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Daily Current Affairs 2 March 2023

Daily Current Affairs 2 March 2023 in English: Today GK Updates for Bank Exam – Here, you will find Daily Current Affairs events that will help you to get more marks in Banking, Insurance, SSC, Railways, UPSC, CLAT, and all State Government Exams. also, get Latest Current Affairs Quiz and Monthly Current Affairs 2023 PDF to crack your exams.


Union Agriculture Minister Shri Tomar inaugurates the Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar will inaugurate the Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela, organized every year by the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI). Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela will be held in New Delhi from 2 to 4 March 2023. the theme of the fair is “Nutrition, Food and Environmental Protection with Shree Anna”.


India Tops World In Internet Shutdowns, 5th Time In A Row

India topped the list for the fifth successive year for imposing by far the highest number of internet shutdowns in the world in 2022, internet advocacy watchdog Access Now said. Out of 187 internet shutdowns globally registered by Access Now, 84 took place in India, including 49 in Jammu and Kashmir.


Karnataka launched ‘Stop Tobacco’ app to curb public smoking

Karnataka government’s State Tobacco Control Cell (STCC) launched a specific app called the ‘Stop Tobacco’ app on February 28th, 2023, aimed at allowing users to take a photo of smoking persons in public places and also upload pictures of those smoking persons then they will be fined.

8th Edition of Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi

The 8th Edition of the Raisina Dialogue will be held from 2nd March 2023 and will continue till 4th March in New Delhi. The theme of the 2023 Edition of Dialogue is “Provocation, Uncertainty, Turbulence: Lighthouse in the Tempest. 

  • The Raisina Dialogue is India’s flagship conference on geopolitics and geo-strategy.
  • Ministry of External Affairs conducts it in collaboration with Observer Research Foundation.


Rajesh Malhotra Is New Principal Director General Of Press Information Bureau

Senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer Rajesh Malhotra has been appointed as the Principal Director General of the Press Information Bureau. he succeeds Satyendra Prakash, who superannuated on 28th February 2023.

  • Malhotra is a 1989 batch officer and was elevated to a higher grade of IIS in June 2022.
  • He was also appointed as the Principal Director General of the Central Bureau of Communication.
  • The Information and Broadcasting Ministry also named Priya Kumar as the Director General of Doordarshan News (DD News) and succeeds Mayank Agrawal.
  • She will also look after the charge of the Director General, DD News with effect from March 1, 2023 and until further orders.

BJP’s Khushbu Sundar nominated as a member of National Commission for Women

Actor-turned-politician and BJP leader Khushbu Sundar was nominated as a member of the National Commission for Women (NCW). Sundar is a member of the BJP’s national executive committee.

Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi Takes Over As Western Naval Command Chief

Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi took charge as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of the Mumbai-headquartered Western Naval Command (WNC) and succeeds Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh who retired from service.

  • Vice Admiral Tripathi served as the Chief of Personnel at the Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence (Navy).
  • He is An alumnus of Sainik School Rewa and National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, he was commissioned into the Indian Navy on July 1, 1985.


Sportstar ACES award 2023

The annual Sportstar Aces Awards honour a number of incredible performances across the spectrum of sports in India in 2022. the awards are presented to winners for six popular choice categories.

Sportstar ACES award 2023 Winner List

  • Sportsman of the Year (cricket): Hardik Pandya
  • Sportswoman of the year (cricket): Harmanpreet Kaur
  • Sportsman of the year (track and field): Avinash Sable
  • Sportswomen of the year (track and field): Annu Rani
  • Sportsman of the Year (team sports): P.R. Sreejesh and Sunil Chhetri
  • Sportswoman of the year (team sports): Savita Punia
  • Sportsman of the Year (Olympic sports): Rudranksh Patil
  • Sportswoman of the Year (Olympic sports): Nikhat Zareen
  • Sportsman of the year (Racquet sports): Lakshya Sen and Sharath Kamal
  • Sportswoman of the year (Racquet Sports): Dipika Pallikal Karthik
  • Coach of the year: Bhaskar Bhatt
  • Sportsman of the year (Para sports): Rahul Jakhar
  • Sportswoman of the year (Para sports): Manisha Ramadass
  • Best Young Achiever (girl): Antim Panghal and Rhythm Sangwan
  • Best Young Achiever (boy): D. Gukesh
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Shyam Thapa
  • Best PSU for the promotion of sports: ONGC
  • Best University for the promotion of sports: Jain University
  • Best State for the promotion of sports: Odisha
  • Best Grassroots coach: Merzban Patel (Hockey)
  • Comeback of the year: Vinesh Phogat and Anwar Ali
  • Sportstar of the year (Male): Neeraj Chopra
  • Sportstar of the year (femals): Mirabai Chanu
  • National Team of the year: India’s Thomas Cup team
  • Club of the year: Gujarat Titans
  • Moment of the year: India’s Thomas Cup triumph
  • Spirit of sports: Nihal Sarin
  • Inspirational Icon: Sania Mirza
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Shyam Thapa
  • Sports for social good: Project Parivartan (IOC)


Exercise Shinyuu Maitri 2023

The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Japan Air Self-Defence Force (JASDF) are participating in Exercise Shinyuu Maitri, organised on the sidelines of the Indo-Japan Joint Army Exercise, Dharma Guardian. it will conclude on 02 March 2023 at Komatsu, Japan.

Important Days

Zero Discrimination Day 2023

Every year, the day of 1st March is observed as Zero Discrimination Day across the world. This day highlights the urgent need to take action against the inequalities in income, age, sex, health status, colour, race, occupation, sexual orientation, religion, gender and ethnicity.

  • The theme of this year’s Zero Discrimination Day is “Save lives: Decriminalise” highlighting how the decriminalisation of key populations and people living with HIV saves lives and helps advance the end of the AIDS pandemic.

Self Injury Awareness Day 2023

Self-injury Awareness Day (SIAD) is a grassroots annual global awareness event/campaign on March 1. it is known as Self-Harm Awareness Day. the day aims to make special efforts to raise awareness about self-harm and self-injury. It also educates medical professionals about the condition.

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