Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: April 20, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for April 20, 2023


  • Centre asks States to enforce new rules to check stray dog numbers.
  • Tamil Nadu Assembly adopted a resolution urging the Centre to extend quota for Dalit Christians.
  • Union Cabinet cleared Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2023 for harsher punishments for film piracy and introduction of new age categories for classifying films.
  • NMDC is exploring Australian lithium reserves for mining.
  • Cabinet approves National Quantum Mission to scale up scientific and Industrial Research & Development in Quantum Technology.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the first Global Buddhist Summit in New Delhi.


  • The government has brought back the windfall profit tax on domestic crude oil
  • RBI calls meeting of all bank boards to discuss governance and supervisory.
  • Hurun report: India retains third spot as a unicorn hub.
  • India and UK hold first in-person financial dialogue meeting since 2017.
  • Finance Ministry tasks World Bank with examining financing in infrastructure sectors.


  • India’s population projected to reach 142.86 crore against China’s 142.57 crore by mid-2023: U.N
  • More than 80 people were killed and hundreds injured in the stampede at the capital city of war-torn Yemen.
  • Ukraine has received the U.S.-made Patriot surface-to-air guided missile systems.
  • North Korea’s first spy satellite is ready for launch: Leader Kim Jong-un.


  • World No. 9 H.S. Prannoy and two-time Olympic medallist P.V. Sindhu will lead the Indian challenge at the 2023 Sudirman Cup, scheduled in China.



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