Today Current Affairs : 26th January 2019
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#1 Current Affairs
ISRO has launched military satellite Microsat-R on PSLV C-44. This has been launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre. After 13 and half minutes Micros-R placed into the orbit. ISRO placed the satellite at low orbit for the first time.
#2 Current Affairs
Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award 2017 is announced. The best novel is ‘Nireeswaran’ written by V.J. James. The best poetry is “Mindaprani” by Veerankutty. Aymanam John’s Ethara Characharangalude Charitra Pusthakam got the best short story award. Other few writers got the wards for their overall contributions.
#3 Current Affairs
In Belagavi, CM of Karnataka will inaugurate Swami Vivekananda memorial . CM Kumaraswamy will inaugurate the “Vivek Smaraka” on 1st February 2019 (The Swami Vivekananda Value Education and Cultural Centre at Belagavi, Karnataka). Here children can learn Vivekananda’s thoughts and his life. This house will also include museum.
#4 Current Affairs
Inauguration of Bose museum and Yaad e Jallian Museum. On 23rd Jan 2019 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Subhash Chandra Bose museum in New Delhi (iconic Red Fort) to mark 122nd birth anniversary of the leaders. He also inaugurated Yaad e Jallian museum.
#5 Current Affairs
Ronojoy Dutt has become the new CEO of IndiGo Airlines. He replaces Aditya Ghosh. Ronojoy Dutt was United Airlines’s CEO. In the year 2005 IndoGo Airlines founded. Its headquarters is in Gurgoan, India.
#6 Current Affairs
304 MoUs are signed at the 2nd edition of GIM by T.N. govt. Global Investors Meet 2nd edition 2019 was held in Tamil Nadu(Chennai). And sighned 304 MoUs . In 2015 the 1st edition was organised at Chennai.
#7 Current Affairs
Country has celebrated 9th National Voters Day. Every year on 25th Jan India celebrates National Voters Day. This day marks the foundation of Election Commission of India since the year 2011. Election Commission of India was established in the year 1950, Jan 25th.
26th January 2019- Current Affairs Quiz – MCQs
……….has won the ‘Prabha Khaitan Woman’s Voice Award’ at AKLF 2019?
A) Ranjani Murali
B) Arundhati S
C) Swati Rao
D) None of the above
AKLF- Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival. Ranjani is US based Indian poet.
………..is the 1st player ever to win ICC Test, ODI and Cricket of The Year?
A) M.S. Dhoni
B) Virat Kohli
C) Kumar Dharmasen
D)None of the above
He created the history by winning all 3 top awards.
“re-weave.in” is launched by…..?
This is for handloom weavers. (online platform)
Indian state…….. has topped ACI’s Ease Of Doing Business Index 2018?
D) Andhra Pradesh
Maharashtra took the 2nd place.
National Girl Child Day 2019 was celebrated in India on…..?
A) 23rd Jan
B) 24th Jan
C) 25th Jan
D) 21st Jan
2019 theme- “Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow”.
IAFTX 2019 will be held in which of the following cities ?
D) New Delhi
From 18th March to 27th March 2019.
The new Director-General of SSB is…..?
A) Alok Verma
B) Suresh Prabhu
C) Kumar Rajesh Chandra
D) Sagar Tripathi
His tenure will be till 31st Dec 2021. (SSB-Sashastra Seema Bal).
By resigning before completing tenure,……has become the 1st monarch of Malaysia to resign like this.
A) Nasiruddin Shah
B) Sameer Dwivedi
C) Muhammad V
D) Narendra Nath
Resigned on 6th Jan 2019.
………the European country has introduced GAFA Tax on Global Internet Technology Firm?
This came into force on 1st Jan 2019.
Indian Science Congress 2019 (106th edition) was held in…….?
D) West Bengal
From 3rd Jan 2019. Theme-“Future India: Science and Technology”.
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