Page-3 of Current Affairs - January, 2023

Defence Ministry is top buyer of MSME Goods in 2022

The Government e–Marketplace was launched in 2016. It is an online platform used for procuring goods and services online. The main aim of GeM is to increase transparency, promote Aatma Nirbhar Bharat, and support small and local sellers. Recently, the GeM tweeted that in 2022, Defence Ministry made the highest procurement from the MSME sellers. ..

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Survey: 60% households expect dip in earning

An online platform called the Local Circles recently conducted a survey. The survey was conducted to learn about the mindset of the household consumers and also about their conditions. And it was conducted online. The online platform conducted the survey in 309 districts. According to the survey, 60% of the households in the country believe ..

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Beating Retreat Ceremony 2023

The United Kingdom used the Beating Retreat Ceremony to call their patrolling units to the castle. India uses this ceremony to end its republic day celebrations. In India, Beating Retreat Ceremony is held on January 29th. All three wings of the Indian Military participate in the ceremony. The bands of the three forces, that is, ..

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China’s Baidu may launch ChatGPT – style AI Bot

The BAIDU is a Chinese-based technology company. It offers a popular search engine in China called BAIDU. (Major search engines like Google are banned in China) The company works on artificial intelligence and internet-related products. The headquarters of the company is in Beijing. The company is one of the largest AI companies in the world. ..

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Atal Pension Yojana crosses landmark 5 crore Enrolments

The Atal Pension Yojana was launched in 2015. The main objective of the scheme is to provide income security to Indian citizens. The performance of the scheme was outstanding in 2022. It gained 1.25 crores of new subscribers in 2022. It is higher as compared to 2021. In 2021, the number was only 92 lakhs. ..

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Air India’s New Software for Real – Time Reporting of In – flight Incidents

Coruson is cloud software developed by a UK-based company called Ideagen. Air India is to use this software to increase its safety management. Coruson will help Air India in reporting in–flight incidents. And this is to be done on a real-time basis. What is the plan? Air India is to provide the crew members with ..

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