Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 16, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 16, 2023


  • Communist veteran and freedom fighter N Sankaraiah passed away at the age of 101. He was one of the founding members of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).
  • Kashmir Saffron has been cultivated in a Kerala village, for the first time.
  • Indian Air Force C-130 J aircraft flew a heavy drilling machine from Delhi to Chinyalisaur to bore a passage for the 40 workers trapped in the tunnel.
  • Prime Minister launches Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, PM Janjati Adivasi Nyaya Maha Abhiyan, PM JanMan from Jharkhand.


  • Indian good exports grew 6.2 % in October 2023, imports jump 12.3% to a record high of USD 65.03 billion.
  • Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of CII launched a rating and certification initiative ‘Nest’.
  • RBI barred Bajaj Finance from giving loans under 2 products.


  • France issues international arrest warrants for Syrian President Bashar Assad and others involved in war crimes.
  • UN World Meteorological Organisation warns that Greenhouse gases hit record high in 2022.
  • China and the USA pledges to accelerate their efforts to address climate change ahead of a major UN meeting.
  • Israel’s raid at Al Shifa hospital, the main hospital of Gaza, sparks international condemnation.


  • India enters the ODI World Cup Finals after recording its 10th consecutive win with a 70 run victory over New Zealand.
  • Virat Kohli hits 50th ODI century, the highest by any cricketer; breaks Sachin Tendulkar’s record. He also became the first batter to score 700 runs in an ODI World Cup.
  • Mohammad Shami clinched seven wickets for 57 runs; emerges as the most successful bowler in knock outs.



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