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Top 5 Current Affairs: 25 January 2019

Jan 25, 2019
The 9th National Voters' day was observed across India on January 25, 2019 with an aim to increase enrolment of voters, especially of the newly eligible ones. This was the ninth edition of the Day.

Renowned Hindi author, poet Krishna Sobti passes away

Jan 25, 2019
Eminent Hindi author and poet Krishna Sobti passed away at the age of 93 in Delhi on January 25. The writer was known primarily for writing about issues of female identity and sexuality. She was offered the Padma Bhushan in 2010, which she had declined.

National Voters' Day 2019 observed in India

Jan 25, 2019
Considering the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the Election Commission chose ‘No Voter to be Left Behind’ as the theme for the 9th National Voters’ Day.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 24 January 2019

Jan 24, 2019
The Indian Space Research Organisation will launch a students' satellite Kalamsat and an imaging satellite Microsat-R from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh on January 24, 2019, marking its first launch of the ISRO in 2019.

Current Affairs in Short: 24 January 2019

Jan 24, 2019
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal was on January 23, 2019 given temporary charge of the Union Finance Ministry. Arun Jaitley, currently on medical leave in the United States, may not present the Modi government’s last Budget on February 1, 2019. Jaitley will remain a minister without portfolio during his indisposition.

Government institutes Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar

Jan 24, 2019
For the year 2019, 8th Battalion of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), located at Ghaziabad, was selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for its commendable work in Disaster Management.

Indian Navy’s largest-ever coastal defence exercise ‘Sea Vigil’ concludes

Jan 24, 2019
Indian Navy’s largest-ever coastal defence exercise Sea Vigil, which was conducted by the Navy and Coast Guard, concluded on January 23, 2019. The exercise, a first of its kind, was undertaken along the entire 7516.6 km coastline and Exclusive Economic Zone of India and involved all the 13 coastal States and Union Territories.

WCD Ministry observes National Girl Child Day 2019; marks anniversary of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

Jan 24, 2019
On the same occasion, the Ministry also observed the anniversary of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme. The WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi felicitated the Principal Secretaries and Commissioners of the 5 States for their overall support, guidance and monitoring of the Scheme.

World Integrated Medicine Forum held to advance global cooperation in Homoeopathy

Jan 24, 2019
The World Integrated Medicine Forum on the regulation of Homoeopathic Medicinal Products with the theme Advancing Global Collaboration was inaugurated by Sripad Naik, Union Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of AYUSH on January 23, 2019.

ECI to host international conference on making elections inclusive and accessible

Jan 24, 2019
The Election Commission of India will be hosting an International Conference on Making Elections Inclusive and Accessible. The conference will include two sessions in which representatives from the EMBs and International Organisations will participate and share their experiences.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 23 January 2019

Jan 23, 2019
The Article 35-A was added to the Indian Constitution (Appendix II) through a Presidential Order - The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 1954. It provides special rights and privileges to permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir.

Current Affairs in Short: 23 January 2019

Jan 23, 2019
India will surpass China to become the second largest oil demand growth centre globally in 2019 on back of buoyant auto fuel and LPG consumption, as per a report by research and consultancy group Wood Mackenzie that released on January 22, 2019.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort

Jan 23, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose museum at the iconic Red Fort in Delhi to mark the leader’s 122nd birth anniversary. The museum showcases various artefacts related to Subhash Chandra Bose and INA.

Indu Shekhar Jha took oath as Member of Central Electricity Regulatory Commission

Jan 22, 2019
Indu Shekhar Jha on January 21, 2019 took oath as the Member of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). R K Singh, Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable Energy administered the oath of Office and Secrecy to Jha.

President Ram Nath Kovind confers Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019

Jan 22, 2019
A total of 783 applications were received for the Bal Shakti Puruskar this year. The names of awardees were finalised by the National Selection Committee under the Chairpersonship of Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi.

Current Affairs in Short: 22 January 2019

Jan 22, 2019
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI ) announced a bonus of Rs 20 lakh each for the senior selection committee members following India's maiden Test series win in Australia.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 January 2019

Jan 22, 2019
Indian skipper Virat Kohli has become the first cricketer to win all the top three ICC individual awards including the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men's Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year for his performances in 2018.

Vice President presents Chhatra Vishwakarma, Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana awards

Jan 22, 2019
Indian Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presented the second Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards to students and their mentors and Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana awards to institutions for their contribution in the holistic development of villages adopted by them.

India among the most trusted nations globally: 2019 Edelman Report

Jan 22, 2019
India is among the most trusted nations globally when it comes to government, business s, NGOs and media but the country's brands are among the least-trusted, as per the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 January 2019

Jan 21, 2019
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on January 20, 2019 announced that Aadhaar Cards are now valid travel documents for Indians under 15 and over 65 years travelling to Nepal and Bhutan.

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