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Daily Current Affairs 14th April 2023: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 14th April 2023. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 14th April 2023. 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 14th April 2023 Current affairs test.


Sports News

1. Aman Sehrawat Claims India’s First Gold at Asian Wrestling Championships

  • Indian wrestler Aman Sehrawat secured India’s inaugural gold medal in the men’s 57 kg freestyle category at the 2023 Asian Wrestling Championships held in Astana, Kazakhstan.
  • He triumphed over Kyrgyzstan’s Almaz Smanbekov with a score of 9-4.
  • Among other Indian wrestlers, Deepak won bronze in the 79 kg category, while Deepak Nehra lost his bronze medal match.
  • In addition to Aman’s victory, Indian women wrestlers won seven medals, and Greco-Roman wrestlers secured four medals.

Defense News

2. IAF Participates in Multinational Exercise Orion in France

  • An Indian Air Force contingent is actively participating in the multinational international Exercise Orion held at Mont-de-Marsan, France, from April 17 to May 5, 2023.
  • The IAF Contingent, comprising four Rafale, two C-17, two ll-78 aircraft, and 165 air warriors, is partaking in this exercise.
  • Importantly, this marks the first overseas exercise for the IAF’s Rafale aircraft.
  • The exercise also features participation from several other countries, including France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Spain, and the United States of America.

International News

3. India’s Ranking in World’s Most Criminal Countries List

  • The World of Statistics has released a list ranking the world’s “most criminal countries.”
  • Venezuela tops the list, followed by Papua New Guinea, Afghanistan, South Africa, Honduras, Trinidad, Guyana, Syria, Somalia, and Jamaica.
  • India holds the 77th position on this list, with the USA at 55th and the UK at 65th in the ranking.
  • In contrast, Turkey, Germany, and Japan are among the least criminal countries, ranking at 92nd, 100th, and 135th, respectively.
  • The rankings are determined by dividing the total number of reported crimes by the population and then multiplying by 100,000 to calculate the overall crime rate.

Recent Index

4. Ghana Approves Oxford Malaria Vaccine for Children

  • Ghana has become the world’s first country to approve a new malaria vaccine developed by Oxford University, benefiting children under the age of three.
  • Malaria, a mosquito-borne disease, claims over 600,000 lives annually, primarily children in Africa.
  • Typically, childhood vaccines in Africa are funded by international organizations like Gavi and UNICEF after receiving approval from the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • This marks the first instance where a major vaccine has received initial approval in an African nation before wealthier countries.

Banking and Financial News

5. SEBI Unveils New Logo on Its 35th Foundation Day

  • On the occasion of its 35th Foundation Day on April 12, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) revealed a new logo.
  • While retaining its traditional blue palette, SEBI’s new logo features a more modern design.
  • The logo reflects SEBI’s blend of rich traditions and its contemporary approach driven by data and technology across all aspects of its mandate in regulating the securities market and safeguarding investor interests.
  • SEBI, established on April 12, 1988, operates as a quasi-judicial body with substantial statutory powers, distinguishing it from market regulators like the US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC).
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