26 Jan 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.

International Customs Day 2023

The World Customs Organisation (WCO) marks International Customs Day on 26th January every year.

This year, the theme of International Customs Day is "Nurturing the next generation: Promoting a culture of knowledge-sharing and professional pride in Customs."

After Co-Win, Govt Launches U-WIN

Named U-WIN, the programme to digitise India's Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) has been launched in a pilot mode in two districts of each state and UTs.

Carrying vaccination cards of children and pregnant women, struggling to keep a tab on the next jab and other such hassles may soon become a thing of the past.

Poorvi Akash exercise

The Indian Air Force will run the massive air exercise Pralay to assess its operational readiness.

The significant exercise will take place near the Line of Actual Control in India's northeast, involving all significant Air Force units.

World's longest calligraphic mural

The Grand Mosque Road in Makkah, Saudi Arabia now features the longest calligraphic painting in the world.

The Makkah Municipality holds competitions for creating murals and writing Arabic calligraphy, which it claims as one of the most important literary and artistic forms connected to the Holy Quran.

National Voters Day

Election Commission of India is celebrating 13th National Voters' Day on 25th January 2023.

The theme for this year's NVD is - "Nothing Like Voting, I Vote for Sure".

TROPEX 2023 exercise

The 2023 edition of Indian Navy's major maritime exercise Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX), is currently underway in the Indian Ocean Region.

This operational level exercise is conducted biennially and witnesses participation not only by all Indian Navy units but also of Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Coast Guard assets.

The first exercise of maritime surveillance was held in January 2019.