Published on: January 31, 2023

Snippets:31 JANUARY 2023

Snippets:31 JANUARY 2023

  • The Karnataka government has constituted a committee under educationist Mohan Alva on declaring Tulu as Karnataka’s second official language.
  • The first photographic records of the melanistic Asian golden cat, also known as the Temminck’s cat, from Buxa Tiger Reserve West Bengal.
  • For the first time since 2017, birders spotted a red-headed vulture in the Bhatti mines area of Delhi and also “rarest of rare” black vulture was sighted in Gurugram’s Chandu Budhera.
  • The first G20 Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) meeting under India’s presidency will be held in Bengaluru
  • Germany lifted Hockey World Cup 2023 beating Belgium at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar
  • First meeting of G20 employment working group to be held in Jodhpur
  • K V Tirumalesh an erudite writer with a wide range of interests passed away
  • NTPC depicts Sustainable Transition of the Indian Power Sector at Nurture Nature Exhibition at Bengaluru
  • The two-day symposium on the Quantum Computing Ecosystem organised by C-DAC at pune
  • World Leprosy Day is 29 January. The theme of World Leprosy Day 2023 is “Act Now. End Leprosy.”

Republic Day Parade 2023 Prizes

  • Best Marching Contingent among the three services – Punjab Regiment Centre Contingent
  • Best Marching Contingent among CAPF/other auxiliary forces – CRPF Marching Contingent

Best three Tableaux (States/UTs)

  • First – Uttarakhand (Manaskhand)
  • Second – Maharashtra (Sade Tin Shaktipithe & Nari Shakti)
  • Third – Uttar Pradesh (Ayodhya Deepotsav)
  • Best Tableau (Ministries/Departments) – Ministry of Tribal Affairs (Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs))

Special Prize

  • Central Public Works Department (Biodiversity Conservation)
  • ‘Vande Bharatam’ Dance Group.