News For 10th-Nov (Friday)
1. Home Ministry inaugurated India’s first liquid nano di-ammonia phosphate (DAP) plant in Gandhinagar. It will benefit the farmers and will reduce the import of DAP in the country.
2. Santiniketan has become the 41st UNESCO World Heritage Site in India and the 3rd in West Bengal, after the Sundarbans National Park and the Darjeeling Mountain Railways. Also, the Hoysala temples in Karnataka became the 42nd UNESCO World Heritage Site in India.
3. Govt has approved the Women Reservation Bill, which mandates a 33% reservation for women in both the Lok Sabha and state assemblies of India. This legislation aims to ensure equal representation for women in the highest legislative bodies of the country.
4. India has launched the *global biofuels alliance* at the G20 summit in New Delhi. The Global Biofuel Alliance is an India-led Initiative to develop an alliance of governments, International organizations, and Industry to facilitate the adoption of biofuels.
5. Govt has announced the *Samudrayaan Mission( MATSYA 6000)*, India’s first 3-manned mission to explore the deep ocean, at 6000m depth.
6. ISRO has launched India's first solar observatory mission *'Aditya L1'* from PSLV. It will take 125 days to reach the designated point L1.
7. Hyderabad inaugurated a 23-km long India's first solar-covered cycle track. The panels have the potential to generate 16MW of electricity which can illuminate the 800 km of city street lights.
8. Rajasthan tops the list of solar water pump installations in 2023. More than 62,000 farmers have directly benefited from this scheme.
9. Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas flagged off India’s first green hydrogen fuel cell bus in Delhi that emits Just Water.
10. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in certain regions of Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh for an additional 6 months.

1. The Indian Men's Hockey team beat Pakistan to win the Men's Hockey Asia Cup 2023 in Salalah, Oman. 2. Magnus Carlsen, won his first Chess World Cup Title, by defeating India's chess grandmaster Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa in a tie-breaker.
3. India won the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-19 Championship after defeating Pakistan 3-0 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
4. Neeraj Chopra secured the gold medal and Kishore Kumar Jena clinched the silver in the Men’s Javelin Throw at the Asian Games 2023, held in Hangzhou, China.
5. The Indian women's cricket team won their maiden gold medal in the Asian Games 2023 by defeating Sri Lanka by 19 runs.

1. Udhampur military station received the award of *'Best Green Military Station'*.
2. The 3/5 GR of the Indian Army won a gold medal at the *Cambrian Patrol Exercise 2023* held in the UK, also called as the *'Olympics of Military Patrolling'*, competing against 96 teams representing special forces and regiments from around the world.
3. IAF has acquired its first Airbus C-295 aircraft. A total of 56 Airbus C-295 aircraft will replace the IAF AVRO fleet. 40 of them will be manufactured in India.
4. The BRO has initiated the construction of the world's highest fighter airfield in Nyoma - Ladakh.
5. HAL has handed over the twin-seater variant of LCA Tejas fighter aircraft to IAF in Bengaluru. It is a light weight all weather, multi-role 4.5 generation aircraft.
6. The IAF is enhancing its air defence capabilities by inducting indigenous Astra Beyond Visual Range (BVR) Air-to-Air Missiles by late 2023.
7. IAF received its First of 6 Dornier Do-228 Aircraft From HAL, bolstering IAF's operational capabilities.

1. Israel declared a *"State of War on Palestine"* after Palestinian militants (Hamas) launched a major attack, firing more than 5,000 rockets from multiple locations from Gaza killing more than 1,000 Israelis. Israel has retaliated militarily under code named the *Iron Swords*.
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