current affairs 15-21 jan,2019

Current affairs from 15 January to 21 January 2019,national, international, sports, etc.

  • Govt drafts five-year action plan to address drug abuse in the country
  • Union Minister Harshvardhan launches special weather services for Kumbh Mela
  • “Womaniya on GeM” launched by Government e Marketplace [GeM] under Commerce Ministry to empower women entrepreneurs
  • Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley and Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurated Hunar Haat exhibitions in New Delhi
  • Gujarat becomes 1st state to implement 10% quota to EWS(Economically Weaker sections)   
  • 4th International Kite Festival and 2nd International Sweet Festival inaugurated by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu in Hyderabad, Telangana
  • India’s largest startup ecosystem, measuring 1.8 lakh sq ft, inaugurated in Kerala by CM Pinarayi Vijayan
  • Puducherry announced ban of Single-Use Plastic from March 1, 2019
  • Swaraj on 2-day visit to Samarkand,Uzbekistan to attend first India Central Asia dialogue
  • Shakil Ahmed set world record in achieving 1 lakh meters in 10 hours in Indoor rowing
  • Maharashtra government committed to double farmers’ income by 2022: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
  • PM Narendra Modi unveils slew of projects worth over Rs 1,550 cr in Odisha
  • Pongal: Harvest festival celebrated largely in Tamil Nadu
  • National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development(NIPCCD) inagurated at Mohali ,Punjab
  • Sovereign gold bonds on sale at Rs 3,214 a gram during Jan 14-18,2019
  • Detained Chinese lawyer Yu Wensheng wins Franco-German human rights award
  • Albumin better indicator of diabetes: study by scientists of NCL, Pune
  • Stephen Constantine resign as coach of Indian football team
  • Malayalam Director Lenin Rajendran passed away at 67
  • Suresh Prabhu inaugurates Global Aviation Summit 2019 in Mumbai
  • PM inaugurated spiritual circuit development project in Kerala
  • SC issues notice to Centre against order allowing agencies to monitor computers
  • 3-day 9th International Micro irrigation conference was inaugurated by Water Resource minister Nitin Gadkari in Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  • ASER 2018 by NGO Pratham: One out of every 8 students in rural India can’t read simple texts
  • Bengaluru pipped Hyderabad to top list of world’s most dynamic cities: 6th City Momentum Index by JLL
  • Indian universities move up in global ranking with 49 institutions
  • India’s 1st CWG Boxing Gold-Medallist Mohammed Ali Qamar appointed as Women Team’s youngest Coach: BFI
  • 1st National EMRS National Sports Meet, 2019 held at Hyderabad
  • Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Act, 2019 officially came into force: HRD Ministry
  • President of India inaugurated Gandhian Resurgence Summit in Prayagraj,Uttarpradesh
  • 10-day Indian Panorama Film Festival held in New Delhi
  • 2nd phase of the Web Campaign ‘SANJHI –MUJH MEIN KALAKAR’ launched by Sangeet Natak Akademi
  • 14th Global Risks Report, the 2019 edition, was released by World Economic Forum Released
  • RBI injected 10,000 crore rupees into the system through the purchase of government securities
  • RBI fined Bank of Maharashtra with 1 Crore 
  • IOHR launched world’s first television channel for human rights in London
  • Union Home Minister approves Task Force report on Space Technology in Border Management
  • FinMin launched the ‘Know Your Budget’ series to educate people on Twitter about terms and references of Union Budget
  • Saksham 2019, annual event of PCRA, launched by Petroleum ministry in New Delhi
  • 2nd Regional Conference on “Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS)” held at Mumbai
  • Nagpur, the city of Oranges host the 4-day 2nd World Orange Festival for the first time .
  • Tourism Minister co-chairs the 7th ASEAN-India Tourism Ministers meeting at Ha Long City, Viet Nam
  • Government of India and JICA sign Loan Agreements on Japan’s Official Development Assistance Loan to India
  • Vinesh Phogat became first Indian athlete to be nominated in Laureus World Comeback of Year Award
  • Prabhat Singh appointed DG in NHRC
  • Japan launches Epsilon-4 rocket with 7 satellites
  • India 1st away team to win bilateral series in all formats in Australia
  • PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates Country’s First National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai
  • Government approves setting up of three new naval air squadrons 
  • 25th International conference and exhibition on terrestrial and satellite broadcasting, BES EXPO 2019 held in New Delhi
  • Agri-Vision 2019, a two-day conference on ‘Envisioning Agro Solutions for Smart and Sustainable Agriculture’ at Hyderabad
  • Indian-American Gurinder Singh Khalsa,presented with the prestigious Rosa Park Trailblazer award
  • Sweden, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has been elected for a second term
  • Aqeel Ahmed: new chairman of council of Leather Exports
  • Saurashtra record highest successful chase in Ranji Trophy history
  • World’s oldest man Masazo Nonaka dies in Japan aged 113

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