Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: January 13, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for January 13, 2023.


  • Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF) adds Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthiana) on the list of protected plants under Schedule III of the Wildlife (Protection) Act.
  • Tamil Nadu Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution, urging the Centre to immediately implement the Sethusamudram project.
  • Press Information Bureau flags six YouTube channels for fake news.
  • Centre submits views of 24 States to Supreme Court on notification of religious and linguistic minority communities.
  • Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar criticises the Supreme Court for using Basic Structure Doctrine to strike down constitutional amendments by Parliament.


  • Industrial output reached 7.1% growth in November after October contraction.
  • SEBI allows stock exchanges to introduce multiple contracts in the same commodity.
  • Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal rules out mini trade pact with U.S.
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) holds its forecast for 2.7 % growth in 2023; MD Kristalina Georgieva said 2023 would be another tough year for global economy.


  • California is hit by record-breaking rains and storms
  • Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology of UAE, Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has been named as COP 28 President.
  • French government to increase retirement age from 62 to 64 by 2030
  • James Webb Space Telescope Confirms Earth-Sized Planet around the habitable zone of the red dwarf LHS 475.


  • India clinches Sri Lanka ODI series with four-wicket win in second match.
  • Hockey World Cup 2023: India lines up against Spain for its opening World Cup game.




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