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Daily Current Affairs of 06th January 2024 in English

Daily Current Affairs of 06th January 2024 in English

Daily Current Affairs of 06th January 2024 in English, Latest News Updates, Daily News Highlights, Current Events Digest, News Headlines Today,


Daily Current Affairs of 05th January 2024, witnessed a series of significant events across various domains, ranging from infrastructure development to geopolitical concerns, cultural celebrations, and scientific discoveries. Here's an in-depth look at the noteworthy occurrences of the day.

Top Current Affairs and News Headlines – January 06, 2024

National News:

Ayodhya Airport Renamed for Cultural Heritage:

In a significant move, the Union Cabinet approved the renaming of Ayodhya Airport to ‘Maharishi Valmiki International Airport.’ This decision aims to showcase the historical and cultural richness of the region. The government highlights the importance of elevating Ayodhya Airport to international status to boost its economic potential and attract foreign pilgrims and tourists. The airport's phased development is set to handle millions of passengers annually.
State News:

Assam's Push for Quality Education:

The Assam government kick-starts the fifth edition of ‘Gunotsav 2024,’ focusing on evaluating the performance of approximately 40 lakh students across government schools. The initiative, running from January 3 to February 8, aims to improve the quality of education by fostering active participation from teachers, students, administrators, and local communities.
Economy News:

India's Trade Showcase in UAE - 'Bharat Park':

India plans to establish 'Bharat Park,' a dedicated trade zone in the UAE, showcasing Indian-made goods for a global audience. The focus is on the textile industry and leveraging free trade agreements with key countries. Additionally, the National Statistical Office projects a robust 7.3% growth for India's GDP in the fiscal year 2023-24.

Rising Forex Reserves:

India's foreign exchange reserves witness a substantial increase, reaching $623.2 billion. The Reserve Bank of India reports a significant uptick, with the majority contributed by Foreign Currency Assets. This surge follows India's forex kitty reaching a peak of $645 billion in October 2021.

Important Days News:

Celebrating National Birds Day:

The United States declares January 5 as National Bird Day to raise awareness about the significance of birds in our ecosystem. The Avian Welfare Coalition initiates this day to emphasize that birds deserve to live with complete freedom and not be kept as captives.

World Day of War Orphans 2024:

January 6 marks the World Day of War Orphans, dedicated to highlighting the struggles and needs of children who are the most vulnerable victims of war. The themes for this year are "Orphan Lives Matter" and "Standing Up for War-Affected Children."

Summits & Conferences News:

DGsP/IGsP Conference 2023:

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah inaugurates the 58th DGsP/IGsP Conference 2023 in Jaipur. The conference focuses on critical security issues, including border security, cyber threats, radicalization, fraudulent issuance of identity documents, and threats emerging from AI.

Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024 Unveiled:

Union Minister Piyush Goyal unveils the logo and booklet for the upcoming “Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024.” The expo, scheduled from February 1-3, 2024, aims to showcase cutting-edge technologies in the mobility industry with the participation of over 600 exhibitors from 50+ countries.

Ranks & Reports News:

UN Report on India's GDP Growth:

The United Nations’ World Economic Situation and Prospects 2024 report projects India's GDP growth at 6.2% in the coming year. This projection reflects the country's robust domestic demand and flourishing manufacturing and services sectors.

Agreements News:

India-USAID Collaboration for Railways’ Net-Zero Emission Goal:

The Union Cabinet approves the MoU between India and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support Indian Railways in achieving 'net-zero carbon emission' by 2030.

Indian Railways and CII Collaboration for Green Initiatives:

Indian Railways renews its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to reduce energy and water consumption, ultimately lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

Appointments News:

Leadership Changes in Key Organizations:

Sanjiv Aggarwal appointed CEO and MD of NIIFL, Vikas Sheel appointed Executive Director of the Asian Development Bank, and Rashmi Shukla becomes Maharashtra’s first woman Director General of Police. These appointments highlight the diverse expertise and experience these leaders bring to their roles.
Science & Technology News:

ISRO's Fuel Cell Test in Space:

ISRO successfully tests a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell on the PSLV-C58’s POEM3 platform, marking a significant milestone in fuel cell technology for space missions.

Google DeepMind's Mobile ALOHA Humanoid Technology:

Stanford University introduces Mobile ALOHA, a robotic system designed to enhance bimanual mobile manipulation, promising advancements in robotics beyond tabletop scenarios.

IIT Madras Researchers Engineer Plant Cells for Cancer Drug Production:

Researchers from IIT Madras and Mandi metabolically engineer plant cells to boost the production of the anti-cancer drug camptothecin, offering a critical solution for medicinal production and plant conservation.

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