Current Affairs January 2023: These questions can come in the preparation of the exam. Read today’s national and international current affairs.
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Question 1: Which state has set a target of making itself the first green state of the country?
Answer: Himachal Pradesh has set a target of becoming the first green state of the country by the year 2025. For this, maximum use of hydroelectricity, hydrogen and solar energy will be made. 500 MW solar projects will be set up in the next financial year i.e. 2023-24. The CM has asked the officials of the Energy Department to present the complete plan within a month along with working whole-heartedly to fulfill this goal.
Question 2: Which foreign women player won the India Open Badminton Championship title?
Answer: Korea’s Un Seong won the Women’s Singles final at D Jadhav Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on 22 January in the India Open Badminton Championship. Young player An Siang defeated two-time world champion Akane Yamaguchi in the women’s singles final. Un Siang was included in the national team in 2017, when she was 15 years old. She has 11 World Tour titles and a World Championship bronze medal, making her one of Korea’s biggest hopes at the Olympics.
Question 3: Which organization established the country’s first STEM Innovation and Learning Center?
Answer: The American India Foundation (AIF) has established India’s first STEM Innovation and Learning Center in Tamil Nadu. The center is built in Government Higher Secondary School, Chennai. The center will introduce students to robotics, AI, space technology and a trans-disciplinary learning through STEM incubation work-stations. Will help students to innovate, develop prototypes as well as provide a platform to participate in state, national and international level competitions.
Question 4: Which institutions were given the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar-2023?
Answer: Odisha State Disaster Management Authority and Lunglei Fire Station, Mizoram have been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar-2023. It is announced every year on January 23, the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The selected institution is given Rs 51 lakh in cash and a certificate.
Question 5: In how many categories is the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar given?
Answer: President Draupadi Murmu honored 11 children with the Prime Minister’s National Child Award 2023 at a function held in New Delhi. Of these, four are children of art-culture, one bravery, two innovation, one social service and three sports. There are 6 boys and 5 girls among the honored children. The winners of Rashtriya Bal Puraskar get a certificate, a medal along with an amount of one lakh rupees. These children also take part in the Republic Day parade held every year on 26 January at Rajpath (Kartavya Path) in Delhi. This award was started in 1996. The age of the awarded children is only between 5 to 18 years.
Question 6: What is Remote Voting Machine and how will it work?
Answer: The remote voting machine came out on December 29 last year. The Election Commission said that with this, voters living in any part of the country can also vote. Unlike EVM, RVM does not require internet. At present a voter has to go to the center where he is registered to cast his vote. If the new initiative is implemented, migrant voters will not have to travel long distances to cast their votes.
Question 7: Which state has issued Unique Identification Number for land?
Answer: Unique Land Parcel Identification Number (ULPIN) was introduced in the Union Territory of Leh-Ladakh. This 14 digit tool will help in digitization of land documents. Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur has set a target of 100 percent coverage of land revenue records in Ladakh and to complete the exercise at the earliest. Increasing the population area in Ladakh, carving out population areas in wildlife sanctuaries and national parks is also a part of this.
Question 8: Which country has the least number of children born in its history so far?
Answer: In the year 2022, the lowest number of 7.73 lakh children were born in the history of Japan. The government had estimated that this situation would come after eight years. Meanwhile, the average age of Japanese citizens has increased to 49, which is the highest in the world after the small European country of Monaco. To deal with this situation, the Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida has again appealed to the citizens of the country to move forward in this direction. The country has been encouraging citizens to have more children for many years. For this even cash bonus is being given. According to a report, Japan is one of the most expensive places in the world, due to which people are not giving priority to children. The PM has said that for Japan, one of the oldest civilizations in the world, a situation of ‘now or never’ has been created. At present, the population of Japan is 125 million.
Question 9: What is the Hakku letter assigned to the Banjara community in Karnataka?
Answer: Hakku patras (land title documents) were symbolically handed over to five families of the Banjara (Lambani) community in Karnataka’s Kalaburagi district. These five families are among the more than 50,000 families to whom PM Narendra Modi handed over papers recently. This document will make all these families strong. Will open the way for progress. Families will also be eligible to sell their land.
Question 10: Which company has the Girls4Tech program in India?
Answer: Mastercard has announced the new phase of its flagship Girls4Tech program in India. This will benefit more than 10,800 girls from 30 government schools in Tamil Nadu. The target is to reach an additional one lakh girl students across the country by 2024 to encourage them to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths education.