Daily GK Update - 24th May 2023 Current Affairs

Daily GK Update - 24th May 2023 Current Affairs
24-May 2023...........

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                                                          Current Affairs

                                                          National Affairs

Garuda Aerospace and Naini Aerospace Collaborate to Manufacture Make-in-India Drones.

  • Garuda Aerospace and Naini Aerospace's partnership is a milestone for the Indian drone industry, supporting the goal of manufacturing 1 lakh Made in India drones by 2024.
  • Garuda Aerospace, a leading drone manufacturer, has joined hands with Naini Aerospace, a subsidiary of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), under the administrative control of the Ministry of Defence, to establish a joint development partnership.

Ministry of Port and Shipping has launched the ‘Panch Karma Sankalp Scheme’.

  • Under the Panch Karma Sankalp Scheme, the Ministry Of Ports and Shipping will focus on green shipping and the digitalization of ports.
  • This scheme aims at making India a global leader of the maritime sector.

Uttarakhand is going to develop a new transport system in Dehradun and Haridwar.

  • Uttrakhand Government will run India’s first neo metro in Dehradun and Pod Taxi System will be developed in Haridwar.
  • Neo-Metro is a rubber tire-based transport system that receives electricity from overhead wires.
  • Pod Taxi is a driverless vehicle that moves in a designated way.
  • These measures are aimed at decongesting Haridwar and Dehradun.

Indian Navy tests MRSAM (Medium Range Surface to Air Missile).

  • India has tested MRSAM (Medium Range Surface to Air Missile) from INS Marmugao.

India and Saudi Arabia are participating in the AL-MOHED AL-HINDI 2023 Naval Exercise

  • India and Saudi Arabia are participating in the AL-MOHED AL-HINDI 2023 Naval Exercise.
  • INS TARKASH and INS SUBHADRA have arrived in Saudi Arabia to participate in the AL MOHED AL HINDI 2023 naval exercise.

Madhya Pradesh becomes the first state to provide government-funded air travel for pilgrimage.

  • Madhya Pradesh becomes the first state to provide government-funded air travel for pilgrimage under the Mukhya Mantri Teerth-Darshan Yojana.


12 Public Sector Banks have earned a profit of  1 lakh crore.

  • Bank of Maharashtra registered the highest increase in net profit of 126% touching a profit of 2,602 crore.
  • UCO Bank registered a growth rate of 100% and touched a profit of 1,862 crores.
  • Bank of Baroda registered growth in profit of 94% to 14,110 crores.
  • State Bank of India registered a profit of 50,232 crores.


Sony Sports Network appoints Sania Mirza as its Brand Ambassador.

  • Sony Sports Network also known as Sony Ten has appointed Sania Mirza as its Brand Ambassador and Expert Panelist.

                                                      Awards and Honours

Commonwealth Foundation has given the Commonwealth Short story prize.

  • Winners of the Commonwealth short story prize are:
  • Hana Gammon (South Africa, Africa) Agnes Chew (Singapore, Asia), Rue Baldry (United Kingdom, Canada, and Europe), Kwame McPherson (Jamaica, Caribbean), and Himali McInnes (New Zealand, Pacific).


Chennai Superkings enter semi-finals after defeating Gujrat Titans.

  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK) defeated Gujarat Titans (GT) by 15 runs to enter the IPL 2023 finals.

Manchester City Football Club has won the Premier League title for the third consecutive time

  • Manchester City won the title with 85 points, four points ahead of second-placed Arsenal.
  • Manchester City scored 99 goals and conceded 26 goals in the Premier League this season.
  • Manchester City is the first team to win three consecutive Premier League titles since Manchester United in 2009.


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