Current Affair 10 oct 2023

Created by Er. Vijay Kumar in Current Affairs 9 Oct 2023

1.  ICC names Sachin
Tendulkar as 'Global Ambassador' for ODI World Cup 2023

The International Cricket Council named legendary
cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as the 'Global Ambassador' for the Cricket
World Cup 2023.

Sachin, who has participated in a record six 50-over World
Cups, will unveil the World Cup trophy before the inaugural match between
England and New Zealand, thereby officially opening the tournament.

The ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 will commence on October
5, with England and New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad

2. Madhya Pradesh announces
35 % reservation for women in govt jobs

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan of the Madhya Pradesh government
issued a notification for providing 35 percent reservation for women in
recruitment, barring the forest department.

Madhya Pradesh was the first state to
introduce 50 percent reservation for women in elections to panchayats and
urban bodies.

 It also has a 30 percent reservation for women in the

3.  Rajnath Singh
launched Navy's updated indigenous programme Swavalamban 2.0

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh launched the Navy's
updated indigenous programme Swavalamban 2.0 at the Indian Navy's Naval
Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation seminar in New Delhi.

Highlights of the event:

The release of the fifth Positive Indigenisation List of the
Department of Military Affairs comprising 98 items.

He launched 76 challenges for the industry under 10th Defence
India Start-up Challenges  & DISC 10 PRIME of Innovations for Defence

4. HAL hands over twin
seater variant of LCA Tejas fighter aircraft to IAF

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, HAL handed over the
twin-seater variant of LCA Tejas fighter aircraft to Indian Air Force in

Aim: To join India in the list of a very few elite
countries who have created such capability and have them operational in their
defence forces.

LCA Tejas twin seater is a light weight all weather,
multi-role 4.5 generation aircraft. 

The aircraft developed indigenously has static stability,
qudraplex fly by wire flight control.

5. Norwegian author Jon
Fosse wins Nobel Prize 2023 in Literature

Norwegian author Jon Fosse has been awarded the 2023
Nobel Prize in Literature for his innovative plays and prose which give
voice to the unsayable.

6. Nobel Peace Prize 2023
won by Narges Mohammadi

Narges Mohammadi, a jailed Iranian women’s rights
advocate, has won the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize for her courageous
struggle against the oppression of women in Iran and relentless fight for
social reform.

She was awarded the prestigious prize for her efforts “to
promote human rights and freedom for all”.

She is the deputy head of the Defenders of Human Rights
Center, a non-governmental organization led by Shirin Ebadi, the 2003 Nobel
Peace Prize laureate.

7. World cotton day is
observed on 7th October

World Cotton Day, observed on October 7 emphasises
cotton’s importance in generating jobs and supporting economies, especially in
less developed countries. 

Aim: To promote fair trade and help developing nations
engage in all aspects of the cotton industry to improve their economies. 

The theme for World Cotton Day 2023, ‘Making cotton fair
and sustainable for all, from farm to fashion,’ is championed by the
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). 

8. CM Ashok Gehlot
announced Rajasthan to have three new districts

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced the formation of three new districts in
the state -- Malpura, Sujangarh and Kuchman City.

Rajasthan would now have 53 districts.

The state government had formed 17 new districts earlier
in August 2023.


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