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January 13, 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.   Which is India’s most polluted city as per the CPCB report?
Ans:- Delhi
Detail Info:-
According to the new statistics of the Central Pollution Control board Delhi is the most popular city in India..
Key Points:-
  • The cleanest cities in India are Srinagar in Kashmir and Kohima in Nagaland.
  • The full form of CPCB Central Pollution Control Board.
  • The present chief of the Central Pollution Control Board of India is Shri Tanmay Kumar.
 2.   India with which country recently started “Young Professionals Scheme”?
Ans:-    UK
Detail Info:-
The governments of the UK and India launched Young Professionals Scheme on January 9, 2023. The scheme will permit 3,000 degree holders from both countries to live, study and work.


 3.   Who has carved the world largest hockey stick on the banks of Mahanadi River?
Ans:- Sudarsan Pattnaik
Detail Info:-
International sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik and his students have carved world’s biggest hockey stick on Mahanadi river bank.The majestic piece has been built to welcome to FIH Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 which will begin from January 13.
Key Points:-

  • Birsa Munda International Hockey Stadium of Rourkela in Odisha is India’s largest hockey stadium.
  • Indian Hockey Team Captain
    • Man’s Team: Harmanpreet Singh
    • Woman’s Team: Savita Punia

 4.    In which state of India the 14th edition of the World Spice Congress will be held?
Ans:- Mumbai
Detail Info:-
With the aim of promoting international trade of Indian spices, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry is hosting the 14th edition of the World Spice Congress (WSC), in Mumbai from 16-18 February 2023.

 5.    Who is the author of “Njaan Sakshi”?
Ans:- K.K. Abdul Gaffar
Detail Info:-
Njaan Sakshi’ is an autobiography of K.K. Abdul Gaffar. In addition to teaching at REC Kozhikode and TKM Engineering College Kollam, Professor Abdul Gaffar served as the principal of the Engineering College in Bhatkal, Karnataka.

 6.    Who has been awarded the ICC Women’s player of the month for December 2022?
Ans:- Ashleigh Gardner
Detail Info:-
Australia star and No.1 ranked all-rounder Ashleigh Gardner has been awarded ICC Women’s player of the month for December 2022.

. 7.  Who was Fay Weldon who recently passed away at the age of 91?
Ans:- Fay Weldon is a British novelist and dramatist

Key Points:-

  • Some famous work of her are The Life and Loves of a She-Devi, Puffball, The Cloning of Joanna May, Wicked Women etc.

 8.     Which day is observed as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day?
Ans:- January 11
Detail Info:-
The day is dedicated to raising awareness about human trafficking. Even though the entire month of January has been recognised as the National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, January 11 specifically aims towards the prevention of illegal practices.

 9.    Which day is observed as “National Youth Day”?
Ans:- 12 January
Detail Info:-
The National Youth Day is being celebrated on January 12 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
Key points:-

  • In 1984, the Indian government declared Swamiji’s birth anniversary as National Youth Day.
  • Theme 2023: ‘Viksit Yuva Viksit Bharat’.

 10.   What is India’s rank in the 2023 Henley Passport Index?
Ans:- 85th position.
Key points:-

  • Japan is in the top position.

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