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Daily Current Affairs 10th January 2024: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 10th January2024. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 10th January2024. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 10th January2024 Current affairs test.

 

 

National News

1. Launch of ‘Prasadam’ – India’s First Hygienic Food Street

  • Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated ‘Prasadam,’ India’s first hygienic food street, at Neelkanth Van, Mahakal Lok, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Spanning 939 square meters and situated near the Mahakaleshwar Temple, this food street encompasses 17 distinct shops, serving as a key communal and culinary landmark.

International News

2. Gabriel Attal Becomes France’s Youngest Prime Minister

  • In a groundbreaking move, French President Emmanuel Macron appointed 34-year-old Gabriel Attal as France’s youngest ever prime minister.
  • This appointment is significant for its representation, marking Gabriel Attal as the first openly gay individual to ascend to this high office in France.

Defence News

3. DRDO Unveils ‘Ugram’ – New Assault Rifle for Indian Forces

  • The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) revealed the ‘Ugram,’ a new 7.62 x 51 mm calibre assault rifle tailored for India’s military, paramilitary, and police forces.
  • The name ‘Ugram,’ meaning ‘ferocious’ in Sanskrit, reflects the weapon’s design to meet specific operational requirements.

Banking News

4. IndusInd Bank and NPCI Launch ‘Samman RuPay Credit Card’

  • IndusInd Bank, in collaboration with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), introduced the ‘Samman RuPay Credit Card,’ designed specifically for government employees.
  • This card merges the functionalities of a traditional credit card with the innovative features of UPI, enhancing convenience and accessibility.

Business News

5. RBI Approves PFC’s Finance Company in Gujarat’s GIFT City

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted Power Finance Corporation (PFC) permission to establish a finance company within the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in Gujarat’s GIFT City.
  • This development, marked by a no-objection letter from the RBI, represents a pivotal moment for PFC in the financial sector.

Important Days News

6. World Hindi Day 2024: Celebrating Linguistic Heritage and AI Integration

  • World Hindi Day is observed globally on January 10th, emphasizing the cultural and international significance of the Hindi language.
  • The 2024 observance focuses on the theme “Hindi–Bridging Traditional Knowledge and Artificial Intelligence,” underlining the language’s evolving role in the digital era.

Summits & Conferences News

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7. Prime Minister Modi Inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show in Gandhinagar, attended by Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi and Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel.
  • Covering 200,000 square meters and featuring participation from 100 countries, with 33 as partners, this event is hailed as India’s largest Global Trade Show.

Awards News

8. Changi Airport Named World’s Best Airport for 2023

  • Skytrax declared Changi Airport in Singapore the World’s Best Airport for 2023, a title it has won for the twelfth time.
  • Changi Airport regained this accolade after Qatar’s Hamad International Airport held it for the previous two years.

Obituaries News

9. Ustad Rashid Khan: A Loss to Indian Classical Music

  • The Indian classical music fraternity mourns the passing of Ustad Rashid Khan, a revered figure in the Rampur-Sahaswan Gharana.
  • Khan, who passed away at 55 due to prostate cancer complications, leaves a legacy marked by his unique contributions and innovations in Indian classical music.
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