Today Current Affairs : 18th January 2019
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#1 Current Affairs
John Bogle Dies : He is the founder of “Vanguard”. Currently Vanguard is the biggest mutual fund firm in the world. He died on 16th January 2019, his age was 89, he was born in the year 1929. Cancer is the cause of his death. He founded Vanguard in the year 1975. Its headquarters is in US.
#2 Current Affairs
Three Indian-Americans are nominated by Donald Trump: Donald Trump nominates 3 people for key administrative post. Those three names are- Bimal Patel (Assistant Secretary of treasury), Rita Barnwal (Assistant Secretary of energy), Aditya Bamzai (Member of privacy & civil liberties oversight board).
#3 Current Affairs
On 20th January 2019, Tamil Nadu will launch defence industrial corridor: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will launch this corridor on 20th Jan, in Tiruchirapalli. This motto of this launch of corridor is to build an indigenous defence production ecosystem.
#4 Current Affairs
Sarfaraz Ahmed created the world record: He is the Pakistan skipper. He became the wicket keeper captain with highest number of catches. He achieved this at the match playing against South Africa in Johannesburd (in the 3rd test).
#5 Current Affairs
PM Narendra Modi has received Philiph Kotler Presidential Award: For his works and initiatives like, Make In India, Swachch Bharat Abhiyan, Digital India, Startup India and for professional services like Finance, Accounting and IT. PM Modi received this first ever Philiph Kotler Award in New Delhi.
#6 Current Affairs
Govt e Marketplace launched ‘Womaniya on GeM’: Womaniya on GeM will help the women entrepreneurs and also helps Women Self Help Groups to sell accessories, crafts, handloom, home decore etc. Here Women entrepreneurs can directly sell their products to govt departments, institutions and to govt ministries.
#7 Current Affairs
The largest start-up ecosystem of India came up in Kerala: This is launched by the Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan in Kochi. This is measuring 1.8 lakh square feet. This is the part of Kerala Startup Mission-KSUM.
#8 Current Affairs
Ananth Narayan resigns from Jabong and Myntra: The CEO of Jabong & Myntra Ananth Narayan has taken decision to resign from his post. He gives the reason that he wants to explore other external opportunities.
#9 Current Affairs
Deepak Maheshwari became the Chief Credit Officer of Axis Bank: Deepak Maheshwari is former board member of Federal Bank and he is retired Executive of HDFC Bank. Now he is 64 years old. The new CEO of Axis Bank is Amitabh Chaudhry.
18th January 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs
10th Sikh Guru Gobinda Singh was born in the year…….?
D) None of the above
Was born in 1666, 352nd birth anniversary was recently celebrated (Prakash Parv).
…….has received Sushila Devi Literature Award recently?
A) Pratibha Satpathy
B) Priyanka Chopra
C) Aditi Shukla
D) Namita Gokhale
This Award function was held in Madhya Pradesh. From 12th to 14th Jan 2019.
…….has become the youngest gold medallist at Khelo India Youth Games?
A) Devanshi Rana
B) Abhinav Shaw
C) Pratap Singh
D) None of the above
At Air Rifle (10m). He is 10 years old.
For GST issues in real estate , ,……..is the head of the Group of Ministers?
A) Nitin Patel
B) Mehuli Ghosh
C) Kamran Akmal
D) Suresh Prabhu
This is 7 members group.
“Jai Kisan Rin Mukti Yojana” is launched in which of the following states ?
C) Madhya Pradesh
CM Kamal Nath launched this scheme. Launched on 16th January 2019.
Michael Atiyah was associated with which of the following subject?
D) Computer Science
Passed away on 11th Jan 2019. He was noted mathematician belonged to British. Topological K-theory and Atiyah-singer Index were his famous works.
“Ama Ghare LED Scheme” was launched in which of the following states?
A) West Bengal
D) Himachal Pradesh
This is LED light distribution scheme, each family will get 4 LED light free, without any cost.
From 1st March 2019, ………will ban on single use plastic products?
C) Andhra Pradesh
The motive is to keep clean environment.
Lenin Rajendran, was associated with …..?
A) Film Industry
D) All the above
He was Malyalam filmmaker, passed away on 14th Jan 2019. He was also a Chairman of KFDC.
Where did the Global Aviation Summit 2019 held in??
A) New Delhi
Was held from 15th to 16th Jan 2019. The theme was “Flying for all”.
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