Daily Current Affairs : 23 January 2023

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Current Affairs 2023

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Daily Current Affairs 2023

Daily current affairs with date wise and month wise GK is provided below. Daily GK Updates and Current Affairs are clubbed by month-wise. This way, you can stay in touch with all the affairs in India and around the world, specially for preparing govt exams.

Current Affairs with Static GK : 23 January 2023

1) Kerala’s Wayanad district became the first district in the country to provide basic documents and facilities such as Aadhaar cards, ration cards, birth/death certificates, election ID cards, bank accounts and health insurance to all tribal people.
▪️Kerala :-
➠Anamudi Shola National Park
➠Eravikulam National Park
➠Silent Valley National Park
➠Cherai Beach
➠Idukki Dam on Periyar River
➠Pamba River
➠Kumarakom National Park

2) Jammu and Kashmir has become the first Union Territory of India to go completely digital.
➨The main objective of making government services online is to make people online.
▪️Jammu and Kashmir :-
➨L. Governor of J&K – Manoj Sinha
➨Rajparian Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Hirapora Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Gulmarg Wildlife Sanctuary
➨Dachigam National Park
➨Salim Ali National Park
➨Annual Youth Festival “Sonzal-2022

3) Tata Consultancy Services and Infosys grew their brand value to retain their positions as the second and third most valuable IT services brands, according to the ‘IT Services 25’ list prepared by UK-based consultancy Brand Finance for the year 2023.

4) Researchers discovered a rare low-altitude basalt plateau in the Western Ghats of the Thane district of Maharashtra by a team led by Dr. Mandar Datar.
▪️ Maharashtra :-
➨ Sanjay Gandhi (Borivali) National Park
➨ Tadoba National Park
➨Nawegaon National Park
➨Gugamal National Park
➨Chandoli National Park

5) Pankaj Kumar Singh, the former director general of the Border Security Force (BSF), has been appointed as the deputy national security advisor (Dy NSA) of India.

6) MSN Group launched the world’s first generic Palbociclib tablets indicated for advanced breast cancer therapy under the brand Palborest.

7) Celebrated litterateur Nilmani Phookan, the third litterateur from Assam to win the Jnanpith award, and one of the biggest names in modern Assamese literature, passed away at the age of 90.

8) Praveen Sharma has been appointed as the Director in the National Health Authority (Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

9) Namasthe World, a newly formed children’s toy & gaming brand based out of Hyderabad announced its launch promising to offer a holistic 360-degree experience in physical toys, digital content, edutainment centric games and casual games for kids.

10) R Vishnu Prassad has been honored with the Indian Achievers Award as the most distinguished scientist of the year 2022.
➨The Indian Achievers Award is India’s most prestigious award and a prestigious recognition that is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to society in a variety of fields.

11) Tamilnad Mercantile Bank (TMB) has bagged ‘Best Small Bank Award’ in the ‘Best Banks Survey for the year 2022’.
➨ The bank has won this award under the category of banks with the book size of less than ₹1 lakh crore.

12) The Indian Army, under the HQ Army Training Command, organised the second edition of Hackathon – “Sannya Rankshetram 2.0”.
➨It aims to identify indigenous talent in the field and raise the level of training in the areas of cyber deterrence, security software coding, etc.

13) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated an ‘International Craft Summit’ in Jajpur.
➨This is the first-of-its-kind craft summit featuring a confluence of pioneering craftspeople, culture, and art enthusiasts.
▪️Odisha CM – Naveen Patnaik
➨ Governor – Ganeshi Lal
➨ Similipal Tiger Reserve
➨ Satkosia Tiger Reserve
➨ Bhitarkanika Mangroves
➨ Nalabana Bird Sanctuary
➨ Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary
➨ Chilika Wildlife Sanctuary, Puri
➨ Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary

Importance of Current Affairs

Current affairs are an important part of many government exams, including the UPSC Civil Services Examination, the SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination, the IBPS PO and Clerk examinations, and others. They test a candidate’s general awareness of current events and issues happening in the country and the world. Current affairs are also used to test a candidate’s analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as their ability to think critically and form informed opinions.

Current Affairs for UPSC

For example, in the UPSC Civil Services Examination, current affairs are an important part of both the written exam and the interview. Candidates are expected to have a good understanding of current events and issues happening in the country and the world, as well as their impact on the functioning of the government and society.

Current Affairs for SSC Exams

Similarly, in the SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination, current affairs are an important part of the General Awareness section, which tests a candidate’s knowledge of current events, geography, history, economics, and other topics.

Current Affairs for IBPS PO and Clerk examinations

In IBPS PO and Clerk examinations, Current affairs are also an important part of the General Awareness section. It includes questions on current events, banking and financial awareness, static GK and economics.

Overall, knowledge of current affairs is essential for any candidate preparing for government exams. It not only helps in scoring marks in the exams but also helps in the overall development of the candidate as better civil servant.

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