Daily GK Update - 15 January 2024 Current Affairs

Daily GK Update - 15 January 2024 Current Affairs
15-January 2024...........

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                   Current Affairs

                                          National Affairs

IIT Madras to Establish New Campus in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

  • The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), a leading engineering institute in India, is set to expand its horizons by establishing a new campus in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  •  This move is a significant development in educational collaboration between India and Sri Lanka.

Indian Army launches ‘Operation Sarvashakti’ to eliminate Terrorists from Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Indian Army is launching ‘Operation Sarvashakti’ to flush out terrorists hiding in dense forests and caves in the Anantnag region of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Indian Army has launched this operation because in recent times India Army has suffered some casualties due to ambushes.
  • India Army launched ‘Operation Sarpvinash’ in 2003 to eliminate terrorists.

International Camel Festival Kicked Off in Bikaner, Rajasthan.

  • The three-day International Camel Festival kicked off with great fervor in the culturally rich district of Bikaner, Rajasthan.
  • The festival commenced with an enthralling Heritage Walk, setting the stage for a celebration of folk culture that captivated both domestic and foreign tourists.

                                    International Affairs

Fredrick X becomes the King of Denmark.

  • Frederick X ascended the throne of Denmark after his mother Queen Margrethe had abdicated the throne.
  • It is the only second time in history that any Danish ruler has abdicated his/her throne.


Forex Reserve of India falls by $5.89 billion to $617.3 billion.

  • India’s Foreign Exchange Reserve has fallen drastically and reached at the level of $617.3 billion.
  • This decline occurred to control the declining value of the rupee in the foreign exchange market.


Madhya Pradesh becomes champion in the first Beach games.

  • Madhya Pradesh emerged to be the overall champion in the first beach games organized in Diu.
  • Madhya Pradesh won a total of 18 medals whereas Maharashtra won 14 medals.

Satvij and Chirag win Silver Medals in the Malaysia Open.

  • Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty became runner-ups in the Malaysia Open 2024 after being defeated by the Chinese Players.


Test Your Knowledge

1.1. Which Indian institution is establishing a new campus in Sri Lanka?

a) IIT Bombay       

b) IIT Delhi      

c) IIT Madras     

d) IIT Kharagpur

Answer- IIT Madras  

2. Which of the following operations has been launched by the Indian Army to eliminate terrorists from Jammu and Kashmir?

a) Operation Sarpvinash  

b) Operation Sarvashakti 

c) Operation Vijay 

d) Operation Meghdoot

Answer- Operation Sarvashakti

3. In which Indian state was the International Camel Festival recently held?

a) Gujarat         

b) Rajasthan     

c) Punjab        

d) Uttar Pradesh

Answer- Rajasthan

4. Who ascended the throne of Denmark after the abdication of Queen Margrethe?

a) Frederick IX    

b) Frederik X    

c) Christian X    

d) Hamlet

Answer- Frederik X

5. Which state emerged as the champion in the first Beach Games held in Diu?

a) Tamil Nadu      

b) Goa            

c) Kerala         

d) Madhya Pradesh

Answer- Madhya Pradesh


                                          Daily Vocabulary

Word and its meaning





Having imperfections or weaknesses; not perfect.

Defective, faulty, imperfect.

Flawless, perfect, impeccable.



With great courage or determination.

Bravely, courageously, heroically.

Timidly, fearfully, hesitantly.



Overcome (a problem or difficulty), typically in a clever and surreptitious way.

Bypassed, avoided, evaded.

Confronted, faced, addressed.



The clear pronunciation or expression of words.

Articulation, pronunciation, expression.

Mumbling, inarticulateness, unclear speech.



The official power to make legal decisions and judgments.

Authority, control, power.

Limitation, restriction, powerlessness.


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