1. India, UK Hold Inaugural ‘2+2’ Foreign, Defence Dialogue In Delhi –


  • The inaugural India-UK ‘2+2’ foreign and defence dialogue saw the two sides focusing on ways to boost cooperation in a range of key areas such as trade and investment, defence, critical technologies, civil aviation, health and energy.
  • Aim: To discuss and review all aspects of the India-UK comprehensive strategic partnership.
  • Discussed international developments including in the Indo-Pacific region and considered the possibility of enhancing anti-terror collaboration


  1. PM Modi to inaugurate third edition of Global Maritime India Summit 2023 –


  • Narendra Modi will inaugurate the third edition of the Global Maritime India Summit 2023, held from 17th to 19th October in Mumbai.
  • He will unveil ‘Amrit Kaal Vision 2047’, the long-term blueprint for the Indian maritime blue economy.
  • Aim: To enhance port facilities, promote sustainable practices, and facilitate international collaboration.
  • He will inaugurate, dedicate to the nation, and lay the foundation stone of projects worth more than 23 thousand crore rupees.


  1. PM Modi inaugurates 141st session of International Olympic Committee –


  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 141st International Olympic Committee Session in Mumbai.
  • India is hosting the International Olympic Committee session for the second time and after a gap of about 40 years.
  • The IOC’s 86th session was held in New Delhi in 1983.
  • Important decisions regarding the future of the Olympic Games are made at the IOC Sessions.