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Publish Date: 17 Jan, 2023 |

Current Affairs January 2023: Read below the most important current affairs for 17 January 2023. Current affairs for all competitive exams, see here.


Kollam becomes first constitution-literate district in India 

The first district in the nation with a working knowledge of the constitution is Kollam. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced the accomplishment on Saturday in Kollam at a ceremony presided over by the Finance Minister KN Balagopal. The district's success is attributable to a seven-month long Constitution literacy campaign that the Kollam district panchayat, District Planning Committee, and Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KLA) jointly launched in an effort to raise awareness about various facets of the nation's laws and citizen rights.


Miss Universe 2023: R’Bonney Gabriel from the United States becomes the winner

R'Bonney Gabriel, an American contestant, was crowned the 71st Miss Universe. On January 14, 2023, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 28-year-old American beauty from Houston, Texas, was crowned Miss Universe. R'Bonney, Miss USA 2022, had to compeat against 84 other ladies to win the title. Divita Rai, an Indian competitor who advanced to the top 16 level of the tournament, was also one of them. The pageant's first runner-up was Miss Venezuela, while the second runner-up was Miss Dominican Republic. 


Google Doodle pays tribute to wrestler KD Jadhav on his birth anniversary

On Sunday, Google's Doodle honoured Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav, the first individual medalist from independent India at the Olympics, whose 97th birthday falls on January 15. After losing to Japanese Shohachi Ishii in the sixth round, Jadhav, a wrestler competing in the bantamweight division, was awarded a bronze medal in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. In 1948, the wrestler participated in the Olympics as well. 


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