Sr. No.Current Affairs & Banking Awareness
1.The Union Cabinet has approved a Rs 2,600-crore initiative to promote RuPay and BHIM-UPI.
2.The DRDO created a UAV for operations in the Himalayan Frontier.
3.The Indian High Commission reached an agreement to establish a Hindi Chair at Sabaragamuwa University in Sri Lanka.
4.Russia will deploy a rescue ship to the International Space Station to retrieve the three crew members who have become stranded.
5.On January 12, PM Modi opened the 26th National Youth Festival in Hubli, Karnataka.
6.On January 13, PM will launch the Ganga Vilas Luxury Cruise.
7.The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana is the name of the new Integrated Food Security Scheme .
8.Home Minister Amit Shah published a book titled “Revolutionaries- The Other Story of How India Won Its Freedom” at an event in New Delhi.
9.The Union Cabinet has approved the formation of three new multi-state cooperative societies.
10.Gabon’s new Prime Minister is Alain-Claude Bilie-By-Nze.
11.According to the Henley Passport Index 2023, India is placed 85th.
12.Virat Kohli equaled Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 20 ODI century on home soil.
13.Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar delivered the keynote lecture during the 83rd All India Presiding Officers’ Conference in Jaipur.
14.The DRDO carried out a training launch of the Prithvi-II Short-Range Ballistic Missile.
15.The first edition of the CareEdge States Ranking report will be published on January 11, 2023.
16..Since FY2020-21, micro and small enterprises (MSEs) have secured 55.2% of the orders placed on the GeM (a public procurement website).
17.The World Bank has maintained India’s growth prediction at 6.9% in FY23 and 6.6% in FY24.
18.The Reserve Bank of India has published a list of six domestic credit rating companies.
19.The term of RBI Deputy Governor Michael Patra has been extended by the centre for another year.
20.NPCI has approved UPI transactions for non-resident bank accounts linked to mobile numbers in ten different countries.
21.Hitachi Payment Services has acquired preliminary authorisation from the RBI to act as a payments aggregator.
22.The RBI has granted BharatPe preliminary approval to function as an online payment aggregator.
23.The Union Cabinet approved a Rs 2,600 crore scheme to promote RuPay and BHIM-UPI.
24.PM Modi inaugurates the 7th edition of the Global Investors Summit in Indore.