The 11th of November saw some important developments in India and globally. In sports, Indian archer Preneet Kaur won gold at the Asian Archery Championships in Thailand. On the technology front, the Indian Air Force named its S-400 missile defense system ‘Sudarshan’ and the world’s first AI robot CEO ‘MIKA’ was unveiled. India’s relations with the US were strengthened through the 5th India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue held in New Delhi. Domestically, two railway stations in Assam earned ‘Eat Right’ status from FSSAI while Indian Agricultural Research Institute developed a new high-yielding paddy variety called ‘2090’.
Here are the key current affairs for 11th November 2023:
Indian archer Preneet Kaur won gold medal in women’s compound archery event at Asian Archery Championships in Bangkok, Thailand.
The World Health Organization (WHO) released the Global Tuberculosis Report 2023 highlighting the impact of tuberculosis on the global economy in 2022. India accounted for 27% of the total global TB cases.
The Indian Air Force’s S-400 air defense missile system was named ‘Sudarshan’ after the Sudarshan Chakra.
Earth’s largest acidic crater lake, Kawa Ijen Crater Lake, is located in East Java, Indonesia.
S4S Technologies, working to prevent food waste in India, won the Earthshot Prize 2023 in the ‘Waste-free World’ category.
Rangiya and Mariani railway stations in Assam got the status of ‘Eat Right Stations’ by FSSAI.
MIKA became the world’s first AI robot CEO, created by Hanson Robotics and Dictador.
The 5th India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue was held in New Delhi.
Indian Agricultural Research Institute developed a new high yielding, short duration variety of paddy called ‘2090’.
In summary, the 11th of November witnessed notable highlights in the areas of sports, defense, technology, foreign affairs, railways and agriculture in India. Globally, WHO released the latest TB report showing India accounting for 27% of cases worldwide. The Earthshot Prize for environmental innovation was awarded to Indian startup S4S Technologies. These developments promise progress across different domains in the country.
Rakshita Upadhyay, residing in the city of Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh, holds a Master’s degree in Data Mining. She has had a passion for writing and anchoring since childhood.