One Liner Current Affairs- February 1, 2023

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One Liner Current Affairs- February 1, 2023

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
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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