Babu Ka Current Affairs – January 30, 2019

Daily news updates with possible questions from the same.

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Current Affairs 2019
  1. Government cuts the customs duty on import of parts & components of electric vehicles
  • The customs duty has been reduced to ______ from previous 15-30%. (10-15%)
  1. India based Lambda Therapeutic Research acquired a US research firm
  • Which firm is this? (Novum Pharmaceutical Research)
  1. India ranked 78 on Corruption Index 2018
  • Which country topped the list? (Demark)
  • Which authority has released this list? (Transparency International)
  1. Deepika Padukone takes over as the chairperson of MAMI
  • What is MAMI? (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image)
  • Whom did she replace? (Kiran Rao)
  1. 73-year old French sailor won round-the-world yatch race
  • Name him (Jean-Luc Van Den)

 

  1. Code of conduct violated by former CEO of ICICI- Panel
  • Name the person (Chanda Kochhar)
  • Name the panel that decided that the CEO’s exit will not be treated as a normal resignation but dismissal (Srikrishna Panel)
  1. Piyush Goyal will receive the prize from Kleinman Centre for energy policy
  • What is the name of the award? (Carnot Prize)
  • From which university is he getting the prize? (University of Pennsylvania)
  1. New chairman of BARC India appointed
  • Name the person (Punit Goenka)
  • What is BARC? (Broadcast Audience Research Council of India)
  1. New digital currency will be launched by UAE and Saudi Arabia
  • What is the name of the currency? (Aber)
  1. Corruption Perception Index 2018 released
  • Which country is world’s least corrupt country? (Denmark)
  • Which country is the most corrupt country? (Somalia)
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