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Daily Current Affairs 22 February 2023

Daily Current Affairs 22 February 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.


IDEX and NAVDEX 2023

IDEX/NAVDEX 2023 regional naval and defence exhibitions will be held from February 20th to 24th in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, aimed at showcasing the latest technologies for land, sea, air and space applications.

  • NAVDEX – Naval Defence Exhibition 
  • IDEX – International Defence Exhibition

India’s first indigenous Automatic Train Supervision (i-ATS)

Delhi Metro launched India’s first ever indigenously developed Train Control & Supervision System, which has been jointly developed by the company & Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), the i-ATS (Indigenous-Automatic Train Supervision) for operations on its first corridor, Red Line (Rithala to Shaheed Sthal).

  • i-ATS will be used in the operations of other rail-based systems including Indian Railways.


Gross Domestic Climate Risk Report

Cross Dependency Initiative released a report that specializes in climate risk analytics for companies, banks and regions created a high-emission scenario based on the data provided by the IPCC. The report has been published by Australia-based Cross Dependency Initiative or XDI.

  • The 14 Indian states in the top 100 in the world for damage risk all share flooding as their main hazard – Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Haryana, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
  • Assam is the global topper within the top 50 vulnerable regions in terms of increase of climatic impacts during 1990-2050


Gujarat’s Dholera for first semiconductor manufacturing plant in India

Foxconn and Indian conglomerate Vedanta finalised Dholera Special Investment Region near Ahmedabad for installing their semiconductor and display manufacturing plant which will be India’s first semiconductor manufacturing plant. An MoU was signed between Vedanta and Foxconn.


BVR Subrahmanyam appointed the new CEO of Niti Aayog

The government approved the appointment of BVR Subrahmanyam as the CEO of NITI Aayog. Subrahmanyam will succeed Parameswaran Iyer, who will be appointed as executive director of the World Bank for a period of two years.

  • Subrahmanyam served as the chief secretary of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Subrahmanyam is a 1987-batch IAS officer of the Chhattisgarh cadre.
  • He was Additional Chief Secretary (Home) in Chhattisgarh before he was deputed to J&K after Governor’s rule was imposed in the state in June 2018.

Rajesh Roy appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of ITI Limited

Rajesh Rai has been appointed as the chairman and managing director (CMD) of the company for a period of five years with effect from the date of his assumption of charge of the post (immediately), till the date of his superannuation, or until further orders, whichever is the earliest.

  • he served as general manager (admin) of Mahanagar Telphone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), Mumbai.
  • Rai has more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunication industry.
  • He served as chief technology officer of Mahanagar Telephone Mauritius Limited in Mauritius for 12 years and was responsible for CDMA, GSM, 3G & 4G network, and customer acquisition.


Sansad Ratna Awards 2023: 13 MPs nominated; 5 from Rajya Sabha, 8 from Lok Sabha

The Sansad Ratna Awards are presented at the suggestion of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam to honour top-performing Parliamentarians. The 13th Edition of the award function will be held on Saturday, 25th March 2023 in New Delhi. K. Srinivasan is the Founder Chairman and Priyadharshni Rahul is the President of the Sansad Ratna Awards Committee.

Sansad Ratna Awards winners 2023 – Lok Sabha

  • (1) Shri Bidyut Baran Mahato (BJP, Jharkhand), (2) Dr.  Sukanta Majumdar (BJP, West Bengal), (3) Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma (INC, Andaman Nicobar Islands), (4) Dr Heena Vijayakumar Gavit (BJP, Maharashtra), (5)  Shri Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury (INC, West Bengal), (6) Shri Gopal Chinayya Shetty (BJP, Maharashtra), (7)  Shri Sudhir Gupta (BJP, Madhya Pradesh) ,  and (8) Dr.  Amol Ramsing Kolhe (NCP, Maharashtra) for ‘Sansad Ratna Awards 2023’ for their performance in the 17th Lok Sabha under various categories. 

Sansad Ratna Awards winners 2023 – Rajya Sabha

Dr. John Brittas (CPI-M, Kerala), Dr. Manoj Kumar Jha (RJD, Bihar), Smt. Fauzia Tahseen Ahmed Khan (NCP, Maharashtra) Shri Vishambhar Prasad Nishad (Samajwadi Party, UP) and Smt. Chhaya Verma (INC, Chhattisgarh)


Vignesh won the title of 80th Grand Master

India’s Vignesh from Tamil Nadu won the title of 80th Grand Master and defeated Germany’s LijaSnedir in the Northwest 2023 Chess Series was held in Germany and the final of the series.

International Shooting Sport Federation ISSF 2023

The 2023 Shooting World Cup of the International Shooting Federation is being held in Cairo, Egypt for Rifle and Pistol categories. In the 10m Air Pistol Mixed team Rhythm Sangwan and Varun Tomar received the Gold medals. 19-year-old Varun received bronze in the 10m Air Pistol Men event.

Important Days

World Thinking Day 2023

Every year, The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) celebrates World Thinking Day on February 22. it aims to honour sisterhood, camaraderie, and women’s empowerment while attempting to raise funds for the 10 million girl scouts and guides in over 150 nations.

  • The day also encourages female scouts to form enduring relationships with one another that emphasizes loyalty and respect.
  • World Thinking Day 2023 theme is “Our World, Our Thriving Future: The environment and global poverty”.

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