GK Update
  • Mobile Menu

Sign-Up IcanDon't Have an Account?



Login Icon

Have an Account?


By clicking on Register, you are agreeing to our Terms & Conditions.


GK Update

Wed 29 Nov, 2023


Bali Jatra

  • Asia’s largest open-air annual trade fair the Bali Jatra was inaugurated on the banks of the Mahanadi River in Cuttack, Odisha.
Odisha Capital: Bhubaneswar


6.4 per cent Economic Growth

  • India’s economic growth is likely to rise at 6.4 per cent for fiscal year 2024-25, according to Standard & Poors (S&P) Global.
  • This projection is in line with many agencies, though lower than the government and RBI projection of 6.5 percent.
Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) Chairman: Bibek Debroy

Critical and Strategic Minerals Auction

  • Ministry of Mines will launch the first tranche auction of critical and strategic minerals.
  • Critical minerals are essential for our country’s economic development and national security.
Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi


Yard 12706 (Imphal)

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled the crest of Project 15B stealth guided missile destroyer Yard 12706 (Imphal), in New Delhi.
  • The Yard 12706 (Imphal) is the third among the four Project 15B stealth-guided missile destroyers.
  • It is the first capital warship to be named after a city in the North-Eastern region.
Manipur CM: N Biren Singh

Ministry of Defence inks contract with BHEL

  • Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited to procure 16 Upgraded Super Rapid Gun Mount & accessories worth ₹2956.89 Cr for Indian Navy.


Syed Modi India International Badminton Championship

  • Syed Modi India international badminton championship world tour Super 300 kicked off in Lucknow city of Uttar Pradesh.
Uttar Pradesh CM: Yogi Adityanath

National Hockey Championship

  • Punjab defeated Haryana to clinch 13th senior men's national hockey championship in Chennai.  

Awards & Honours

54th IFFI Concludes

  • 54th International Film Festival of India concluded in Goa.
  • ‘Endless Borders’ won the Golden Peacock for the Best Film Award.
  • Veteran Hollywood actor and producer Michael Douglas was honoured with the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at the closing ceremony.
  • Best Director Award went to Stephan Komandarev for the film 'Blaga’s Lessons'.
  • Pouria Rahimi Sam bagged Best Actor (Male) award for the film 'Endless Borders', while the Best Actor (Female) award was given to Melanie Thiery for the film 'Party of Fools'.
  • Silver Peacock Award was given to the Kannada film 'Kantara’.
  • Best Debut Feature Film of a Director went to Turkish Director Reger Azad Kaya for his film 'When The Seedlings Grow'.
  • Drift directed by Anthony Chen received the prestigious ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal.
  • Best Web Series (OTT) Award went to Panchayat Season 2.
Closing Film ‘The Featherweight’

Gold Medal to Ministry of Ayush

  • Ministry of Ayush has been awarded the Gold Medal by the ‘India Trade Promotion Organization’ for its excellent performance in the ‘Ministries and Departments’ category of the Indian International Trade Fair.

NTPC Bongaigaon

  • NTPC Bongaigaon has received the trophy in the Environment Protection Category at the 22nd Annual Greentech Environment Award 2023 and in the Rural Development Category at the 10th Annual Greentech CSR India Awards.

 Science & Tech

Joint Microwave Remote Sensing Satellite

  • India and US will launch the joint microwave remote sensing satellite for Earth observation in the coming months.
  • The satellite will be named NISAR (NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar).
Science and Technology Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh


National Outreach Programme

  • Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani launched the National Outreach Programme on Anganwadi Protocol for Divyang Children.
  • The Protocol embraces a Social Model for Divyangjan Inclusive Nutrition Care.

Indian Ocean Tuna Commission

  • 19th Working Party on Data Collection and Statistics of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission has been inaugurated in Mumbai.
Indian Ocean Tuna Commission HQ: Victoria, Seychelles


  • 4th edition of ASEAN India Grassroots Innovation Forum (AIGIF) launched in Langkawi, Malaysia.
  • AIGIF is an annual programme focused on fostering a strengthened relationship between India and ASEAN Member States on the premise of cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation.
High Commissioner of India to Malaysia B. N. Reddy

Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan 

  • An MoU has been signed between Department of Social Justice & Empowerment and Shri Ramchandra Mission under Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan (NMBA).
NMBA Launched: 2020

Krishnaveni Sangeetha Neerajanam

  • Ministry of Tourism in association with Ministry of Culture, Sangeet Natak Academy and State Government of Andhra Pradesh successfully organised the prequel event of Krishnaveni Sangeetha Neerajanam, a first of its kind festival to celebrate the rich heritage of classical music and promote lesser-known tourist attractions.


  • Ministry of Tourism is organizing an Industry Roundtable on Developing India as a MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) Destination at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi on 30th November, 2023.

Latest Courses