CURRENT AFFAIRS JANUARY 2019 (2nd WEEK)

by Monika Dadool 21-Jan-19

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1) Which state becomes the first Indian state to implement 10% quota to EWS OF General Category?

Gujrat


2) How many airports are banned by AAI (Airport Authority of India) for the single-use plastic at the first phase of the implementation?

16 Airports


3) Who got the "Best Motion Picture: Drama" Award at the 76th Golden Globe Awards held in Califonia, USA?

Bohemian Rhapsody


4) Who won the "Best Drama Series Awar" at the 76th Golden Awards held in Califonia, USA?

The Americans


5) Name the cricketer who becomes the most capped player under the History of Ranji Trophy?

Wasim Jaffer


6) What is the theme of Raisina Dialogue?

'A world Recorder: New Geometries; Fluid Partnerships; uncertain Outcomes'


7) Name the person who has made the record of the highest wicket-taker in the history of Ranji Trophy?

Ashutosh Aman


8) Venue of the 4th edition of the Raisina Dialogue?

New Delhi


9) Name the two countries that have decided to work collectively for the peace and Stability of Afganistan?

UAE and Pakistan


10) Who took over the new chief minister of Nepal's Supreme Court?

Justice Cholendra Shamsher J B Rana


11) According to CSO, India will grow at what percentage in 2018-2019?

7.4%


12) Adhaar linking will be made mandatory for which document announced by Ravi Shanker Prasad?

Driving License


13) What is the name of the scheme under that Government have announced to assist one-time financial support for Rare Diseases like ABCD Syndrome?

Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi 


14) Who won the best Actor's Award on the 76th Golden Awards 2019 held in Califonia, USA?

Rami Malek


15) Name the company has overtaken Microsoft to become the world's most worthwhile Company?

Amazon


16) Name of the book written by Jay panda?

Lutyens Maverick


17) World's largest paper mill is constructing by Indonesian Company (APP) in which state?

Andhra Pradesh 


18) Which state becomes the number one Indian state for Startup?

Gujrat


19) Which country is the first Asian team to win a Test Series in Australia?

India


20) In which city the world's largest Stadium is getting constructed?

Ahmedabad


21) Recently, who have taken charge of India's new envoy to China?

Vikram Misri


22) World Hindi Day was observed on which date?

10th of January


23) Name the Chinese city becoming the second city possess 99% electric Taxis?

Shenzhen


24) Name the 33th District of Tamil Nadu?

Kallakurichi 


25) A new planet "HD 21749B" discovered by NASA satellite TESS is how many light years away from the earth?

53 light years


26)In which Indian city, 86th national Billiards & Snooker Championship will be held?

Indore in Madhya Pradesh


27) Who has resigned as the Chairman Of NSE as an immediate effect?

Ashok Chawla


28) What is the name of the application discovered by the scientists of IITM Pune for giving alerts of forthcoming lightening activity?

DAMINI


29) Who is the first transgender woman has been appointed as the national general secretary of all India Mahila Congress?

Apsara Reddy


30) Recently which country quit OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries)?

Qatar


31) Who is the recently elected president of Congo?

Felix Tshisekedi


32) Name the first Indian to become the head of the Global Solar Council? 

Pranav R Mehta 


33) Name the person who becomes the world no 1 boxer in AIBA rankings?

Mary Kom


34) Web Wonder Women has been launched by?

Ministry of women and child development


35) Who has become the new CEO of ICC(International Cricket Council)?

Manu Sawhney


36) Which country will host the fifth time African Cup in 2019?

Egypt


37) "Police-E-Eye" App was launched by which city?

Chennai


38) The University of Vikramshila was founded by?

Dharmapala


39) Who is the CEO of FSSAI?

Pawan Aggarwal


40) National Youth Day was observed on which date?

12th January


41) In which state, India's longest 300-meter Single Lane steel cable suspension Bridge was launched?

Arunachal Pradesh


42) Name the six states that have signed an Agreement for the Renukaji Dam multipurpose project?

Uttarpradesh

Himachal Pradesh

Delhi 

Rajasthan

Haryana

Uttarakhand


43) Who has been appointed as the new prime minister of Taiwan?

Su  Tseng-Chang


44) The 29th Indian paint conference 2019 was held in which city?

Agra


45) Research Advisory Committee will be headed by?

Sankar De 


46) The USA has launched "Fair value for innovation" at Rasina Dialogue was Held in which place?

New Delhi


47) In which city, Human Space Flight Centre was introducing by the ISRO?

Bengaluru


48) A Bilateral Army exercise between Myanmar and India taking place in which city?

"IMBEX 2018-19" at Chandigarh


49) Who has become the first player to smash five hundred in ODI cricket in Australia?

Rohit Sharma


50) Which country has becomes the first cricket team to win 1000 Games?

Australia 




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