Daily GK Update - 10 January 2024 Current Affairs

Daily GK Update - 10 January 2024 Current Affairs
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               Current Affairs

                                          National Affairs

PM Modi Inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show in Gandhinagar.

  • In a momentous event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show in Gandhinagar.
  • In this global investors summit, many esteemed guests including President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique, President José Ramos-Horta of Timor Leste, and Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel.
  • The grand affair, held at Mahatma Mandir, is a precursor to the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit.

DRDO launches assault rifle ‘Ugram’ for Indian Army.

  • The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) of India, in a significant advancement, introduced ‘Ugram,’ an advanced 7.62 x 51 mm caliber assault rifle.
  • The firing range of Urgam is reported to be 500 meters.

First Meeting Of Inland Waterways Development Council Held In Kolkata

  • The Inland Waterways Authority of India, operating under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways (MoPSW), created history by hosting the inaugural meeting of the Inland Waterways Development Council (IWDC) in Kolkata.

                                      International Affairs

U.S. Designates Countries Including China, North Korea, and Pakistan for Religious Freedom Violations.

  • The United States, led by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, has identified several nations as ‘Countries of Particular Concern’ due to severe violations of religious freedom. This decision aligns with the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998.

France gets its youngest Prime Minister in history.

  • President of France, Emanuel Macron has appointed Gabriel Attal as new Prime Minister of France.
  • He is the youngest Prime Minister of France and first openly gay prime minister of France.

                                     Awards and Honours

81st Golden Globe Awards.

  • Best Film: Drama- Oppenheimer
  • Best Film: Musical or Comedy-Poor Things
  • Best Drama Series-Succession
  • Best Musical or Comedy Series- The Bear

Note- Oppenheimer won the most number of awards.


President Draupadi Murmu presents the National Sports Award.

  • Arjuna Award was presented to Antim Panghal (Wrestling), Roshibina Devi (Wushu), and Sheetal Devi (Para Archer).


Test Your Knowledge

1. Who inaugurated the Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show in Gandhinagar?

(a) President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique

(b) President José Ramos-Horta of Timor Leste

(c) Prime Minister Narendra Modi

(d) Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel


Answer- Prime Minister Narendra Modi

2. What is the caliber of the new assault rifle ‘Ugram’ launched by DRDO?

(a) 5.56 x 45mm

(b) 7.62 x 51mm

(c) 9x19mm

(d) .300 Blackout


Answer- 7.62 x 51mm

3. Which city hosted the inaugural meeting of the Inland Waterways Development Council?

(a) Mumbai

(b) Chennai

(c) Kolkata

(d) Delhi


Answer- Kolkata

4. Which countries were designated by the US for religious freedom violations?

(a) China, North Korea, and Pakistan

(b) Russia, Iran, and Saudi Arabia

(c) Myanmar, Syria, and Venezuela

(d) All of the above


Answer- China, North Korea, and Pakistan

5. Who has become the youngest Prime Minister in French history?

(a) Emmanuel Macron

(b) François Hollande

(c) Nicolas Sarkozy

(d) Gabriel Attal


Answer- Gabriel Attal


                                          Daily Vocabulary

Word and its meaning







To serve as a typical example of something.

Illustrated, demonstrated, epitomized

Concealed, obscured, hidden





Involved in or helping to carry out a wrongful act.

Guilty, culpable, involved

Innocent, blameless, uninvolved

Per incuriam      




Through carelessness or lack of attention.

Accidentally, inadvertently, mistakenly

Deliberately, intentionally, purposely





Upsetting or distressing.

Troubling, upsetting, disquieting

Calming, reassuring, comforting





Based on whim or fancy rather than reason or principle.

Capricious, whimsical, unreasonable

Justified, rational, fair

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