January 2020 – Weekly Current Affairs (08-15)

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January 2020 – Weekly Current Affairs For Competitive Exams (08 – 15)

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.

? 1st Khelo India University Games To Be Held At Bhubaneswar

? VP M Venkaiah Naidu Arrives In Bengaluru For 2 Day Visit

? Sanju Panda Appointed As Acting CJ Of Orissa HC

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

? Arun Kumar Shukla Takes Charge As CMD Of Hindustan Copper

? Ravindra Nath Mahto Elected As New Jharkhand Assembly Speaker

? Iran Passes Bill Designating US For , Pentagon As ‘ Terrorists ‘

? Bangladesh High Court Bans Single-Use Plastic In Coastal Areas

? Piyush Goyal Recently Inaugurated NSE Knowledge Hub

? 2 Ships Of The Royal Navy Of Oman Ships Arrived In Goa

? 12th Indo-Oman Bilateral Naval Exercise ‘ Naseem-Al-Bahr ‘ To Be Held In India

? Pune To Host 5th Asia Pacific Drosophila Research Conference

? West Bengal Govt To Provide Insurance Coverage Of 5 Lakh To Ganga Sagar Pilgrims

? Former Western Army Commander Lieutenant General Prem Nath Hoon Passed Away

? India’s Per-Capita Monthly Income Up By 6.8% To Rs 11,254 During 2019-20 : Govt

? India’s GDP Growth Rate For 2019-20 Estimated At 5% : Govt

? ISRO To Set Up Its Human Space Flight Centre At Challakere , Karnataka

? CISF To Observe 2020 As The Year Of Mobility

? Mizoram Govt To Organize Zo Festival From 9 Jan , 2020

? A K Sahu To Be The Next High Commissioner Of India To Dominica

? NPCI Launched The ‘ Vajra ‘ Platform For A Fast & Secure Payment

? Kolkata Police Has Started 3rd Edition Of The Sukanya Project

? Himachal State Govt Unveiled The ‘ Himachal MyGov ‘ Portal

? 2019 Recorded 7th Warmest Year In India Since 1901 : IMD

? 2nd National GST Conference Held In New Delhi

? 4th Buxa Bird Festival 2020 Commenced In West Bengal

? Padma Bhushan Artist Akbar Padamsee Passes Away

? Italy’s Daniele De Rossi Has Announced Retirement From Football

? Magesh Chandran Wins 95th Hastings International Chess Title .

? 63rd Maharashtra Kesari Wrestling Championship Held In Pune

? Harshvardhan Sadgir Wins 63rd Maharashtra Kesari Title

? Junior Cyclist Ronaldo Singh Becomes World No 1 In All Sprinting Events

? Fouaad Mirza Becomes 1st Indian Equestrian To Qualify For Tokyo Olympics

? Kazakhstan Introduces Visa-Free Regimen For Transit Passengers From China & India

? Nature Index Released Top 50 Young Universities In Chemistry In 2019

? IIT Guwahati Ranks 20th In Top 50 Young Universities In Chemistry In 2019

? Sandip Patel Assumes Charge As IBM’s Managing Director Of India

? Aviation Ministry Makes Drone Registration Mandatory In India

? Infosys Prize 2019 In Life Sciences Is Awarded To Dr. Manjula Reddy

? Infosys Prize 2019 In Social Sciences Is Awarded To Prof. Anand Pandian

? Infosys Prize 2019 In Physical Sciences Is Awarded To G Mugesh

? Infosys Prize 2019 In Engineering & Computer Science Is Awarded To Prof. Sunita Sarawagi

? Infosys Prize 2019 In Mathematical Sciences Awarded To Siddhartha Mishra

? Infosys Prize 2019 In Humanities Is Awarded To Manu Devadevan

? Italy’s Daniele De Rossi Announces Retirement From Football

? Weightlifter Sarbjeet Kaur Banned For 4 Years For Doping Violation

? Virat Kohli Overtakes Rohit Sharma To Become highest Scorer In T20I

? Virat Kohli Becomes Fastest To Score 1,000 Runs In T20Is As Captain

? B Sai Praneeth Crashes Out Of Malaysia Masters Tournament

? Sadio Mane Crowned Africa’s 2019 Player Of The Year

? IND Vs SL 2nd T20I : India Beat Sri Lanka By 7 Wickets

? 8th International Carrom Federation Cup Held In Pune

? Irshad Ahmed Won (Men’s) International Carrom Federation Cup

? Apoorva S Won (Women’s) International Carrom Federation Cup

? Gargy Nayak Won Musclemania India Championship Title

? IOA Disaffiliates Karate Association Of India For Violating Its Constitution

? Rashid Khan Becomes The 5th Player To Take 3 T20 Hat-Tricks

? Centre Orders Removal Of Speed Breakers On National Highways .

? 06 January : World Day Of War Orphans

? Virat Kohli Ranked No.1 In Latest ICC Test Batsman Rankings

? Steve Smith Ranked 2nd In Latest ICC Test Batsman Rankings

? Marnus Labuschagne Ranked 3rd In Latest ICC Test Batsman Rankings

? Kane Williamson Ranked 4th In Latest ICC Test Batsman Rankings

? David Warner Ranked 5th In Latest ICC Test Batsman Rankings

? C Pujara Ranked 6th In Latest ICC Test Batsman Rankings

? Babar Azam Ranked 7th In Latest ICC Test Batsman Rankings

? Ajinkya Rahane Ranked 9th In Latest ICC Test Batsman Rankings

? Mayank Agrawal Ranked 13th In Latest ICC Test Batsman Rankings

? Rohit Sharma Ranked 14th In Latest ICC Test Batsman Rankings

? Cummins Ranked No.1 In Latest ICC Test Bowling Rankings

? J Bumrah Ranked 6th In Latest ICC Test Bowling Rankings

? R Ashwin Ranked 9th In Latest ICC Test Bowling Rankings

? M Shami Ranked 10th In Latest ICC Test Bowling Rankings

? R Jadeja Ranked 17th In Latest ICC Test Bowling Rankings

? Ishant Sharma Ranked 19th In Latest ICC Test Bowling Rankings

? Umesh Yadav Ranked 21th In Latest ICC Test Bowling Rankings

? Madhavpur Mela To Be Held In 2020 April

? Pedro Sanchez Appointed As Prime Minister Of Spain

? Gujarat To Set Up Vikram Sarabhai Children Innovation Center

? 31st International Kite Festival Begins In Ahmedabad , Gujrat

? NSO Estimated Indias GDP Growth Rate At 5% For 2019-20

? J&K Registers Highest Inpatient Department (IPD) Care In The Country

? 8 Crore Farmer Families Benefited Under PM Kisan Scheme

? Cabinet Approves India-Mongolia Agreement On Exploration Of Outer Space

? Hima Das To Be Torchbearer In Khelo India Youth Games Opening Ceremony

? SBI Revised India’s GDP Projection To 4.6% For FY 20

? 107th Indian Science Congress Held In Bengaluru , Karnataka

? 1st Farmer’s Science Congress Held In Bengaluru , Karnataka

? 5th Woman Science Congress Held In Bengaluru , Karnataka

? Saina Nehwal Enters Malaysia Masters Quarter-Final

? Deutsche Bank Projects India’s Economy To Reach $7 Trillion By 2030

? 2021 FIFA Club WC Proposed To Start From June 17 In China

? Dilip B Bhosale Has Resigned As Lokpal Member

? Govt Authorizes Rs 5559 Cr For Indradhanush Gas Grid Project .

? Henley & Partners Released Henley Passport Index 2020

? Japan Topped Henley Passport Index 2020

? Singapore Ranked 2nd In Henley Passport Index 2020

? South Korea Ranked 3rd In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Germany Ranked 4th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Italy Ranked 4th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Spain Ranked 5th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? France Ranked 6th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Switzerland Ranked 7th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? United States Ranked 8th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? United Kingdom Ranked 8th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? New Zealand Ranked 9th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Canada Ranked 9th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Australia Ranked 9th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? UAE Ranked 18th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Brazil Ranked 19th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Israel Ranked 25th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Russia Ranked 51th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Turkey Ranked 55th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? South Africa Ranked 56th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Saudi Arabia Ranked 66th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? China Ranked 72th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? India Ranked 84th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Bhutan Ranked 89th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Sri Lanka Ranked 97th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Iran Ranked 98th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Nepal Ranked 101th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Pakistan Ranked 104th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Iraq Ranked 106th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Afghanistan Ranked 107th In Henley Passport Index 2020

? Marc Hardy Appointed As USA Wwomen’s Hockey Team Assistant Coach

? Megha Chopra Appointed As Vice President Of Global Commercial Services (GCS) India

? Prabhash Subasinghe Appointed Chairman Of Sri Lanka Export Development Board

? Manmad & Bhusawal Stations Gets AI-Backed Facial Recognition Technology

? India’s 1st Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Vikrant To Be Commissioned By Early 2021

? India Will Be The Guest Of Honour At The Paris Book Fair In March 2020

? 8th Odisha MSME International Trade Fair Begins At Bhubaneshwar

? RummyCircle Appointed Kichcha Sudeep As Brand Ambassador

? Govt To Set Up 1023 Fast Track Special Courts

? 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Is Pbserved On 9 January 2020

? Maharashtra CM To Inaugrates ‘ Advantage Maharashtra expo 2020 ‘

? Jasbinder Bilan Wins 2019 Costa Children’s Award

? Women Weightlifter Sarbjeet Kaur Banned For 4 Years By NADA

? Selfie Museum Called Selfie Kingdom (TSK) Inaugurated In Dubai

? 7th National Ice Hockey Championship Held In Leh

? Ladakh Won (Women’s) 7th National Ice Hockey Championship

? Visakhapatnam To Host Naval Exercise ‘MILAN’ In March 2020

? World Bank Slashes India’s GDP Forecast For FY 20 To 5% From 6%

? HUDCO Has Appointed M Nagaraj As Chairman & Managing Director .

? 12 January : National Youth Day

? 10 January : World Hindi Day

? Airtel Wi-Fi Calling Crosses 1 Million Users

? Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Will Visit India Next Week

? Rani Rampal Nominated For World Games Athlete Of Year Title

? PV Sindhu Knocked Out Of Malaysia Masters Tournament

? India U19 Beat South Africa U19 To Clinch The Quadrangular Series

? Prime Minister Modi On 2 Day Kolkata Visit From Saturday

? Census India-2021 Will Start On April 01 , 2020

? C P Singh Elected Chairman Of Krishak Bharati Cooperative Ltd

? HDFC Bank Unveiled MyApps App To Boost Digital Payments

? Pulses Conclave 2020 To Be Held In Lonavala , Maharashtra

? Forest Committee Approves Green Credit Scheme To ‘ Trade ‘ In Forests

? Govt Released 2nd State Energy Efficiency Index 2019

? UP Govt Announced To Build A 121 Acre Zoo Named After Ashfaqullah Khan

? MS Swaminathan & Dr. Gutta Honoured With 1st Venkaiah Naidu National Awards

? Tamil Nadu’s Fishery & Music Universities Named After The Late CM J Jayalalithaa

? Andhra Pradesh Launched ” Amma Vodi ” Scheme For Indigent Mothers

? RBI Introduced Video-Based Identification Process For KYC

? Uttam Prakash Agarwal Resigns As Independent Director Of Yes Bank

? HDFC Acquired Apollo Munich Health Insurance For Rs 1,495.81 Cr

? Arunachal Pradesh Adopts New Logo For The State

? Oman’s Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Passed Away At 79

? Sebastian Kurz Was Sworn In As Austria’s Chancellor

? Forbes’ Released List Of People To Watch In The 2020s

? Hassan Minhaj Topped Forbes’ 20 People To Watch In The 2020s

? Kanhaiya Kumar Ranked 12th In Forbes’ 20 People To Watch In The 2020s

? Garima Arora Ranked 14th In Forbes’ 20 People To Watch In The 2020s

? Greta Thunberg Ranked 15th In Forbes’ 20 People To Watch In The 2020s

? Prashant Kishore Ranked 16th In Forbes’ 20 People To Watch In The 2020s

? V Kohli Becomes Quickest To Reach 11000 International Runs As Captain

? AAP Launches Campaign Song ” Lage Raho Kejriwal ”

? V Kohli Becomes 1st Player To Smash 250 4s In T20Is

? Jasprit Bumrah Becomes Highest Wicket-Taker For India In T20Is

? Indu Jain Gets ICSI Lifetime Achievement Award

? Babar Azam Ranked No.1 In In Latest ICC T20I Rankings

? KL Rahul Retains 6th Position In Latest ICC T20I Rankings

? Virat Kohli Moves To 9th In Latest ICC T20I Rankings

? South Korea’s Gangwon To Host 2024 Winter Youth Olympics

? 3rd Khelo India Youth Games Begins At Guwahati , Assam

? Gymnasts D Priyanka, Jatin Kanojia Win Khelo India’s 1st Gold Medals

? Rohan Bopanna-Wesley Koolhof Clinch Doubles Title At Qatar Open

? 3rd T20I IND Vs SL : India Beat SL By 78 Runs , Win Series 2-0 .

? Jasprit Bumrah Awarded With Polly Umrigar Award 2018-19

? Poonam Yadav Named Best International Cricketer ( Woman )

? Israel Unveils Revolutionary Laser-Based Air Defense System

? SC Has Declared Access To The Internet A Fundamental Right

? Census Exercise India-2021 To Begin On 1st April 2020

? A Sakthivel Appointed Chairman Of Apparel Export Promotion Council Of India

? HM Amit Shah Dedicates National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal To The Nation

? Dr.Saha Elected As Member Of International Union Of Pure & Applied Chemistry Bureau

? Central Govt Raised India Overseas Bank’s Authorized Capital To Rs 25,000 Cr

? DPIIT Launches Paperless Licensing Process For Petroleum Road Tankers

? 27th South Asian Trade & Travel Exchange Expo 2020 Held In New Delhi

? World Bank Projects India’s Growth Rate At 5% For FY2020

?Veteran Odissi Danseuse Minati Mishra Passes Away Recently

? 23rd National Youth Festival 2020 To Be Held In Lucknow

? 23rd NYF Theme 2020 : ” Fit Youth , Fit India “

? India Ranked 5th Biggest Geopolitical Risk Of 2020

? Wings India 2020 To Be Held In Begumpet Airport

? Wings India 2020 Theme : ” Flying for All “

? Global Investor Meet ASCEND 2020 Held In Kochi , Kerala

? Industrial Production Grows 1.8% In November 2019

? Yuvraj Malik Appointed As Director Of National Book Trust

? Digital Payment Firm PayU India Acquires Paysense For $185 Million

? India Lands LCA Tejas On INS Vikramaditya For The 1st Time

? Crime In India Has Increased By 1.3% In 2018 Compared To 2017

? Harmanpreet Kaur To Lead India In Women’s T20 World Cup

? Rani Rampal Nominated For World Games Athlete Of Year Title

? PM Modi Renames Kolkata Port After Syama Prasad Mookerjee

? 109 Children Sexually Abused Every Day In India In 2018 : NCRB .

? Sayyid Haitham Bin Tariq Al Said Takes Charge As Sultan Of Oman

? Madan Lal & Gautam Gambhir Likely To Be Appointed CAC Members

? Albert Roca Appointed As Coach Of Hyderabad FC

? Robert Abela Elected New Prime Minister Of Malta

? Tsai Ing-Wen Elected President Of Taiwan For 2nd Term

? Jimmy Johnson Elected To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

? Indore City Gets Plastic Waste Management Award

? Sindoda (MP) Being Declared As The 1st Plastic Free Area

? Assam Don Bosco University Gets ‘ Engaged University Of The Year 2020 Award ‘

? Shafali Verma Received The Best International Debut For A Woman Player

? 12th International Petroleum Technology Conference Held In Dhahran

? Mandatory To Wear Dhoti-Kurta , Saree For Entering Sanctum Of Kashi Vishwanath Temple

? ICC Planning To Increase Number Of Teams In T20 World Cup To 20

? Jasprit Bumrah Gets Polly Umrigar & Dilip Sardesai Awards

? China Launches World’s Fastest Driverless Bullet Train

? Real Madrid Beat Atletico On Penalties To Win Spanish Super Cup

? YCMOU , Nashik To Launch Online Course On Traffic Discipline

? India’s 1st Cyber Crime Prevention Unit “AASHVAST” Launched In Gujarat

? India Overtake China As No. 1 Shooting Nation In World

? Alok Singh Becomes Noida’s 1st Police Commissioner

? Sujeet Panday Elected As Police Commissioner Of Lucknow

? 23rd National Youth Festival 2020 Begins In Lucknow

? Union Steel Minister Unveils Mission ‘ PURVODAYA ‘ In Kolkata

? 18th Dhaka International Film Festival Begins In Bangladesh

? 18th DIFF Theme : ‘ Better Film , Better Audience & Better Society ‘

? 3rd Khelo India Youth Games Begins At Guwahati , Assam

? Maharashtra Topped Medal Tally At 3rd Khelo India Youth Games

? World Future Energy Summit To Begin Today In Abu Dhabi

? Govt Launched Yashaswini Scheme For Women Entrepreneurship

? JP Duminy Announced His Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket

? India To Acquire 200 Fighter Hets For Air Force : Defence Secretary .

? 15 January 2020 : 72nd Army Day

? 11-17 January : 31st Road Safety Week

? AP Maheshwari Appointed Director General Of CRPF

? Michael Debaprata Patra Appointed As RBI’s 4th Deputy Governor

? David Haggerty Elected As Member Of International Olympic Committee

? Gianni Infantino Elected As Member Of International Olympic Committee

? Yasuhiro Yamashita Elected As Member Of International Olympic Committee

? Serena Williams Wins Women’s Singles Title At ASB Classic Tennis Tournament

? Karolina Pliskova Wins Women’s Singles Title At Brisbane International Tennis Tournament

? 2 Indian Coast Guard Ships ” Annie Besant & Amrit Kaur ” Are Commissioned At Kolkata

?US Senate To Begin Impeachment Trial Against President Trump On Jan 21

? Dibrugarh District Won The 2020 Plastic Waste Management Award

? Australian Govt Is To Declare Koalas As An Endangered Species

? Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa Is To Visit India In Feb 2020

? Tata Power Solar Bagged Rs.1,505 Crore Project From NTPC

? Ishwar Sharma Was Honoured With 2020 The Global Child Prodigy Award

? Geo-Political Conference Raisina Dialogue To Be Held In New Delhi

? Serbia Defeated Spain 2-1 To Win ATP Cup Tennis Tournament

? Kento Momota Won Men’s Single Title At Malaysia Masters Badminton

? Chen Yufei Won Women’s Single Title At Malaysia Masters Badminton

? 23rd Persian Gulf International Conference Held In Tehran

? Sachin Bansal Acquires DHFL General Insurance For Rs 100 Crore

? Noted Kerala Cartoonist Thomas Antony Passes Away Recently

? PCB’s Chief Financial Officer Babar M Khan Resigned

? Portuguese Motorcycle Rider Paulo Goncalves Passes Away At 40

? Former FIDE Vice President Ummer Koya Passes Away

? Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019 To Be Conferred On March 8

? IOC Launches Special Class Diesel For Indian Navy

? Statue Of Unity Finds Place In 8 Wonders Of SCO

? India – Bangladesh Sign MoU For Content Exchange Programe

? GSAT-30 Satellite To Be Launched From French Guiana On Jan 17

? PV Sindhu Bags The Sportstar Of The Year Award At Aces 2020

? Indian Test Team Wins ”Team Of The Year” Award At Aces 2020

? ICC Plans To Increase Teams In World T20 From 16 To 20 .

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