Daily Current Affairs for 09 June 2023


Commission of Railway Safety (CRS): Ensuring Rail Travel Safety in India

  • The Commission of Railway Safety (CRS)is a crucial government commission in India responsible for ensuring the safety of rail travel and train operations.
  • Established during the British era, the CRS has evolved over time to become an independent authority under the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA).
  • This article provides an overview of the CRS, its organizational structure, responsibilities, and its role in investigating rail accidents

India emerged as the World’s 2nd largest producer of crude steel

  • Union Minister of Steel and Civil Aviation, Sh. Jyotiraditya M. Scindia has stated that India has moved from 4th largest producer of crude steel to the second largest producer of crude steel from 2014-15 to 2022-23 standing just behind China which is the largest exporter of crude steel in the world.India has reported a hike of 42% in Crude steel production from 88.98 MT(Metric ton) in 2014-15 to 126.26 MT in 2022-23


5 new countries elected as non-permanent members of the UNSC

  • Five countries have been elected as non-permanent members of the UN Security Councilfollowing a vote in the General Assembly. 
  • Algeria, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Sierra Leone and Sloveniawill join the premier body for maintaining international peace and security, starting in January, serving for a two-year period.
  • They were among six countries vying for five non-permanent seats around the Council’s horseshoe-shaped table that will become vacant at the end of the year

Ban on King James Version of the Bible

  • A district in the US state of Utah has recently implemented a ban on the presence of the King James Version of the Bible in the libraries of elementary and middle schools, triggering intense discussions and disagreements.
  • The decision has raised concerns about freedom of expression and religious texts in educational settings


RBI’s Annual Report 20¬22-2023 announced

  • The Annual Report 2022-23 of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)has been published, presenting an overview of the RBI’s operations during the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2023.
  • This report, as per the provisions ofSection 53(2)of the RBI Act, 1934, has been submitted to the Central Government.
  • In FY23, India has witnessed a stable macroeconomic and financial environment, characterized by consistent growth.
  • Over the past five years, India’s contribution to global growth has averaged more than 12%.


India Successfully Flight-Tests New-Generation Ballistic Missile ‘Agni Prime’

  • In a significant achievement for India’s defense capabilities, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted the maiden pre-induction night launch of the new-generation ballistic missile ‘Agni Prime.’
  • The test, held at the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha, showcased the missile’s exceptional accuracy and reliability, meeting all objectives set for the trial


Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana: Making Healthcare Affordable for All

  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modihas commended the approval of permitting 2000 Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS)to establish Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras throughout the nation.
  • According to Shri Modi, ensuring affordable availability of even the most expensive medications nationwide is a key objective of our government


Sunil Kumar wins decathlon gold at Asian U20 Athletics Championship

  • India’s Sunil Kumarscored 7003 points and clinched gold in men’s decathlon at the Asian U20 Athletics Championships in Yecheon, South Korea.
  • Apart from Sunil’s heroics, Pooja clinched women’s high jump silver after finishing with a 1.82m jump while Bushra Khan, secured silver in women’s 3000m race.
  •  In the women’s 4x100m relay, India secured bronze with a time of 45.36s


World Accreditation Day 2023: Date, Theme, Significance and History

  • June 9th 2023marks World Accreditation Day (#WAD2023),a global initiative established by International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and International Accreditation Forum (IAF) to promote the value of accreditation.
  • IAF and ILAC celebrate World Accreditation Day (WAD) with our members, partners, stakeholders and users of conformity assessment
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