Daily GK Update - 23rd February 2024 Current Affairs

Daily GK Update -  23rd February 2024 Current Affairs
23-February 2024...........

Defence Guru is a dedicated platform to provide DailyCurrent Affairs Updates to Defence Aspirants. Our Daily Current Affairs Update covers National Affairs, International Affairs, Economy, Sports, Awards and Honours, Books, Appointments, etc. You can follow us for regular current affairs updates. Current Affairs cover almost 15-20% of NDA, CDS, AFCAT, and MNS Exam syllabus. That’s why It becomes very important for Defence Aspirants to cover Daily Current Affairs Updates. Our Current Affairs Update is accurate, reliable, and useful for every defence exams and other exams in India.


                                      Current Affairs

                                      National Affairs

Prime Minister has Inaugurated IIT Hyderabad Campus.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad’s (IITH) transformative Campus Development Project.
  • This project includes buildings such as the International Guest House, Convention Centre, Technology Incubation Park, Knowledge Centre, Sports and Cultural Complex, Students’ Hostels, and various academic and administrative buildings, collectively valued at Rs 1089 Cr.

Union Government has launched a new program for Disabled People.

  • Dr. Virendra Kumar, the Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, virtually launched several projects valued at over Rs 100 crore.
  • These initiatives, focused on improving rehabilitation facilities and promoting inclusivity, highlight the government’s dedication to citizen welfare. The inauguration ceremony featured the introduction of crucial facilities across various regions.

Malta has become the 119th member of the International Solar Alliance.

  • Malta became the 119th country to join the International Solar Alliance.
  • The ISA is an alliance of more than 120 signatory countries that aims to reduce the dependence on non-renewable sources of energy like fossil fuels.
  • The headquarter of ISA is situated in Gurugram.

                                International Affairs

Turkey’s First Fifth-Generation Aircraft, KAAN, Completes Maiden Flight.

  • Turkey has successfully tested a fifth-generation aircraft named KAAN.
  • This fifth-generation aircraft has been developed by Turkish Aerospace Industries in collaboration with BAE Systems.

The 11th edition of the World Governance Summit has taken place in Dubai.

  • Dubai has witnessed the culmination of the 11th edition of the World Governance Summit.
  • Theme- The theme of this summit was ‘Shaping future government’.


Phonepe has launched India’s Homegrown App Store.

  • Phonepe which is backed by the walmart has launched India’s own homegrown app store.
  • This step has broken the monopoly of the Google Appstore.


Former Lok Sabha Speaker Manohar Joshi Passes Away at 86.

  • Former Lok Sabha Speaker and ex-Maharashtra Chief Minister, Manohar Joshi, passed away at the age of 86, marking the end of an illustrious career that spanned several decades in Indian politics.
  • A prominent figure in the Shiv Sena, Joshi was the first from the party to hold the top post in Maharashtra, serving as Chief Minister from 1995 to 1999.


Pakistani Batsman and Former Pak Team Captain, Babar Azam becomes quickest to 10,000 runs in T20s.

  • Former Pakistan captain and Batsman Babar Azam showcased his unparalleled prowess once again as he etched his name in the annals of cricket history by becoming the quickest batter to surpass the milestone of 10,000 runs in T20 cricket.


Test Your Knowledge


1. Which country recently joined the International Solar Alliance?

a) Malta

b) Turkey

c) India

d) Dubai

Answer- Malta

2. What is the theme of the 11th edition of the World Governance Summit held in Dubai?

a) Shaping future government

b) Building Sustainable Nations

c) Global Economic Development

d) Strengthening International Relations

Answer- Shaping future government

3. Who developed Turkey's first fifth-generation aircraft named KAAN?

a) Turkish Aerospace Industries

b) BAE Systems

c) Lockheed Martin

d) Boeing

Answer- Turkish Aerospace Industries

4. Which Indian company launched India's own homegrown app store?

a) Flipkart

b) Amazon

c) Paytm

d) Phonepe

Answer- Phonepe

5. Which Union Minister launched several projects for disabled people?

a) Dr. Harsh Vardhan

b) Dr. Virendra Kumar

c) Smriti Irani

d) Nitin Gadkari

Answer- Dr. Virendra Kumar

Also Read...

Leave a Reply