1.Kollam becomes India’s first constitutionally literate district.
2.In the face of widespread protest, Peru declared a state of emergency.
3.Thiruvalluvar Day: January 15 or 16.
4.National Entrepreneurship Day 2023: January 16, 2023
5.NTPC REL and the Government of Tripura signed an agreement to collaborate on renewable energy development.
6.A Think-20 meeting was held in Bhopal as part of the G-20.
7.The 21st edition of Exercise Varuna began on the western seaboard on January 16, 2023.
8.India’s overall exports are expected to increase by 16.11% from April to December 2022 compared to the same period last year.
9.The Padho Pardesh scheme has been discontinued by the Ministry of Minority Affairs (MoMA).
10.By 2025, the entire country will be covered by a Doppler weather radar network.
11.The last Nizam of Hyderabad died in Turkey.
12.RRR was named Best Foreign Language Film at the 28th Critics’ Choice Awards.
13.Rajasthan is the first state to implement a blindness control policy.
14.The Centre will launch a National Urban Technology Mission for municipal services and ULBs.
15.The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has issued an audit standard for sustainability information.
16.In December, wholesale inflation fell to 4.95%.
17.From April to December 2022, India’s imports from Russia would climb 400% (year on year) to $32.88 billion.
18.India’s goods exports fell to $34.48 billion in December 2022.
19.RBI issued the paper titled “State Finances: A Study of Budgets of 2022-23”.
20.FSIB has recommended Debadatta Chand for the position of MD & CEO at Bank of Baroda.
21.RBI issued directives on “Acquisition and Holding of Shares or Voting Rights in Banking Companies”.
22.Government incentives to banks for promoting RuPay debit cards and low-value BHIM-UPI transactions should not be subject to GST.