Today Current Affairs : 24th January 2019
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#1 Current Affairs
The first woman IPS to trek South Pole: Indian Police Service & ITBP officer Aparna Kumar has become the 1st woman to trek the South Pole which is located in Antarctica. This is the driest and the coldest place. (-37 degrees to -48 degrees temperature). She took 8 days to trek this. She has completed this on January 13th 2019.
ITBP-Indi-Tibetan Boarder Police.
#2 Current Affairs
The ban on Sanjita Chanu by International Weightlifting Federation has removed: Sanjita Chanu won Gold in 53kg category during Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in the year 2018, but due to positive result of anabolic steroid testosterone she was banned by International Weightlifting Federation. Now on 22nd January 2019, the ban is lifted.
#3 Current Affairs
The first interstate bridge in Jammu and Kashmir: Nitin Gadkari , the Union Minister will inaugurate this interstate bridge. This is also known as Keediyan Gandiyal bridge. Located across the Ravi river. The total cost to build this bridge was Rs. 150 crores. This is 1.2 km long bridge.
#4 Current Affairs
The Khelo India Youth Games 2019 is won by Maharashtra: Maharashtra has won total 82 gold medals, 62 silver medals, 81 bronze medals (228 medals). This was held in Pune.
Static GK- Devendra Fandnavis is the CM of Maharashtra, Mumbai is the capital city, Marathi is the official language, The governor is C.Vidyasagar Rao.
#5 Current Affairs
Mohammed Shami created the record as the fastest bowler of India to claim 100 ODI wickets in 56th match: Was playing in Napier against New Zealand. He broke the record of Irfan Pathan who achieved this on his 59th match.
#6 Current Affairs
50 Billon Euros fine imposed on Google: CNIL (National Commission on Informatics & Liberty) imposed this fine on US search giant Google. For violating general data protection regulation.
# 7 Current Affairs
2019 Womans Voice Award at AKLF is won by Ranjani Murali: She is US based Indian poet. AKLF stands for Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival. The motive of this award is to support , encourage creative women writers in India. The award includes cash prize of one lakh rupees.
#8 Current Affairs
Microsoft India has launched “re-weave.in”: The motive of this is to help handloom weavers. This is e-platform where buyers can directly connect with artisans. In the year 1990 the Microsoft company entered into Indian market for the first time.
#9 Current Affairs
CNR Rao will be awarded with Sheikh Saud International Prize for materials: CNR Rao is the recipient of Bharat Ratna. Now on 25th Feb 2019 he will be awarded with this Sheikh Saud International Prize, during the international workshop.
24th January 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs
The country………has opened West Asia’s largest cathedral in its New Administrative Capital recently?
This was inaugurated by the President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi.
At Senior National Women’s Judo Championship 2019, …….won gold in 78kg category?
C) Vinesh Phogat
D) None of the above
on 7th Jan 2019.
The theme of 27th New Delhi World Book Fair 2019 is……?
A) Readers with special needs
B) Read in all languages
C) Reading grows knowledge
D) Read, think and grow
Was held on 5th Jan 2019.
At what percentage the Indian Govt will recruit women in military police ?
This will enhance the women representation in armed forces.
Which country will be hosting 14th Session of the Conference Of Parties to UNCCD in 2019?
C) North Korea
D) None of the above
This will be hosted by India, in October 2019.
“Startup and Innovation policy 2018-2023” is rolled out in which of the following states?
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Tamil Nadu
On 19th January 2019.
World Economic Forum’s annual meet has been started in…….?
C) New York
D) None of the above
The theme is “Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution”.
Raghbir Singh Bhola was associated with which field?
B) Film Industry
D)Science and Tech
Hockey player, passed away on 21st Jan 2019.
……….has launched the ‘Ama Ghare LED’ scheme?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Suresh Prabhu
C) Kumara Swamy
D) Naveen Patnaik
In Odisha, to give free LED lights (4 lights per family).
Indian organisation…………has allowed custodial services in commodity market?
SEBI-Securities and Exchange Board of India.
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