The ninth of November saw some important developments in India and around the world. From sports to defence to the environment, several key events unfolded across various sectors.
In cricket, India cemented its top ranking as Shubman Gill became the world’s number one ODI batsman. The country also made strides in defence, with the successful testing of a new missile system. Environmentally, Russia’s highest active volcano erupted, underscoring the forces of nature.
Here are the key current affairs for November 9th, 2023:
Shubman Gill became the world’s number 1 batsman in the ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings (Batting). Mohammed Siraj and Keshav Maharaj are ranked 1st and 2nd in the Men’s ODI Player Rankings (Bowling).
India successfully test-fired the short-range ballistic missile ‘Pralay’ off the Odisha coast. It has been developed by DRDO and has a range of 300-500 km.
Saab became the first foreign company to achieve 100% FDI in India’s defence projects. It will set up a manufacturing plant in Haryana to make shoulder-fired rockets.
UNDP released the Asia-Pacific Human Development Report which states that India has joined the ranks of high-income countries but inequality is also rising sharply.
Agriculture Ministry launched ‘Krishi 24/7’, India’s first AI-powered solution for automated agriculture news monitoring in multiple languages.
India participated in the International Mining and Resources Conference 2023 held in Sydney, Australia.
The 8th edition of ‘Vizag Navy Marathon’ was held in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
Hitesh Kumar S Makwana appointed as the new Surveyor General of India.
Uttarakhand Foundation Day is celebrated on November 9th every year.
Klyuchevskoye volcano erupted in Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula. It is Eurasia’s highest active volcano.
November 9 thus witnessed some notable developments for India including achievements in sports, defence, environment and other areas. With these current affairs highlights, India continues its forward march in different sectors.
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.