Current Affairs January 2019 (1st week)

Current Affairs January 2019 (1st week)

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1) According to Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bhijli Har Ghar Yojna-Saubhagya Scheme, Name the district of Arunachal Pradesh that achieved 100 percent electrification?

East Siang

2) Under Pradhan Mantri, Ujjwala Yojana, how many free cooking gas connections have been provided by the government?

6 crore

3) Recently which country has declared the ancient Hindu religious site of Panj Tirath as national heritage?


4) Name the four states of India that does not achieve 100 percent electrification?


5) World Braille Day was observed on which day?

4th January

6) Name the fastest train of India that runs from Delhi to Varanasi?

Train 18

7) Name the country that was terminated by Pakistan for the long-standing facility of on-arrival visa?


8) The Dolaithabi Barrage project in Manipur was inaugurated by?

PM Narendra Modi

9) Which government school was given a forced task of reporting suicide reasons by the ministry of human resource Development?

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya

10) Name the location where the 9 days long international kite festival celebrated for Makar Sankranti?

Ahmedabad, Gujrat

11) Which state Government have announced a strategy to merge several existing departments to create Adhyatmik Vibhag?

Madhya Pradesh

12) Which state's women have joined together and formed a 620 km long wall to uphold gender equality against protests in Sabarimala?


13) Name the Asian country that has submitted its 6th national Report on the Convention on Biological Diversity?


14) Name the country whose president has signed ARIA to convert it into Law?


15) Recently, who has been appointed as the head coach of India's women cricket team?

W.V Raman

16) Name the new president of Brazil?

Jair  Bolsonaro

17)  Prime minister, Shri Narender Modi recently announced to rename Neil Island by?

Shaheed Dweep

18) Which State Government banned the purchase of new vehicles and Air conditioner due to the massive of the state?

Madhya Pradesh

19) Who becomes the highest international wicket-taker of 2018 with 78 wickets?

Jasprit Bumrah

20) Name the university who proposed to set up the first goal fertility lab in the state under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna at 22 crores?

Deen Dayal Veterinary University in Uttar Pradesh

21) Name the three Indian women scientist who has been Awarded by Australia for STEM (Science, Technology, engineering, & mathematics?

Devika Kamath ,Asha Rao, and Onisha Patel

22) Who won the third term prime minister of Bangladesh?

Sheikh Hasina 

23) Who was appointed by the Indian government as the new chief information commissioner? 

Sudhir Bhargava

24) Name the Indian wicket-keeper who becomes the first ever player to take 20 catches in the test-series?

Rishabh pant

25) Name the head of the panel of the AICTE who have suggested to create a new engineering college from 2020 and after that review the capacity every 2 years?

BVR Mohan Reddy

26) Name the countries quitted from UNESCO?

USA and Israel

27) Who has been appointed as the chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh?

Justice Praveen Kumar

28) Name the state government who announced the new scheme "Krishi Krishak Bandhu" and what is the objective of it?

West Bengal has announced this scheme. Under this scheme, if any farmer between the age 18 to 60years died, his family will be paid 2 lakhs.

29) What is GAFA TAX and name the country who introduces this tax?

GAFA tax stands for the four companies Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to assure that the companies pay a fair share of taxes in Europe and France have introduced this tax.

30) Who has been appointed as the chief justice of the Telangana High court?

Justice Thottathil Bhaskaran Nair Radhakrishnan

31) Recently who was Appointed as the new chairman of the Railway Board?

VK Yadav

32) Who has been appointed as the new Chief justice of Pakistan?

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa

33) What was the profession of Kadar Khan who recently passed away on 31 December 2018?

He was an Actor as well as a Writer

34) Recently one of our Great coaches passed away on 2nd Jan 2019, what is the name of that coach?

Ramakant Achrekar

35) Name the ministry who launched the fourth edition of "Swachh Survekshan 2019"

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

36) Name the state union government who has launched Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin Initiative?


37) In which place, Prime Minister Narendra Modi have inaugurated 106th edition of ISC -2019? 

LPU university of Jalandhar (Punjab)

38) Name the institute whose scientists have introduced a simple paper kit capable of the testing freshness of milk and its pasteurization?

IIT Guwahati 

39) According to the Archaeological Survey of India 2018, how many monuments declared as "protected and national importance"?

6 monuments

40) Name the state government who has launched the "Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana"?


41) India has cut import tax on crude palm oil derived from ASEAN nations from 44% to?


42) which international Airport located in Andaman and Nicobar islands has recently declared as an authorized immigration check post?

Veer Savarkar International Airport

43) Who has been honored with Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja National Award for Lifetime Achievement in literature?

Manoj Das

44) Name the head of the RBI panel on MSME revival?

UK Sinha

45) Who has been chosen as the chairman of ordnance factory Board?

Sourabh Kumar

46) Which union ministry has hosted the 3rd edition of the national entrepreneurship Award

NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation)

47) Havlock island was renamed by?

Swaraj Dweep

48) Name the venue of the Indian Panorama Film Festival?

New Delhi

49) Name the first Indian mountaineer who becomes the world's first female Amputee to scale Antarctica's peak?

Arunima Sinha 

50)  which company have become India's largest Asset Management Company?

HDFC Mutual Funds

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