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1-Assembly polls 2023: Amit Shah and Asaduddin Owaisi spar over Telangana’s Muslim reservation
On November 20, Union Home Minister Amit Shah declared that if the BJP wins Telangana, they will do away with the 4% Muslim reservation and use the money for the benefit of OBCs, STs, and SCs. Shah accused Telangana’s Chief Minister KCR of being afraid of Owaisi’s power and chastised him for not honouring Hyderabad Redemption Day.
Shah emphasised his party’s resolve to end dynasty politics in Telangana by promising to make the day a state holiday. Political tensions increase as the state prepares for the assembly elections on November 30. In response to the BJP’s allegations, AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi stated that Muslim reservations are founded on social and educational deprivation rather than religion.
2-Amid the OpenAI issue, Sam Altman joins Microsoft
As OpenAI’s former CEO Sam Altman joins Microsoft to head their new AI research division, the company’s crisis takes a new turn. On November 17, Sam Altman was sacked as CEO of OpenAI. The board of directors of OpenAI declared that it was no longer confident in Altman’s competence to guide the business.
Altman faced allegations of lacking candour in his correspondence with the board. Chief technological officer of OpenAI Mira Murati was named acting CEO.
3-Andhra Pradesh: A significant fire breaks out at the fishing dock in Visakhapatnam
On November 20, a large fire started near the fishing dock in Visakhapatnam. Forty boats were eventually affected by the fire that began with the first boat. To put out the fire, numerous fire fighters arrived at the scene. Police are looking into the issue after registering a case.
“The fire broke out on a boat at Vishakhapatnam fishing harbour and then spread to nearly 35 fiber-mechanized boats at midnight,” stated Anand Reddy, DCP Visakhapatnam.
Fire and police departments arrived right away. They managed to put out the fire. The origin of the fire is still unknown. There were no confirmed deaths or injuries from the incident. An inquiry has been started and a case has been filed.
4- Horror IndiGo trip: Drunk man mistreats air hostess on Jaipur-Bengaluru trip, gets arrested
Randheer Singh, 33, of the Sikar district in Rajasthan was taken into custody for acting inappropriately towards an air hostess during an IndiGo trip from Jaipur to Bengaluru. Despite warnings, the accused—who was allegedly drunk—kept holding the air hostess’s hand repeatedly. He was given bail and freed following the arrest.
The event highlights the difficulties airline employees have when interacting with rowdy passengers, especially those who are intoxicated. The safety and wellbeing of airline crews remain at risk due to incidences of misbehaviour on flights, which is why authorities are taking action.
5-In a skill development lawsuit, the Andhra High Court granted former chief minister Chandrababu Naidu bail.
The AP High Court granted regular bail to Chandrababu Naidu, the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh and leader of the TDP, who is facing charges related to the Skill Development Scam. Naidu, who is presently being held on interim bail due to medical concerns, was given a temporary parole for cataract surgery, which enabled him to be released from jail on October 31 after serving 53 days.
Initially, as a stopgap, the court had granted medical bail until November 28. In a subsequent development, Justice T Mallikarjun Rao of the AP High Court rendered a new decision that granted regular bail, providing more relief. For the TDP and its supporters, who have continuously insisted that Naidu is innocent of any wrongdoing in the skill development scandal, this ruling represents a major reprieve. According to the TDP, the governing YS Party is involved in political retaliation.
6-The Travis Head controversy: How these so-called “cricket fans” degrade the sport
Seeing some Indian cricket supporters react in such an extreme and unacceptable way after Australia’s win in the ICC World Cup 2023 is depressing. Sports celebrations should promote respect and unity, but some supporters’ recent actions have taken an unsettling turn.
Threatening to rape Travis Head’s wife and children is not only wrong, but illegal as well. Such behaviour violates sportsmanship norms and tarnishes the spirit of the game. It is imperative that supporters convey their happiness or disappointment in a way that maintains decency and respect, embodying the genuine essence of cricket.
7-During a Sabarmati River Cruise, Australian Captain Pat Cummins poses with the ICC World Cup Trophy.
Following their victory in the ICC World Cup 2023, the Australian cricket team celebrated on a Sabarmati River Cruise in Ahmedabad. Pat Cummins joyfully posed with the ICC trophy during the voyage after winning a dramatic match against the Indian Cricket Team on November 19 at Narendra Modi Stadium.
The Australian players had a calm and happy post-match celebration on the river cruise. The team’s trophy celebration took place against the scenic background of the Sabarmati River, adding to the happy memories that followed their World Cup campaign.
8-Modi comforts Shami and the other players in the locker room following Australia’s defeat in the World Cup final.
Following the game, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the players in the dressing room to offer encouragement. On November 19, Australia defeated India by six wickets in the World Cup final. Social media users saw an image of India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja shaking hands with Prime Minister Modi.
On his social media account X, Indian athlete Ravindra Jadeja posted a photo of themselves shaking hands with Prime Minister Modi. “We had a terrific competition, but yesterday we fell short. Although we are all devastated, we are persevering because of the support from our people.
Yesterday’s visit by PM @narendramodi to the changing room was unique and really inspiring.” Indian speed bowler Mohammad Shami posted on X, saying, “Thankful to PM @narendramodi for specially coming to the dressing room and raising our spirits.” “To the Indian Team, PM Modi, your skill and tenacity during the World Cup were impressive. You’ve played with such passion and made the country very proud. We support you now and always,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
9- Watch: Richard Marles, Australia’s deputy prime minister, makes payments via UPI outside Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium
Richard Marles, the deputy prime minister and minister of defence for Australia, visited the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi while he was in India for a two-plus-two ministerial conversation. Marles took pleasure in eating roadside food and even made payments via UPI. At Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium,
Australian Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles engaged in a game of cricket earlier. At the stadium, Richard Marles engaged in conversation with a group of young athletes. The Australian deputy prime minister received a cap and a cricket ball from the stadium administrators. At the Stadium, Richard Marles gave a floral tribute to former Union Minister Arun Jaitley.
10- ICC World Cup 2023 squad: Six Indians and two Australians make the cut
On November 20, 2023, the ICC releases the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 starting lineup. Only two players from Australia, the winners, made the cut out of the six Indian players that were present.
11- UFO in Manipur? IAF gathers Rafale aircraft after spotting them close to Imphal airport
Imphal Airport in Manipur stops accepting aircraft after above the airport was spotted a UFO. On November 19, at about 2:00 PM, the white item like a balloon was spotted floating close to Bir Tikendrajit International Airport (BTI). As soon as the IAF received word of the sighting, two Rafale fighters were scrambled. For a duration of three hours and twenty minutes, the airport ceased its flight operations.
12-Telangana: Three people killed and numerous injured in collapse of an under-construction stadium
Come along as we examine the reasons, rescue operations, and wider ramifications as we delve into the specifics of this tragic event. We are praying for the victims of this construction accident and their families. For the most recent information on this regrettable incident, stay tuned.
13-Singer Shakira pays a $7.5 million fine to settle a tax fraud case in Spain.
Unexpectedly, international superstar Shakira agreed to pay a hefty $7.5 million fine in order to resolve a well-known Spanish tax fraud case. Come along as we delve into the specifics of this court drama, examining the ramifications for the well-known vocalist and the larger picture of celebrity tax disputes.
Examine the settlement’s nuances and the responses from supporters and financial professionals.
14-After being mocked, Mitchell Marsh of Australia sits with his feet up on the World Cup trophy.
Australian cricket player Mitchell Marsh was recently featured in a social media video that caused controversy. Many people called his actions “disrespectful” because he was shown jokingly resting his legs over the coveted World Cup trophy. After squad captain Pat Cummins posted the picture on Instagram, it rapidly went viral and provoked a barrage of criticism and mocking. The image was deemed “disrespectful,” which led to widespread trolling.
15-World Cup 2023: Anushka Sharma embraces Virat Kohli after Australia defeats India
Australia won its sixth ICC ODI World Cup title on November 19 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, defeating India by six wickets. The actor Anushka Sharma was spotted hugging cricket player and husband Virat Kohli close to the stands shortly after the Men in Blue lost.
16-‘Sexist’ Remarks Made by Harbhajan Singh About Anushka Sharma and Athiya Shetty Draw Criticism | World Cup Final
Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh faced backlash on social media following his comments about Bollywood actresses Anushka Sharma and Athiya Shetty, who were in attendance at the Narendra Modi Stadium to watch the World Cup final, following India’s devastating loss to Australia on Sunday.