11 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.

One Family One Identity Portal

The UP government has launched the portal for the creation of "Family ID – One Family One Identity", to identify families as a unit for implementing the "one job per family" proposal.

According to a state government, all such families that are not eligible for the National Food Security Scheme will be able to avail of the ID, while the ration card ID of the families having it, will be considered as their family ID.

A portal was developed to provide a 12-digit unique family ID to those families which were not ration card holders.

Lithium reserves in Jammu & Kashmir

India has for the first time discovered 5.9 million tonnes of lithium inferred resources (G3) in the Salal-Haimana area of the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Non-ferrous metal lithium is one of the essential elements of EV batteries.

#DigitalSuraksha campaign

Meta, announced its partnership with MeitY for the G20 stay safe online campaign.

Vande Bharat Trains

The Vande Bharat Express, formerly known as Train 18, is a high-performance, electric multiple-unit train operated by Indian Railways.

It was designed and manufactured by the government-owned Integral Coach Factory (ICF), located in Chennai.

The train went into service on 15 February 2019. Although the cost of a single rolling stock is about Rs 115 crore , it can be reduced if mass production begins.

Vande Bharat 2.0 is equipped with advanced and improved features enabling it to reach 0 to 100 mph in just 52 seconds, a further 129 seconds to reach 160 mph, and a maximum speed of up to 180 kilometers per hour.

The Vande Bharat Express 2.0 is also environmentally friendly as the ACs are 15 percent more energy efficient.

Arabic Academy in Mumbai

PM Modi inaugurated the Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, Arabic Academy of the Dawoodi Bohra Community in Mumbai.

Jamea is considered to be the principal educational institute of the Dawoodi Bohars and looks to impart religious as well as other branches of knowledge.