Daily Current Affairs 10th September 2023: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation
This post contains important current affairs of 10th September 2023. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 10th September 2023. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 10th September 2023 Current affairs test.
Honours & Awards
1. Swachh Vayu Sarvekshan 2023 Ranks Indore at the Top
- Indore has been awarded the distinction of having the cleanest air according to the Swachh Vayu Sarvekshan 2023 report, released in Bhopal by Union Environment Minister, Bhupender Yadav. Agra and Thane trailed behind Indore, while Bhopal and Delhi occupied the fifth and ninth positions respectively.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has articulated plans aiming to improve air quality across over 100 cities, implementing a holistic strategy.
2. World Suicide Prevention Day Celebrated on 10th September
- The World Suicide Prevention Day was observed on 10th September 2023. From 2021 to 2023, the theme has been “Creating Hope Through Action,” emphasizing the importance of proactive measures to foster hope and prevent suicides. It is seen as a major health issue with deep emotional, societal, and economic impacts.
Banking & Finance
3. HSBC India Introduces ‘ONDC in a Box’
- The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) has taken the lead as the first foreign bank in India to roll out ‘ONDC in a Box.’ This product provides a comprehensive solution for corporates, allowing seamless integration with ONDC. ONDC’s mission is to establish an open and interoperable platform to streamline transactions between consumers and vendors.
4. Switzerland Leads in World Best Countries Report 2023
- Switzerland retained its top position in the World Report’s annual Best Countries rankings for 2023, marking its sixth win and second consecutive year. Following Switzerland, Canada, Sweden, and Australia ranked second, third, and fourth, respectively. While the USA stood fifth, India secured the 30th position, with the USA falling a rank from its previous 2022 position.
5. G20 Summit Proposes “One Sun, One World, One Grid” Initiative
- The 18th G20 Summit in New Delhi hosted a one-day symposium focusing on “Transnational Grid Interconnections for One Sun, One World, One Grid (OSOWOG)”. This initiative’s objective is to enable countries to harness solar energy efficiently, pivotal in the global transition towards renewable energy sources. The initiative aims to ensure round-the-clock renewable energy availability, reducing energy backup needs, and in turn, cutting electricity costs for the populace.
6. India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor Unveiled
- At the annual G20 summit, PM Narendra Modi announced the formation of the India-Middle East-Europe economic corridor. This corridor, spanning both maritime and rail connections, is designed to boost trade, ease energy transportation, and enhance digital connectivity. The economic passage seeks joint efforts on connectivity and infrastructure from nations, including India, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, the EU, France, Italy, Germany, and the US.
Summits & Conferences
7. Launch of ‘Bharat: Mother of Democracy’ Portal during the G20 Summit
- The cultural department introduced a dedicated portal for the extensive exhibition titled ‘Bharat: The Mother of Democracy.’ Positioned at Bharat Mandapam, this exhibition caters to global leaders attending the summit. The portal consists of five primary sections and 22 subsections, covering periods from the Sindhu-Saraswati Civilization, through Mahajanapada and Gantantra era, the Vijaynagar Empire, Mughal emperor Akbar’s reign, and culminating with the formulation of the Indian Constitution and contemporary electoral practices.