Current Affairs in Short: 25 January 2023

The first India Stack Developer Conference will be hosted in New Delhi. The conference will focus on strategies and techniques to increase global acceptance of India's digital goods. 

Current Affairs in Short
Current Affairs in Short

India’s first Stack Developer Conference to be held in New Delhi

  • The first India Stack Developer Conference will be hosted in New Delhi on January 25, 2023. The conference will focus on strategies and techniques to increase global acceptance of India's digital goods. 
  • Over 100 digital leaders from industry, government, start-ups and unicorns, and academia will attend the conference. 
  • G20 delegates and the G20 Secretariat have also been invited to the Conference.

The Elephant Whisperers has been nominated for Best Documentary Short in Oscar Awards 2023

  • The Oscar nominations were announced on January 24, 2023, and India received three nominations for the 95th Academy Awards. 
  • The Elephant Whisperers, a 41-minute short by Kartiki Gonsalves, was also nominated for Best Documentary Short. 
  • SS Rajamouli's RRR received only one nomination in the Best Original Song category for "Naatu Naatu," despite the fact that it has a big fan base in the United States. The film did not receive nominations for Best Picture or Best Director. 
  • All That Breathes by Shaunak Sen was nominated for Best Documentary Feature Film. 

Chris Hipkins sworn in as 41st Prime Minister of New Zealand

  • Chris Hipkins was sworn in as the 41st Prime Minister of New Zealand in Wellington by the country's governor-general, Cindy Kiro on January 25, 2023. 
  • Chris Hipkins stated after formally assuming office that this was the greatest honor and responsibility of his life, and he was looking forward to the challenges ahead. 
  • Jacinda Ardern resigned as Prime Minister of New Zealand last week.

Tourism Ministry to organize Six-day mega event Bharat Parv at Red Fort

  • As part of the Republic Day celebrations, the six-day mega event Bharat Parv will be held at the Red Fort in Delhi from the 26th to the 31st of January 2023.
  • According to the Union Tourism Ministry, some of the top Republic Day Parade tableaux will be displayed throughout the event. 
  • There will also be cultural performances by Zonal Cultural Centres as well as cultural troupes from States and Union Territories, a pan-India Food Court, and a Crafts Bazaar with 65 crafts vendors.

Prasar Bharti signed an MoU to facilitate content exchange between National Media Authority of Egypt

  • Prasar Bharati and the National Media Authority of Egypt inked an MoU to promote content sharing, capacity building, and co-productions on January 25, 2023.
  • The agreement was signed by Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, and Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Government of Egypt. 
  • The agreements were signed in New Delhi in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

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