january current affairs 2019

January Current Affairs 2019

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January 2019 Current Affairs PDF

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Important Days

  • 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas: Varanasi
  • UN organized first Braille day: Jan 4th
  • India New Naval Airbase: INS Kohasa in Portblair
  • Chief Guest  at the Republic Day Parade 2019: South Asia President Cyril Ramaphosa
  • GAFA Tax introduced by France
  • National Voters day: Jan 25th.
  • First global aviation summit: Mumbai – Theme: Flying for All

Appointments

  • Chief Information Commissioner: Sudhir Bhargava
  • 1st Chief Justice of Telangana High Court: B. Radha Krishna
  • Prime Minister of Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina
  • Pakistan chief justice: Asif Saeed Khosa
  • Pakistan first Hindu Women Civil Judge: Suman Kumari
  • IMF first female chief Economist: Gita Gopinath
  • Railway Board Chairman: Vinod Kumar Yadav

New Initiatives

  • Vande Bharat Express train 18 launched, which was first engineless express
  • Bhavana Kasturi – first female officer to lead all-male contingent at republic day
  • Five years of National Action Plan to address the issue of Drug abuse.

SAUBHAGYA scheme

  • Name of the Scheme: Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana’ (Saubhagya).
  • The aim of the Scheme: Provide electricity connections
  • Project Cost: Rs. 16, 320 crores.
  • How Many districts to be implemented: 75 in Uttar Pradesh State for 74.4 Lakh households

Asia Reassurance Initiative Act

  • Who Initiated: President Donald Trump US
  • Aim: Establishes a multifaceted U.S. strategy to increase U.S. security, economic interests, and values in the Indo-Pacific region.

ST status to 6 Assam communities

  • Name of the State: Assam
  • Number of Communities: 6
  • Name of the communities: Koch Rajbongshi, Tai Ahom, Chutiya, Matak, Moran and the Tea tribes.
  • Status for: Scheduled Tribes (ST)

Womaniya on GeM for Women’s

  • Name of the Market Place: Government e Marketplace [GeM]
  • Launched by: Womaniya on GeM
  • Aim: Help women entrepreneurs and women self-help groups
  • How much provided: 80% finance

First National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai

  • Committee: Advisory Committee headed by noted filmmaker Shyam Benegal
  • Number of Halls: 4
  • Cost of museum build: Rs 140.61 crore

Awards

Bharat Ratna Awards Winners 2019

  • Pranab Mukherjee
  • Nanaji  Deshmukh
  • Bhupen Hazarika

Ashok Chakra

  • Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani

Carnot Prize

  • Piyush Goyal ( For reforms & Rural Electrician)

Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018

  • Yohei Sasakawa, Japan (For his contribution in Leprosy Eradication)

76th Golden Globe Awards

  • Glenn Close  for Best Actress
  • Rami Malek for Best Actor

Sports

  • Khelo India Khelo Games held at Pune and Maharastra won the title.
  • Arunima Sinha 1st Amputee women to climb Everest.
  • Mary Kom ranked in top chart of International Boxing Association
  • Women national boxing championship held at Karnataka (place: Vijayanagar)
  • Novak Djokovic wins Australian open for the 7th time.

Rankings

  • India Corruption Rank in 2018 – 78th Place (Last Year 2017 was 81st)
  • Largest Steel Producer by China (1st Place) and followed by India (Second Place)
  • Inda GDP Growth in 2018 -19 Year: RBI – 7.4%, World Bank – 7.3%, and CSO – 7.2%

One Liner Current Affairs

  • 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Convention held in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • India Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX) 2019 to be held in Pune
  • Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Russell Baker Died At 93
  • Ministry of Textiles launched “Artisan Speak” held at Elephanta Caves, near Mumbai
  • India signs an agreement with OECD for participation in PISA 2021
  • South India MSME summit 2019 held in Bengaluru, India
  • SBI Ecowrap Report recommends Unconditional Cash Transfer to Farmers
  • Indian economy may grow 7.4% in FY19, 7.6% in FY20: UN report
  • Online inter-state trade through the e-NAM portal started
  • IndiaFirst Life Insurance buys a stake in CSC e-Governance services

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