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Daily Current Affairs 17th January 2023: Daily Current Affairs Update & Daily Quiz For Government Exams:
Daily Current Affairs: 17th January 2023. Today’s Current Affairs covers the following news headlines:
- Kollam becomes first constitution-literate district
- Miss Universe 2023
- Google Doodle pays tribute to wrestler KD Jadhav
- The 21st edition of the bilateral naval exercise
- Magh Bihu
- National Clean Air Programme
- Global Risks Report 2023
- 1200-Year-Old Miniature Votive Stupas
Daily Current Affairs 17th January 2023:
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- Kollam becomes the first constitution-literate district in India: The first district in the nation with a working knowledge of the constitution is Kollam. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced the accomplishment on Saturday in Kollam at a ceremony presided over by Finance Minister KN Balagopal. The district’s success is attributable to a seven-month-long Constitution literacy campaign that the Kollam district panchayat, District Planning Committee, and Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KLA) jointly launched in an effort to raise awareness about various facets of the nation’s laws and citizen rights.
- Miss Universe 2023: R’Bonney Gabriel from the United States becomes the winner: R’Bonney Gabriel, an American contestant, was crowned the 71st Miss Universe. On January 14, 2023, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 28-year-old American beauty from Houston, Texas, was crowned Miss Universe. R’Bonney, Miss USA 2022, had to compete against 84 other ladies to win the title. Divita Rai, an Indian competitor who advanced to the top 16 levels of the tournament, was also one of them. The pageant’s first runner-up was Miss Venezuela, while the second runner-up was Miss Dominican Republic.
- Google Doodle pays tribute to wrestler KD Jadhav on his birth anniversary: On Sunday, Google’s Doodle honoured Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav, the first individual medalist from independent India at the Olympics, whose 97th birthday falls on January 15. After losing to Japanese Shohachi Ishii in the sixth round, Jadhav, a wrestler competing in the bantamweight division, was awarded a bronze medal in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. In 1948, the wrestler participated in the Olympics as well.
- The 21st edition of the bilateral naval exercise between India and France, Exercise Varuna, has begun on the Western Seaboard on January 16th, 2023: This edition of the exercise will see the participation of the Indian Navy’s indigenous guided missile stealth destroyer INS Chennai, guided missile frigate INS Teg, maritime patrol aircraft P-8I and Dornier, integral helicopters, and MiG29K fighter aircraft.
- Prime Minister greeted the people on the occasion of Magh Bihu: Magh Bihu is a harvest festival of Assam where people express gratitude for a good harvest and marks the end of the harvest season. It believes in sharing the gifts of nature as a community and strengthening a sense of identity and belonging.
- National Clean Air Programme: In January 2019, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) launched the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) to prepare clean air action plans. The goal of NCAP (annual average ambient air quality standards at all locations in the country): 20%–30% reduction of PM2.5 and PM10 concentration by taking 2017 as the base year for the comparison of concentration.
- Global Risks Report 2023: The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released the 18th Edition of Global Risks Report 2023 which seeks that the world be prepared for ‘Natural disasters and extreme weather events’ in the next two years.
- 1200-Year-Old Miniature Votive Stupas Discovered ASI: Archeological Survey of India (ASI) has recently discovered two 1200-year-old miniature votive stupas during landscaping activities near Sarai Tila mound on the premises of ‘Nalanda Mahavihara’, a world heritage site in Nalanda district.
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