12 Important Current Affairs For 12th January 2024

Amid rising tensions with China, the Indian Army plans to acquire specially designed insulated tents for soldiers stationed along the freezing Line of Actual Control.


South Korea's parliament historic bill bans the eating and selling of dog meat, marking the end of a centuries-old practice criticized amid growing support for animal welfare.


The Startup India Innovation Week 2024, organized by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, is scheduled to unfold from January 10th to January 18th.


The government of Maharashtra has officially designated a significant wildlife habitat in Sangli district, appropriately named the Atpadi Conservation Reserve.


The Indian Navy has added the Drishti 10 Starliner unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to its fleet, marking its inaugural possession of an indigenous medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) drone.


Every year on January 11, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day stands as a solemn call to confront the worldwide crisis.


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Days after its launch on January 1, India's XPoSat space observatory, equipped with the XSPECT instrument, has effectively captured its initial images of the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant.


In Karnataka's Kodagu district, a newly discovered butterfly species named the Conjoined Silverline, known for its glossy wing patterns, has been recognized.


The International Court of Justice (ICJ) commenced a two-day session on January 11, 2024, to determine provisional measures in a case brought forth by South Africa against Israel.


The World Economic Forum (WEF) has cautioned that the global risks of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered misinformation and disinformation will be significant in 2023 and 2024.


The preliminary climate data indicates that 2023 marked the warmest calendar year on a global scale since the commencement of instrumental records in 1850.


On January 12th, 2024, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik, Maharashtra.