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Here 13 January, 2024 Headlining events such as: International Camel Festival, Ganga Sagar Mela 2024, IIT Madras, Budget 2024, RBI Deputy Governor Michael Patra, Indian Army, IGBC Green Campus Rating, Sahyog Kaijin, Retail Inflation, T20 Internationals, Akash-NG Missile Flight Test, National Road Safety Week to become familiar with etc. Daily GK updates is given, After reading about these events, you can current affairs quiz can also practice,

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Top 18 Daily GK Updates: National & International News

Below are given top 18 important Daily General Knowledge 2023 updates with national and international news.


Mitsubishi Heavy successfully launches H-IIA rocket carrying Japan's spy satellite

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries successfully launched its H-IIA rocket carrying Japan's information gathering satellite “Optical-8”.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has achieved an important milestone in space exploration and national security with the successful launch of the H-IIA rocket carrying Japan's information-gathering satellite “Optical-8”. The event marks a significant development in Japan's aerospace capabilities and strategic surveillance.


Maharashtra Government announces new Atpadi Conservation Reserve in Sangli district

The Government of Maharashtra has recently announced the establishment of a new conservation reserve named 'Atpadi Conservation Reserve' in the Atpadi area of ​​Sangli district.

The Government of Maharashtra has recently announced the establishment of a new conservation reserve named 'Atpadi Conservation Reserve' in the Atpadi area of ​​Sangli district. This is a step towards conservation of wildlife and biodiversity in this important development area.

Shanghai's NDB will give $500 million loan for Gujarat's infrastructure development.

During the Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Shanghai's New Development Bank (NDB) pledged a substantial loan of $500 million for Gujarat's Mukhyamantri Gram Sadak Yojana.

In a significant step towards strengthening Gujarat's infrastructure, Shanghai-based New Development Bank (NDB) signed an agreement during the Vibrant Gujarat Summit, promising to extend a substantial loan of $500 million to the Gujarat government. to be done. This financial investment has been earmarked for the Mukhyamantri Gram Sadak Yojana, an important project of the state.


Tim Southee's historic achievement in T20 International

New Zealand's experienced fast bowler Tim Southee has created history by becoming the first bowler to take 150 wickets in T20 International. This feat was achieved during the T20 match against Pakistan, where New Zealand achieved a spectacular victory.

Southee's brilliant bowling figures were 4-25 in the match held in Auckland on 12 January 2024. His performance played a key role in New Zealand's 46-run victory over Pakistan. Tim Southee has had a brilliant career in T20 Internationals. He is the most successful bowler in this format with 151 wickets, leaving him behind other leading cricketers like Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan (140 wickets) and Afghanistan's Rashid Khan (130 wickets).


Tata Consumer buys 100% stake in Capital Foods for Rs 5,100 crore

Tata Consumer Products has acquired entire 100% stake in Capital Foods. Capital Foods is best known for marketing products under the Ching's Secret and Smith & Jones brands. This deal has been done for ₹5,100 crore.

The board of directors approved the acquisition of 100 per cent of the issued equity share capital of Capital Foods Pvt Ltd, Tata Consumer said in an exchange filing. The FMCG company said it will initially acquire 75 per cent equity shareholding, with the remaining 25 per cent to be acquired over the next three years.


One year extension in service of RBI Deputy Governor Michael Debabrata Patra

The Government of India has announced the second extension of one year for RBI Deputy Governor Michael Debabrata Patra. This reflects continued confidence in his leadership.

The Government of India has recently announced the extension of the tenure of Michael Debabrata Patra as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by an additional year. This is the second time the government has decided to extend his tenure, showing confidence in his leadership and expertise in handling key departments within the RBI.


Budget 2024: 10 important facts about the Union Budget

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled the interim budget on February 1, 2024. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the interim budget for the financial year 2024-25 on February 1.

A week before the presentation of the Budget, a 'Halwa Ceremony' is held where the Finance Minister distributes 'Halwa' among the officials of the Ministry, marking the beginning of the 'lock-in' period.

Retail inflation reaches four-month high of 5.69% in December

Retail inflation rose to a four-month high of 5.69 per cent in December from 5.55 per cent in November. This has been confirmed in the data released by the government. Whereas industrial production increased by 2.4 percent in November. According to government data, an increase of 7.6 percent was recorded in the same month a year ago. Inflation figures were released by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation on Friday.

Retail inflation also remained within the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) tolerance band of 2 to 6 percent in the month of December. Inflation related data was released by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation on Friday. Retail inflation also remained within the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) tolerance band of 2 to 6 percent in the month of December.


PM Modi inaugurates the country's longest bridge built on the sea

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL), now named 'Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu', launching development projects worth over Rs 30,500 crore in Maharashtra. It has been constructed at a cost of more than Rs 17,840 crore.

PM Modi had laid the foundation stone of this bridge in December 2016. It is also the longest bridge in India and the longest sea bridge in India. The bridge is an approximately 21.8 km long six-lane bridge, with a length of approximately 16.5 km over sea and approximately 5.5 km on land.


DRDO successful in Akash-NG missile flight test

DRDO has marked a major achievement by successfully test firing the new generation Akash (Akash-NG) missile off the coast of Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, Odisha.

Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) achieved an important milestone with the successful flight test of the new generation Akash (Akash-NG) missile. The test conducted at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha demonstrated the system's capability to intercept high-speed unmanned aerial targets at very low altitudes.

Joint exercise 'Sahyog Kaijin' between Indian and Japanese Coast Guards

Indian and Japanese coast guards recently conducted a successful joint exercise named 'Sahyog Kaijin' off the coast of Chennai. The exercise is a part of the ongoing cooperation between the two countries under the Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) signed in 2006. The joint exercise, which began on January 8, focused on enhancing interoperability and sharing best practices in maritime law enforcement, search and rescue operations and pollution response at sea.

The exercise involved Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Shaurya and Japan Coast Guard Ship (JCGS) Yashima along with other supporting ships and aircraft. The drill included a simulated collision between two ships, MT Matsyadrashti and MV Anveshika, which resulted in a fire on MT Matsyadrashti and subsequent spillage of crude oil. Quick response and rescue operations were the focus of the exercise.


Tenzing Norgay Award posthumously given to Savita Kanswal

President Draupadi Murmu posthumously presented the Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award to brave mountaineer Savita Kanswal of Lothru village in Uttarkashi district at a ceremony.

President Draupadi Murmu posthumously honored Savita Kanswal with the prestigious Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award. This award given to her father Radheshyam Kanswal is a testimony to Savita's extraordinary achievements in the field of mountaineering.

NICMAR Hyderabad gets Platinum Certification under IGBC Green Campus Rating

NICMAR has recently been awarded the prestigious Platinum Certification by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) under its Green Campus Rating Programme.

National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR) located in Hyderabad has recently been awarded the prestigious Platinum Certification by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) under its Green Campus Rating Programme. This achievement highlights NICMAR Hyderabad's commitment towards sustainability and environment-friendly practices in its campus operations and infrastructure.


Hyderabad becomes 9th cleanest city; Siddipet tops in South India

Telangana capital Hyderabad achieved a remarkable feat by securing 9th position for cleanliness among cities with population more than 100,000 in the Swachh Survekshan Awards 2023.

Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana, achieved a significant achievement by securing ninth position in cleanliness among cities with a population of more than one lakh in the Swachh Survekshan Awards 2023. Additionally, Siddipet, a city in Telangana proudly won the National Award for being the cleanest city in South India within the 50,000-1 lakh population category.


IIT Madras to open new campus in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Education Minister Dr. Sushil Premjayanta has said that a new campus of IIT Madras will start in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Speaking to a special correspondent of Prasar Bharati, he said that this proposal is included in the budget for the year 2024 presented by Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe as Finance Minister. He said that during his visit to India last month, he had discussions with the Directors and Deans of Faculties of IIT Madras. Dr. Premajayantha said that before the IIT team comes to Sri Lanka to launch the campus, his ministry will send a team of academicians to IIT Madras.

The new campus will create opportunities for Sri Lankan students to pursue university education of international standards within their country. This venture will enhance cultural and educational exchanges between India and Sri Lanka, thereby promoting stronger bilateral relations.

NPCI launches UPI-PayNow linkage for cross border remittances between India and Singapore

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has launched the UPI-PayNow linkage, facilitating direct remittances between India and Singapore. The collaboration is a result of close coordination between the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), aimed at enhancing financial inclusion and convenience in cross-border transactions.

Users of select banks including Axis Bank, DBS Bank India, ICICI Bank and SBI as well as mobile applications like BHIM, PhonePe and Paytm currently have access to the service. Third-party applications and additional banks, including Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and others, are expected to be integrated into the UPI-PayNow linkage soon.

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