Weekly Current Affairs 26-01-2020 to 31-01-2020

India celebrates 71st Republic Day on 26 January 2020. It marks the day when India declared itself a Sovereign, Democratic and Republic state.

International Customs Day (ICD) is observed on 26 January every year. The day recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border security. The day marks the anniversary of the formation of the Customs Co-operation Council (CCC).

Graphic designer Sneha pamneja wins Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize 2020 for ‘Tiffin’ at 13th Jaipur Literature Festival

Journalist & Hindu group chairman N Ram honoured with Kerala’s national media award

Paleontologists have unveiled a remarkable new species of the meat-eating dinosaur at the Natural History Museum of Utah.

Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro attends Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi as Chief Guest

Fabiano Caruana of US wins Tata Steel Masters chess tournament at Wijk Aan Zee, The Netherlands

Qualcomm Technologies has unveiled mobile chipsets supporting NavIC (Navigation in Indian Constellation).

Researchers have discovered a new species of Allosaurus jimmadseni in Utah

Bharat Parv, 2020 will be celebrated from 26th to 31st January. Central theme of Bharat Parv 2020 is‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ and ‘Celebrating 150 Years of Mahatma Gandhi.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was the chief guest at India Republic Day celebrations.

First e-waste clinic opened in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

India successfully test-fired the K-4 nuclear-capable submarine-launched ballistic missile from Visakhapatnam coast, Andhra Pradesh.

Farmer Chinthala Venkat Reddy won the Padma Shri award from Telangana for attaining an

international patent for his technique in soil swapping and soil fertility.

The Oscar-nominated World War I drama ‘1917’ was recently released in India which is based on Operation Alberich.

India and Bangladesh signed an agreement to upgrade the 50 km long road between Ashuganj river port and the Akhaura land port in Bangladesh into a 4-lane highway.

As part of the commemoration of Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, the Anthropological Survey of India (AnSI) has dedicated an entire issue of its journal on what it calls “Gandhian insights into applied anthropology”.

Theatre personality Sanjna Kapoor to get ‘Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters’ from French government for her outstanding contribution to theatre

Anil Khanna nominated Life President of Asian Tennis Federation

The Hindu Group Chairman N. Ram wins national award instituted by Kerala Media Academy

Sneha Pamneja wins Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize for designing the cover of “Tiffin: Authentic Recipes Celebrating India’s Regional Cuisine”

Kalki Koechlin conferred with French distinction Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters portraying a wide range of stellar characters on screen and her commitment to social causes.

Uttarakhand Disaster Mitigation and Management Centre has been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2020.

Five-day Ganga Yatra from 27-31st jan with the aim to promote bio-diversity begins from Bijnor, Ballia in Uttar Pradesh

71st Republic Day Parade in New Delhi: IAF wins first prize among the marching contingents of the three services; CISF is first among paramilitary forces

The government signed an accord with one of the dreaded insurgent groups of Assam -- the NationalDemocratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) -- providing political and economic bonanza.

The chairman of “The Hindu Group” N. Ram has been selected as the outstanding media person in a national award instituted by Kerala Media Academy

Former Indian women’s hockey team captain Sunita Chandra dies at 76 in Bhopal

Oxford University Press names Samvidhaan (Constitution) as its Hindi Word of 2019

Indian Railways commissions country’s first governmental waste to energy plant in Bhubaneswar

Taranjit Singh Sandhu appointed as India’s new Ambassador to the US

Pankaj Advani wins Senior National Billiards Championship in Pune

Indian Banks Association appoints Sunil Mehta as its new chief executive

India’s first underwater metro, ‘Kolkata metro’ to be opened by March 2022 India’s first underwater metro, ‘Kolkata metro’ to be opened by March 2022

3rd Global Potato Conclave-2020 is held in Gujarat

Kerala has recently inaugurated India’s 1st Super Fab Lab.

Assam and Jal Shakti Mission wins the best tableaux awards for the Republic Day Parade 2020

Bajaj Housing Finance Limited Bags the BFSI Digital Innovation Awards 2020 for Cloud Solutions

2019 Nobel Economics laureate Abhijit Banerjee conferred honorary D Litt by Calcutta University

Indian Navy launches ‘Operation Vanilla’ to help cyclone-hit Madagascar

India’s 1st war memorial for animals is set to open in Meerut.

UNEP Goodwill Ambassador Mr. Pavan Sukhdev has won the Tyler Prize 2020.

Chandauli (UP) tops list of 112 aspirational districts ranked by NITI Aayog in December

Haryana govt. to organise 34th Surajkund International Crafts Mela from February 1 to 16; Himachal Pradesh is ‘theme state’

Samvidhaan word is Oxford Hindi Word for the year 2019

Polycrack Technology will be used by Indian Railways in waste to energy plant.

Tamil Nadu has bagged the Best State Award for its active participation in the Swasth Bharat Yatra, a pan-India cyclothon.

Bengaluru has been declared for having worst traffic in the world.

India received the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’ at the New York Times Travel Show 2019, the largest travel show in North America.

Indian Space Research Organization has developed Bhuvan Panchayat V3 Web Portal which will enhance the network application of the gram panchayats

Jason Holder becomes the first player from the country in 45 years to top the list of all-rounders in the International Cricket Council Test Player Rankings

Kartik Sharma won the New South Wales Men’s Amateur Golf Championship

Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh appointed Regional Director for World Health Organization South-East Asia, for a second five-year term.

TERI is organising World Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi on January 29-31with the theme: ‘Towards 2030: Making the Decade Count’

India now has a total of 37 Ramsar sites covering an area of 1,067,939 hectares. Following 10 wetlands are recently added.

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Beas Conservation Reserve



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Indian women captain Rani Rampal becomes the first-ever hockey player to win the prestigious World Games Athlete of the Year award.

Esow Alben the Indian cyclist bagged a gold in the men’s Keirin individual event of the Six-Day Berlin Tournament

Department of Personnel and Training’s (DoPT) online certificate course on “Relevance of Gandhi in the Contemporary World” launched by Union Minister

World’s largest meditation centre was inaugurated in Telangana recently

Uzbekistan is the partner country of 34th Surajkund International Crafts Fair for the year 2020.

The Supreme Court allowed the Centre to introduce the African Cheetah to suitable habitat in India.

J&K journalist Yusuf Jameel wins 2019-2020 PEN Gauri Lankesh Award for democratic idealism.

Vinay Mohan Kwatra is appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Nepal.

Bala Devi becomes the first Indian woman to sign up for a foreign football club.

Nepal has created a new Guinness World Record for organizing the highest altitude Fashion Show on the earth.

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