshbabu secured her grandmaster title by crossing 2,500 International Chess Federation (FIDE) ranking points during the IV El Llobregat Open in Spain on Friday
  • Bangladesh secures historic Test victory over New Zealand in Sylhet
  • In the ongoing Syed Modi India International badminton tournament in Lucknow, India’s Priyanshu Rajawat will face Taiwan’s Yu Jen Chi in the men’s singles semi-final match this evening.
  • In Cricket, India beat Australia by 20 runs in fourth T20 International at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur to clinch the five-match series 3-1, with a game to spare. India won the first two matches but lost the third match.

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