Latest Current Affairs Today - 03rd October 2023 GK Updates

Latest Current Affairs Today - 03rd October 2023 GK Updates
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Here are the latest current affairs of 03rd October, 2023.






Swadesh Darshan Scheme




  • Prime Minister  Shri Narendra Modi  today  inaugurated  multiple  projects of Government of India  which  included  ‘tourist facilities  at  Nathdwara’  funded  by the Ministry of  Tourism  as  part of   Krishna circuit of  Swadesh Darshan  scheme.

         National Fests/Events

Nobel Prize in Medicine 2023

  • The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2023 has been awarded to Katalin Kariko and Drew Weissman for their groundbreaking research on nucleoside base modifications that played a pivotal role in the development of highly effective mRNA vaccines against COVID-19. Let’s delve into who these scientists are and how their work revolutionized vaccine technology.

       Science & Technology

World's second malaria vaccine gets WHO approval


  • Serum Institute of India said the WHO has approved a malaria vaccine, paving the way for the global roll-out of the world's second such vaccine.
  • The recommendation is based on pre-clinical and clinical trial data which showed good safety and high efficacy in four countries, at sites with both seasonal and perennial malaria transmission.

   National & sports news

                                                                                            Nitin Gupta's tenure as CBDT chairman has been extended till 2024





  • The government has decided to extend the tenure of Nitin Gupta as chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes( CBDT), till June 30, 2024.
  • He is a 1986-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of the Income-tax departmant.








  • Bihar government released the report of a caste survey conducted in the State; OBCs, EBCs comprise more than 63% of State’s population.
  • Madras High Court rules that educational institutions run by religious and linguistic minorities need not follow the rule of reservation with respect to the SC, St and OBC Students.
  • Tamil Nadu announces ₹25 lakh each as reward for nine ISRO scientists from the state.
  • State of India’s Birds (SOIB) 2023 report: Nearly 110 species of birds recorded in Tamil Nadu are in a state of decline across the country.
  • Kerala government will initiate a vaccination programme to prevent cervical cancer.
  • Karnataka government is planning to set up a ‘Grama Nyayalaya’ (village court) in each panchayat for resolving disputes within its jurisdiction.
  • Indian Air Force (IAF) placed two contracts with Bharat Dynamics Ltd. (BDL) for the indigenous Astra Beyond Visual Range (BVR) air-to-air Missile.

Asian Games

  • Parul Chaudhary wins silver behind world champion Winfred Mutile Yavi of Bahrain in 3000m steeple chase.
  • Sutirtha Mukherjee and Ayhika Mukherjee win bronze in Table Tennis.

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