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Daily Current Affairs 15th October 2023: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 15th October 2023. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 15th October 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 15th October 2023 Current affairs test.

 

Summit & Conferences

1. Third Installment of the Global Maritime India Summit 2023 Inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi

  • Narendra Modi has kick-started the third edition of the Global Maritime India Summit 2023, which is set to run from October 17th to 19th in Mumbai.
  • The ‘Amrit Kaal Vision 2047’ will be unveiled during the summit. This plan lays down India’s long-term strategy for its maritime blue economy.
  • Key goals of this venture include enhancing port infrastructure, adopting sustainable practices, and promoting international cooperation within the maritime sector.
  • Additionally, projects worth more than 23 thousand crore rupees will be inaugurated, dedicated to the nation, and foundation stones laid.

Important Dates

2. World Students Day Observed on October 15th in India

  • World Students Day, celebrated every year on October 15th, honors the birth anniversary of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the 11th President of India.
  • The 2023 theme for World Students Day is “FAIL,” an acronym for First Attempt in Learning.
  • Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, often referred to as India’s ‘Missile Man,’ was born on October 15th, 1931, in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu.
  • He served as the country’s 11th President from 2002 to 2007.

State Affairs

3. Kerala Launches Its First 3D Printed Building, Completed in 28 Days

  • Amaze28, Kerala’s first-ever building constructed using 3D printing technology, has been inaugurated.
  • Marking it as a model project, Amaze28 was impressively finished within a mere 28 days.
  • This venture was a joint collaboration between the Kerala State Nirmiti Kendra and Tvasta, a Chennai-based construction tech startup created by IIT-Madras alumni.
  • 3D printing technology facilitates a layer-by-layer construction process, leading to its distinctive design.

4. Global Handwashing Day Celebrated on October 15th, 2023

  • October 15th marks the annual observation of Global Handwashing Day, advocating for effective handwashing with soap at essential times.
  • The 2023 theme is “Clean hands are within reach.”
  • The day’s primary aim is to create awareness about handwashing, motivate the installation of sinks and tippy taps, and emphasize the simplicity and crucial nature of clean hands.
  • It garners support from a myriad of sectors including governments, schools, international organizations, civil society groups, private firms, individuals, and more.

National Affairs

5. Central Electricity Authority Celebrates Its 50th Foundation Day

  • The Central Electricity Authority marked its 50th anniversary, providing technical and policy guidance to the government and others in the power sector for half a century.
  • This event recognized the instrumental role of the CEA in molding India’s energy sector.
  • Shri R. K. Singh, the Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy, graced the golden jubilee celebration in New Delhi.

6. “Maadi” – A New Garba Song by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a Garba song named “Maadi,” which boasts compositions by the Meet brothers, Manmeet Singh and Harmeet Singh.
  • Divya Kumar lends her voice to the song, while the music is crafted by Meet Bros – Manmeet Singh and Harmeet Singh.
  • Earlier, a track titled “Garbo,” sung by Dhvani Bhanushali and composed by Tanishk Bagchi, was released under the Jjust Music label, initiated by actor-producer Jackky Bhagnani.
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