January 2020 – Weekly Current Affairs (01-07)

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January 2020 – Weekly Current Affairs For Competitive Exams (01 – 07)

Welcome to the January 2020 Daily Current Affairs MCQ One Liner Section of PuzzlesHuB. Current Affairs Quiz will Boost Your GA Section. Daily One Liner Current Affairs About national and international news are provided here. Read these one liner for quick revision for those who are preparing for IBPS/SBI/Po/Clerk and other competative exams.

● India Is The Team With Most ODI Wins In 2019 ( 19 Wins )

● 11 Day Long ‘ Dhanu Jatra Begins At Bargarh In Western Odisha

● PAN-Aadhaar Linking Deadline Extended Till March 2020

● Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Train To Be Flagged Off On Jan 17

● Total Tree , Forest Cover Increased By 5,188 Square Kilometres In 2 Years: Report

● General Bipin Rawat Named India’s 1st Chief Of Defence Staff

● General Manoj Mukund Naravane Takes Charge As New Army Chief

● Trevor Penney Appointed West Indies Cricket Team Assistant Coach

● Somesh Kumar Likely To Be Appointed Telangana Chief Secretary

● Anantha Mishra Appointed BJP Arunachal Secretary

● Anannya Literature Award 1426 Conferred On Nadira Majumdar

● Atul Karwal Takes Charge As Director Of National Police Academy

● 53rd Senior National Kho Kho Championships Held In Chhattisgarh

● Railways Won Men’s Title At 53rd Senior National Kho Kho Championships

● Airport Authority Of India Won Women’s Title At 53rd Senior National Kho Kho Championships

● Cristiano Ronaldo Crowned Men’s Player Of The Year At Dubai Globe Soccer Awards

● Govt Launched An Online a
Auction Platform Named ” eBkray ”

● Netherlands Scrapping Its Name Nickname ‘Holland’ From Jan 2020

● MEA Included Madagascar & Comoros In Indian Ocean Region Division

● Sanjay Gupta To Be Honoured With Lokmanya Tilak Journalism Award

● World No. 1 Kento Momota Named BWF Player Of The Year

● Hemant Soren Sworn In As 11th Chief Minister Of Jharkhand

● Abdelaziz Djerad Appointed New Prime Minister Of Algeria

● Music Director Ilaiyaraja Selected For 2019 Harivarasanam Award

● VSSC Successfully Launches Rohini (RH) 200 Sounding Rocket

● Mujeeb Ur Rahman Becomes Youngest Bowler To Take 100 T20 Wickets

● Haryana CM Inaugurates Atal Kisan Mazdoor Canteen In Karnal

● 80th Session Of Indian History Congress Held In Kannur , Kerala

● 27th National Children’s Science Congress Held In Thiruvananthapuram

● Nagaland Assembly Speaker Vikho-o Yhoshu Passed Away

● Govt Released ” India State Of Forest Report (ISFR) ” .

? Niti Aayog Released Sustainable Development Goal Index 2019

? Kerala Topped Sustainable Development Goal Index 2019

? Virat Kohli & Pat Cummins Finish 2019 At Top Of ICC Test Rankings

? Virat Kohli Included In Wisden’s T20 International Team Of The Decade

? Jasprit Bumrah Included In Wisden’s T20 International Team Of The Decade

? Manoj Mukund Naravane Takes Charge As India’s 28th Army Chief

? Robert Moreno Appointed As Monaco’s New Coach

? Railways Renames Railway Protection Force As Indian Railway Protection Service

? Indian Olympic Association Withdraws Boycott Of 2022 Commonwealth Games

? Swachh Survekshan 2020 To Commence From 4 Jan 2020 Across India

? Murali Madhavan Appointed As New ED Of BPCL-Kochi Refinery

? Somesh Kumar Appointed As Telangana’s Chief Secretary

? Alok Kumar Rai Appointed Vice -Chancellor Of Lucknow University

? UP Govt Launched Dedicated Women Helpline ” Damini “

? FM Nirmala Sitharaman Releases Report On NIP For 2019-2025

? Central Government Announced The cleanliness Survey Of India

? Indore Emerged As India’s Cleanest City For The 4th Time In A Row

? Cycling To Be Oart Of Next Khelo India Youth Games

? 3rd Khelo India Youth Games To Be Held In Guwahati

? MyGov Platform Reached 1 Crore Registered Users

? HDFC Life Joins Hands With Paytm To Expand Its Distribution

? Bipin Rawat Takes Charge As 1st Chief Of Defence Staff

? SPG Director IPS Arun Kumar Sinha Gets 1 Year Tenure Extension

? Director General Of CRPF Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar Retired

? ITBP Chief S S Deswal Given Additional Charge As CRPF DG

? 17% Of Babies To Be Born Globally On Jan 1 Will Be Indian : UNICEF

? H Kaur Joshi Appointed As 13th CMD Of Shipping Corporation Of India

? H Kaur Joshi Becomes 1st Woman CMD Of Shipping Corporation Of India

? Government Has Also Decided To Sell Its 63.75% Stake In SCI

? Odisha Govt Launched e-Certificate Portal And ePAUTI App

? Entire Nagaland Declared ‘ Disturbed Area ‘ For 6 Months Under AFSPA

? Pragati Maidan Metro station Renamed As Supreme Court Station

? Noted Social Activist Alajangi Viswanath Swamy Passed Away

? Yadav Retained Chairman Of Railway Board For A Period Of 1 Year

? Reliance Launches Its Online Food & Grocery Selling Venture ” JioMart “

? Cricketer Thisara Perera Joins Sri Lankan Army As Major

? MS Dhoni Named Captain Of ESPN’s ODI & T20 Teams Of Decade

? Virat Kohli Named Captain Of ESPN’s Test Team Of Decade.

? Bipin Rawat Appointed As India’s 1st Chief Of Defence Staff

? Ilyas Husain Appointed As Pro-Vice Chancellor Of Jamia University

? Sunil Puranik Appointed As Chairman Of Karnataka Film Academy

? Umaro Cissoko Embalo Elected New President Of Guinea-Bissau

? A K Shukla Takes Charge As CMD Of Hindustan Copper

? G Babita Rayudu Takes Charge As SEBI’s Executive Director

? Kumar Sanjay Krishna Takes Charge As Chief Secretary Of Assam

? Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg To Step Down From Post

? Boing Appointed David Calhoun As CEO Of Company

? Emirates Airline President Tim Clark To Step Down In June 2020

? Gates Foundation CEO Susan Desmond-Hellmann To Step Down

? Rohit Rupani Is India’s Brand Ambassador Of Aesthetic Body-Building

? India Records Highest Number Of New Born Babies On New Year’s Day : UNICEF

? ‘ One Nation , One Ration Card ‘ Facility To Be Implemented In 12 Atates From 1 Jan

? Shavendra Silva Appointed As New Acting Chief Of Defence Staff Of Sri Lanka

? No Extra Charge On digital Payments Via RuPay & UPI From 1st Jan 2020

? Rafael Nadal Announced As Brand Ambassador For Santander

? Dave Bautista To Be Inducted Into WWE Hall Of Fame

? Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Passed Away

? Kerala Becomes 1st State To Pass Anti-CAA Resolution

? Haryana Govt To Be Observed 2020 As Susashan Sankalp Varsh

? RBI Launches ‘MANI'( Mobile Aided Note Identifier ) App

? PM Modi To Dedicate 5 DRDO Young Scientists Labs To Nation

? China Imposes 10 Year Fishing Ban On Yangtze River

? TikTok Received Most Takedown Requests From India In 2019

? India’s 2nd Spaceport To Be In Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukdi : ISRO

? ISRO To Launch Communication Satellite On January 17 , 2020

? Allahabad University Vice Chancellor Ratan Lal Hangloo Resigned

? 4 IAF Pilots Selected For India’s Manned Space Mission

? DDCA Suspends Former India U-19 Batsman Manjot Kalra For 1 Year

? PM Modi To Release 3rd Installment Of PM-KISAN On Thursday

? Archery Association Of India (AAI) To Hold Elections On Jan 18

? ECI Launches ‘ PPRTMS ‘ To Track Party Registration Applications

? CBSE Mandates 75% Attendance For 10th , 12th Exams .

? 04 January : World Braille Day

?1b07th Session Of Indian Science Congress Held In Bengaluru

? Theme 2019 : ” Science & Technology : Rural Development “

? 28th New Delhi World Book Fair To Be Held In New Delhi

? PM Modi Dedicates 5 Young Scientists Laboratories To The Nation

? Hillary Clinton Appointed As Chancellor Of Queen’s University , Belfast

? Anil Kumar Khachi Appointed Chief Secretary Of Himachal Pradesh

? M S Rao Appointed As Next Chief Secretary Of Meghalaya

? S C Sharma Appointed Chairman Of National Medical Commission

? R K Vats Appointed Secretary Of National Medical Commission

? Li Tie Appointed As China National Football Team Coach

? Abdul Latif Al Zayani To Be Appointed Foreign Minister Of Bahrain

? Mirabai Chanu Ranked 8th In Olympic Qualification Rankings

? India’s Manav Thakkar Becomes World No. 1 In U-21 Category

? Qantas Airways Ltd Was Named Safest Airline In The world

? PT Garuda Indonesia Was Crowned 2019s Most Punctual Carrier

? SBI Has Introduced BHIM Aadhaar App Service For Its Customers

? Maharashtra Govt Launches ‘ Cyber Safe Women ‘ Initiative

? Alisson Has Become The 1st Goalkeeper To Win The Samba d’Or Award

? Govt Launches 3rd Defence India Startup Challenge To Promote Innovation

? Odisha Govt Launched ” e-Gazette ” Portal

? Telangana Govt Declared 2020 As Year Of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

? Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja National Award Conferred To Dr. Pratibha Ray

? Turkey Declares 2020 As Year Of Ancient City Of Patara

? Indian Railway Announces One Integrated Helpline Number ” 139 “

? Kerala Govt Launches K-RERA To Bring Transparency In Real Estate Sector

? 14 Scientists Awarded Swarna Jayanti Fellowships For 2018-19

? Senior Nationalist Congress Party Leader D. P. Tripathi Passed Away

? Emergency Declared In New South Wales State Because Of Forest Fires

? 14th Global Healthcare Summit 2021 To Be Held In Vishakhapattanam , AP

? Piyuus Jaiswal Wins Global Bihar Excellence Award 2019

? Malavath Poorna Scaled Antarctica’s Highest Peak Mt. Vinson Massif

? Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha Gets 1 Year Extension

? S Sundar Appointed As Interim MD & CEO Of Lakshmi Vilas Bank

? India’s Hockey Player Sunita Lakra Announces Her Retirement

? Natyasurya Awardee Dramatist Ratna Ojha Passed Away

? All India Inter-University Boxing Championship Held In UP

? Railways Renames RPF As Indian Railway Protection Force Service .

? Julahaa Sarees Ropes In Parineeti Chopra As Brand Ambassador

? Former Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker PH Pandian Passed Away

? Australian PM Scott Morrison Has Postponed His Visit To India

? 28th New Delhi World Book Fair-2020 Begins At Pragati Maidan

? General Bipin Rawat Proposes Creation Of Air Defence Command

? Maharashtra Govt Launches ” Cyber Safe Women ” Initiative

? KVIC Opened 1st Silk Processing Plant In Gujarat

? 107th Session Of Indian Science Congress Held In Bengaluru

? Theme 2019 : ” Science & Technology : Rural Development “

? 5th IHAI National Ice Hockey Championship 2020 Begins In Leh

? Delhi 1st Fully Automated Car Park Tower Unveiled In Green Park

? WHO Designated 2020 As The Year Of The Nurse & The Midwife

? India’s Foreign Exchange Touches All Time High Of 457.468 Billion USD

? 2636 EV Charging Stations Sanctioned Under Phase II FAME India

? 171 Hospitals De-Empanelled Under Ayushman Bharat Scheme

? 3rd Khelo India Youth Games To Be Held In Guwahati

? Palau 1st Country To Ban Sunscreen To Protect Coral Reefs

? Ritualistic Festival ” Lai Haraoba ” Begins In Tripura

? Bhubaneswar Civic Body Launches ” Go Green ” Campaign

? India To Host 36th International Geological Congress In March 2020

? Noted Assamese Theatre Personality Ratna Ojha Passed Away

? England Board Ban Football As Cricket Warm-Up Activity

? Ban On Posters , Banners During 1st T20I In Guwahati

? ISRO Sets Up Academic Center For Space In Karnataka

? 4th All India Police Judo Cluster Championship Held In New Delhi

? MEA Sets Up New Emerging And Strategic Technologies (NEST)

? Irfan Pathan Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket

? Abhinav Kumar Gets Extension As BSF Inspector General (IG)

? Sri Lanka FM Dinesh Gunawardena To Visit India On Jan 9-10.

? Justice Sanju Panda Appointed As Acting CJ Of Orissa HC

? Sunil Vashisht Appointed As Director Of Haryana Punjabi Sahitya Academy

? NASSCOM & Zinnov Released National Startup Ranking For 2018 Report

? Gujrat Topped National Startup Ranking For 2018 Report

? Dubai Picked To Host International Roads Summit In 2021

? Singapore To Host 5th Asia Pacific Healthcare Summit 2020

? Adani To Buy 75% Stake In Krishnapatnam Port Co. Ltd (KPCL)

? UPI Raised 1.3 Billion Transactions In December 2019

? Iran’s Quds Force Chief General Qasem Soleimani Killed In US Airstrike

? India Extends A Line Of Credit Of USD 75 Million To Cuba

? 28th New Delhi World Book Fair 2020 Begins At Pragati Maindan

? Theme 2020 : ” Gandhi : Writers’ Writer “

? Freedom Fighter Bhim Chandra Jana Passed Away Recently

? Senior National Volleyball Championships Held In Bhubaneswar

? Tamil Nadu (Men’s) Won Senior National Volleyball C’ship

? Kerala (Women’s)Senior National Volleyball C’ship

? RevFin Partners With PNB MetLife To Provide Life Insurance

? CSC Signed Pact With Paytm Payments Bank For Sale Of FASTags

? Sucheta Satish Has Won The ‘ 100 Global Child Prodigy Award 2020 ‘

? North Macedonia PM Zoran Zaev Submitted His Resignation

? Andhra Pradesh Govt Launched ” YSR Aarogyasri Scheme “

? NADA Has Recorded 157 Doping Violations From Indian Athletes In 2019

? Irfan Pathan Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket

? Anil Deshmukh Appointed As Home Minister Of Maharashtra

? Hyderabad To Host 3rd World Mithai Namkeen Convention

? FSSAI Launches ‘ Verified Milk Vendor Scheme ‘ In Gujarat

? Leo Carter Becomes 7th Cricketer To Hit Six 6s In An Over .

? S C Sharma Appointed Chairman Of National Medical Commission

? R K Vats Appointed Secretary Of National Medical Commission

? Kolkata Police Begins 3rd Edition Of ‘ Sukanya ‘ Project

? Neutral Pronoun ‘ They ‘ Has Been Voted Word Of The Decade

? 9th Women Science Congress Begins In Bengaluru , Karnataka

? 63rd National Shooting Championship Held In Bhopal , MP

? R R Bhatnagar Appointed 3rd Advisor To LG Jammu& Kashmir

? Zoran Milanovic Elected New President Of Croatia

? HAL Signs MoU With Wipro For 3D Printing In Aerospace

? Kuwait & Qatar Sign Long-Term Gas Supply Agreement

? India Forex Reserves Touch All Time High Of 457.468 Billion

? Conference Of Speakers & Presiding Officers Of The Commonwealth (CSPOC) To Be Held In Canada

? 28th Sub Junior Artistic Gymnastics National Championship 2019 Held In Rajasthan

? Andhra Pradesh Govt Launches YSR Aarogyasri Scheme

? Australia Win By 279 Runs Against New Zealand , Win Series 3-0

? Magesh Chandran Win Hastings International Chess Congress Title

? India Gives $75 Million LoC To Cuba For Solar Parks

? India Topped World Test Championship Points Table

? Australia Ranked 2nd In World Test Championship Points Table

? Ross Taylor Is Now New Zealand’s Top Test Run Scorer

? Delhi Assembly Election On February 8 , Counting On Feb 11.

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