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

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


  • The central government’s integrated food security scheme has been named as Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY).
  • Union cabinet approved the setting up of three new national-level multi-state cooperative societies to promote organic products, seeds, and exports.
  • Cabinet clears Rs 2,600 crores to promote RuPay debit card, BHIM transactions.
  • FSSAI survey says 15% of dietary supplements of substandard quality.
  • National Centre for Drinking Water, Sanitation and Quality in Kolkata has been renamed as Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee National Institution of Water and Sanitation.
  • ‘Naatu Naatu’ song from ‘RRR’ Movie bags first Golden Globe in ‘best original song’ category.
  • School of Logistics, Waterways and Communication has been inaugurated in Agartala.


  • Cost of living crisis, digital inequality among risks for India: WEF Global Risks Report 2023.
  • Meta partners with Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) to upskill auto dealers.
  • India’s economic growth will slow to 6.6% in the next fiscal year from an expected 6.9% in the current year, says the World Bank’s latest economic update.
  • India’s net direct tax collections stood at ₹12.31 lakh crore as on January 10, at almost 87% of the target for 2022-23.


  • U.K and Japan sign defence pact allowing troop deployments in each other’s countries and increase security cooperation.
  • Uganda declares end to Ebola virus outbreak which claimed 55 lives
  • Russia to send rescue capsule to rescue three crew of the International Space Station, after a meteorite damaged the spacecraft.


  • FIH Men’s World Cup Hockey-2023 begins in Odisha with an opening ceremony at Barabati Stadium.
  • Swastika Ghosh becomes the fourth Indian to qualify for the World Table Tennis Championship.




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