Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: January 15-16, 2023.

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for January 15-16, 2023.


  • Festivals of Makar Sankranti, Magh Bihu and Pongal were celebrated in different parts of the country.
  • Visakhapatnam-Secunderabad Vande Bharat Express train runs from today.
  • G20: Two-day ‘Think-20’ meeting to start in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
  • G20 Infrastructure Working Group (IWG) to begin in Pune, Maharashtra.
  • Centre to launch five-year National Urban Technology Mission for Municipal Services and ULBs.
  • Chhattisgarh begins road construction work in Pudaang village, for the first time since India’s Independence.


  • Report: Richest 1% Indians own more than 40% of country’s wealth.
  • Japan’s SMBC Bank and Oaktree Capital Management submit expressions of interest (EoIs) for strategic stake sale in IDBI Bank.
  • Swiggy has rolled out Ambulance Service for Delivery Partners and its dependants.
  • The government has extended the tenure of managing director (MD) and CEO of Bank of Baroda (BoB) Sanjiv Chadha till June 2023.
  • CII Business Confidence Index for the October-December quarter records its highest reading in two years.
  • World’s longest River Cruise MV Ganga Vilas will reach Patna today; The Cruise is on way to Dibrugarh via Bangladesh.


  • Davos 2023 : World Economic Forum Meeting begins today on the theme, ‘Cooperation in a Fragmented World’.
  • Britain to send 14 of its main battle tanks along with additional artillery support to Ukraine.
  • Earthquake of 6.0 magnitude strikes Indonesia’s Northern Sumatra.
  • US President Joe Biden approves emergency declaration for California due to winter storms


  • Shang Juncheng becomes the first male Chinese player to win an Australian Open match.
  • Barcelona beats Real Madrid 3-1 to lift Spanish Super Cup
  • India defeats Sri Lanka by the largest ever margin of 317 runs in the last ODI and clinched the series by 3-0.
  • Indian team of Yuki Bhambri- Saketh Myneni wins Bangkok Open tennis title.




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