Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: March 19, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for March 19, 2023


  • Kochi fire: National Green Tribunal directed Kochi Municipal Corporation to pay environmental compensation of Rs 100 crore.
  • West Bengal government plans to appoint 600 young ‘gajamitras’ to protect elephants.
  • Uttar Pradesh to include millets in midday meals in schools and public distribution system.
  • Karnataka launches Mysuru Cluster Seed Fund (MCSF), Mysuru Global Technology Centre (MGTC) and Karnataka Accelerator Network (KAN) to promote start-ups.
  • Parliamentary panel has recommended analysing the feasibility of variable speed limits on national highways in the country.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina virtually inaugurated the India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline.


  • PM Gati Shakti programme: 156 critical infrastructure-gap projects identified.
  • Union Finance Ministry has initiated the process to appoint a new Reserve Bank Deputy Governor in place of MK Jain.
  • Government sets up centralised facility for voluntary closure of companies.


  • UN confirms extension of Black Sea grain deal for exports from Ukraine.
  • 400,000 gallons of radioactive water leaked from US nuclear power plant.
  • Indian Higher Education Meet 2023 inaugurated in Dhaka.


  • Tennis: India’s Rohan Bopanna and Matthew Ebden of Australia win Men’s Doubles title at Indian Wells Masters in California, US.
  • Nikhat Zareen enters pre-quarterfinals in Women’s Boxing World Championships.
  • Akshdeep Singh wins gold in men’s 20km Asian Race-Walking Championship.





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