Babu Ka Current Affairs – January 1, 2019

Daily news updates with possible questions from the same.

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Current Affairs 2019
  1. 2 nations officially quit UNESCO
  • Name the countries (USA and Israel)
  • Where is UNESCO headquartered? (Paris)
  1. Payment bank allowed to restart opening account
  • Name the bank (Paytm Payments bank)
  • Where is it headquartered? (Noida)
  1. Satellite stain to be setup by ISRO
  • Where will it setup the station? (Bhutan)
  1. New joint MD appointed by JSPL
  • Name the person (Naushad Akhtar Ansari)
  • What is JSPL? (Jindal Steel and Power Ltd.)
  1. ICC men’s T20 world cup 2020
  • Which team qualifies for the super 12? (Afghanistan)
  • Which two major teams have not been able to qualify the super 12 according to their rankings? (Sri Lanka and Bangladesh)

 

  1. A programme for students launched by ISRO
  • What is the name of the programme? (Samwad)
  1. FSR released by RBI
  • What is FSR? (Fiscal Stability Report)
  1. A web series based on ghost stories to be released in January
  • The series would be based on which author’s work? (Ruskin Bond)
  • What would the series be called? (Parchayee- Ghost stories by Ruskin Bond)
  1. 85L treated in 100 days: FM
  • Which scheme completed 100 days of its launch? (Ayushman Bharat Scheme)
  • How many claims are being settled on an average in a day? (5000)
  1. Capital infusion in 4 state run banks on the cards
  • Which banks are set to get the benefit? (UCO, BOI, BoM and OBC)
  • What amount is being infused in these banks? (Rs. 10884 crore)
  1. Roger Federer defeats Serena Williams in the first ever professional mixed doubles match
  • They played against each other for which cup? (Hopman Cup)
  • How many Grand-Slams have they won? (Serena: 24, Federer: 20)
  1. First Chief Justice of Telangana High Court takes oath
  • Name the Hon. Judge (TB Radhakrishnan)
  • When did the High Court come into existence? (1st January 2019)
  1. 1146 crore NDRF fund for Gaja affected Tamil Nadu
  • What is NDRF? (National Disaster Response Fund)
  • The committee that made the announcement was chaired by? (Rajnath Singh)
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