Youtube Chennal

Whatsapp Alert

Facebook Alert

Telegram Alert

Click Here

Click Here

Click Here

Click Here

RRB English Current Affairs 24th January 2019

INDIAN AFFAIRS
  1. Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers, has decided to establish a committee under NITI Aayog, that will be tasked with recommending price controls and monitoring the prices of specific drugs and health products to National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA).
  2. Baba Kalyani led committeeconstituted by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to study the existing Special Economical Zone(SEZ) policy of India submitted its report to Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu in New Delhi.
  3. Nitin Gadkari inaugurated first inter-state 1210-meter span-bridge over Ravi River in Keerian Gandial in Kathua district,jammu and kashmir.
  4. 4thInternational Exhibition & Conference on Steel Industry, India Steel 2019 Exhibition and Conference was organised by Ministry of Steel in association with Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) at NSE Complex Goregaon, Mumbai.
  5. AssamCabinet headed by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has approved 10 per cent quota for the economically weaker sections of the general category in government employment and government education institutes.
  6. Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, PemaKhandu declared Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival (PPHF) as the “State Festival” during a valedictory ceremony of the fourth edition of the festival at Seijosa in East Kameng district, Arunachal Pradesh.
  7. Flamingo Festival,held in Pulicat Lake and Nellapattu in Sullurpet mandal, Andhra Pradesh.
  8. Delhi High Court gave it nod to release the movie ’72 Hours – Martyr Who Never died’,which is based on the life of the 1962 Sino-Indian war hero Rifleman Jaswant Sing Rawat who was posthumously awarded the Maha Vir Chakra for gallantry during 1962 war.
  9. Andhra Pradeshgovernment decided to give only five per cent reservation to the economically weaker sections (EWS) under the Centre’s 10 per cent quota, setting aside the rest to the upper caste Kapus in its capital city Amaravati.
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
  1. India has signed 11Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Afghanistan for 26 projects worth 5 million dollars in the field of infrastructure, public services such as health clinics and governance-related projects.
  2. India among the most trusted nations globally:2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report
  3. Social media giant Facebookannounced that it will create an independent Institute for Ethics in Artificial intelligence (AI) with an initial investment of $7.5 million over a period of five years.
BANKING & FINANCE
  1. IBBI organised Insolvency and Bankruptcy Awareness Programme at Vadodara, Gujarat
BUSINESS & ECONOMY
  1. INSEAD business schoolin partnership with Tata Communications and Adecco Group released the 6th edition of Global Talent Competitive Index (GTCI) 2019 which stated that India has moved up one position to rank 80th on the Global Talent Competitive Index 2019 ranking.
  2. for advanced use of latest technology in providing healthcare solutions. Services signed a pact with IIIT-Bangalore Omega Healthcare Management
  3. States’ fiscal deficit to breach target, may go up to 3.2% in FY20: India Ratings
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
  1. Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu Presents Chhatra Viswakarma and Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) Awards
  2. Kohli first player to win all three top ICC awards in single year-ICC Awards 2018
  3. Jallik attu’ as a symbol of the valour and courage of the Tamil peopleTN bull taming event enters world record
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  1. Maharashtrain collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO)-recommended triple-drug therapy for lymphatic filariasis to speed up elimination of the disease in 
ENVIRONMENT
  1. Butterfly researchers of Sikkim rediscovered the Small Woodbrown butterfly species from Bakhim in Khanchendzonga National Parkafter a span of 120 long years.
  2. Two new species of moss rose discovered in south India
SPORTS
  1. ICC announces men’s Test and ODI Teams of the Year
OBITUARY
  1. Former India hockey player Raghbir Bhola passes away in NewDelhi
BOOKS & AUTHORS
  1. Vice President of India launched the book ‘Universal Brotherhood Through Yoga”

No comments:

Post a Comment