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Telangana Current Affairs-Feb 6, 2023

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Telangana Current Affairs-Feb 6, 2023

  1. In the state budget for 2023–2024, which was released on Monday, the Telangana administration increased funding for the agriculture and allied industry as well as certain other important departments.
  • The Rs 2.90 lakh crore election year budget does not include any new programmes, but the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) has increased funding for some of its signature initiatives.
  • Over 2022–2023, the budget expenditure has increased by nearly 13%.

2-Telangana state Finance Minister T. Harish increased allocation for power subsidy to Rs 12,000 crore from Rs 10,500 crore in 2022–2023, stating that Telangana is the only state in the nation providing uninterrupted 24-hour quality power supply to all sectors of the economy and free power to the agriculture sector.

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3-The allocation under the Telangana government’s Aasara pension programme, which is offered to various beneficiary categories, has been increased by Rs 271 crore to Rs 12,000 crore for 2023–24.

4-The Telangana state finance minister, T. Harish, requested Rs 17,700 crore under the flagship programme Dalit Bandhu. Throughout the years, Rs 10 lakh would be given to 1,100 Dalit families in each of the 118 Assembly constituencies.

5-The education department has been given a budget of Rs 19,093 crore. He suggested Rs 12,161 crore for the medical and health department.

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6-The state’s finance minister suggested spending Rs. 2,500 crore on R&B road maintenance and Rs. 2,000 crore on Panchayat Raj road maintenance.

7-Telangana State Finance Minister T. Harish also declared that SERP employees’ pay rates will be updated beginning in April 2023 and that contract workers will be regularised.

T. Harish Rao

8-Harish Rao put out a budget of Rs. 26,885 billion for the irrigation industry and reaffirmed the government’s pledge to irrigate an additional 50,24,000 acres over the next two to three years, bringing the total area to 1 crore 25 lakh acres.

9-To promote sustainable mobility across the nation, the Telangana government introduced Telangana Mobility Valley on Monday. It is the nation’s first new mobility-focused cluster.

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10-In the next five years, Telangana Mobility Valley (TMV) hopes to attract investments totaling about Rs 50,000 crore and create more than 4 lakh jobs.

  • The statement was made by Industries and Commerce Minister K. T. Rama Rao at the opening of the inaugural Mobility Next Hyderabad EV Summit.

11-K. T. Rama Rao, minister of industries and commerce, claimed that TMV has already given the sector a major boost. While Hyundai would invest Rs. 1,400 crore to establish Automotive Proving Grounds, Amara Raja will invest Rs. 9,500 crore to build a Li-Ion gigafactory.

KTR

12- KTR said that Allox would invest 750 crore and Bilti Electric would invest 1,100 crore in building India’s first multi-gigawatt cathode manufacture, respectively.

13-To improve young people’s e-Mobility skills, the Telangana government and TASK established the Kalam Centre For Automotive Excellence (CAE).

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14-The Telangana state has hired renowned consulting firm Boston Consulting Group to assist in conceptualising and developing a truly distinct vision for the TMV, which aims to facilitate businesses across all segments of sustainable mobility, including Tier 1 and Tier 2 component manufacturers and Auto Engineering R&D companies.

15-The Telangana state government and ATS-TUV Rheinland, a renowned German service provider, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU). ATS-TUV Rheinland would invest Rs 250 crore to build and run these facilities at Yenkathala.

16-Hyderabad will host the inaugural Formula E race in India, showcasing the potential of e-mobility.

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Sports Current Affairs-Feb 5, 2023

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Sports Current Affairs-Feb 5, 2023

1- Several times Rajendra RE, a national champion, of the Petronas TVS Racing team won the Rally of Nashik to reclaim the overall title for Super Bikes Pro-Expert for 2022.

2-As the sixth and final round of the fmsci National Rally Championship for two-wheelers – 2022 came to a close in Nashik, Sarath Mohan won his first national championship in the other elite Expert class without even changing gears.

3-Left-arm spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja said he felt extremely lucky to have another opportunity to compete for his country prior to the start of the first Test against Australia on February 9 in Nagpur. After having surgery on his right knee in September 2022, Jadeja was unable to play and had to leave the Asia Cup in the UAE midway through.

Ravindra Jadeja

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4- Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Sunday that the government is aware that no young person should be left behind owing to a lack of resources, thus it is now providing the best players with up to Rs 5 lakh in annual support.

5-The Gulf Giants captain, James Vince, has commended team efforts for the team’s success in making the playoffs and competing for the DP World ILT20 championship ahead of Monday’s last preliminary league game against Sharjah Warriors.

6-Indian batting legend Mithali Raj, who announced her retirement from the sport last year, hailed the Women’s Premier League (WPLdebut )’s as a significant advancement for the nation’s sport.

Mithali Raj

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7-Two-time Aditi Ashok, an Olympic golfer, kept up her strong play in the Magical Kenya Ladies Open, shooting a bogey-free round of 69 (-4) to have a six-shot lead going into the final round.

8-Legendary Indian batswoman Mithali Raj believes the top order’s performance will have a significant impact on the prospects of Harmanpreet Kaur’s team winning the Women’s T20 World Cup.

9-Charlotte Edwards, a former England captain, has been named the team’s head coach for the upcoming Women’s Premier League (WPL).

Charlotte Edwards
  • Legendary Indian fast bowler Jhulan Goswami joins her in this capacity, serving as both the team manager and bowling coach. Devieka Palshikaar has been hired as the squad’s batting coach, and Trupti Chandgadkar Bhattacharya serves as the team manager.

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10-At the Zagreb Open 2023 Ranking Series, Greco-Roman wrestler Ashu defeated Lithuania’s Adomas Grigaliunas 5-0 to claim the bronze medal in the men’s 67kg division.

11-Prime off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin outperformed Australia opener David Warner in the second Test at Bengaluru during the 2017 edition of the prestigious series, according to former Indian fielding coach R Sridhar, who was speaking ahead of the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023, which begins on Thursday and travels to Nagpur.

Ravichandran Ashwin

12-On Sunday, Dubai Capitals chose former Indian all-rounder Yusuf Pathan as their team’s captain for the remaining matches of the DP World ILT20, which is presently taking place in the UAE.

13-On Sunday at the Dubai International Stadium, the Dubai Capitals will play their final league game of the DP World ILT20 against the MI Emirates.

14-Tejaswin Shankar, a high jumper, won the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix competition at the Boston World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting on Saturday night.

15-Great Britain qualified for the Davis Cup Finals group stage after Cameron Norrie defeated Nicolas Mejia in straight sets in singles, giving the visitors an unbeatable 3-1 lead against Columbia.

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Agriculture Current Affairs- Feb 4, 2023

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Agriculture Current Affairs- Feb 4, 2023

  1. Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos, the president of the Philippines and the secretary of agriculture, emphasised the need to increase the area planted with onions and to provide farmers with onion seeds for proliferation.

2-The UN Food Systems Stocktaking Moment will be held in Rome from July 24-26 at the offices of the Food and Agriculture Organization, the UN’s Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Antonio Tajani said (FAO).

Antonio Tajani

3-In July 2021, Italy hosted the Pre-Food Systems Summit in Rome, a comprehensive preparation gathering that brought together leaders and many stakeholders.

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4-Qu Dongyu, director general of the FAO, expressed his complete support for the stocktaking conference and the transformation of agrifood systems to be more effective, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable for better productivity, nutrition, the environment, and a life that leaves no one behind.

Qu Dongyu

5-According to a government data released on Friday, Japan’s exports of agricultural, fisheries, and forestry products increased 14.3% in 2022 compared to the previous year to a record 1.4 trillion yen ($10.88 billion), marking the country’s tenth consecutive milestone-breaking year.

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6-The Union Budget 2023 included a number of initiatives for the benefit of the agricultural sector, from the creation of an Agri-tech startup fund to an increase in agricultural loans.

  • In comparison to the previous budget, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has received Rs 1,15,531.79 crore for all Centrally Sponsored Schemes.

7-Nagaland is having its two-day Orange Festival. To honour the dedication of orange producers, the state is hosting the Nagaland Fruit Festival.

  • The Rusoma Village council was in charge of planning the Nagaland Fruit Festival. The horticultural department and council collaborated to organise the festival.

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8-Only 10% of the Indian land is being used for horticulture. However, 33% of agricultural income comes from it. The GoI started the “Atmanirbhat Horticulture Clean Plant Programme” to raise the value of horticulture crops and to promote productivity. The program’s primary goal is to enhance the supply of plant material free from disease. This will contribute to raising the worth of horticulture crops. For this programme, the GoI allotted Rs 2,200 crores.

  1. Around 73.5% of people in rural India are literate. The majority of farmers in India lack knowledge of organic farming, contemporary farming techniques, and successful animal husbandry concepts. The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare recently held the Krishi Mahotsav to train people in these disciplines. The ministry held displays and trained farmers throughout the occasion. The occasion took place at Kota, Rajasthan.

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10-Marginal farmers are those whose land area is smaller than one hectare, according to the Reserve Bank of India. Additionally, little farmers are those who have a plot of land between one and two hectares in size. These farmers will benefit greatly from the Krishi Mahotsav. Their ability to use technology will greatly aid them.

11-In 2021, the Aviation Ministry approved the deployment of drone technology by the Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI) in India’s coal fields. Following the directive, the coal ministry-run Mahanadi coal fields in Odisha recently began using drones in their operations. The site and the drone system both go by the moniker VIHANGAM. According to this, drones can be accessed by authorised users at a 40 Mbps internet speed.

12- To alleviate the fodder shortage crisis in India, the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying suggested the establishment of fodder-centric FPOs in 2020.

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13-There are more than 2000 new agribusiness businesses throughout the nation. The Indian government is attempting to raise this number to 10,000.

14-Agriculture is the foundation of the Indian economy, accounting for 53.89 percent of the country’s GVA.

15- The Finance Minister included Rs. 1.25 lakh crores for agriculture in the Union Budget 2023–24. One of the budget’s top seven goals was agriculture. The Finance Minister stated that the Government of India will establish the Agriculture Accelerator Fund during the presentation of the budget in the parliament.

Nirmala Sitharaman

16-There are already more than 20 million kirana outlets, or grocery stores, in India. These stores have been digitalized to keep their clientele during the pandemic.

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Sports Current Affairs- Feb 3, 2023

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Sports Current Affairs- Feb 3, 2023

1. India now holds the Border-Gavaskar Trophy after defeating Australia in the last three series in 2017, 2018–19, and 2020–21. Australia, on the other hand, is hoping to repeat its 2004 victory in a Test series against India, which will begin on February 9 in Nagpur.

2. Former Australia wicket-keeper Ian Healy criticised the BCCI of using square-turners and dubbed such strategies as “unfair.” Healy has received pushback from former India coach John Wright, who argues that countries playing at home have the right to create fields that work for their particular squad.

Ian Healy

3. Greg Chappell, a former cricketer for Australia, feels the Pat Cummins-led team will need to showcase their talent and expertise during the forthcoming four-match series against India since doing well there will require a lot of fortitude, foresight, patience, and tenacity.

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4-The top-ranked teams in the ICC Men’s Test Team Rankings and the ongoing ICC World Test Championship 2023 cycle, respectively, are Australia and India.

5-A highly anticipated four-match series between Australia and India for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy will take place in Nagpur (February 9–13), New Delhi (February 17–21), Dharamshala (March 1–5), and Ahmedabad (March 6-9). (March 9-13).

6-Alexander Zverev defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 6-1 at the right time to win his second match in eight months and tie Germany and Switzerland in their Davis Cup Qualifier match in Trier, Germany.

Alexander Zverev

7-Lionel Messi, the captain of Argentina, has left the door open to participate in the 2026 FIFA World Cup, but he adds that his attendance will depend on “many factors.”

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8-The Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed Smith’s remarks as “mind games” that the Australians frequently engage in before significant visits.

Ravichandran Ashwin

9-With an emphatic 18-run victory over the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in the 26th game of the DP World ILT20 at Abu Dhabi, MI Emirates advanced into the playoffs thanks to brisk innings from captain Kieron Pollard and reliable opener Muhammad Waseem.

10-Dev Kumar Meena, who is from Madhya Pradesh and is competing in the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 Madhya Pradesh (KIYG2022MP), broke the youth pole vault record on Friday.

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11-Rachel Delaney, a right-handed batter, was selected for the Ireland Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 roster on Friday after Rebecca Stokell was forced to withdraw from the competition owing to an injury.

  • Delaney, 25, who has participated in 10 T20 Internationals, will board a flight to South Africa on Saturday to join the group.

12-On Friday, B Sai Praneeth’s run at the Thailand Masters 2023 badminton tournament came to an end when he was defeated by China’s Li Shi Feng, the winner of the Youth Olympic Games, in the men’s singles quarterfinals in Bangkok.

13-The sailing and football games’ host city Marseille will serve as the starting point for the Paris 2024 Olympic Torch Relay, the organisers confirmed on Friday.

14-The India U-20 women’s football team defeated Bhutan 12-0 in their opening game of the SAFF U-20 Women’s Championship on Friday at the Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Dhaka thanks to three hat-tricks from as many substitutes.

15-From February 4 to March 5, 2023, 31 matches will be played in the second season of the Prime Volleyball League, which will feature eight teams from eight different Indian cities competing for the title of champion.

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One Liner Current Affairs- February 2, 2023

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One Liner Current Affairs- February 2, 2023

  1. According to CM Jagan Reddy, Visakhapatnam will be the future capital of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Nine years after the state of Telangana was split off from it and awarded Hyderabad as its capital, the announcement of Visakhapatnam as the new capital for Andhra.
Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy

2-The “Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan” Campaign was started by the UP government.

  • The government of Uttar Pradesh has started a programme to give impoverished girls more influence.
  • For the safety and security of girls in 746 Kasturba Gandhi Residential Girls Schools in Uttar Pradesh, the Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan will operate under the Aarohini Initiative Training Programme.
  • The main objective of this programme is gender sensitization, which aims to address issues of gender inequality in the city.

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3-The Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection in January 2023 increased significantly, hitting more than Rs 1.55 lakh crore, according to finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman. This represents the second-highest mop-up for the GST collection in history and shows that the economy of the nation is expanding.

Nirmala Sitharaman

4-The letter of award (LOA) for Rs 2,855.96 crore for the appointment of Advanced Metering Infrastructure Service Provider has been received by Genus Power Infrastructures Ltd. and its 100 percent subsidiary business Hi-Print Metering Solutions Private Limited (AMISP).

5-The Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST), the Gujarat Council of Science City, and SAL Education hosted the National Child Science Congress.

  • The 30th National Child Science Congress was launched in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, on January 27, 2023.

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6-B.V. Gopala Reddy, president of the Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI), described the Union Budget 2023–24 as being primarily focused on infrastructure development.

7-In the defence budget, emphasis has been placed on maintaining the Services’ high operational preparedness to meet current and future challenges, and the operational non-salary revenue allocation has increased by Rs 27,570 crore, bringing the budgetary outlay for this segment from Rs 62,431 crore in BE 2022-23 to Rs 90,000 crore in BE 2023-24.

8-Despite being in the midst of a severe economic crisis, Pakistan’s inflation set a new record in January and surpassed the level seen in 1975. This is primarily due to supply issues, as thousands of containers of food, raw materials, and equipment are stuck at ports as a result of the country’s cash-strapped government’s decision to restrict imports due to a lack of dollars.

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9-According to information released by the Federal Statistics Service of Russia, there were 146.4 million permanent residents living there as of January 1st, a decrease of 555,332 from the previous year.

10-In the National Congress elections, Rodrigo Pacheco, the president of the Brazilian Senate, and Arthur Lira, the speaker of the lower house, were both re-elected with a majority of the vote.

11-In the midst of a public outrage against police brutality in the US, Tyre Nichols’ funeral service was held in Memphis. Tyre Nichols was an African-American man who passed away last month after being beaten by police.

12-White-ball experts Jos Buttler and Dawid Malan, along with returning speedster Jofra Archer, helped England defeat South Africa in the third and final One-day International, 2-1 in favour of the hosts.

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13-Usman Khawaja, an important Australian hitter, had his visa confirmed and left for India on Thursday morning in preparation for the four-match Border-Gavaskar Test Series, which will begin on February 9 in Nagpur.

Usman Khawaja

14-Indian opener Shubman Gill said on Wednesday that it feels wonderful when practise pays off in innings like this after delivering the game-winning century in the third T20I against New Zealand. He said that he felt confident in his ability to score big.

15-India clinched a decisive 2-1 series victory over New Zealand with a commanding 168-run victory in the third and final Twenty20 International on Wednesday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad thanks to a remarkable first-ever T20I century by opener Shubman Gill (126 not out off 63).

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One Liner Current Affairs- February 1, 2023

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1-On January 30, 2023, India celebrated Martyrs’ Day (also known as Shaheed Diwas) to honour the country’s fallen freedom fighters.

  • The anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s (the country’s “Bapu”) death is also observed on this day.

2- The last Sunday of January is recognised as World Leprosy Day (WLD). The date of January 29 has been designated as World Leprosy Day in 2023.

  • On this global day, we honour those who have lived with leprosy, bring attention to this disease, and demand an end to the discrimination and stigma that surrounds it.

3- Every year on January 30, the world recognises neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) as a pressing public health issue that must be addressed in order to make progress toward eradication. “Take Action” is the slogan for 2023. Let’s get in sync. Donate to Fight Ignored Tropical Diseases.

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4-Mr. Manoj Kumar, Chairman of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), kicked off the month-long Khadi Fest-23 in Mumbai.
* At the KVIC Building in Vile Parle, the Khadi Fest will be held until February 24th, 2023.

5-Narayan Rane is the Minister of Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSME) for the Five Unions.
6 A few years ago, the Ministry of Tourism launched the Monument Mitra Scheme.

  • For the monuments cared for by the Archaeological Survey of India, the Ministry of Tourism has handed over the scheme to the Ministry of Culture.

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7-A department of the Union Ministry of Education, the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) put together an exhibition on Medieval Indian Dynasties that featured 50 separate dynasties.

  • No Muslim dynasty was featured in the Indian Council of Historical Research’s exhibition.
  • Indian Minister of State Education Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh opened an exhibition put on by the Indian Council of Historical Research.

8-Nirmala Sitharaman, the minister of finance, gave a report on the state of the economy to the legislature. The economic survey predicts that India’s economy will grow by 6.5% in 2023-2024, down from 7% in the current fiscal year and 8.7% in 2021-2022.

Nirmala Sitharaman

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9-The President of India, Droupadi Murmu, has presented the Jeevan Raksha Padak to Jaipal Singh, Head Constable/ Northern Railway, Surendra Kumar, Constable/Northern Railway, and Bhuda Ram Saini, Constable/7th BN/RPSF.

Droupadi Murmu

10-India’s first Model G-20 Summit was launched by Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini’s Indian Institute of Democratic Leadership and G-20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant.

11-The Indian Air Force has a new Vice Chief: Air Marshal A P Singh. Air Marshal Sandeep Singh will retire, and he will take his place.

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12-Anish Giri, a Dutch player and five-time runner-up in Wijk aan Zee, won the 85th edition of Tata Steel Chess by capitalising on a mistake by Richard Rapport, while Jorden van Foreest defeated long-time leader Nodirbek Abdusattorov.

  • The result was Magnus Carlsen beating Arjun Erigaisi on demand and moving into a tie for second place with Nodirbek and Wesley So in fourth place.

13-Murali Vijay, an opening batsman for India who has played in many international seasons, has said that he will be retiring. In December of 2018, he last represented India in the Border-Gavaskar Test Series against Australia.

Murali Vijay

14-A mega event, inaugurated by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, kicked off the fifth edition of the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG), which will feature nearly 6,000 athletes from across the country competing in 27 different events.

15-The Indian born naturalist British economist Meghnad Desai, wrote a book “The Poverty Of Political Economy: How Economics Abandoned the Poor”. It details how the study of economics has consistently marginalised the needs of the poor since the field’s inception in the late 18th century.

  • HarperCollins Publishers India is the imprint responsible for releasing the book.

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Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs- Jan 31, 2023

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1-Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, declared on Tuesday that Visakhapatnam will soon serve as the state capital.
The chief minister has never explicitly said that Visakhapatnam will become the new administrative centre before.
* The YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) administration had proposed three state capitals with Visakhapatnam serving as the administrative capital in 2019, but the plan had been delayed by Amaravati’s farmers’ protests against the move and a High Court order ordering the government to develop Amaravati as the state capital.

2-Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, extended an invitation to businesspeople to travel to Visakhapatnam for the March 3–4 global investors’ forum.
He was speaking to business executives on Tuesday in New Delhi at a curtain-raiser event.

Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy

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3-The previous TDP government had decided to establish Amaravati as the state capital, however Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said on December 17, 2019, that three state capitals would instead be developed.

4-The YSRCP government proposed Amaravati as the legislative capital, Visakhapatnam as the administrative capital, and Kurnool as the judicial capital.

5-In order to rally support for their demands, Andhra Pradesh’s farmers organised a padyatra in 2021 that went from Amaravti to Tirupati. On September 12 of last year, they began the Maha Padyatra from Amaravati to Arasavalli. On November 12, it was supposed to come to a close in Arasavalli. The organisers, however, called off the march in the middle of it, claiming that the YSRCP administration was impeding their long march.

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6-The Andhra Pradesh High Court ordered the state government to transform Amaravati into the state capital within six months on March 3, 2022. 75 petitions submitted by Amaravati farmers and others opposing the government’s decision on three capitals had been decided by a three-judge panel.

  • The state government did, however, appeal the decision to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court halted the High Court’s judgement in November of last year, stating that the court cannot exercise the functions of an engineer or a town planner.

7-On Tuesday, the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh offices of Vasudha Pharma Chemical Limited were searched by the Income Tax authorities.

  • IT teams searched 50 places simultaneously in Hyderabad and the neighbouring state of Andhra Pradesh.
  • The crews started their searches at the company’s headquarters in Hyderabad’s SR Nagar early in the morning. The premises of Vasudha and sibling enterprises in Madhapur, Jeedimetla, and other locations were also being searched.

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8- Amara Raja Battery facility in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district experienced a huge fire on Monday evening, according to officials.

  • There were no casualties that were immediately reported. There were approximately 250 employees at the plant when the fire broke out, and all have apparently been safely evacuated.
    At the Amara Raja Battery factory in Yadamari mandal, the incident took place. The fire is thought to have been started by a short circuit.

9-On Monday evening, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, was aboard a plane when it made an emergency landing at Gannavaram airport.

  • About 30 minutes after takeoff, the chartered aircraft carrying the Chief Minister and key officials to New Delhi made a final approach to the airport.
  • At 5.03 p.m., the plane took off, and it landed back on the runway at 5.27 p.m. It landed successfully.
  • The chief minister was travelling to the capital to speak to businesspeople and diplomats at a curtain-raising event for the AP Global Investors Summit-2023.

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10- According to the Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences (Narayana Hrudayalaya) in Bengaluru, actress and politician Nandamuri Taaraka Ratna remained to be in a serious condition on ventilatory and other support on Monday.

Nandamuri Taaraka Ratna
  • On January 27, the well-known Telugu actor and Telugu Desam Party leader experienced a heart arrest in Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh, and was sent to a hospital there. On January 28, he was transported by vehicle to Narayana Hrudalaya.
  • Higher level diagnostics revealed that his health was extremely serious upon admission to the hospital due to cardiogenic shock following the myocardial infarction.

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Telangana Current Affairs- January 30, 2023

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  1. The Telangana administration has requested Union Budget Secretary Ashwini Vaishnaw to provide enough funding for state railway projects.
  • State Industries and Commerce Minister K.T. Rama Rao wrote to the Union Minister to draw attention to the significant discrimination Telangana is subjected to when it comes to funding for various railroad projects.
K.T. Rama Rao

2-On the advice of the High Court, the impasse between Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan and the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) administration over the state budget for 2023–24 was amicably addressed through negotiations on Monday.

  • The court indicated that after hearing the state government’s petition asking for guidance on how to get the governor to adopt the budget.
  • Dushyant Dave, an attorney for the state government, and Ashok Anand, an attorney for Raj Bhavan, met at the court’s advice.
  • It was determined that the Governor would approve the budget, and that her address would open the state Assembly session.
Tamilisai Soundararajan

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3-The Chief Minister of Telangana, K. Chandrashekhar Rao, stated that India desperately requires the ideas of Mahatma Gandhi, who argued that his religion is the welfare of all parts of society regardless of caste or religion.

  • The statement was delivered by CM KCR as he paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on January 30 (Martyrs’ Day), the anniversary of his passing.
KCR

4-During the upcoming Budget session of the Parliament, the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) would collaborate with other opposition parties to draw attention to the “anti-people” policies of the BJP-led Union government and to the “misuse” of the Governor’s position.

  • The choice was made at the BRS Parliamentary Party conference held here on Sunday, which was presided over by K. Chandrasekhar Rao, the party’s president and the chief minister of Telangana.

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5-The Vikarabad-Parli Vaijnath electrification project, which includes Telangana, Karnataka, and Maharashtra, has been finished by the South Central Railway.

  • The project’s 63.75 km-long last section between Latur Road and Parli Vaijnath has been put into service, signalling the end of the entire undertaking.
  • This results in the electrification of the entire 268 km route, which includes about 90 km in Telangana, 62 km in Karnataka, and 116 km in Maharashtra.

6-The electrification of Vikarabad-Parli Vaijnath was authorised in 2018–19 for an estimated cost of Rs 244 crore.

7-The World Environmental & Water Resources Congress will be held in Henderson, Nevada in the US from May 21–25. The American Society of Civil Engineers – Environmental and Water Resources Institute (ASCE – EWRI) has invited Telangana IT, Industries, and Municipal Administration Minister K.T. Rama Rao to give the keynote address.

  • On May 22, 2017, KTR took part in this important yearly event that takes place in Sacramento, California.

Telangana Current Affairs

8-The Green India Challenge banner, which was established to better preserve nature and the environment and give people access to clean air, is rising to new heights.

  • Santosh Kumar, a Rajya Sabha member, started the Green Challenge to raise awareness of the need for plantations and the fight against climate change.
  • The Green India Challenge flag is flown both domestically and internationally. The Green India flag was most recently flown above the top of Antarctica’s tallest mountain.
  • Bhupathiraju Anmish Varma accomplished his goal of ascending seven summits on seven different continents.
  • Anmish Verma raised the Green India Challenge flag at the other end of the world after scaling Mt. Vinson, the tallest summit on the frigid continent of Antarctica.

9- Banoth Vennela, a tribal woman from Telangana who conquered Kilimanjaro, expressed her gratitude to Santosh Kumar for providing her with the Rs. 3 lakh in financial assistance that enabled her to realise her dream.

  • On January 26, a young woman from the Tanzanian community of Somavaram Peta in the Machareddy Mandal of the Kamareddy region climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.
  • She also expressed gratitude to the Green India Challenge’s organisers and Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.

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10-Bandi Sanjay Kumar, the president of the Telangana BJP, stated on Sunday that his party is ready for early Assembly elections in the state.

  • In response to the assertion made by state minister and working president of the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), K. T. Rama Rao, that Telangana would be prepared for early Assembly elections if the BJP national leadership was prepared for early Lok Sabha elections.
  • Sanjay Kumar requested that KTR have his father, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, declare that he is prepared to hold early elections on behalf of the BJP.

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Sports Current Affairs- Jan 29, 2023

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  1. Glenn Maxwell, an all-rounder for Australia, expressed regret over missing the Border-Gavaskar Trophy match against India next month owing to injury, saying it will “certainly bug him” for the rest of his life.
Glenn Maxwell
  1. Ravichandran Ashwin, a spinner for India, has defended captain Rohit Sharma in his criticism of the media outlet for airing his first three-figure score in three years, a century against New Zealand.
Ravichandran Ashwin

3-Rohit scored 101 off 85 balls in the third one-day international against New Zealand in Indore. The announcers noted that it was his first century since January 19, 2020.

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4-At the 2023 CORE Diriyah E-Prix, Pascal Wehrlein of the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team drove his 99X Electric GEN3 car to a second victory in as many days, this time beating Jake Dennis of the Avalanche Andretti Formula E Team to the finish line. Rene Rast secured NEOM McLaren’s first-ever podium finish in Formula E.

5-Manish Narwal, a Shooter, made history in 2021 by winning a gold medal for India at the Tokyo Paralympics while also breaking a World Record. In addition to earning him the renowned Khelo Ratna Award, his achievement encouraged hundreds of young people to take up shooting and pursue their passion for sports.

6-In the 20th game of the DP World ILT20 at the Dubai International Stadium on Saturday night, Desert Vipers surprised Dubai Capitals with a thrilling 12-run victory to retake the lead in the points standings.

Sports Current Affairs

7-As the Juggernauts fell to ATK Mohun Bagan 2-0 in the most recent match of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata, Odisha FC head coach Josep Gombau advised his players to cut down on their errors in order to qualify for the playoffs.

8-Juan Ferrando, the head coach of ATK Mohun Bagan, predicted that the Mariners’ 2-0 victory over Odisha FC in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata will give his squad more confidence.

9-Sunday’s women’s singles final of the Indonesia Masters will feature Carolina Marin of Spain, a former Olympic champion, competing against Se Young An of South Korea.

Sports Current Affairs

10-Harmanpreet Singh, captain of the India men’s hockey team, said on Saturday that he was happy with his team’s overall performance at the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 and that the hosts could have placed higher than joint-ninth had they performed better in the third and fourth periods of the Crossover match against New Zealand.

Harmanpreet Singh

11-The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) and Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Saturday that Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would play a three-match T20I series at Abu Dhabi Cricket and Sports Hubs Zayed Cricket Stadium on February 16, 18, and 19.

12-At the Deccan Arena in this city on Friday, Sudeva Delhi FC overcame Chennaiyin FC 8-7 in a tiebreaker to get to the Hero U-17 Youth Cup final. When the teams were tied 2-2 at the end of regular, the tie-breaker was used.

13-Former Australia captain Ian Chappell believes that the Indian squad will feel the loss of Rishabh Pant during the next four-match series against the Pat Cummins-led team. He claims that no one can replace Pant’s ambition to dominate the bowlers in the longest version of the game.

Ian Chappell

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14-On Monday at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Dubai Capitals will try to resume their winning streak against the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders.

15- Jiya M. Rai, a girl with special needs who set a world record for swimming from Mumbai to Goa to Palghar in December, has been awarded the prestigious Shriver-Kennedy Student Achievement Award for 2023 for her numerous accomplishments in open water swimming.

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 Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs-January 28, 2023

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Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs-January 28, 2023

1. Nara Lokesh, general secretary of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), set out on a 4,000-kilometer state-wide padyatra on Friday. The opposition party is anticipated to use the padyatra to prepare for the upcoming Assembly elections.

  • A huge public outcry and fervour from party cadres accompanied the young leader as he started the march on foot from the Kuppam constituency, which was represented by the party president and his father N. Chandrababu Naidu.
  • Along with Lokesh, thousands of TDP members and supporters participated in the “Yuva Galam” (youth’s voice) padyatra.
Nara Lokesh

2-The pooja was attended by Lokesh’s father-in-law, well-known actor and TDP MLA N. Balakrishna, as well as Taraka Ratna, an actress who is Taraka Ratna’s cousin. Later, when the padyatra arrived at a mosque, Taraka Ratna collapsed and passed out because of what resembled a stampede.

  • The actor was taken to a luxury medical facility. Balakrishna hurried to the hospital as well.
Taraka Ratna

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3-During the padyatra of TDP general secretary Nara Lokesh in Kuppam in the Andhra Pradeshi district of Chittoor, Tollywood actress Nandamuri Taraka Ratna passed out.

  • Taraka Ratna was rushed to the hospital, where it is said that his condition is stable.
  • N. Balakrishna, Taraka Ratna’s uncle and a well-known actor, visited him there. Later, the young actor was taken to a Bangalore hospital.
Balakrishna
  • Taraka Ratna is the grandson of N. T. Rama Rao, the TDP’s founder, eminent actor, and former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh. He is Lokesh, Kalyan Ram, and Junior NTR’s cousin.

4-On Friday, leaders of several political parties in both Telugu states as well as former vice president M. Venkaiah Naidu and the chief ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh conveyed their sorrow over the passing of veteran actor and former MP Jamuna.

Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs

5-Managing Director of the Telangana Film Development Corporation Arvind Kumar also expressed sorrow over Jamuna’s passing.

  • He pointed out that she had gained a particular place in the hearts of the audience because to her acting in 150 Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, and Hindi films.

6-President of the Jana Sena Party (JSP), Pawan Kalyan, advised leaders on Thursday against advocating for the North and Rayalaseema parts of Andhra Pradesh to become separate states.

  • The actor-politician claimed that they would not see another radical like him if someone speaks in separatist tones to further splinter the state.
Pawan Kalyan

7-A young man in Andhra Pradesh lost his life as a result of the selfie craze involving snakes.

  • The incident happened in the Pottisriramulu Nellore district’s Kandukur town. Manikantha Reddy, a local juice shop owner, attempted to take a picture with a snake but was fatally bitten by it.

Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs

8-Four Maharashtrian Tirumala worshippers were murdered and four others were hurt in a car accident on Wednesday in Andhra Pradesh’s Tirupati region, according to police.

  • The disaster happened when the vehicle carrying the devotees struck a culvert close to the village of Kalroadpalle in the Chandragiri mandal. Four of the car’s passengers passed away instantly.

9-Nara Lokesh, general secretary of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), departed for Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday to begin his 4,000-kilometer padyatra after paying respects to the party’s founder and grandfather N.T. Rama Rao in Hyderabad.

10-Nara Lokesh’s padyatra, dubbed “Yuvagalam” (youth’s voice), will go across 120 Assembly districts over the course of the next 400 days.

Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs

11-Actor-politician Pawan Kalyan stated that the Jana Sena Party’s primary goal is to abolish “devil’s dominion” in Andhra Pradesh (JSP)

  • He told the reporters that “Varahi’s purpose is to abolish the devil’s control in the state” after leading a special puja at the Kanaka Durga temple for his campaign vehicle.

12-Pawan Kalyan revealed the specially developed car, called Varahi, last month in preparation for the Andhra Pradesh election in 2024. Varahi is fitted with high-security equipment, including a public address system and CCTV cameras.

13-The Andhra Pradesh government launched the second phase of its programme on Wednesday with the goal of providing immediate medical facilities for animals throughout the state, one year and a half after introducing the programme to provide specialised veterinary ambulances outfitted with small laboratories.

  • An additional 165 veterinary ambulances were flagged off by the chief minister, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy. In doing so, the government will spend Rs 240.69 crore to provide high-quality medical services with 340 veterinary ambulances.

Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs

14-In May 2021, Chief Minister Jagan officially unveiled the first batch of 175 ‘Dr YSR Sanchara Pasu Aarogya Seva’ (Veterinary Ambulances) equipped with cutting-edge technology.

15-The state of Andhra Pradesh is funding a minimum of two veterinary ambulances for each Assembly district. 1,26,559 cattle herders were served by government-run veterinary services in phase 1, which resulted in the survival of 1,81,791 cattle.

  • Along with developing infrastructure amenities at district veterinary clinics, the government also wants to build two super specialty hospitals in Vijayawada and Pulivendula in addition to ambulance services.

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