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February 10, 2023 Current Affairs covers only the important topics for examination.

Current Affairs Today 2023 pdf

This Current Affairs Today 2023 Section provides the latest and Best Daily Current Affairs of 2023 for UPSC, IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC, Railway, UPPSC, RPSC, BPSC, MPPSC, TNPSC, MPSC, KPSC, and other competitive exams.

  1.    Who has won the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix 2023 title?
Ans:- Tejaswin Shankar
Detail Info:-
New Balance Indoor Grand Prix is an annual indoor track and field competition that showcases top athletes from around the world. Tejaswin Shankar did a great job in the high jump competition at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix. He jumped up to 2.26 meters and won the competition.
Key Points:-
  • New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Title is a professional indoor track and field event held annually in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • First held in 1996.
 2.    What is “BARD AI”?
Ans:-  Bard is Google’s artificial intelligence chatbot.
Detail Info:-
Bard is a chatbot created by Google. It works by having a conversation with users and is based on Google’s Language Model for Dialogue Application (LMDA). Currently, it’s only being tested with a few users, but soon it will be available for everyone to use.
Key Points:-
  • Bard AI was launched on 7 February 2023.
  • Present CEO of Google is Sundar Pichai.
  • Google was founded on September 4, 1998, by Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

 3.    Who has inaugurated the VFS Global Visa Application Centre in Lucknow?

Ans:-  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Detail Info:-

To enable citizens of the state to complete formalities related to the visa process for 10 countries.

 4.    Who has won the ‘Mathrubhumi Book of the Year’ award?

Ans:-  Dr. Peggy Mohan

Detail Info:-

Author Dr. Peggy Mohan has bagged the ‘Mathrubhumi Book of The Year’ award at the fourth edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL 2023) for her book ‘Wanderers, Kings, and Merchants’.

 5.    Which University can get the status of the world’s “Living Heritage University”?

Ans:- Visva-Bharati University,ai Sanjay

Detail Info:-

Normally heritage tag is given to a dead monument. For the first time in the world, a living university that is functioning is going to get the heritage tag from UNESCO.

Key Points:-

  • Visva-Bharati University was founded by Rabindranath Tagore in 1921.
  • It is located in Shantiniketan, West Bengal.
  • It is the only university whose vice-chancellor is the Prime Minister of India.

 6.      Which country has become the world’s largest milk producer in the world?

Ans:- India

. 7.   Who has won the Golden Book Awards 2023 for the book ‘Now You Breathe’?

Ans:- Rakhi Kapoor

Detail Info:-

Rakhi Kapoor has been awarded the most awaited Golden Book Awards 2023 for her book Now You Breathe – Overcoming Toxic Relationships and Abuse in the category Powerful Relationship Guide.

 8.       Which planet has become the planet with the maximum number of moons?

Ans:- Jupiter

Detail Info:-

Scientists who study space have found 12 new moons around Jupiter. This means that Jupiter now has a total of 92 moons, which is more than any other planet in our solar system. The second planet with the most moons is Saturn, which has 83.

Key Points:-

  • First celebrated in December 2017 at the lake club in Chandigarh.

 9.    In which state/UT the Yaya Tso Biodiversity Heritage Site is situated? 

Ans:- G Ladakh

Detail Info:-

Yaya Tso, a place famous for its pretty lake, is being considered to become Ladakh’s first special area for wildlife and nature. It is located 4,820 meters above sea level.

Key Points:-

  • Yaya Tso is home to many birds and animals, including bar-headed geese, black-necked cranes, and brahminy ducks.

 10.   Which scheme will the Central Govt launched to save the endangered mangrove forest in the central financial year 2023-2024?

Ans:- Sweet Scheme

Detail Info:-

Indian mangroves only occupy 0.15% of the country’s area (around 4,975 sq km). West Bengal has the largest amount. Threats include increased salinity, lack of oxygen, and tidal flooding. MISHTI will work to protect these important coastal forests.

Key Points:-

There are several important mangrove forests in India, some of the notable ones include:

  • Sundarbans Mangrove Forest: located in the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna rivers in West Bengal and Bangladesh.
  • Bhitarkanika Mangroves: located in the state of Odisha, it is known for its rich biodiversity and large population of saltwater crocodiles.
  • Godavari-Krishna Mangrove Forest: located in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, it is known for its rich mangrove vegetation and supports a variety of bird species.
  • Mumbai Mangroves: located in the city of Mumbai, it is one of the largest mangrove forests in India and provides crucial habitat for a variety of wildlife species.
  • Pichavaram Mangroves: located in the state of Tamil Nadu, it is known for its stunning backwaters and is a popular ecotourism destination.

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