Today’s Current Affairs: 20th Nov 2023 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc:
Australia Wins 6th ICC World Cup as they Defeat India by 6 Wickets:
- Australia clinched their sixth World Cup title by defeating India by six wickets in the final at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Virat Kohli won Player of the Tournament in World Cup 2023:
- The ICC World Cup 2023 showcased cricket at its finest, with Virat Kohli earning the “Player of the Tournament” title for his exceptional performance. Kohli’s historic run included a record-breaking total of 765 runs in 11 innings, the highest ever in a single World Cup edition. Surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s milestone, he achieved his 50th ODI century, making the tournament special for the cricket icon.
Africa Industrialization Day 2023:
- Africa Industrialization Day is celebrated annually on November 20th to promote industrialization in Africa as a key driver of economic growth, poverty reduction, and employment creation.
- This day provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of industrialization, showcase Africa’s industrial potential, and mobilize stakeholders to accelerate industrial development across the continent.
- Theme for Africa Industrialization Day 2023 is “Industrialization and Economic Diversification for Africa’s Resilience”.
World Children’s Day 2023:
- World Children’s Day is celebrated annually on November 20th to promote the well-being and rights of children around the world.
- This universal observance aims to recognize the importance of fostering a safe and supportive environment where children can thrive and reach their full potential.
- The 2023 theme for World Children’s Day is “For every child, every right”.
Pradhan launches 37 Kendriya & 26 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in Odisha:
- Union Minister for Education and Skill Development, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, recently unveiled a transformative initiative in Odisha, launching 37 PM SHRI Kendriya Vidyalayas and 26 PM SHRI Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.
- Attended by dignitaries, officials, academicians, and students, the event symbolizes a commitment to providing quality education aligned with the National Education Policy 2020
World AMR Awareness Week:
- World AMR Awareness Week (WAAW) is a global campaign held annually from November 18th to 24th to raise awareness about antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and promote best practices among One Health stakeholders to reduce the emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections.
42nd India International Trade Fair 2023 (IITF 2023):
- The 42nd edition of the India International Trade Fair (IITF) is being held from November 14th to 27th, 2023, at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
- The fair is organized by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), a trade promotion agency of the Government of India.
PM Shri Narendra Modi Inaugurates Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra:
- To commemorate Janjatiya Gaurav Divas, which honors the birth anniversary of tribal leader Birsa Munda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra from Khunti, Jharkhand.
- Five specially designed Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) Vans, showcasing the government’s flagship welfare programs, were dispatched to various Gram Panchayats with a substantial tribal population in Khunti district and surrounding areas.
Global Fisheries Conference India 2023:
- In celebration of the contributions and achievements of fishers, fish farmers, and other stakeholders, as well as to reinforce commitment towards the sustainable and equitable development of the fisheries sector, the Department of Fisheries, Government of India, is organizing the Global Fisheries Conference India 2023, on the occasion of World Fisheries Day.
- This two-day event will take place on the 21st and 22nd of November 2023 at the Gujarat Science City in Ahmedabad.
Droupadi Murmu To Confer President’s Colour Award To AFMC:
- On December 1, President Droupadi Murmu is set to confer the prestigious President’s Colour to the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) in a grand ceremony, marking its platinum jubilee year.
- This event holds significant importance, considering AFMC’s reputation as a premier establishment within the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) and its standing as one of the leading medical colleges in the country.
Former RBI Governor S. Venkitaramanan Passed Away At 92:
- Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), S. Venkitaramanan, breathed his last at the age of 92 on November 18, succumbing to age-related issues at a private hospital in Chennai.
Argentina Elects ‘Shock Therapy’ Libertarian Javier Milei as President:
- Argentinians have elected Javier Milei as their next president, a self-proclaimed anarcho-capitalist whose sensational rhetoric has drawn comparisons to former U.S. President Donald Trump.
- With 55.8% of the votes, Milei’s victory marks the widest margin since Argentina’s return to democracy in 1983, defying all poll predictions.
Putin To Participate In Virtual G20 Meeting On November 22:
- Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to participate in a virtual G20 leaders meeting on November 22, as reported by Russian state television.
- This follows his absence from the in-person summit in India in September.
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2023:
- Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED) stands as a global movement dedicated to celebrating and supporting female entrepreneurs.
- Recognized annually on November 19th, this day serves as a platform to acknowledge the significant contributions of women in the business world, foster gender-inclusive entrepreneurship, and inspire the next generation of female leaders.