Daily Current Affairs With Video Lecture 26 May 2023 [DOWNLOAD PDF]

In Daily Current Affairs for 26th May 2023, we are going to see the latest national and international current affairs news. These important current affairs will be very helpful for your upcoming NDA, CDS, CDS OTA, AFCAT, TA, Agniveer Army, Agniveer Navy, Agniveer Air Force, Women Military Police, INET, MNS, ACC exams, SCO, PCSL, CAPF, and SSB interviews, and direct entries for Army, Navy, and Air Force like SSC Tech, TGC, JAG, NCC, TES, 10+2 Cadet. Download a PDF file about current events at the end of this article.

Daily Current Affairs 26 May 2023

India’s AI Supercomputer ‘AIRAWAT’ Ranked 75th In World

  • The AI Supercomputer ‘AIRAWAT’, Installed At C-DAC, Pune Has Been Ranked 75th In The Top 500 Global Supercomputing List.
  • The Announcement Was Made During The 61st Edition Of The International Supercomputing Conference (ISC 2023) Held In Germany.
  • The Proposed AIRAWAT System Is A 100+ Petaflop AI-Focused Supercomputer.
  • There Are Parallels Drawn To Japan’s AI Bridging Cloud Interface Supercomputer In The NITI Aayog Report. 
  • This System Is A 130 Petaflop Computer Focused On Providing Compute For AI, MI & Big Data Tasks
  • What Are Supercomputers
  • A Supercomputer Can Perform High-level Processing At A Faster Rate Than A Normal Computer.
  • They Work Together To Perform Complex Operations That Are Not Possible With Normal Computing Systems.
  • The Performance Of A Supercomputer Is Generally Evaluated In Petaflops.

Bangladesh Faces Fuel Crisis Due To Dollar Shortages

  • Bangladesh Is Struggling To Pay For Imported Fuel Because Of A Dollar Shortage, Letters Reviewed By Reuters Show, With The State Petroleum Company Owing More Than $300 Million As It Faces An “Alarming Decrease In Fuel Reserves”
  • It Owes More Than $300 Million To 6 Overseas Companies, Some Of Which Have Either Sent Fewer Cargoes Than Scheduled Or Threatened To Halt Supplies, According To One Of The 2 Letters From The Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC).
  • The Country Is Already Grappling With Power Cuts That Have Hurt Its Exports-oriented Garments Industry. Separately, The Body Responsible For Generating Electricity And Distribution Also Warned It Had To Delay Payments Due To The Currency Crunch
  • Bangladesh’s Dollar Reserves Have Shrunk More Than A 3rd Since Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine In February Last Year To Stand At A 7-year Low Of $30.18 Billion.
  • The Country Of Nearly 170 Million People Has Already Had To Secure A Loan Of $4.7 Billion From The IMF.
  • Bangladesh’s Dollar Reserves Have Shrunk More Than A 3rd Since Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine In February Last Year To Stand At A 7-year Low Of $30.18 Billion.
  • The Country Of Nearly 170 Million People Has Already Had To Secure A Loan Of $4.7 Billion From The IMF.
  • BPC Will Have To Pay $41.1 Million This Year For Diesel To India’s Numaligarh Refinery, Majority Owned By Oil India, While IOC Is Owed $147.2 Million For Diesel And Jet Fuel, The May Letter Showed.
  • BPC Asked The Government To Allow Nationalised Commercial Banks To Settle Payments To Indian Companies In Rupees.
  • SBI Had Asked Exporters To Avoid Settling Deals With Bangladesh In Dollars And Other Major Currencies As Its Reserves Fell, Favouring Instead The Taka And Rupee Currencies
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Murali Sreeshankar Wins Gold At International Jumping Meeting In Greece

  • Indian Long Jumper Murali Sreeshankar Won Gold While Compatriot Jeswin Aldrin Finished Bagged Silver At The International Jumping Meeting 2023 At Kallithea In Greece.
  • Kerala’s Murali Sreesankar Won The Gold Medal In The International Jumping Meet With A Jump Of 8.31 Metres
  • Sreeshankar, Who Has Played In The Tokyo Olympics, Holds The National Record Of 8.36 Metres.
  • Sweden’s Tobias Montaller Won The Silver With A Jump Of 8.27m, While France’s Jules Pommery Won The Bronze.
  • This Was Murali Sreesankar’s Third Competition Of The Year And Also Won The Third Gold Medal
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India And Australia Signed A Migration Deal Pact

  • India And Australia Signed A Migration & Mobility Pact To Open Up Opportunities For Students & Businesspeople As They Aim To Strengthen Their Economic Cooperation.
  • The Announcement Came After Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Met His Counterpart Anthony Albanese In Sydney.
  • The Deal Aims To “Promote The 2-Way Mobility Of Students, Graduates, Academic Researchers & Businesspeople”.
  • Australia Already Has A Significant Number Of People Who Have Migrated From India.
  • More Than A Million People Who Moved To Australia Since 2016, Almost A Quarter Were From India.
  • The Finalised Migration Agreement Will Also Lead To The Creation Of A New Scheme Called MATES
  • (Mobility Arrangement For Talented Early Professionals Scheme), Which Has Been “Specifically Created For India”.
  • Reiterated Their Commitment To Concluding A Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) By The End Of The Year To Build On An Interim Deal That Took Effect Last December. 
  • The Next Two Rounds Of Talks On CECA Are Scheduled For June And July
  • PM Narendra Modi Interacted With Australian CEOs At A Business Roundtable In Sydney.
  • The PM Highlighted The Economic Reforms And Policy Measures Undertaken To Enhance ‘Ease Of Doing Business’ In The Country Providing Investment Opportunities Offered By India In Domains Of Infrastructure Including Digital Infrastructure, IT, Fintech, Telecom, Semiconductors, Space, Renewable Energy Including Green Hydrogen, Education, Pharma, Healthcare Including Medical Devices Manufacturing, Mining Including Critical Minerals, Textile, Agriculture & Food Processing.
  • Both Leaders Also Exchanged Views On India’s Initiatives Under Its G20 Presidency, UN Security Council Reform, And Regional Developments Including The Indo-Pacific Security, Trade & Investment, Defence & Security, Renewable Energy, Green Hydrogen, Critical Minerals, Education, Migration And Mobility.
  • Harris Park Is Home To A Large Indian Community And Is Well- Established As A Unique Destination For Indian Cuisine, And Indian-Owned Businesses.
  • According To The Australian Government Website, Harris Park Is A “Thriving, Dynamic, Multicultural Hub Known For Its Blend Of Cultures And Large Indian Population”.
  • Notably, The First Proposal For Officially Naming The Harris Park Area ‘Little India’ Was Made In 2015
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Kerala Becomes India’s 1st Fully E-Governed State

  • The State Has Achieved This Feat Through Policy Initiatives Aimed At Transforming It Into A Digitally Empowered Society.
  • The Government Focused On Setting Up A Knowledge-based Economy And Achieving 100% Digital Literacy.
  • Important Services Across Various Sectors Were Digitized To Ensure Transparency, Inclusiveness And Accessibility For All Citizens.
  • E-governance In Kerala Has Streamlined Service Delivery, Reducing Bureaucratic Bottlenecks And Delays.
  • Online Portals And Mobile Applications Have Been Launched For Citizens To Interact With Government Departments And Access Services Easily.
  • Integration Of Technology In The Education And Healthcare Sectors Has Been A Priority, With Digital Learning Platforms And Telemedicine Services Being Implemented.
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World Thyroid Awareness Day – 25 May

  • The Day Aims To Spread Awareness About Thyroid-related Disorders, Including Their Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment Options.
  • It Is Dedicated To Thyroid Sufferers And Those Involved In The Study And Treatment Of Thyroid Diseases.
  • ItAims To Educate People About The Importance Of Thyroid Gland.
  • Thyroid
  • Location: The Thyroid Gland Is A Small Butterfly-shaped Gland In The Neck Below The Throat. Function: It Produces Hormones That Regulate Metabolism, Growth, Development, And Energy Levels. Hormones: The Main Hormones Produced Are T3 (Triiodothyronine) & T4 (Thyroxine)
  • Hypothyroidism: When The Thyroid Produces Too Few Hormones, It Causes Symptoms Such As Fatigue, Weight Gain, And Depression.
  • Hyperthyroidism: Excessive Thyroid Hormone Production Results In Symptoms Such As Weight Loss, Rapid Heartbeat, And Anxiety
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Review Questions

  • ___ Provides The CM Will Be Appointed By The Governor
  • Article 164
  • Article 177
  • Article 155
  • Reticle 144

 ANSWER: A

  • CECA Stands For _______
  • Comprehensive Education Cooperation Agreement
  • Compressive Economic Cooperation Agreement
  • Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement
  • Comprehensive Economic Corporation Agreement 

 ANSWER: C

  • Clouded Leopard National Park Is In _____
  • Ladakh
  • Tripura
  • Meghalaya
  • Manipur

 ANSWER: B

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  • Ntangki National Park Is In _______
  • Nagaland
  • Meghalaya
  • Tripura
  • Mizoram

 ANSWER: A

  • 5th ASEAN-India Business Summit Held In _____-
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • New Delhi
  • Bangkok
  • Bali

ANSWER: A

  • The HQ Of ASEAN Is In ______
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Jakarta
  • Bangkok
  • Bali

ANSWER: B

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  • ASEAN Was Founded In Year ______
  • 1962
  • 1967
  • 1969
  • 1972

ANSWER: A

  • International Women’s Day Is Observed On ______
  • 8 March
  • 4 March
  • 10 March
  • 11 March

 ANSWER: A

  • What Is The Theme Of International Women’s Day 2023?
  • Gender Equality
  • Rights Of Women
  • Embrace Equality
  • Digital: Innovation And Technology For Gender Equality

 ANSWER: D

  • Who Was The 1st CGA Of India?
  • K. Lalit 
  • Girija Eswaran
  • S.R. Sing
  • C.S. Swaminathan

 ANSWER: D

  • Bhavina Patel Is Related To Which Sport –
  • Hockey
  • Shooting
  • Table Tennis
  • Cricket

 ANSWER: C

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  • Go, Green, Go Organic’ Cover Has Been Released In ______
  • Sikkim
  • Gujarat
  • New Delhi
  • Rajasthan

 ANSWER: A

  • _______ Is The Cleanest Airport In Asia-pacific By ACI
  • Jaiprakash Narayan Airport
  • Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport
  • Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport

 ANSWER: D

  • Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Airport Is In ____
  • Gandhinagar
  • Surat
  • Ahmedabad
  • Vadodara

 ANSWER: C

  • Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport Is In ______
  • Amritsar
  • Chandigarh
  • Jalandhar
  • Ludhiana

 ANSWER: A

  • Babasaheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar International Airport Is In
  • Indore
  • Nagpur
  • Kolkata
  • Durgapur

ANSWER: B

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  • YUVA Utsava-India@2047 Launched In ______
  • Maharashtra
  • Punjab
  • M.P
  • Haryana

ANSWER: B

  • India Ranks ______ In International IP Index
  • 42
  • 55
  • 53
  • 49

ANSWER: A

  • Where Is The HQ Of UNICEF?
  • New York
  • Geneva
  • Davos
  • Washington DC

 ANSWER: A

  • According To The UN Report, Only ___ Of Children Aged 0-15 Years Are Protected By Social Protection.
  • 29.6 %
  • 21 %
  • 25 %
  • 26.4 %

 ANSWER: D

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