All IBPS, SSC, SBI, CHSL, State Level Exams Require Current Affairs: For candidates studying for banking and insurance exams or any other exam, the part on current affairs is crucial. The general awareness component of the bank exams includes a question on Banking awareness & Current Affairs.

Current Affairs

1.The 660 MW North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project’s first unit has successfully completed its trial operation.
2.Two kids in Kerala’s Ernakulam district have Norovirus infections.
3.Union Minister Nitin Gadkari launched 18 national highway projects in Madhya Pradesh’s Orchha.
4.The Monpa tribe’s three-day Torgya celebration is held at Tawang Monastery.
5.An MoU was inked by the Ayush Ministry and the India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC).
6.On January 24, 2023, Uttar Pradesh commemorated its 73rd founding anniversary.
7.On January 24, PM spoke with 11 Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar winners.
8.Gandhinagar, Gujarat will host a three-day B20 (Business 20) India meeting from January 22–24, 2023.
9.Vikram Dev Dutt will take over as DGCA’s next director general.
10.The Lunglei Fire Station in Mizoram and the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority have been chosen to receive the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar in 2023.
11.The BSF conducted the “Ops Alert” exercise in advance of Republic Day.
12.The USA has started a new endeavour to shorten the wait for visas.
13.Union MSME Minister Narayan Rane opened the National SC-ST Hub Conclave in Mumbai.
14.By 2025, the Himachal Pradesh government hopes to create the state the nation’s first “Green Energy State.”

Banking Awareness

1.Gandhinagar, Gujarat will host the B20 (Business 20) India Meet for three days from January 22–24, 2023.
2.In December 2022, the point-to-point inflation rate based on the CPI-AL and CPI-RL was 6.38% and 6.6%, respectively.
3.The SBI General Insurance Company and the Doers NGO have partnered.
4.The Bombay High Court invalidated the RBI’s decision to write down the 8,300 crore AT-1 bonds of the YES Bank.
5.According to research conducted by SBI’s Economic Research Department (ERD), incentives offered by ECLGS have contributed to an increase in the flow of credit to MSMEs.
6.To quadruple insurance coverage in India within five years, a 50,000 crore investment is required per year.
7.The Keralan district of Wayanad is the first district in India to offer fundamental papers to all indigenous people.
8.Hyderabad, Telangana will house a Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF) (C4IR).
9.A one-time concession for sustaining the EPCG scheme’s average export obligation was announced.
10.All 40% of Commercial Indo Bank LLC (CIBL), Moscow, was transferred by Canara Bank to SBI.