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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 13.11.2023

National News

  • ​In Uttarakhand, relief and rescue work is going on war footing to rescue about 36 to 40 labourers who are trapped in an under-construction tunnel in Uttarkashi district, on Sunday.
  • PM Modi Celebrates Diwali with Security Forces in Lepcha, Emphasizes Modernization of Indian Army and Border Infrastructure
  • Public Service Broadcasting Day Honors Mahatma Gandhi’s Historic Visit to All India Radio in 1947
  • India voted in favour of the United Nations resolution condemning settlement activities in the “Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan” that was approved on Thursday.
  • External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Saturday embarked on a visit to the U.K. with an aim to review various aspects of bilateral ties.
  • Festival of lights Diwali is being celebrated across the country with traditional fervour and gaiety today. The festival, which marks the victory of good over evil, is celebrated by lighting up houses, temples and other public places. People also worship the Goddess of wealth Lakshmi on the occasion
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Centre will soon form committee to address Madiga community’s demand for sub-categorisation of scheduled castes.
  • India will host the 33rd Conference of World Organisation for Animal Health Regional Commission for Asia and Pacific in New Delhi on 13th November 2023, Monday.
  • Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar has directed the circulation and publication of the reports on the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita- 2023, the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita- 2023, and the Bharatiya Sakshya Bill – 2023.


State News

  • ​Chhattisgarh Assembly Election Campaign Intensifies with PM Modi and CM Baghel’s Public Meetings
  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 52 development projects worth Rs 153 crore in Vantangiya village of Gorakhpur.
  • The air quality in Delhi-NCR has improved slightly but still remains in the poor category. The city’s Air Quality Index was recorded at 210 at 10 AM this morning.

International News

  • Kali Puja or Shyama Puja, the second largest festival after Durga Puja of the Bengali Hindu community, will be celebrated across Bangladesh on Sunday night. Marking the festival, members of the Hindu community will light earthen lamps at their houses.
  • Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and COP28 President-designate, praised India’s commitment to a sustainable energy transition during the ‘From G20 to COP28’ forum in Abu Dhabi.
  • Sri Lanka’s President to Present 2024 Budget with High Expectations for Tax Reduction, Wage Increases, and Economic Recovery
  • The Defence Chiefs of South Korea, Japan, and the US have decided to begin a real-time data-sharing program on North Korean missiles in December.
  • The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said that Hamas terrorists opened fire at the soldiers during the evacuation of civilians in Gaza City’s al-Shati camp. It said, the troops retaliated immediately and eliminated them.
  • The Israeli military said it killed a senior Hamas commander in an airstrike, who was responsible for holding approximately 1,000 people and patients as hostages in a Gaza hospital and not allowing them to escape to their safety.
  • The Deputy Commissioner at the New York City Mayor’s office, Dilip Chauhan, on Saturday lauded the city’s office decision to announce Diwali as a public school holiday for the first time.
  • Nepal celebrates the first day of the festival of lights called Tihar on Saturday. It is the second biggest festival of Hindus in Nepal after Dashain. The celebration starts by feeding crows which is observed as Kaag Tihar.

Sports News

  • After a spectacular batting show by all the top 5 batters, Indian bowlers demolished Netherland’s batting and sent all the players to pavilion by 47.5 overs. With this, India thrashed Netherlands by a whopping 160 runs and continued its winnings streak by winning 9 straight matches in the World Cup 2023.

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