Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: April 12, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for April 12, 2023


  • Tamil Nadu notifies Prohibition of Online Gambling Act; Hosting online gambling services can result in up to 3 years of jail
  • SNEHA, suicide prevention centre, has launched an online chat service for those in distress.
  • India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts normal monsoon; India’s four-year run of heavy summer monsoon rainfall is likely to end this year.
  • Rajasthan: 2nd Women 20 International Meeting to be held in Jaipur.
  • Ministry of Education to organise a Young Authors’ Conference during the SCO Summit 2022-23.
  • Unified Portal of Central Bureau of Narcotics launched; will be one step solution for all licensing processes of the Bureau.
  • Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurates Peerah-Kunfer Tunnel at Ramban in Jammu and Kashmir.


  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announces framework for acceptance of Green Deposits.
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that India’s economy will grow by 5.9% for the current fiscal year 2023-24.


  • US President Joe Biden arrives in Belfast capital of Northern Ireland to commemorate 25th anniversary of Good Friday Agreement.
  • Bangladesh’s public health pioneer Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury passes away.
  • Three-day International Conference on Defence Finance and Economics to begin in New Delhi.
  • Iran develops new domestically-build suicide drone which can destroy targets within a range of 450 kilometers.


  • Nisha Dahia wins Silver in 68kg category in Asian Wrestling Championships in Kazakhstan.
  • Chennai to host Asian Hockey Men’s Championship after 15 years.


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