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06th January Daily Current Affairs 2023 are incorporated with the important news that made the current affairs headlines for banking or other competitive exams. Daily Current Affairs is the complete bag of important news that is held all day long. One should have complete knowledge about banking terms, current affairs news, etc. So, here is the GK update for 06th January 2023 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt Current Affairs Quiz. 

Here is the Daily Current Affairs of the 06th January 2023 covering the following news headlines: The Resistance Front, World Day of War Orphans, Human Anatomy, Belinda Clark, Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium, Water Vision@2047.

Top 19 Daily Current Affairs: National & International News:

Here is providing below the top 19 important Daily General Knowledge 2022 updates with national & international news.

                                                  International News

1. India Identifies two Lithium and one Copper mine in Argentina for a Possible Acquisition

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  • The Indian government has proclaimed that they have identified two lithium mines and one copper mine in Argentina and they are moving forward to acquiring it or taking long term lease.
  • The government of India said that they had sent a team of geologists to Argentina to assess and find potential lithium deposits in the month of November 2022. They have been able to identify a possible source of lithium and copper deposits in the south American country.
  • Khanij Bidesh India Ltd. (Kabil) will have ownership or leasing rights to the mines. A joint venture between the National Aluminium Company (Nalco), Hindustan Copper (HCL), and Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd. It was established in 2019 to ensure the market in India had access to strategic minerals. 

2. Impacts of Europe’s Extreme Winter Heat Wave Visible From Space

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  • New satellite imagery reveals the effect of Europe’s ‘winter heatwave’ in the thick of the continent’s winter skiing season. An image posted by the European Union’s Copernicus Programme shows a distinct lack of snow surrounding the Swiss town of Altdorf, which is close to skiing resorts.
  • In Altdorf, the temperature reached 66.5°F (19.2°C) on New Year’s Day and did not fall below 60.9°F (16.1°C) during the night, breaking a previous record set in 1864. Warsaw in Poland also hit 66°F (18.9°C), smashing its own January record by over 9°F (5°C).
  • The new satellite image was captured by Sentinel 2, one of the Earth observation satellites that makes up the Copernicus Programme. According to the programme, 2023 has started with ‘a historic heatwave‘ affecting Europe, with many countries observing the warmest temperature on record for January 1, potentially due to human-caused climate change.

 State News

3. World’s first Palm-leaf Manuscript Museum in Kerala capital

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  • Kerala Chief Minister(CM) Pinarayi Vijayan has inaugurated the Palm leaf Manuscript Museum with modern audio-visual technology at the renovated Central Archives, Fort area in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  • The Museum, promoted as “World’s First Palm-Leaf Manuscript Museum” was set up by the Archives Department in association with the Kerala Museum of History and Heritage at a cost of Rs 3 crore.
  • The museum is a repository of curious nuggets of administrative, socio-cultural and economic facets of the Travancore kingdom which lasted for 650 years till the end of the 19th century. It had been the Central Vernacular Records Office since 1887 before becoming a museum.

4. Tamil Nadu Governor Inaugurated Octave 2023 at Thanjavur

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  • Octave 2023 is a festival being held under the aegis of the South Zone Culture Centre, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu to showcase the indigenous art and culture of Northeast India. Octave 2023 was inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi.
  • The Governor of Tamil Nadu said that the perspective of the nation towards the Northeast has changed with the passage of time and the state have involved in the growth stories of India. The Northeast is moving towards development and advancement and is bubbling with capacities and aspirations.
  • The Governor noted that the people of Northeast are the most talented, innocent, emotional full of energy, and enthusiastic.
  • People of the Northeast bound with culture, art, and spirituality have been resourceful in contributing to the nation’s development.

   Appointments News

5. Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council elects Saiyam Mehra as chairman

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  • The All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) its members have elected Saiyam Mehra as Chairman and Rajesh Rokde as Vice Chairman of the industry body for a period of two years (2023-24).
  • GJC represents over 6,00,000 industry players comprising manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, laboratories, gemologists, designers and allied services providers. GJC is constantly creating newer and better platforms for the industry and his focus will be on connecting with the maximum number of people creating a synergy for development of the industry.

Agreements News

6. International Hockey Federation tie-up with JSW as global World Cup partner

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  • The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has signed a partnership with the JSW Group for the upcoming FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, which will kick-off later this month.
  • The group supports and promotes Olympics in India and has created an Olympic Training Institute in the Inspire Institute of Sport as well as has Olympic training centres across the country. The 15th edition of FIH’s flagship event for men will be played from 13 January to 29 January in Odisha, India.
  • JSW Group is ranked among India’s leading business houses, active in various sectors including Steel, Energy, Infrastructure, Cement, Paints, Venture Capital and Sports. JSW is committed to using sports as a means of nation-building and has a long history of supporting and promoting Olympic sport in India.
  • From creating and running India’s premier Olympic Training Institute in the Inspire Institute of Sport to having several Olympic training centres across the country, the Group takes great pride in contributing to the growth of Olympic sport in India.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • International Hockey Federation Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland;
  • International Hockey Federation CEO: Thierry Weil;
  • International Hockey Federation Founded: 7 January 1924;
  • International Hockey Federation Founder: Paul Léautey;
  • International Hockey Federation Motto: FairPlay Friendship Forever.

    Banking News

7. Bandhan Bank Launched ‘Jahaan Bandhan, Wahaan Trust’ Campaign

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  • Bandhan Bank launched the ‘Jahaan Bandhan, Wahaan Trust’ campaign along with the bank’s brand ambassador Sourav Ganguly. ‘Jahaan Bandhan, Wahaan Trust’ is an integrated marketing campaign in which the company has emphasized the ‘trust’ that the brand has been able to earn in a span of seven years as a bank.
  • The marketing campaign of the bank will have a 360-degree approach across TV, Print, OOH, Cinema, and Digital media.
  • The campaign first went live on digital media and will go live in other media in a few days.
  • The campaign shows parallels with Sourav Ganguly’s career, who became its customer soon after the bank was launched seven years ago.

 

Summits and Conferences News

8. First G-20 Meeting to Take Place in Puducherry on Jan 31

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  • Puducherry Lieutenant governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan said that the first G-20 meeting will be held in Puducherry on 31st January. The G20 logo for the meeting was released by Lieutenant Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan at a function held at Beach Road Gandhi Tidal.
  • These programs will be organised in different parts of the country in different segments. Kolkata will host the first meeting on the Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion.
  • Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai will host a meeting on education, while Guwahati will host the first sustainable financial meeting and Chandigarh will host the first financial architecture meeting.

9. Water Vision@2047: 1st All India Annual State Ministers Conference on Water

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  • Ministry of Jal Shakti organized the “1st All India Annual State Minister Conference on Water” with the theme of “Water Vision@2027” in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on 5th and 6th January 2023. Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivaraj Singh Chouhan, and Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat felicitated the occasion.
  • The Minister of State for Jal Shakti and Food Processing Industries Prahlad Singh Patel was also present during the event. The primary objective of the 2-day conference was to gather inputs for India@2027 and the 5P vision from the different water stakeholders of the state, water being a state subject, and improve engagement and partnership with states.

Awards News 

10. Assam Govt announces recipients of highest civilian awards of Assam for 2022-23

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  • The recipients of the state’s top civil honours for 2022–2023 were revealed by the Assam government. The Assam government presented awards in the Asom Baibhav, Asom Sourav, and Asom Gourav categories.
  • Dr. Tapan Saikia will receive the Asom Baibhav, the highest civilian honour that the Assam government can bestow.
  • The Asom Baibhav award will be given to Dr. Tapan Saikia in recognition of his efforts to raise cancer awareness and encourage early detection in Assam and other Northeastern regions.
  • At the Prince Aly Khan Hospital in Mumbai, Dr. Tapan Saikia is currently the director of research and chief of medical oncology.

  Schemes News 

11. Cabinet Nod for Rs 2500 Cr Scheme to Raise Infra of DD, AIRs

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  • In a bid to upgrade Prasar Bharati’s broadcast infrastructure and network, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved a scheme worth more than Rs 2,500 crore for Doordarshan and All India Radio.
  • Under the scheme, eight lakh DD Free Dish DTH set top boxes (STBs) will also be distributed to people living in remote, tribal, LWE, border areas and ‘aspirational’ districts.
  • Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur announced the Central Sector ‘Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development (BIND)’ scheme with an outlay of Rs 2,539.61 crore up to 2025-26, which was approved by the CCEA.

Science and Technology News

12. Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurates National Genome Editing & Training Centre (NGETC)

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  • Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today inaugurated “National Genome Editing & Training Centre” at National Agri-food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) Mohali, Punjab.The Minister also, at the same time, inaugurated a 4-day International Conference on Food and Nutritional Security 2023: – iFANS.
  • The International Conference on Food and Nutritional Security (iFANS-2023) will be jointly organized by the National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Centre for Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing (CIAB), National Institute of Plant Biotechnology (NIPB), and International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) at NABI, Mohali.

Sports News

13. Jaydev Unadkat hat-trick makes Ranji Trophy history

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  • Saurashtra’s Jaydev Unadkat made a slice of Ranji Trophy history, becoming the first bowler to take a hat-trick in the opening over. The left-arm pacer destroyed Delhi by adding two more in the next over in a career-best eight-wicket haul in the Elite Group B match in Rajkot.
  • Unadkat’s hat-trick victims included opener Dhruv Shorey, Vaibhav Rawal and young Delhi captain Yash Dhull, all of whom departed for duck. Unadkat’s finishing with career-best figures of 8/39 in his 12 overs. Delhi, who lost 7 wickets for just 10 runs, didn’t face ignominy of lowest first-class score of 6 by a team called ‘The B’s’ against England in an official match held in 1810.

14. Odisha CM Patnaik inaugurates Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium

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  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday inaugurated one of the largest hockey stadiums in India in Rourkela ahead of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023. Built at an estimated cost of ₹261 crore, the stadium, located in Sundargarh district, has been christened as Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium Complex.
  • It has been built in 50 acres in a record 15 months-time with a seating capacity of 20,000. The stadium also has practice centres adjacent to it with certified turfs and lighting. The State has also built a World Cup village, which has 225 rooms to house the players and officials, within nine months.

15. Belinda Clark becomes first women cricketer to have statue cast at Sydney Cricket Ground

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  • Australia’s Belinda Clark has become the first female cricketer to have a statue cast in her honour, a bronze sculpture of the trailblazing former captain unveiled outside Sydney Cricket Ground.
  • Clark played 15 tests and over 100 limited overs matches between 1991-2005, and became the first cricketer to score a double-hundred in one-day internationals when she made an unbeaten 229 against Denmark in 1997.
  • The 52-year-old’s statue stands alongside Richie Benaud, Fred Spofforth, Stan McCabe and Steve Waugh as cricketers honoured with sculptures in the SCG precinct. at the ground. Her bronze cast now stands alongside former captain Richard Benaud and Steve Waugh.

16. Pranesh M became India’s 79th Grandmaster

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  • Pranesh M became India’s 79th Grandmaster, having completed his three norms prior to this event. IM Pranesh M emerged as the winner of the Rilton Cup, the first tournament of the FIDE Circuit.
  • The 16-year-old from India, seeded 22nd, made a clean sweep of the field in Stockholm, winning eight games and finishing a full point ahead of IM Kaan Kucuksari (Sweden) and GM Nikita Meshkovs (Latvia).
  • The 2022/2023 Rilton Cup, the strongest open tournament in Sweden, ran from December 27 to January 5 and brought together 136 players representing 29 national federations. Pranesh M is now the early leader of the FIDE Circuit with 6.8 circuit points that he gets for this victory. The one who accumulates the most points by the end of the year qualifies for the 2024 FIDE Candidates.

Books and Authors News

17. Homeopathic Physician & teacher Dr AK Dwivedi’s book ‘Human Anatomy’ released by Governor of MP

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  • A Medical book ‘Human Anatomy’ in Hindi Manav sharir Rachna Vigyan was released by the Governor of Madhya Pradesh Shri Mangubhai Patel at the function which is a very useful book for the Medical students of all courses related to medical education written by Dr AK Dwivedi.
  • Dr AK Dwivedi is Homeopathic Doctor of Indore Professor & HOD Physiology SKRP Gujarati Homeopathic Medical College Indore and member of Scientific Advisory Board in the Central Council for Research in Homeopathy, Ministry of AYUSH (Govt. of India).

18. Shashi Tharoor’s latest book ‘Ambedkar: A Life’ launched

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  • Parliamentarian and author, Shashi Tharoor’s latest book Ambedkar: A Life was recently launched at the Kitaab Kolkata event. In this new biography, Tharoor tells Ambedkar’s story with great lucidity, insight, and admiration.
  • He traces the arc of the great man’s life from his birth into a family of Mahars in the Bombay Presidency on 14 April 1891 to his death in Delhi on 6 December 1956. He describes the many humiliations and hurdles Ambedkar had to overcome in a society that stigmatized the community he was born into, and the single-minded determination with which he overcame every obstacle he encountered.

Important Days

19. World Day of War Orphans 2023: History and Significance

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  • The World Day of War Orphans is observed on January 6 every year with an aim to raise awareness about children orphaned in wars.
  • These children are subjected to hardships that are more than just physical neglect after losing their caregivers. It is an important event to note that the aftermaths of war are not just harsh on a single part of the society.
  • The first orphanage in the world to support widows and orphans of war was established by the Romans in 400 A.D. Children whose parents were killed in military service were cared for until the age of eighteen. It was not until the 1800s that with American social reformer Charles Loring Brace, foster care became a popular alternative to orphanages. He worked as the executive secretary of the Children’s Aid Society of New York City for 37 years.

Miscellaneous News

20. TRF LeT proxy declared as a terrorist organization

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  • The TRF came into existence in 2019 as a proxy outfit of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, a proscribed terrorist organisation. Home Ministry said that TRF is recruiting youth through online mediums for the furtherance of terrorist activities. Centre has declared The Resistance Front (TRF) as a terrorist organisation under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, UAPA.
  • Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act is an Indian law aimed at prevention of unlawful activities associations in India. Its main objective was to make powers available for dealing with activities directed against the integrity and sovereignty of India.
  • The most recent amendment of the law, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Act, 2019 (UAPA 2019) has made it possible for the Union Government to designate individuals as terrorists without following any formal judicial process. UAPA is also known as the Anti-terror law.

21. Ghaziabad-Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay section becomes the longest fully ABS section of Indian Railways

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  • Ghaziabad-Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay section (762 KM) becomes the longest fully automatic block signalling section of Indian Railways. In order to increase line capacity to run more trains on existing High Density Routes of Indian Railways, Automatic Block Signalling (ABS) is a cost effective solution.
  • Indian Railways has been rolling out Automatic Block signalling on a mission mode. ABS has been commissioned on 268 Rkm during 2022-23. As on 31.12.2022, ABS has been provided on 3706 Route km over IR. With implementation of Automatic Signalling, increase in capacity will accrue resulting in more train services becoming possible.

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