National Current Affairs and Events – January 2023

: National Current Affairs and Events - January 2023
: National Current Affairs and Events - January 2023
Read about the National Current Affairs and Events that took place in January 2023 in this article.

As the new year begins, it is important to stay updated with the latest current affairs and events happening in the country. In this article, we will cover the National Current Affairs and Events that took place in January 2023.

Name the former Minister of Law and Justice and advocate of Supreme Court who passed away on 31 January 2023?Shanti Bhushan
Which State has been selected as the best State Tableau among 17 States and Union Territories which participated in the Republic Day parade at Kartavya Path in New Delhi?Uttarakhand
Name the Minister of Health and Family Welfare of Odisha who was shot dead by a police sub-inspector on 29 January 2023?Naba Kishore Das
Name the World boxing champion who has been selected as the brand ambassador of India’s largest iron ore producer, National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)?Nikhat Zareen
Which Indian batsman has recently announced his retirement from cricket?Murali Vijay
Which State has announced that unemployed youth will be given a monthly allowance in the State from the next financial year?Chhattisgarh
India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with which country to introduce 12 African Cheetahs annually over the next eight to ten years?South Africa
In which city of Gujarat, the 30th National Child Science Congress was inaugurated on 27th January 2023?Ahmedabad
What is the new name of Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Mughal garden?Amrit Udyan
In the under-19 Women’s t20 World Cup 2023, the Indian team defeated which country to win the title?England
Who has been appointed as the new Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force?Amar Preet Singh
According to the IMF World Economic Outlook report, what is India’s growth rate in 2023?6.1%
What is the name of the World’s first intranasal COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Bharat Biotech?iNCOVACC
What is the theme of National Voters Day this year?Nothing like voting, I vote for Sure
Who has been named the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Gujarat Maritime Cluster by Gujarat Ports Infrastructure Company Limited?Madhvendra Singh
Who was the chief guest at the 74th Republic Day function of India?Abdel Fattah El-Sisi
Which Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) of India has created BharOS, a made in India mobile operating system?IIT Madras
What is the name of the fifth Kalvari class submarine inducted into the Indian Navy?INS Vagir
Who has been appointed as the new General Manager of Central Railway?Naresh Lalwani
Name the renowned Assamese poet winner of Jnanpith Award for 2020 who passed away on 19 January 2023?Nilamani Phookan
Who won the India Open 2023 Male Singles title in the badminton championship?Kunlavut Vitidsarn (Thailand)
Who won the India Open 2023 Female Singles title in the badminton championship?An Se Young (South Korea)
Parakram Diwas is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of which freedom fighter?Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
Which company has launched the IPTV services over Railwire from 26 January 2023?RailTel
Which State of India celebrated its founding day on January 24, 2023?Uttar Pradesh
Who has been appointed as the next Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)?Vikram Dev Dutt
“The only source of knowledge is experience.” – Albert Einstein
Who has been appointed as the director of the National Health Authority?Praveen Sharma
At which place in Karnataka, India’s first 3x platform wind turbine generators (WTG) have been installed?Gadag
Who is the youngest batsman to hit double centuries in one-day international cricket?Shubman Gill
Who has been appointed as the deputy NSA of India?Pankaj Kumar Singh
Which State recently revived the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) for government employees, after Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Punjab?Himachal Pradesh
At which place in Uttar Pradesh, Korwa Ordnance Factory, an Indo-Russian joint venture has begun producing Kalashnikov AK-203 assault rifles?Amethi
Which institution released the ‘Rural Health Statistics report’?Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Which country will introduce its stamp with Jawaharlal Nehru’s portrait on its 75th Independence Day?Sri Lanka
Which company bagged the Women’s IPL media rights recently?Viacom18
On which day, Indian Army Day was observed in India?15 January
Which Indian-American has been awarded the Martin Luther King Grand Parade Special award?Krishna Vavilala
Name the former Union Minister, seven times Member of Parliament and leader of Rashtriya Janata Dal who passed away on 12 January 23?Sharad Yadav
Google paid a special tribute to which Indian Olympian through its Doodle recently?KD Jadhav (wrestler)
Which public sector bank partnered with Garuda Aerospace, a drone company based in Chennai, under the Kisan Pushpak Scheme?Union Bank of India
Which district of Kerala has become the country’s first constitution literate district?Kollam
What is the expected economic growth of India in 2023-24 according to the World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects Report?6.6%
Name the place on the border between Sudan and South Sudan where India has deployed its single largest platoon of UN women peacekeepers?Abyei
From which place in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the world’s longest river Cruise, MV Ganga Vilas?Varanasi
Name the former president of Infosys who has been appointed as the new CEO of the IT company Cognizant?Ravi Kumar S
On which day National Youth Day was observed in India?12 January
National Youth Day is celebrated to commemorate whose birth anniversary?Swami Vivekananda
India’s first 5G-enabled drone has been developed by which Noida-based company?IG Drones
What is the name of India’s first 5G-enabled drone?Skyhawk
Training launch of which Short-Range Ballistic Missile was successfully conducted by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) from the Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha?Prithvi-II
Which Indian bank has received the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) regulatory approval to hold special rupee vostro accounts of three banks from Sri Lanka?Indian Bank
In which state will PM Modi inaugurated the 26th National Youth Festival on January 12, 2023?Karnataka
Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Paytm Payments Bank?Surinder Chawla

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