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January 12, 2023 Current Affairs covers only the important topics for examination.

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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 became the new CEO of FSSAI?
Ans:- G Kamala Vardhana Rao
Detail Info:- G Kamala Vardhana Rao has taken charge as the Chief Executive Officer of the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
Key Points:-
  • The full form of FSSAI is Food Safety & Standards Authority of India.
  • It is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
  • FSSAI was established on 5 September 2008.
  • The headquarters is in New Delhi.
 2.   Which city is the host of the ‘VIRAASAT’ festival organized by the Ministry of Textiles?
Ans:-    New Delhi
Detail Info:-
The second phase of the Sari Festival ‘VIRAASAT’- celebrating 75 hand-woven Saris of India is hosted at Handloom Haat, Janpath, New Delhi.


 3.   Which year has been declared as the ‘International Year of Millets (IYM)’?
Ans:-  2023
Detail Info:-
The government of India sponsored the proposal for the International Year of Millets (IYM) 2023 which was accepted by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
Key Points:-

  • Indian states which produce millets are Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana.
  • Millets are a highly varied group of small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human food
  • India is the largest producer of millet in the world.

 4.  Which country is set to launch ‘Electronic Supreme Court Reports (e-SCR) project’?
Detail Info:-
The Electronic Supreme Court Reports (e-SCR) project will be unveiled under the direction of Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud. The project will be rolled out on the Supreme Court’s website and will be made available on the mobile application of the Supreme Court of India and Judgment portal of National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG).

 5.  Recently which state of India celebrated ‘Gaan Ngai festival’?
Ans:- Manipur
Detail Info:-
‘Gaan Ngai festival’ is a five-day festival. It is celebrated by the Zelaingrong Naga community, in Imphal. The festival is marked by igniting the holy fire for the purification of the community.
Key Points:-

  • The capital of Manipur is Imphal.
  • The folk dances of Manipur are Luivat Pheizak, Lai Haraoba

 6.  Which day is observed as World Hindi Day?
Ans:- 10 January
Detail Info:-
Every year on 10 January World Hindi Day is celebrated to promote the use of the Hindi language around the world.
Key Points:-

  • The theme of 2023 World Hindi Day is “Hindi: From Traditional Knowledge to Artificial Intelligence.”
  • World Hindi Day 2023 is hosted by Fiji

. 7.  Where the 5th edition of the Khelo India Youth Games is going to be organized?
Ans:- Madhya Pradesh

Key Points:-

  • Anthem – ‘Hindustan Ka Dil Dhadka Do’.
  • Mascot- cheetah Asha.
  • Malkhamb and water sports are going to make their debut in KIYG.

 8.   Which Indian movie song won the golden globe award?
Ans:- Naatu Naatu from the movie RRR.
Detail Info:-
Naatu Naatu’ song from the movie RRR becomes the first ever Asian song to win a Golden Globes Award.
Key points:-

  • Singer- Rahul Sipligunj.
  • Actors- N. T. Rama Rao Jr, Ram Charan.
  • Writer- Kanukuntla Subhash Chandrabose.

 9.  In which city will the first G-20 meeting take place on January 31st?
Ans:- Puducherry

 10.  Which Indian state has become the country’s first fully digital banking state?
Ans:- Kerala

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