Summary of The Hindu 14th OCTOBER 2023 Current Affairs

Conflict are not in anyone ‘s interest

PM Narendra Modi on Friday said terrorism , gia any reason , is against humanity .” ( The world ) is grappling with conflict and confrontations , such a world full of conflicts and confrontations is not in anyone’s interest . ”

PM Modi noted that a divided world can not give solution to global challenges , PM said ” this is time for peace and brotherhood ” .

PM was addressing ninth Parliamentary speaker summit ( P20 ) which was held at Yashobhomi convention center in Dwarka , Delhi . PM told that it is lack of consensus between countries that UN has not come to a definition of ” terrorism “. Terrorism in any form , anywhere in the world is against humanity .

Operation Ajay : India brings back 212 citizen from Israel in first flight

Goods export dipped but August tally lifts outlook

India’s good export declined seventh time in past eight months in September 2023 . The goods export declined by 2.6% .Good exports decline 34.47 billion dollar .Import dropped by a sharoer 15% to 53.84 billion dollar .

CAA will come to rescue Sikhs :Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday in an event organized by Sikh community said that through Citizenship Amendment Act ( CAA ) , the Modi govt has opened the way to give citizenship to Sikh brothers and sisters who were tortured in neighboring countries such as Afghanistan and Pakistan .

CAA , passed in 2019 , is yet to be implemented as the rules that govern the law has not been notified by Home ministry .

HC rejects petition by NewsClick founder

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to Interfere with the arrest and subsequent police remand of NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha .

NewsClick chief Prabir Purkayastha and Amit Chakraborty human resource head and Newsclick has been arrested under UAPA .

Govt mulls partnership to make semiconductor chips

Six working  groups that govt had created to advise center on roadmap for artificial intelligence have submitted its report. Some recommendation in this report are :

     Public Private Partnership to make semiconductors for AI applications .

New e Commerce site to showcase ‘energy efficient ‘ appliances

To encourage adoption of energy efficient appliances , Energy Efficiant Services Limited ( EESL) , will set up a e-commerce portal that will feature energy appliances with highest efficiency rating .

The objective of this exercise is to ” create demand ” and encourage consumers to opt for electric cooker , fans , refrigerators , and other devices that were rated ” five star and above ” .

EESL is a joint venture of Public Sector Undertakings ( PSU ) under ministry of power .


Hamas asks Gazan to stay at home , Ignore Israel’s psychological warfare ‘

In an unprecedented order Israel Military told about 1 million residents of Northern Gaza to evacuate to souther Gaza .Hamas has called Gaza residents to not obey Israel and stay , while UN has warned that such fleeing enmasse by Gaza residents will be caastroohic .

After Israel asked over 1 million Palestinians living in Northern Gaza to move to South . Hamas has asked Palestinians to stay in their homes . Israel ” is trying to create confusion among the population ” , said Hamas .

According to UN Israel’s order would affect 1.1 million people . If  carried out , that would mean territory’s entire population cramming into roughly the southern hakf that is 40 km wide .

Israel said that it needed to target Hamas’s military infrastructure much if which is buried deep underground .

” The camaflouge of the terrorist is civil Population . Therefore we need to separate them therefore those who want to separate their life , please go south . ”  Israel Defense minister Yoav Gallant said .

UN spokesperson Stephanne Dujarric said that such an evacuation will ot be possible without ” devastating humanitarian consequences .” He called on Israel to rescind their orders .


Protest across west Asia supporting Palestinians

Thousands of protesters poured the streets of several west Asian capitals on Friday in support of Palestine amid Israeli air strike over Gaza .

Massive protest was seen in Tehran , Baghadas , Lebanon, Jordan ,Baharin . In Labnon , Hezbollah supporters rallied against Israel in Beirut ..

Prepared for action against Israel when time comes , says Hezbollah .

Lebanon’s Iran backed Hezbollah movement on Friday Said it would be ” fully prepared ” to join its ally Hamas in war against Israel when time is right .

Hezbollah in Lebanon based Pro Palestine organization .

Gaza ground operation would lead to ” unacceptable ” civilian toll .

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday ,that an expected Israel ground offensive in Hamas will lead to ” unacceptable ” civilian casualties ..


Neeraj in the running of ‘World Athlete of the Year ‘ award

Javeleen thrower Neeraj Chopra was on Thursday named as one of the11 nominees for the 2023 men’s ‘ World Athlete of the years ‘ award .

A list of five men and women finalist will be announced on November 13 – 14 . While winner will be announced on December 11 .

The winner will be chosen through voting ..

IOC approves T20 cricket for 2028 for LA Olympics : Compound archery misses out on a berth .

Cricket is all set to feature in the 2028 Olympics as the international Olympics Committee ( IOC ) executive body approved the proposal of Los Angeles games organisers to include the game . The proposal will be put to vote during IOC session which begins here on Sunday.

Apart from cricket , which will be played in T20 format four other sports baseball – softball , flag footfall , lacrosse ( sixes ) and squash has also been approved by IOC committee .

2028 Olympics will be held in Los Angeles .

Los Angeles Organisers has proposed T20 cricket both in men and women , that will be played in six team format . US will automatically qualify being the host nation , while five other teams will have to qualify for this .But , final decision on number of team and qualification process will be take later .


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