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Daily Current Affairs 20th April 2023 For All Government Examinations

Daily Current Affairs 20th April 2023 For All Government Examinations

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8th India-Thailand Defence Dialogue to be held in Bangkok on 20th April 

The 8th meeting of India-Thailand Defence Dialogue will be held in Bangkok on 20th April 2023. During the dialogue, both sides will review the defence cooperation between the two countries and explore new initiatives to further strengthen bilateral engagements.

Both sides will also exchange views on regional and global issues of shared interest.

India & Thailand share a strategic partnership and defence is a key pillar of this cooperation. The bilateral defence engagements have expanded over a period of time to include wide ranging contacts between the two countries including Defence Dialogue meeting, military-to-military exchanges, high-level visits, capacity building and training programmes and bilateral exercises.


At the invitation of the Government of Thailand, Special Secretary, Ministry of Defence Smt Nivedita Shukla Verma will pay an official visit to Bangkok between April 20-21, 2023. During the visit, the Special Secretary will co-chair the 8th meeting of India-Thailand Defence Dialogue with Deputy Permanent Secretary for Defence of Ministry of Defence, Thailand General Nuchit Sribunsong on April 20, 2023.

Cabinet approves National Quantum Mission to scale-up scientific & industrial R&D 

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved the National Quantum Mission (NQM) at a total cost of Rs.6003.65 crore from 2023-24 to 2030-31, aiming to seed, nurture and scale up scientific and industrial R&D and create a vibrant & innovative ecosystem in Quantum Technology (QT).

This will accelerate QT led economic growth, nurture the ecosystem in the country and make India one of the leading nations in the development of Quantum Technologies & Applications (QTA).

Govt decides to bring Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2023 

The government has decided to bring Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2023 to check piracy in the film industry. The Union Cabinet cleared a proposal in this regard.

Government approves eight projects for Clean Ganga Mission 

The 48th meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) was held under the chairmanship of Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) Shri G. Asok Kumar. Eight projects worth around Rs. 638 crore were approved in the meeting.

India population to surpass China in mid-year 2023: UN 

As per the latest data released by the United Nations, India is set to overtake China to become the world's most populous country by mid-2023. India's population is estimated to reach 142.86 crore as against China's 142.57 crore.

Apple opens its first India store in Mumbai 

India's first Apple Store has opened in Mumbai's Bandra-Kurla Complex. The store was inaugurated by Apple CEO Tim Cook. Apple's Mumbai store is built in an area of 20000 square feet.

The aim of the Apple Store in Bandra Kurla Complex is to sell its products directly to the people, make their services and other accessories available.

The Mumbai Apple Store will offer Apple devices including iPhones, MacBooks, iPads, watches, accessories, Apple TV and more.

Agriculture Minister Tomar launches Seed Traceability portal and mobile app 

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched the SATHI (Seed Traceability, Authentication and Holistic Inventory) Portal and Mobile App, a Centralized Online System for seed traceability, authentication and inventory designed to deal with the challenges of seed production, quality seed identification and seed certification.

It has been developed by the NIC in collaboration with the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on the theme of ‘Uttam Beej – Samriddh Kisan’.


SATHI portal will ensure quality assurance system, identify the source of seed in the seed production chain. The system will consist of integrated 7 verticals of the seed chain - Research Organisation, Seed Certification, Seed Licensing, Seed Catalogue, Dealer to Farmer Sales, Farmer Registration and Seed DBT. 

Seeds with valid certification can only be sold by valid licensed dealers to centrally registered farmers who will receive subsidy through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) directly into their pre-validated bank accounts.

NHAI to Create Around 10,000 km of Digital Highways by FY 2024-25 

NHAI is working towards development of around 10,000 km of Optic Fibre Cables (OFC) infrastructure across the country by FY2024-25. National Highways Logistics Management Limited (NHLML), a fully owned SPV of NHAI, will implement the network of Digital Highways by developing integrated utility corridors along the National Highways to develop OFC infrastructure. Around 1,367 km on Delhi - Mumbai Expressway and 512 km on Hyderabad - Bangalore Corridor have been identified as pilot routes for the Digital Highway development.

Recently inaugurated, 246 km long Delhi – Dausa – Lalsot section of the Delhi - Mumbai Expressway features a three-meter-wide dedicated utility corridor used to lay Optical Fibre Cables, which will serve as the backbone for the roll out of the 5G network in the region. OFC laying work along the National Highways has started and is targeted for completion in about a year.

Andhra CM lays foundation stone Mulapeta Port in Srikakulam 

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy laid the foundation stone for the Rs 4,362 crore Mulapeta greenfield port in Srikakulam district.

Safety Awards conferred on 42 bus drivers for their unblemished services

With a view to recognize the Drivers for their efforts in ensuring safety and preventing road accidents while driving Public transport buses, Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASRTU) celebrated the HEROES ON THE ROAD felicitation in New Delhi. Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways Mrs Alka Upadhyay gave away the Safety Awards to 42 drivers who were flown in along with their family members from all across the country for this event as a gesture of gratitude for their unblemished services.

The top 17 drivers have all crossed recorded service of 30 years without an accident in their total service.

Key Highlights

Currently, 80 State Road Transport Undertakings (SRTU) / SPVs under municipal Corporations are the members of ASRTU who jointly operate approximately 1,50,000 buses and provide affordable and safer mobility to about 70 million passengers.

ASRTU mainly deals with the promotion and improvement of Public Road Transport in the country. ASRTU serves as a forum to discuss the latest developments, identify key issues/challenges, and exchange information on the best practices of the State Road Transport Undertakings by conducting various meetings, conferences and seminars/workshops etc.

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