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February 5, 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.    Where is the deepest metro station being built in India?
Ans:- Pune, Maharashtra
Detail Info:-
The Pune Metro project is a deep underground tunnel that will connect different parts of the city. The tunnel includes the deepest underground station in India.
Key Points:-
  • The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 11,420 crore.
  • Kolkata Metro was the first Indian metro that started its journey in the year 1984 from Esplanade to Bhowanipur.
 2.    Who is the author of the book “Coaching Beyond: My Days with the Indian Cricket Team”?
Ans:- R. Kaushik & R. Sridhar
Detail Info:-
A book titled ‘COACHING BEYOND: My Days with the Indian Cricket Team’ authored by R. Kaushik & R. Sridhar. The book reflects primarily on R. Sridhar’s seven-year coaching tenure with the Indian cricket team as its fielding coach.

 3.    The postal department of which state/UT has has launched ‘Tarang Mail Service’?
Ans:- Gujarat

Detail Info:-

In Gujarat, India Post started Tarang Mail Service to deliver parcels and mail through the sea route. Union Minister of State for Communications, Devusinh Chauhan flagged off the service at Hazira port in Surat.

 4.    Which song has been declared as the state song by Maharastra CM Eknath Shindhe?
Ans:- Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha.

Detail Info:-
This song is penned by Raja Badhe and sung by balladeer Krishnarao Sable, popularly known as Shaheer Sable.

 5.    Which day is celebrated as the UPI Safety Awareness day?
Ans:- February 1 to February 7.

Detail Info:-
National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) announces the UPI Safety and Awareness Week from 1 to 7 February. The initiative aims to educate users on the safe and secure usage of the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) platform. The NPCI also emphasized the importance of UPI users to follow best practices and guidelines to ensure the safety and security of their transactions.

Key Points:-

  • Headquater of NPCI- Mumbai
  • Established in- 2008
  • MD and CEO- Dilip Asbe

 6.     When is Water Wetlands day celebrated?
Ans:- 2 February

Detail Info:-
World Wetlands Day, celebrated annually on 2 February, aims to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and planet. This day also marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar.

. 7.   Which day is celebrated as the World Cancer Day?
Ans:-  Feb 4

Detail Info:- The purpose of World Cancer Day is to raise awareness about cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. This year’s theme for World Cancer Day 2023 is:- “Close The Care Gap”.

 8.       Who has been appointed as the new Brand Ambassador of NMDC?
Ans:-    Nikhat Zareen

Detail Info:- Nikhat Zareen is an Indian boxer. She won gold medal at the 2011 AIBA Women’s Youth & Junior World Boxing Championships held in Antalya. Zareen won gold medal at the 2022 IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, and became the fifth Indian woman to win a gold medal at the IBA World Boxing Championships.

 9.    India launched the ‘Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies’ with which country? Ans:- USA

 10.   Which country honoured former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh with Lifetime Achievement Award?
Ans:- UK

Detail Info:- Dr Manmohan Singh was recently conferred a Lifetime Achievement Honour by the India-UK Achievers Honours in London for his contribution to economic and political life.

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