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Daily Current Affairs 30th August 2023: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 30th August 2023. It includes all Major National, International, Business, and Sports related current affairs of 30th August 2023. We have briefly explained every current affairs matter to help you further understand your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs, we would recommend that you try the 30th August 2023 Current Affairs test.

National News
1. Ethanol-Powered Toyota Innova HyCross Unveiled by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

  • Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, showcased a revolutionary car: Toyota’s Innova HyCross, which runs solely on ethanol.
  • This unique vehicle is globally the first BS-VI (Stage-II) flex-fuel car, melding advanced engineering with environmental responsibility.
  • Unlike most Flex-Fuel Vehicles (FFVs) that run on a combination of gasoline and ethanol, this new model of Innova HyCross exclusively uses ethanol.

International News
2. African Countries Adopt the Kampala Ministerial Declaration on Migration, Environment, and Climate Change

  • The Kampala Ministerial Declaration on Migration, Environment, and Climate Change (KDMECC) is a pivotal accord accepted by 48 African countries to manage the intertwined challenges of human migration and climatic shifts.
  • Initially approved by 15 nations in Africa in 2022, KDMECC serves as an actionable guideline for countries to effectively navigate climate-related human movements.
  • This declaration is significant as the first hands-on framework initiated by African nations to address this pressing issue.

Appointments News
3. Israel Unveils ORON Aircraft for Intelligence Collection

  • Israel’s Defense Ministry has introduced the ORON aircraft, a game-changing asset for intelligence collection.
  • The ORON is developed on the Gulfstream G550 Aerospace base and includes sophisticated sensors, cameras, and artificial intelligence, operating between 40,000-50,000 feet and offering a flight range of up to 1,000 kilometers.
  • The Israeli Air Force’s esteemed “Nachshon” 122nd squadron will manage and operate ORON, which will be based at Nevatim Air Base near Beer Sheva.

4. Celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor Becomes Brand Ambassador for Indian Oil Corporation’s Indane XTRATEJ LPG

  • Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOC) announced Celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor as the brand ambassador for its Indane XTRATEJ LPG brand through a digital press meeting.
  • At an event in Bengaluru, a new commercial was released by V. Satish Kumar, Marketing Director at Indian Oil.
  • Dominating the LPG sector with a 49% market share, Indian Oil has an astounding 16 crore customer base and distributes 27 lakh cylinders every day.

5. Reliance Industries Board Welcomes Isha, Akash, and Anant Ambani as Non-Executive Directors

  • Reliance Industries revealed that Isha, Akash, and Anant Ambani have been officially inducted as non-executive directors on the board.
  • Concurrently, Nita Ambani is stepping down from the board but will continue her role as Chairperson of Reliance Foundation.
  • Mukesh Ambani envisions a collaborative leadership with his children, steering Reliance Industries toward expanded growth and value.

Science and Technology News
6. ISRO Preparing for Aditya L1 Mission to Study the Sun

  • Following the success of the Chandrayaan-3 mission, ISRO is gearing up for the Aditya L1 mission, targeting the Sun.
  • The launch is set for September 2 at Sriharikota launch facility in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Aditya-L1 will explore the Sun’s different layers with its seven specialized instruments.

Miscellaneous News
8. Assam’s Chokuwa Rice Receives Geographical Indication Tag

  • Assam’s Chokuwa rice, commonly known as “Magic Rice,” has been granted the esteemed Geographical Indication (GI) tag.
  • Consumed historically even by the armies of the Ahom dynasty, this rice is a semi-glutinous winter variety.
  • Unique to areas around the Brahmaputra River such as Tinsukia, Dhemaji, and Dibrugarh, this rice has sticky properties.

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