State PSC Focused Daily Current Affairs with Static GK 13 January 2023


State PSC Focused Daily Current Affairs with Static GK 13 January 2023


1) The Osmanabad District Court has become the first court in Maharashtra to introduce e-system of functioning.

Under this system, all the court-related work including filing, payment and other court services, etc. can be done through mobile app or online modes.

Maharashtra

Sanjay Gandhi (Borivali) National Park

Tadoba National Park

Nawegaon National Park

Gugamal National Park

Chandoli National Park


2) Indian-origin Manpreet Monica Singh has been sworn in as a Harris county judge, becoming the first female Sikh judge in the US.

Singh was born and raised in Houston and now lives in Bellaire with her husband and two children.


3) For the first time, India surpassed Japan in auto sales last year and became third largest auto market in the world.

The country’s sales of new vehicles totaled at least 4.25 million units, topping the 4.2 million sold in Japan.


4) Republican leader Kevin McCarthy has been elected as the speaker of the US House of Representatives.

He was serving as the House Minority Leader in the House.


5) National Youth Day is observed every year on January 12 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.

The theme of National Youth Day 2022 is “Viksit Yuva – Viksit Bharat”.

The Indian government first declared Swami Vivekananda’s birthday, January 12, as National Youth Day in 1984.


6) Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport and Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport were among the top 10 on-time airports globally, according to aviation analytics firm Cirium.

These two airports were not in the top 10 in 2021.


7) National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) in association with Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) organised Astro Tourism – A Sky Gazing event at Delhi’s India Gate.

The event was inaugurated by Minister of State for Culture, Arjun Ram Meghwal.


8) The 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention was organised in partnership with the Madhya Pradesh Government in Indore.

The theme of this PBD Convention is “Diaspora: Reliable partners for India’s progress in Amrit Kaal”.

Madhya Pradesh

CM – Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Governor – Mangubhai Chhaganbhai

Bhimbetka Caves

Buddhist Monument at Sanchi

Khajuraho Temple

Yashwant Sagar wetland


9) Noted economist and popular historian Sanjeev Sanyal released his new book, “Revolutionaries: The Other Story of How India Won Its Freedom”.


10) e-NAM, a flagship initiative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, has won the Platinum Award in the Digital Empowerment of Citizens Category in Digital India Awards 2022.


11) Former Governor of West Bengal and three-time Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker Keshari Nath Tripathi passed away at the age of 88.

West Bengal

CM – Mamata Banerjee

GOVERNOR – C.V. Ananda Bose

Folk Dances – Lathi, Gambhira, Dhali, Jatra, Baul, Chhau, Santhali Dance

Kalighat Temple


12) University of Kerala bagged the “Overall Championship” at Padma Tarang, the 36th Inter University South Zone Youth Festival that concluded on a colourful note at Sri Padmavati Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam (SPMVV) in Tirupati.

Kerala

Anamudi Shola National Park

Eravikulam National Park

Silent Valley National Park

Cherai Beach

Idukki Dam on Periyar River

Pamba River

Kumarakom National Park


13) Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a untethered multi-copter payload, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), capable of flying with a five kilo payload to improve logistics for operations in the Himalayas.

Defence Research and Development Organisation( DRDO)

Founded – 1958

HeadQuarter – New Delhi

Chairman – Dr. Samir V. Kamat


14) Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the three-day “Northeast Krishi Kumbh-2023” at Umiam in Meghalaya.

Meghalaya

Governor – B. D. Mishra

CM – Conrad Kongkal Sangma

Umiam Lake

Nartiang Durga Temple

Khasi, Garo and Jaintia hills

Nokrek National Park

Balpakram National Park

Baghmara Reserve Forest

Siju Bird Sanctuary

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