current affairs 8-14 jan,2019

Current affairs from 8 January to 14 January 2019,national, international, sports, etc.

  • Cabinet approved 10 pc quota for economically weaker sections in general category
  • Union Cabinet cleared the redrafted Citizenship Amendment Bill
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development introduced a 70-point grading index to assess the quality of school education
  • Govt allocates Rs 10,900 cr for development of 40 satellite launch vehicles in next 4-years: ISRO Chairman
  • Egypt opened West Asia’s largest cathedral in its New Administrative Capital
  • GST panel headed by Dy. CM of Bihar approved Kerala levying 1% calamity cess for 2 yrs
  • 76th Golden Globe Awards Held In California, United States
  • M Venkaiah Naidu conferred textiles awards in New Delhi and presented commemorative stamps on GI registered handicrafts.
  • For first time in History, Malaysia’s monarch, Sultan Muhammad V, stepped down before completion of tenure
  • Jasprit Bumrah finishes 2018 as the highest wicket-taker across all formats
  • Central Statistics Office (CSO) released the First Advance Estimates of National Income at Constant (2011-12) and Current Prices, for the financial year 2018-19
  • RBI set up 5-member panel under Nandan Nilekani to boost digital payments
  • Jana Small Finance Bank Launches Current Account with Unique Auto-Sweep Facility
  • NHAI collaborate with Oil Marketing Companies for issuance of FASTags through petroleum retail outlets
  • New national policy for domestic workers being drafted, about 40 lakh to benefit: Labour Ministry
  • Former Indian envoy to Myanmar, Vikram Misri, took charge as India’s new envoy to China
  • Solar Man of India, Pranav R Mehta, became the first Indian to Head Global Solar Council, USA
  • India-born Gita Gopinath joined IMF as 1st woman and it’s 11th Chief Economist
  • HD 21749b: NASA probe discovers new planet
  • Maharashtra host Khelo India Youth Games 2019
  • PM Modi launches road, sewerage projects in Maharashtra
  • Cabinet approves ST status to 6 Assam communities  
  • Lok Sabha passes “The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill – 2019”
  • Lok Sabha has passed the Personal Laws (Amendment Bill), 2018
  • Indian Forest Service to be renamed as Indian Forest and Tribal Service: DoPT
  • J-K Law Department set up a 3-year state law commission under the chairmanship of Justice M K Hanjura
  • UN office on drugs and crime (UNODC) released “Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2018”
  • NABARD through its venture capital entity NABVENTURES Ltd will provide early stage capital to agriculture and rural enterprises
  • India’s GDP expected to grow at 7.3% in 2018-19: World Bank
  • World Economic Forum: India is set to become world’s third largest consumer market after US and China in 2030
  • Egypt host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations
  • 4th Edition of Raisina Dialogue held in New Delhi
  • 1st 2019 ‘National Consultation on Child Protection’ held in New Delhi under Secretary, MoW&CD
  • India’s longest single lane steel cable suspension bridge opens in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Bureau of Energy Efficiency and CPWD signed MoU for 5 years on promoting energy efficiency in buildings
  • India Ranks 79th, Japan Tops List Of Most Powerful Passports: Henley Passport Index
  • Sri Lanka’s Central Bank Gets USD 400 Million Swap From RBI
  • SEBI Constitutes Research Advisory Committee Headed By Sankar De
  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) pavilion received ‘Exhibitor of the Year Award’ at 106th Indian Science Congress in Punjab
  • ‘Space fuel’, made by crystallizing CO2, to curb greenhouse gases created by IIT Madras scientists
  • Mary Kom attained number one position in AIBA rankings
  • World Hindi Day: 10th January
  • GST Council’s 32nd Meeting Held In New Delhi Under The Chairmanship Of The Union Minister Of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley
  • National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) launched by Environment minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi
  • Agreement for Renukaji Multipurpose Dam Project signed by 6 states: Ministry of Water Resources
  • 4th meeting of the Council for Trade Development and Promotion (CTDP) held in New Delhi
  • Sikkim will become first state to roll out Universal Basic Income
  • Chattisgarh withdraws general consent accorded to the CBI to probe cases in the state
  • Sanskriti Kumbh, a 29 days Cultural extravaganza inaugurated in Kumbh Mela, Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh
  • 64th National Symposium of poets, organized by All India Radio held in Chennai
  • Gold Monetisation Scheme 2015 met with a few changes: RBI
  • Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri received honorary membership of Sydney Cricket Ground
  • Su Tseng-chang become Taiwan PM
  • South Africa’s All Rounder Albie Morkel retired from all forms of cricket
  • Cabinet approves re-declaration of triple talaq ordinance 
  • 3-day 29th Indian Paint Conference–2019 held in Agra, UP by IPA
  • Three-day 6th ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ by WCD Ministry held in Chandigarh for the first time to Promote Women Farmers
  • Rs 3 crore penalty slapped on Citibank India for non-compliance of criteria for directors: RBI
  • India Manufacturing Barometer 2019 Report: Released by Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in association with PwC
  • President of India Confers The Honorary Rank of General of The Indian Army on General Purna Chandra Thapa
  • Lt Gen J S Nain took over as 14th Commander of Army’s Rising Star Corps
  • Senior Indian Information Service officer Nitin Wakankar appointed as new Chief Information Officer and spokesperson of the CBI, replacing Abhishek Dayal
  • Kartik becomes youngest Indian to win junior world title
  • Rohit Sharma 1st Indian to slam 5 ODI hundreds in Australia
  • National Youth Day-January 12
  • Norwegian PM H.E.Ms.Erna Solberg three day Visit to India
  • President of India gives assent to The Constitution (One Hundred and third Amendment) ACT, 2019
  • Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore launched National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 in New  Delhi
  • IDFC Bank re-named IDFC First Bank: Registrar of Companies, Chennai
  • US launches new innovation initiative at Raisina Dialogue, 2019
  • Namita Gokhale wins Sushila Devi Literature Award
  • SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches Ten Iridium communications satellites

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