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Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 19 Feb to 25 Feb 2023

Current Affairs 2023

Current Affairs for UPSC: India’s Lunar Mission Clears Space Tests, UPI-PayNow Linkage with Singapore, Seattle Imposes Ban on Caste Discrimination and More.

Weekly Current Affairs UPSC

India’s upcoming lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3, successfully passes electromagnetic compatibility tests, setting a new record. The tests were carried out at U R Rao Satellite Centre in Bengaluru from January 31 to February 2, 2023. The spacecraft is expected to be launched by June 2023.

India and Singapore connect their online payment systems, UPI and PayNow, respectively, allowing for seamless cross-border transactions between the two countries.

Seattle becomes the first US city to include caste in anti-discrimination laws, sparking controversy among Hindu-American groups. The ban on caste discrimination was implemented after a 6-1 vote.

The film “RRR”, directed by SS Rajamouli, wins five awards at the Hollywood Critics Association Awards 2023, including Best International Film, Best Stunts, and Best Original Song.

India abstains from voting on a UN resolution demanding that Russia leave Ukraine and withdraw its military troops. India’s representative says the country’s approach is people-centric and calls for lasting peace.

The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE Indices Ltd) launches the country’s first municipal bonds indexes to monitor the performance of municipal bonds issued by Municipal Corporations. Currently, there are 28 bonds in the AA category.

US President Joe Biden nominates Ajay Banga, the current VC of General Atlantic, for the position of President at the World Bank, succeeding current President David Malpass, who will retire by June 2023.

PM Narendra Modi focuses on “Green Growth” during a post-budget webinar, highlighting the National Green Hydrogen Mission and Battery Storage Capacity.

Two earthquakes with magnitudes of 6.8 and 7.2 hit eastern Tajikistan, with the epicentre located in the Gorno-Badakhshan region at the China-Afghanistan border.

Indian sport shooter Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar wins a gold medal in Cairo at the Men’s Individual 50m rifle in three positions, with a 16-6 win over Alexander Schmirl of Switzerland.

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