Current Affairs – January 28 2023
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Current Affairs – January 28 2023
1. Data Privacy Day observed on 28 January 2023
Data Protection Day, or Data Privacy Day, is celebrated on January 28. The aim is to create more awareness about the right to data protection and the various ways in which people can keep their data more safe.
The theme for this year is ‘Think Privacy First’. In this digital age, it is pragmatic to prioritize data privacy, both for individuals and businesses.
2.India & Japan concludes “Veer Guardian 2023” Air exercise
The inaugural edition of the 16-day bilateral air exercise between the Indian Air Force and the Japan Air Self-Defence Force has concluded in Japan. The exercise, ‘Veer Guardian 2023’, involved precise planning and skilful execution by both the air forces. The JASDF participated in the exercise with its F-2 and F-15 aircraft, while the IAF contingent participated with the Su-30 MKI aircraft.
3. Third Edition of Annual Orange Festival 2023 Celebrated in Nagaland
The third edition of the two-day Orange Festival has been organized in Nagaland’s Rusoma village to mark the harvest of organic oranges in the district. The orange festival was held from 24th to 25th January 2023. The orange festival is held to display the harvested oranges from the village.
4. Jal Jeevan Mission Provides Tap Water to 11 Crore Rural Households
Over 11 Crore rural households in the country have access to tap water connections as India celebrates its 74th Republic Day. 123 districts and more than 1.53 lakh villages of India have reported ‘Har Ghar Jal’ which means every household has access to clean drinking water through the tap.
Jal Jeevan Mission was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15th August 2019 to provide every rural household with a tap water connection by 2024.
5. iNNCOVACC – India’s first intranasal Covid vaccine launched
The first nasal vaccination produced in India against Covid-19, the iNCOVACC, was introduced by Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh and Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya. Bharat Biotech has created the vaccine. At Mandaviya’s house, the first intranasal vaccine produced in India was introduced to the world.
6. NMDC signs up Champion Boxer Nikhat Zareen as its Brand Ambassador
National miner and India’s largest producer of iron ore, NMDC, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with World Boxing Champion and gold medal winner of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games , Nikhat Zareen to represent NMDC as its brand ambassador.
Nikhat Zareen represents the strength, courage, agility and national pride that goes with the brand of the NMDC.
7. Indian Stock Markets Migrating to T+1 Settlement Cycle
India will become the first major economy to move to a T+1(trade plus one) market settlement cycle when it finally makes the transition on January 27. The Chinese market is currently partly T+1. With the move, all stock settlements will be done the next day, making financial transactions faster in the stock market.
- T refers to the trading day. Starting January 27 all large-cap and blue-chip companies will switch to the T+1 system.
- Currently the market follows a T+2 settlement cycle, which means the investors receive shares or dividends as well as bonus shares in their accounts within two days after the transaction.