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Current Affairs February 2023

February 2023 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of February 2023 related to politics, sports, culture, science, awards, person in news, etc. Monthly edition of our current affairs carries important news and events happening in India and around the world. These current affairs are important for competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, Banking, CDS, NDA, LIC, PSC, MAT, CAT, Railways, etc.

Latest current affairs for the month of February 2023 are given below. Hope you like it.


What is the name of the new AI chatbot introduced by UIDAI recently? Aadhar Mitra
What is the theme of National Science Day 2023 ? Global Science for Global Wellbeing
Cross-border linkage between the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) of India and PayNow has been introduced. PayNow is the real-time payment system of which country? Singapore
The legendary dancer Kanak Rele recently passed away. She was famous for which classical dance? Mohiniyattam
Who has been selected by the BCCI as the title sponsor of the Women's Premier League? Tata Group
Who has become the first batsman in the world to score the fastest 25,000 runs in International Cricket? Virat Kohli
Which Indian film has won the "Best International Film" award at the Hollywood Critics Association 2023 event in Los Angeles? RRR
Who has become the 13th player from India to play 100 Test matches in International Cricket? Cheteshwar Pujara
Name the former IAS officer who has been appointed as the new CEO of NITI Aayog? BVR Subramanyam
Gulab Chand Kataria took oath as the 31st Governor of which State? Assam
Former Supreme Court Judge Justice S. Abdul Nazir took oath as the Governor of which State? Andhra Pradesh
On which day Central Excise Day is observed in India? 24 February
Which Indian player won a Bronze Medal in Women's 10m Air Rifle in the ISSF World Cup? Tilottama Sen
North India's first nuclear power plant will be set up in which State? Haryana
Who has been appointed by UNICEF India as its National Ambassador? Ayushmann Khurrana
Which Indian-American has been selected as the new CEO of YouTube? Neal Mohan
The first G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting under the Chairmanship of India will be held in which city? Bengaluru
Who has been appointed as the new Captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) ahead of IPL 2023? Aiden Markam
What is the theme of Asia's biggest aero show, Aero India 2023 inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi? The Runway to a Billion Opportunities
Which film has been selected as the 'Film of the Year' at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2023? RRR
Which film has been selected as the 'Best Film' at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2023? The Kashmir Files
Who won the 'Best Actor' award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2023 for the film - Brahmastra Part One: Shiva? Ranbir Kapoor
Who won the 'Best Actress' award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2023 for the film - Gangubhai Khatiawadi? Alia Bhatt
Who won the 'Best Director' award at the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2023 for the film - Chup? R Balki
Who has resigned from the post of the Chief Selector of the Indian Cricket Team? Chetan Sharma
Who has become the first Indian woman bowler to take 100 wickets in T20 International? Deepti Sharma
Which company has recently launched India's first ChatGPT-powered AI Chatbot 'Lexi'? Velocity
In which country the 12th edition of the 'World Hindi Conference' is being held? Fiji
Which airlines has announced to purchase as many as 220 planes from Boeing for USD 34 billion? Air India
Tajinderpal Singh Toor is related to which sport? Shot put
Who has been appointed as the new Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Ladakh? Dr B.D. Mishra
Who is the new Chief Executive Officer of NITI Aayog? B.V.R. Subrahmanyam
Which High Court has become the first in India to pass a judgement in a regional language? Kerala High Court
Name India's star gymnast who has been suspended for testing positive for higenamine, a prohibited substance? She was the first Indian gymnast to represent India at the Olympics in Gymnastics? Dipa Karmakar
Name the place in Karnataka where HAL Helicopter Factory was dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi? Tumakuru
Which team won the Ranji Trophy 2022-23 defeating Bengal in the finals at Eden Gardens, Kolkata? Saurashtra
Name the district of Jammu and Kashmir in which the Geological Survey of India has identified resources of 5.9 million tonnes of Lithium? Reasi
Name the Indian film director, screenwriter, actor and winner of Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2017 who passed away on 02 February 2023? K. Vishwanath
From which country 12 more cheetahs have been translocated to Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh as a part of cheetah reintroduction programme? South Africa


Name the former CEO of Mastercard who has been nominated by US President Joe Biden for the position of World Bank’s Head? Ajay Banga
Who won the Best Men's Player award at the FIFA Football Awards 2022? Lionel Messi
Who has become the highest run scorer for New Zealand in Test cricket surpassing Ross Taylor? Kane Williamson
Which country won the Women's T20 World Cup 2023 by defeating South Africa in the final? Australia
In which country, Women's T20 World Cup 2023 was organized? South Africa
Which player from South Afria has become the highest wicket-taker (43) in the Women's T20 World Cup? Shabnim Ismail
Who has been elected as the new President of Bangladesh? Mohammad Shahabuddin Chuppu
Who is the first female astronaut from Saudi Arabia to be sent on an International Space Station mission? Rayyana Barnawi
Which country won the 10m air pistol mixed team gold in the ISSF World Cup? India
Name the computer scientist who has been honoured with the Marconi Award for the year 2023? Hari Balakrishnan
Which has become the first US city to ban discrimination based on caste after a vote by the city council? Seattle
On which day World Day of Social Justice was observed? 20 February
Which country has declared National Emergency in view of Cyclone Gabriel? New Zealand
Who has been recently appointed as the new President of Cyprus? Nikos Christodoulides
How many billion dollars are announced by World Bank in aid for earthquake-affected Turkey? 1.78 Billion
Which England player has recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket? Eoin Morgan
Name the former President of Pakistan who passed away on 05 February 2023? Pervez Musharraf
Name the countries which have been severely affected by a devastating earthquake of magnitude 7.8 on 06 February 2023? Turkey and Syria
Who won the 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup? Australia