Goaltide Daily Current Afffairs 2023

Mar 23, 2023

Current Affair 1:
World Happiness Report


The annual World Happiness Report is published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.


India’s position in the World Happiness Report has improved from 136 to 126.

The ranking uses six key factors to measure happiness — social support, income, health, freedom, generosity, and absence of corruption.

You don’t need more than this.

Current Affair 2:
Marburg virus disease


From WHO website.

Marburg spreads through human-to-human transmission via direct contact (through broken skin or mucous membranes) with the blood, secretions, organs or other bodily fluids of infected people, and with surfaces and materials (e.g. bedding, clothing) contaminated with these fluids.

Current Affair 3:
Guillotine Parliamentary Procedure


As described in simple words, the central government during the Budget session reveals the amount of expenditure expected in the upcoming financial year, so that funds can be allotted to them for the future. After a discussion, voting is conducted during the Union Budget session.

If in case there is no time for discussion, then the Centre imposes the Guillotine method under which all the grants, proposals, and funds are passed without any voting or debate.

Post the discussions on Budget proposals and the Voting on Demand for Grants, the government introduces the Appropriation Bill in the Lok Sabha. This is to authorise the government to draw funds from the Consolidated Fund of India. After this, the Finance Bill is taken into consideration.

Current Affair 4:
Contribution of Agricultural Sector in GDP


As per the Second Advance Estimates of National Income, 2022-23 released by Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI), the share of Gross value added (GVA) of agriculture and allied sectors in total economy and growth of GVA of agriculture and allied sectors for the years of 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23 are as under:

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