1. Cricket World Cup Winners List (1975-2023), Australia Wins 2023 World Cup –


  • As we know the ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 is concluded on 19th November 2023 and Australia won the World Cup final.
  • The 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is the 13th edition of the Cricket World Cup, a quadrennial One Day International (ODI) cricket tournament contested by men’s national teams and organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
  • The inception of this tournament dates back to 1975 when it was first introduced in England. The format involved one-day matches with each team playing for 60 overs.
  • In 1987, a significant milestone was reached when the tournament was jointly hosted by India and Pakistan, marking the first time it was held outside of England.


  1. India-bound ship hijacked by Yemen’s Houthi rebels in Red Sea, says IDF –


  • A cargo ship named “Galaxy Leader,” en route from Turkey to India, has been hijacked by Yemen’s Houthi rebels in the Red Sea. Approximately 50 crew members from various nations were on board.
  • The Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) confirmed the hijacking but clarified that the ship is not Israeli.

Hostage Release Negotiations between Israel and Hamas-

  • Hamas militants clashed with Israeli forces in Gaza’s largest refugee camp. Reports of a potential hostage release deal between Israel and Hamas, involving women and children.Denial of a tentative deal by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US officials.
  • The Washington Post reported ongoing US-mediated talks for a five-day ceasefire to facilitate aid shipments. Earlier reports on Qatari mediators seeking a deal for a three-day ceasefire in exchange for 50 hostages.
  • WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesusannounced the evacuation of “very sick” babies and health workers.
  • Hamas-run health ministry stated 351 cancer patients in Gaza will travel to Turkey for treatment.Turkish-Palestinian Friendship Hospital, the only oncology hospital in Gaza, was closed due to the Israeli ground assault.
  • Israel declares entering the “next stage” of the war, shifting attention to Khan Younis in the south. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicates a relentless pursuit of Hamas leaders.


  1. India’s GDP Surpasses $4 Trillion Mark: A Historic Milestone –


  • In a significant economic achievement, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has crossed the $4 trillion mark in nominal terms. This milestone underscores India’s robust economic growth and solidifies its position as a major global economic force.
  • India’s consistent efforts across various sectors, coupled with strategic policies and a thriving entrepreneurial spirit, have played a pivotal role in achieving this historic milestone. The nation’s ascent highlights its status as one of the world’s fastest-growing major economies.
  • The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) November bulletin revealed a stronger-than-expected GDP growth in the second quarter, surpassing the RBI’s initial forecast of 6.5%. Early economic indicators and robust corporate results for September support this optimistic outlook.