Today Current Affairs : 25th January 2019
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#1 Current Affairs
“Roshani” app for visually impaired people: This app is developed by the Indian Institute of Technology at Ropar, Punjab. This is an android app. Was launched on 23rd Jan 2019.This app is very helpful for visually impaired people to identify the currency notes.
#2 Current Affairs
Microsoft said that ‘Bing’ (search engine) is blocked in China: This has been blocked since 2010. On 23rd Jan 2019 this has confirmed the govt to block this search engine. Cyberspace Administration of China deleted 7 million online information pieces and around nine thousand mobile apps.
#3 Current Affairs
Smart cards for driving licence applicants: This has been launched in Tamil Nadu. This smart card has computer chip with security features. Transport Minister M.R. Vijayabhaskar inaugurated this in Chennai, Thiruvanmiyur. So now the owners of vehicles and driving licence users will use smart cards instead of printed documents.
#4 Current Affairs
‘Women Safety Initiative scheme’ in Maharashtra: This scheme is approved by Maharashtra State Cabinet. The cost is Rs. 252 crores. This will be implemented in several cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Lucknow. Enhancing existing CCTV and their reach is also a part of this scheme. They will also develop “track me” mobile application which will help women.
#5 Current Affairs
For the construction of memorial of founder Bal Thackeray, Maharashtra approved 100 crore rupees: The MMRDA will fund for this then govt will refund this later onwards. At the Mayor Bungalow in Dadar this will be built.
#6 Current Affairs
Microfinance venture is launched by Svamaan Financial Services: The founder of Svamaan, Anushree Jindal has launched this venture. Initially this will be there in 2 states only they are- Karnataka and Maharashtra. It has received approval from RBI to start its operations. To reach one lakh customers by 2021 is the aim of Svamaan Financial Services.
#7 Current Affairs
Ram Nath Kovind presented Rashtriya Bal Puraskar awards: President Ram Nath Kovind presented these awards to 26 awardees (under different categories like sports, arts and culture, innovation, social service, scholastic). National Selection Committee has chosen the awardees.
#8 Current Affairs
South Korea researches developed a system to produce fuel from Carbon dioxide: UNIST researchers from South Korea developed this. This system can produce electricity and hydrogen fuel from CO2.
UNIST- Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology.
#9 Current Affairs
‘Total Cleanliness Survey’ won by North Western Railway: IRCTC conducted this survey. The progress of “Swaccha Rail- Swachcha Bharat” is the main aim of this survey.
IRCTC- Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation.
25th January 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs
Masazo Nonaka was belonged to which of the following countries?
D) None of the above
He belonged to Japan. He was the oldest man in the world(113 years old). Passed away on January 20th 2019.
Indian-American philanthropist……..has got Rosa Parks Trailblazer award 2019?
A) Gurinder Singh Khalsa
B) Manka Dhingra
C) Suresh Srivastav
D) Sandeep Choudhary
He got this award for he forced US authorities to change the policy towards Sikh Community through his campaign.
The 1st private sector Howitzer gun manufacturing plant in India is built in…..?
PM Modi inaugurated this on 19th Jan 2019.
Manipur, Tripura and ………. have celebrated 47th statehood day on 21st Jan 2019?
In 1972 , these 3 states on this day became full-fledged states.
……. build the 1st Lithium Ion Giga Factory in India?
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited.
India’s 1st PolicyHack for teachers has been launched by……?
D) Google India
On this platform teachers and experts can interact with each other.
7th ASEAN-India Tourism Ministers 2019 was held in……?
C) Ha Long
D) None of the above
on 18th Jan 2019.
……..has received the 1st ever Philip Kotler Presidential award?
B) Narendra Modi
C) Ram Nath Kovind
D) None of the above
For his outstanding leadership for India.
When did India celebrate 156th birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda?
A) Jan 10th
B) Jan 15th
C) Jan 18th
D) Jan 12th
On 12th Jan 2019.This is also called as National Youth Day.
Nicolas Maduro is the new president of……..?
C) North Korea
D) South Africa
On 10th Jan 2019, he sworn in as new President.
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