ICC suspends Sri Lanka Cricket after government interference.

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) membership with immediate effect for government interference in running the cricket board of Sri Lanka.
  • As per the ICC rule, there should be no government interference in the governance, regulation or administration of the cricket board.
  • The Sri Lankan parliament has passed a resolution for sacking the cricket governing body of Sri Lanka.

IMF executive board has approved a 50% quota increase.

  • The executive board has approved a proposal to make a 50% increase in the quota allocated to members in proportion to their current quotas.
  • The proposal will be effective only after consideration and voting by the Board of Governors.
  • The proposal has come after the guidance from the IMF Committee at the 2023 annual meetings.
  • Presently, India has a quota of Special Drawing Rights (SDR) of 13,114.4 million. This means India has a share of 2.75%.

Japan gets a new Island after an undersea volcano eruption.

  • The world’s newest island has been formed off the coast of the Japanese island of Iwo Jima in the Pacific Ocean following an undersea volcanic eruption around 1,200 km south of Tokyo.
  • It located about 1 km off the southern coast of Iwo Jima, started its latest series of eruptions on October 21.
  • The unnamed island was formed after it rose from the ocean and was documented in pictures taken by the country’s Maritime Self-Defense Force on November 1.

India holds "2+2" Ministerial dialogue with the US.

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin arrive for a group photo before the 5th India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, at Sushma Swaraj Bhavan, in New Delhi.
  • The 2+2 meetings have been held annually with the US leaders since 2018.

India finish Asian Archery Championships in Bangkok with seven medals.

  • India ended campaign at Asian Archery Championships in Bangkok yesterday with seven medals comprising three gold, a silver and three bronze.
  • In the Women’s team final, Jyothi Surekha Vennam, Parneet Kaur, and Aditi Gopichand Swami defeated Chinese Taipei in a thrilling contest to win the yellow metal.
  • Kaur also won gold in the women’s individual event after beating compatriot Vennam in the final.

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