Current Affairs- Todays Headlines: February 17, 2023

  1. Which city hosted The Shanghai Cooperation Organization film festival 2023?
    • Jaipur
    • Lucknow
    • Mumbai
    • Bangaluru
  2. Recently india have celebrated National Productivity day on _____.
    • February 10
    • February 11
    • February 12
    • February 13
  3. Road Transport and highways ministry annoounced to scrap all governmant vehicle older that ____ years.
    • 8
    • 12
    • 15
    • 20
  4. World Unani Day Celebrated on whcih day ?
    • February 8
    • February 9
    • February 10
    • February 11
  5. When is the International customs day 2023 celebrated ?
    • 26 January
    • 27 January
    • 28 January
    • 29 January
  6. Which country declares ‘State of Disaster’ Over electricity crisis ?
    • America
    • England
    • Sauth Africa
    • Srilanka
  7. Which city will host the 15th BRICS Summit 2023 ?
    • Tokyo
    • Durban
    • Mumbai
    • New York
  8. Who is named as the New MD and CEO of Canara Bank ?
    • Parag Aggrawal
    • K Satyanarayana
    • Kumar Hemwant
    • Roshan Pawar
  9. Which Indian Spinner becomes the fastest Indian to pickup 450 test wickets ?
    • Ravindra Jadeja
    • R Ashwin
    • Akshar Patel
    • Amit Mishra
  10. Where Does SBI Opens its 3rd Specialized start-up branch ?
    • New Delhi
    • Kolkata
    • Gurugram
    • Karnataka


1. Mumbai

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Film festival began with grand openning ceremony in Mumbai. Union minister of Information and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs and Sports Mr. Anurag Singh Thakur and Minister of State Meenakshi Lekhi inaugurated the SCO film festival.

2. February 12

The Annual Celebration of National Productivity Day is observed on February 12, Co-ordinated by the National Productivity Council (NPC). The NPC’s mission is to promote awareness towardsincreasing the productivity of the country. the day is celebrated as a part of National Productivity Week, Which is observed from February 12 to 18.

3. 15

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari announced from April 1, all government owned vehicle that are older than 15 years will be scrapped. As a part of this more than 9 lakh vehicles, owned by central and state governments, transport corporations and public sector undertakingsand new vehicles with alternative fuels will replace them.

4. February 11

World Unani Day is observed on February 11 every yearto commemorate the birth anniversary of social reformer and renowed unani Scholar Hakim Ajmal Khan, widely regarded as the pioneer of Unani medicine in India. The day Commemorate Hakim Ajmal Khan’scontribution to the growth of unani Medicine in india and through out the world.

5. 26 January

India’sCentral Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) Celebrates International Customs day, 2023. The Theme for this year, as given by the world customs organization (WCO) Was “Nurturing the next Generations : Promoting a culture of Knowledge sharing and professionals pride in customs”

6. Sauth Africa

Recently Sauth Africa declares ‘State of Disaster’ over electricity crisis in order to speed up goverments reaction to an ongoing energy crisis, South african president proclaimed the state of disaster. He also promised to designate a minister in his office who will concentrate on increasing the supply of power in the Country.

7. Durban

The 15th BRICS summit will takes place this year in late August in Sauth Africa’s Durban. The anouncement was made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei in Eritrea. In 2013 the 5th annual BRICS summit was held in Durban.

8. K Satyanarayana

The union Government has appointed K Satyanarayana Raju as its Managing Director and CEO of Canara Bank, with immediate effect. He will be replacing L V Prabhakar who demitted office on December 31, 2022. He joined the earstwhile Vijaya Bank in 1988 and rose the level of chief general manager in the bank of Baroda. His experience has led to digital transformation of banking products and services.

9. R Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin picked up his 450 test wicket during the first Border Goverskar Test game between India and Australiya at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. He achieved this feat when he bowled Alex Carey in 54th Over. He also become the fastest Indian to scale up the landmark going past great Anil Kumble.

10. Gurugram

The third dedicated branch for start-up in the nation has been established by State Bank if India (SBI) in Gurugram. Dinesh Kumar Khara, the chairman of sbi, declared during the branch inaugration on thursday that it will offer start-ups comprehensive support from entity formation through the issuence of of IPO’s and FPO’s.

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