January 2023 Current Affairs (Important for Competitive Exams)

January 2023 Current Affairs
January 2023 Current Affairs

January 2023 Current Affairs for preparation of Bank Exam – PO & clerk, SSC, Railways & Insurance. Our Current Affairs Quiz covers various sections like the National Current Affairs 2023 Quiz, Business & Economy, Indian and International Affairs 2023, defense, appointment current affairs quiz, and many others for competitive exams preparing aspirants.

1 to 31 January 2023 Current Affairs for Competitive Exams Preparing

1-4 January 2023 Current Affairs:-

➤Inacio Lula da Silva assumed the presidency of Brazil.
➤Ajay Kumar Srivastava was appointed as the MD and CEO of Indian Overseas Bank.
➤The 10th edition of the Dhaka Literary Festival is scheduled to take place from 5 to 8 January 2023.
➤India and Pakistan exchanged lists of Prison Inmates and Nuclear Assets with each other.

5-9 January 2023 Current Affairs:-

➤Koneru Humpy secured the Silver medal in the World Chess Blitz Championship.
➤Koustav Chatterjee became the 78th Grandmaster of India.
➤World Braille Day 2023 was observed on 4th January 2023.
➤The 17th Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas was celebrated on 9th January.
➤Australian cricketer Steve Smith broke Sir Donald Bradman’s record of the highest number of test centuries.

10-12 January 2023 Current Affairs:-

➤Odisha won the UN-Habitat World Habitat Awards 2023 for the Jaga mission.
➤Kerala Chief Minister (CM) Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the world’s first Palm Leaf Manuscript Museum in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
➤Kuldeep Singh Pathania became the Speaker of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly.
➤World Hindi Diwas was observed on 10th January 2023.
➤Kevin McCarthy was elected as the Speaker of the US House of Representatives.

15-19 January 2023 Current Affairs:-

➤Surinder Chawla was appointed as the new CEO of Paytm Bank.
➤Manpreet Monica Singh became the first female Sikh judge in the USA.
➤Chetan Sharma was appointed as the Chairman of the BCCI selection committee.
➤National Youth Day was observed on 12th January.
➤Suryakumar Yadav set a record for the fastest 1500 runs in T20 international cricket.

20-24 January 2023 Current Affairs:-

➤The Khelo India Senior Women National Kho Kho league is scheduled from January 10 to 13, 2023.
➤Anurag Kumar became the CMD of Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL).
➤Aparna Sen received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF).
➤Ravi Kumar was appointed as the new CEO of Cognizant.
➤Harry Brook and Ashleigh Gardne were named ICC players of December 2022.

25-31 January 2023 Current Affairs:-

➤Santhi Kumari became the first woman Chief Secretary of Telangana.
➤Lisa Marie Presley, a well-known American singer, and songwriter, passed away on 12th January 2023.
➤Miss US R’Bonney Gabriel was crowned the 71st Miss Universe.

➤Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Ganga Vilas, which will end at Dibrugarh.
➤Sultan al-Jaber was announced as the president of the COP28 climate conference.
➤Sharad Yadav, Union Minister, passed away on 12th January 2023.
➤The Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup 2023 is scheduled from 13th to 29th January 2023.

➤Falak Mumtaz from Jammu and Kashmir won a gold medal at the 23rd National Sqay Championship.
➤The RRR movie won the Critics Choice Awards 2023 in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
➤The Tripura Government launched a special education program named “Saharsh.”
➤The largest post office in Madhya Pradesh is located in Morena district.

➤Nilakshi Saha Sinha became the new Ambassador of India to the Republic of Armenia.
➤The Bilateral Naval Exercise VARUNA between India and France began on 16th January 2023.
➤The World Economic Forum (WEF) 53rd edition commenced in Davos, Switzerland.
➤The population of China decreased by 850,000.
➤Akane Yamaguchi won the Malaysia Open Super 1000 women’s singles title.
➤Kollam became India’s first constitutionally literate district.

➤The first national assessment regulator of India named PARAKH was launched by NCERT.
➤The Ministry of Minority Affairs discontinued the Padho Pardesh scheme.
➤Pankaj Kumar Singh became the Deputy National Security Adviser in the National Security Council Secretariat.
➤Shubman Gill became the fifth Indian batsman to score a double century in 50-over cricket.
➤Lucile Randon, the oldest person in the world, passed away at the age of 118.

➤The second phase of Sansad Khel Mahakumbh 2022-23 was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
➤Amazon regained the title of the most valued brand in the world, followed by Apple at number 2.
➤Jacinda Ardern announced her resignation as the Prime Minister of New Zealand, effective from February 7, 2023.
➤Chris Hipkins was appointed as the new Prime Minister of New Zealand.

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