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November 21 , 2023 97 days 241 0
  • The “Indo-Pacific Regional Dialogue 2023” (IPRD-2023), the three-day annual apex-level regional strategic dialogue of the Indian Navy, was held in New Delhi.
  • Alok Sharma, a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer from the Uttar Pradesh cadre, was appointed as the director of the Special Protection Group
  • The 37th Infantry Commanders’ Conference was held at the Infantry School in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh.
  • The 3rd Hockey India Senior Women Inter Department National Championship 2023 inaugurated at Shivaji Stadium, New Delhi. 
  • The 10th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting - Plus (ADMM-Plus) was held in Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Pakistan-based cleantech startup She-Guard emerged victorious at the ‘Climate Launchpad Asia-Pacific’ finals.
  • The United States hosted the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit 2023.
  • The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a proposal to make a 50 per cent increase in the quota allocated to members in proportion to their current quotas.
  • To promote sustainable and eco-friendly constructions in the domestic housing sector, the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of the Confederation of Indian Industry launched a rating and certification initiative ‘Nest’.
  • The 2023 Olympic Cup has been awarded to the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) in recognition of its long-term commitment to supporting refugee athletes and refugees worldwide through taekwondo.
  • Shital Mahajan, Indian skydiver, has achieved a new feat by becoming the first woman in the world to jump off a helicopter from the height of 21,500 feet in front of Mt Everest.
  • India batter Virat Kohli was adjudged Player of the Tournament of the ODI World Cup 2023 for his historic 765 runs in 11 innings.
    • He surpassed Sachin Tendulkar's previous record of 673 runs set in the 2003 edition.
  • As UNESCO proclaimed, November 18 is observed as the International Day of Islamic Art.

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