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Current Affairs One-Liner: 26th January 2023

Published on January 26, 2023
  • The Indian Navy's premier maritime exercise, "TROPEX," for 2023 is currently taking place in the Indian Ocean. TROPEX 23 will take place from January 2023 to March 23rd, over a three-month period. Every two years, the TROPEX exercise is conducted.
  • The main international aviation trade show for India, Aero India-2023, will have its 14th edition in Bengaluru from February 13–17, 2023. "The runway to a billion opportunities" was the theme of the five-day event.
  • She Feeds the World is an initiative that was started by CARE and the PepsiCo Foundation. It is an Indian women's empowerment program with a global agricultural focus worth USD 18.2 million. It started in two districts of West Bengal's North Bengal, and the following state might be Uttar Pradesh.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 26th January 2023
  • From January 26 to January 31 at Delhi's Red Fort, a six-day major event called "Bharat Parv" will be held as part of the Republic Day celebrations. Bharat Parv was formerly conducted on the lawns and Gyan Path in front of the Red Fort in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 (virtually).
  • The Ministry of Home Affairs stated on January 25, 2023, that 47 personnel have received Fire Service Medals in honour of Republic Day and 55 personnel have received Home Guard & Civil Defense Medals.
  • International News:
    • On February 1st, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will launch "Amar Ekushey Boi Mela," the biggest and longest book exhibition in Bangladesh. The theme of the fair this year is "Paro Boi, Garo Desh: Bangabandhu Bangladesh," which translates to "Read Book, Build Country: Bangabandhu's Bangladesh."
    • Teddy Hobbs, 4, has become the youngest Mensa member in Britain after passing an IQ test. He can count to 100 in six non-native languages, including Welsh, French, Spanish, and German, which seems impossible for a child his age.
  • Appointments
    • Siddharth Sharma has been named the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tata Trusts (Charitable Foundation), while Aparna Uppaluri has been named the Chief Operating Officer (COO). From April 1, 2023, their appointment will be in effect.
    • Prabdev Singh has been appointed for a three-year term as CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (India) with the approval of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
    • Shamalbhai B. Patel has been named chairman of the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which sells milk and dairy products under the Amul brand. Valamjibhai Humbal has been named vice chairman.
  • Books:-
    • Kaushik and Ramakrishnan Sridhar wrote the book "COACHING BEYOND: My Days with the Indian Cricket Team." The seven years that R. Sridhar served as the fielding coach for the Indian cricket team, from 2014 to 2021, are discussed in the book.
  • Sports:
    • The Indian men's cricket team defeated New Zealand by 90 runs in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, to go up to the top spot in the ICC ODI standings.
    • The ICC T20 Cricketer of the Year for the year 2022 has been chosen as Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav due to his outstanding performance. Suryakumar Yadav became just the second batsman in T20 history to surpass 1000 runs in a calendar year after scoring 1164 runs in 31 T20 matches played in 2022.
    • Tahlia McGrath of Australia has been named the 2022 ICC T20 Women's Cricketer of the Year. In 16 T20 games in 2022, Tahlia McGrath recorded 435 runs and 13 wickets.
  • Awards and achievements:
    • In Punjab, Gurpreet Kaur Deo and Shashi Prabha Dwivedi made history by becoming the first female IPS officers to hold the position of director general of police (DGP).
  • Important Days:
    • International Customs Day is celebrated on January 26 across the world and the theme for International Customs Day 2023 is 'Nurturing the next generation'.
    • Every year, Republic Day is celebrated in India on 26th January with great grandeur and pride. It's a day to honour the Constitution of independent India.
  • Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022
  • Global growth to plummet to 1.9% in 2023: UN Report
  • Monument Mitra Scheme
  • India-Egypt Strategic Partnership
  • Chris Hipkins becomes the 41st PM of New Zealand
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