Current Affairs January 2019 eBook [1600+ Questions Included]
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- Static GK: History, Sports, Polity, Economics.
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- Important National and International days and dates Jan 2019
- Major news and events: Jan 2019
The Union Cabinet has approved 10% reservation in jobs and educational institutions for the economically backward section in the general category. Those who earn less than Rs. 8 lakh a year, have less than five acre land qualify for the quota.
India won their first-ever Test series in Australia by a margin of 2-1 after play in the fourth and final Test in Sydney. It is the first time India managed the feat since they began touring Australia in 1947-48. Consequently, Virat Kohli became the first Indian as well as the first Asian captain to win a Test series in Australia.
A proposed law to give citizenship to non-Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan was passed by Lok Sabha.
The Supreme Court of India set up a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the fifth Indian and 13th batsman overall to score 10,000 runs in the 50-over format.
Gujarat became the first state to implement 10% quota for economically weak in general category.
Kumbh Mela, the largest public congregation of faith began with a Shahi Snan at Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh.
Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian to be nominated for the prestigious Laureus World Sports Award. Vinesh has been nominated in ―Laureus World Sporting Comeback‖ category for the year 2019.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Subhash Chandra Bose museum at the iconic Red Fort in New Delhi to mark the leader’s 122nd birth anniversary.
Former president Pranab Mukherjee has been awarded the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian honour, by President Ram Nath Kovind.
India’s fastest indigenous train which will run from Delhi to Varanasi has been named as Vande Bharat Express. It was named Train 18 and now it has been given a new name after taking suggestions from the general public.