Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: April 17, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for April 17, 2023


  • The first edition of the biannual Army Commanders conclave 2023 will be conducted in Hybrid format.
  • National Health Authority is set to introduce face authentication feature for Ayushman Bharat App.
  • Apple’s first two retail stores in India will open this week in Mumbai and Delhi.
  • Ministry of Panchayati Raj will celebrate National Panchayat Awards Week from 17th April to 21st April 2023.
  • Rajasthan’s Nandini Gupta has been crowned as the Femina Miss India World 2023.
  • DRDO Industry Academia Centre of Excellence inaugurated at IIT Hyderabad.


  • Global Conference on Compressed Biogas to be held in New Delhi.
  • Steel Ministry: Disinvestment process of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited is under progress
  • NITI Aayog mulls Electric Vehicle policy review to reduce dependence on China.


  • April 17 is observed as World Hemophilia Day, this year’s theme is ‘Access for All: Partnership. Policy. Progress. Engaging Government, Integrating Inherited Bleeding Disorders into National Policy.
  • India’s population is expected to reach 1.429 billion by the end of the year, according to the U.N. China will be at second place, with 1.426 billion people.
  • Germany switches off its last three nuclear plants; Germany has been looking to leave behind nuclear power since 2002.
  • The Sudanese military and a paramilitary group battled for control of the nation; 61 dead and 670 injured after clashes.


  • Shaili Singh qualifies for Asian Games; logging second longest jump in India’s history.



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