08 Feb 2023: Current affairs for IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC, Railway etc

This section contains daily current affairs taken from all major newspapers and magazines like - The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB, Live Mint, RSTV etc.

These current affairs are written in a easy to remember format and are useful for UPSC, IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC, Railway, UPPSC, RPSC, BPSC, MPPSC, TNPSC, MPSC, KPSC and other competition exams.

Digital Skills Program in India

Reliance Jio in collaboration with GSMA has unveiled a nationwide Digital Skill initiative.

This collaborative effort intends to provide rural women and people from low-income groups with training based on their specific needs.

Cross-border UPI payments service

PhonePe announced the debut of a service that will enable its Indian users who are travelling overseas to pay foreign businesses using the Unified Payments Interface (UPI).

"UPI international" enables retail locations with a native QR (quick response) code in the UAE, Singapore, Mauritius, Nepal, and Bhutan.

Planet with most Moons

Astronomers have counted 12 previously unknown moons in orbit around Jupiter (biggest planet), bringing the known total to 92.

The Jovian system is now a mini solar system in itself with these 92 moons.

What is "Indus Water Treaty" ?

The World Bank also joined India and Pakistan in signing the Indus Water Treaty in 1960.

According to the agreement, Pakistan received water from the Chenab, Indus, and Jhelum rivers in the west and India received water from the three eastern rivers Beas, Ravi, and Sutlej..

India wants Change in Indus Water Treaty.

Global milk production

India is the highest milk producer in the world contributing 24 per cent of global milk production in the year 2021-22.

World's Most Admired Companies List

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been named to FORTUNE magazine's list of the World's Most Admired Companies.