Daily Current Affairs January 06

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January 06| Daily Current Affairs 2023

Sports Daily Current Affairs January 06

1. Who became India’s 79th chess Grandmaster?
A) Ankit Rajpara
B) Chithambaram Aravindh
C) Karthikeyan Murali
D) M Pranesh
E) None of these
Answer: D) M Pranesh

  • MPranesh clinched the title in the Rilton Cup, the first tournament of the FIDE Circuit, here to become India’s 79th chess Grandmaster.
  • The 16-year-old Pranesh crossed the 2500-rating threshold and became a GM, having completed his three norms before the Rilton Cup.
  • To become a GM, a player has to secure three GM norms and cross the live rating of 2,500 Elo points.
  • Seeded 22nd, the Indian 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) as the tournament concluded.

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs January 06

2. RBI will issue green bonds in how many tranches of Rs 8,000 cr each?
A) 1
B) 2
C) 3
D) 4
E) None of these
Answer: B) 2

  • The RBI said that maiden Sovereign Green Bonds (SGrBs) would be issued in two tranches of Rs 8,000 crore each on January 25 and February 9.
  • The proceeds will be deployed in public sector projects which help in reducing the carbon intensity of the economy.
  • As announced in the Union Budget 2022-23, Government of India, as part of its overall market borrowings, will be issuing Sovereign Green Bonds (SGrBs), for mobilising resources for green infrastructure.
  • ”Accordingly, it was notified in the half-yearly issuance calendar for marketable dated securities for the second half of the fiscal year 2022-23 on September 29, 2022 that SGrBs for an aggregate amount of Rs 16,000 crore would be issued.
  • ”The Government of India has since issued the Sovereign Green Bond Framework on November 9, 2022,” it said.
  • These green bonds would be available in 5-year and 10-year tenure.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI):

Founded: 01/04/1935
RBI Act,1934
HQ: Mumbai
Chairman: Shaktikanta Das
1926 – Hilton Young Commission
1937 – Calcutta to Mumbai
1949 – Nationalisation

3. Bandhan Bank hiked FD rates up to _________% on a tenor of 600 for the general public?
A) 6.50%
B) 7.50%
C) 8.50%
D) 9.50%
E) None of these
Answer: B) 7.50%

  • The private sector lender Bandhan Bank has hiked its interest rates on fixed deposits of less than ₹2 Cr.
  • Following the revision, the bank is now providing interest rates on deposits maturing in 7 days to 10 years that range from 3.00% to 5.85% for non-senior citizens and 3.75% to 6.60% for senior citizens.
  • The bank is giving a maximum interest rate of 7.50% for the general public and 8% for senior citizens on a deposit tenor of 600 days (1 year, 7 months, 22 days).

Bandhan Bank:

Founded : 2015
HQ : Kolkata
Founder : Chandra Shekhar Ghosh
Tagline : Aapka Bhala, Sabki Bhalai

Business and Economy – Daily Current Affairs January 06

4. India’s real GDP will grow at ____% in FY23?
A) 6%
B) 7%
C) 8%
D) 9%
E) None of these
Answer: B) 7%

  • India’s growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) during 2022-23 is estimated at 7 per cent compared to 8.7 per cent in 2021-22.
  • Real GDP or GDP at Constant (2011-12) prices in the year 2022-23 is estimated at Rs 157.60 lakh crore as against the provisional estimate of GDP for the year 2021-22 of Rs 147.36 lakh crore released on May 31, 2022.
  • According to ‘First Advance Estimates of National Income, 2022-23’ released by National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, the growth in nominal GDP during 2022-23 is estimated at 15.4 per cent as compared to 19.5 per cent in 2021-22.
  • Nominal GDP or GDP at current prices in the year 2022-23 is estimated at Rs 273.08 lakh crore, as against the provisional estimate of GDP for the year 2021-22 of Rs 236.65 lakh crore released on May 31, 2022.

Acquisitions and Mergers – Daily Current Affairs January 06

5. BSE signed MoU with which govt to promote development of SMEs?
A) Goa
B) Kerala
C) Punjab
D) Gujarat
E) None of these
Answer: A) Goa

  • Leading stock exchange BSE said it has joined hands with the government of Goa for the development of SMEs (Small Medium Enterprises) in the state.
  • With the association of Goa government, the exchange will look at creating awareness amongst SMEs in the state on the benefits of listing on the exchange.
  • BSE will also guide them on the efficient ways of raising capital through equity infusion.
    In this regard, BSE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Goa.


Capital : Panaji
CM : Pramod Sawant
Governor : PS Sreedharan Pillai
Language : Konkani
National Park: Mollem National Park
UNESCO Site: Churches and Convents of Goa

6. Who Partnered With BCCI, as Official Sponsor of Indian Cricket Team?
B) Master Card
C) Byjus
D) Oppo
E) None of these
Answer: A) KKCL

  • India Kewal Kiran Clothing Limited (KKCL), the retail giant which owns brands like Killer, Integriti, Lawmanpg3, Easies and Desi Belle announced plans to take its flagship brand ‘Killer’, into a strategic partnership with BCCI as the Indian cricket team’s “Official Sponsor”.
  • This move will see the brand displayed on the right upper chest of the Team India jersey.
  • KKCL, a listed entity at NSE (KKCL) & BSE (532732) since 2006, is a company that has established themselves as one of India’s leading apparel and accessories manufacturers and makers of ‘Killer’ jeans, a brand that has been a part of the cricketing arena with on-ground branding.
  • This time it will be seen as part of a bigger association, as the official sponsor of Indian Cricket Team.

Awards – Daily Current Affairs January 06

7. Which state govt.’s Digital Workforce Management System won platinum award in Digital India Awards?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Kerala
C) Punjab
D) Gujarat
E) None of these
Answer: B) Kerala

  • The Digital Workforce Management System of the Kerala government has won the platinum award in the digital initiatives in collaboration with start-ups category at the Digital India Awards this year.
  • The website of Kottayam district won the gold award in the best web and mobile initiatives category, while the Ksheerasree portal won the silver award in the digital initiatives at grassroots-level category.
  • President Droupadi Murmu will present the awards at a ceremony to be held in New Delhi.


Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
CM: Pinarayi Vijayan
Governor: Arif Mohammad Khan
Language: Malayalam
National Park: Eravikulam National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramsar Site: Asthamudi Wetland, Sasthamkotta Lake, Vembanad Kol Wetland
Tiger Reserve: Periyar Tiger Reserve
Power Station: Kakkad Hydroelectric Project
Dams: Malampuzha Dam (River : Bharathapuzha River)
RRB: Kerala Gramin Bank (Canara Bank)
UNESCO Site: Western Ghats

International Affairs – Daily Current Affairs January 06

8. Which edition of International Flora Expo Kicked off in Delhi?
A) 15th
B) 16th
C) 17th
D) 18th
E) None of these
Answer: B) 16th

  • Organised by Media Group, the 16th International Flora Expo is live and is scheduled from 6th to 8th January 2023 at NSIC Exhibition Complex, Okhla, New Delhi.
  • The Flora Expo will be held alongside the 15th Edition of Landscape & Gardening Expo 2023 and the 13th Edition of Horti Expo 2023.
  • Both the expos are touted to be a blooming extravaganza for exploring trade opportunities both in India’s domestic market as well as the external trade, especially with countries of South Asia.

9. ICAI Netherlands Chapter and IDFC Celebrated which anniversary of India Symposium?
A) 9th
B) 10th
C) 11th
D) 12th
E) None of these
Answer: B) 10th

  • ICAI Netherlands Chapter and India Dutch Financial Corridor (IDFC) celebrated tenth anniversary of India Symposium and organised “India Symposium 2022” (10th Edition) that was held on 29th September 2022 in Amsterdam with room fully packed.
  • This event was attended by around 130 people and was supported by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).
  • Over the years India Symposium has been conceptualised, designed and curated by Dr Vikas Chaturvedi, Chairman ICAI Netherlands Chapter & Chairman Indo-Dutch Financial Corridor and CEO, Valuecent Group together with Prachee van Brandenburg, Vice Chairman India Dutch Financial Corridor (IDFC) and MD Vriksh2grow Coach & Consult B.V. in 2012.
  • “India Symposium” is the annual Mega Summit that takes place in Europe and showcases Investment opportunities in India.
  • Dr Chaturvedi has founded and organize this high level Summit every year that has successfully completed 10 years.

10. Which country will host special ‘Voice of Global South Summit’ virtually on 12th &13th January?
A) India
B) France
C) Russia
E) None of these
Answer: A) India

  • India will host a special virtual Summit on 12th and 13th of this month called ‘Voice of Global South Summit’.
  • Briefing media in New Delhi, Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra said, the theme of the Summit is Unity of Voice, Unity of Purpose.
  • He said, the Summit envisages bringing together countries of the Gobal South and sharing their perspectives and priorities on a common platform across a whole range of issues.
  • More than 120 countries are being invited for this Summit.
  • This initiative is inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of Sabka Saath, Sabha Vikas, Sabka Vishwas Aur Sabka Prayas and India’s principle of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.

11. “Invest Madhya Pradesh – Global Investors Summit” will host in________________?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Kerala
C) Punjab
D) Gujarat
E) None of these
Answer: A) Madhya Pradesh

  • Madhya Pradesh, the Heart of India, is all set to write a new era of development by promoting and showcasing the growth potential, investment climate and infrastructure of the state to the potential investors.
  • The much-awaited 7th edition of “Invest Madhya Pradesh – Global Investors Summit” is scheduled on 11th – 12th January 2023 in the commercial capital of the state, Indore.
  • The cleanest State and cleanest city in India is also hosting important events such as Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and G20’s working group meetings in 2023.
  • Theme of the event is “MADHYA PRADESH – THE FUTURE READY STATE “.

Madhya Pradesh:

Capital: Bhopal
CM: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Governor: Mangubhai Patel
Language: Hindi
National Park: Kuno National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Bagdara Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramsar Site: Bhoj Wetlands,Sirpur Wetland
Tiger Reserve: Panna Tiger Reserve
Power Station: Satpura Thermal Power Station
RRB: Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank (BOI), Madhyanchal Gramin Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site: Khajuraho Group of monuments,Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi,Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs January 06

12. Who among the following launched One Week One Lab campaign?
A) Jitendra Singh
B) Naveen Patnaik
C) Nitin Jairam Gadkari
D) Piyush Goyal
E) None of these
Answer: A) Jitendra Singh

  • Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh launched.
  • Each of the 37 CSIR (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) Labs spread across the country is dedicated to a different exclusive area of work and the “on week, one lab” campaign will offer an opportunity for each one of them to showcase the work being done by it so that others can avail of it and stakeholders learn about it.
  • CommmmIndia will be turned into Global Centers of Research and Innovation in their respective fields of Specialization.

13. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated Deloitte centre in ____________?
A) Bhubaneswar
B) Cuttack
C) Rourkela
D) Bhubaneswar
E) None of these
Answer: D) Bhubaneswar

  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a modern 55,000 sq ft facility of Deloitte in Bhubaneswar.
  • Leading global professional services firm Deloitte established its footprint in Odisha with the inauguration of its capability enhancement centre (CEC) at ICOMC Tower in Bhubaneswar,.
  • The opening of Deloitte’s centre in Bhubaneswar will provide further impetus to the state’s economy and create significant high-end employment opportunities for the youth.
  • Union Minister for Education, Skill Development, and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan and Odisha’s Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Sports, and Youth TK Behera were also present at the event.


Capital: Bhubaneshwar
CM: Naveen Patnaik
Governor: Ganeshi Lal
Language: Odia
National Park: Bhitarkanika National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramsar Site: Bhitarkanika Magroves, Chilka Lake
Tiger Reserve: Satkosia Tiger Reserve
Power Station: Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited
Dams: Indravati (RIVER: Indravati)
RRB: Odisha Gramya Bank (IOB), Utkal Grameen Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site: Sun Temple Konark

14. Shah inaugurated 120-foot-tall statue of polo player in _____________?
A) Manipur
B) Kerala
C) Punjab
D) Gujarat
E) None of these
Answer: A) Manipur

  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah unveiled a 120-foot-tall statue of a polo player riding a pony at Marjing Polo Complex in Manipur’s Imphal East district.
  • Manipur is considered the birthplace of the game.
  • Shah was given a polo mallet and a painting of the game by Chief Minister N Biren Singh.
  • The Union home minister, who arrived in Manipur, will proceed to Churachandpur, where he will inaugurate the hill district’s first medical college and hospital.
  • From there, he will proceed to Moirang in Bishnupur district, where he will hoist the national flag and address the public, besides inaugurating and laying the foundation stone for projects worth Rs 1,300 crore.


Capital: Imphal
CM: N Biren Singh
Governor: La Ganesan
Language: Meitei(Manipuri)
National Park: Keibul Lamjao National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Bunning Wildlife Sanctuary
Ramsar Site: Loktak Lake
Dams: Singda Dam
RRB: Manipur Rural Bank (UBI)

15. Which edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention will be organized from 8th to 10th January in Madhya Pradesh?
A) 15th
B) 16th
C) 17th
D) 18th
E) None of these
Answer: C) 17th

  • The 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention is being organised in Indore from 8th to the 10th of January in partnership with the Government of Madhya Pradesh.
  • The theme of this PBD conference is “Diaspora: Reliable partners for India’s progress in Amrit Kaal”.
  • AIR correspondent reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention on January 9 while President Smt Draupadi Murmu will preside over the valedictory session and present the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman.
  • In an exclusive interview with All India Radio, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan thanked the Prime Minister and said that Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention will be organized in such a way that people remember it and Pravasi Indians go back with good memories.

16. India’s First Festival of Inclusion, Purple Fest will begin in_____________?
A) Goa
B) Kerala
C) Punjab
D) Gujarat
E) None of these
Answer: A) Goa

  • The first-of-its-kind inclusive festival in India, ‘Purple Fest: Celebrating Diversity’ is set to begin in Goa.
  • Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Dr. Virendra Kumar will be present at the inauguration of the festival, which aims to showcase how we can come together to create a welcoming and inclusive world for everyone.
  • The Minister will also be addressing a Sensitization Workshop on Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.

Over All Review


  • Pranesh becomes India’s 79th chess Grandmaster.

Banking and Finance 

  • RBI to issue green bonds in two tranches of Rs 8,000 cr each.
  • Bandhan Bank hikes FD rates, now promising up to 8% on a tenor of 600.

Business And Economy

  • India’s real GDP to grow at 7 pc in FY23.

Acquisitions and Mergers

  • BSE signs MoU with Goa govt to promote development of SMEs.
  • KKCL Partners With BCCI, as Official Sponsor of Indian Cricket Team.


  • Kerala govt.’s Digital Workforce Management System wins platinum award in Digital India Awards.

International Affairs

  • The 16th International Flora Expo Kicks off in Delhi.
  • ICAI Netherlands Chapter and IDFC Celebrated tenth anniversary of India Symposium.
  • India to host special ‘Voice of Global South Summit’ virtually on 12th &13th January.
  • Indore Hosts Invest Madhya Pradesh – Global Investors Summit.

National Affairs

  • Dr Jitendra Singh launches One Week One Lab campaign.
  • Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Deloitte centre in Bhubaneswar.
  • Shah inaugurates 120-foot-tall statue of polo player in Manipur.
  • 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention to be organized from 8th to 10th January in Madhya Pradesh.
  • India’s First Festival of Inclusion, Purple Fest to begin in Goa.


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