10 Important Current Affairs For 31st January 2024

As per the latest projections in the Electricity 2024 Report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), India is expected to surpass China in electricity demand growth, becoming the world's fastest-growing market by 2026.


Recently, the mascot and logo for the 2024 Khelo India Winter Games were revealed. The official mascot is a snow leopard named 'Sheen-e She' or Shan, chosen to reflect the region's rich biodiversity.


The Status Report of Snow Leopards in India, the country's first nationwide assessment, was released by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav.


For the fourth time, former US President Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The nomination comes from Republican lawmaker Claudia Tenney, citing his noteworthy policies in the Middle East.


Malaysia conducted an elaborate ceremony to install a new king, known for riding motorcycles and being vocal. The billionaire aims to play a crucial role in ensuring political stability, drawing on centuries-old traditions.


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Indian-American Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley introduced a new slogan - "Make America Normal Again" - as her campaign advances towards the GOP's South Carolina Primary on February 23.


To enhance the integrity of the H-1B registration process and address fraud risks, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has implemented a final rule for the fiscal year 2025 H-1B cap.


Under Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's leadership, the Odisha Government unveiled the 'LABHA' scheme (Laghu bana jatya drabya kraya), aiming at the development and empowerment of approximately one crore tribals in the state.


Bank of Baroda's card subsidiary, BOB Financial Solutions Limited, has undergone a strategic makeover and is now named BOBCARD Limited. The focus is on transforming credit experiences.


The upcoming Union Budget of 2024 will be the 15th interim budget. Interim budgets are presented when Lok Sabha elections are imminent.