Current Affairs are important for every competitive exams- Bank Po, Bank Clerk, UPSC, LIC, RBI, NIACL, Insurance exams, all state level exams, there are quantity of current affairs questions in the exams, in banking Current Affairs play an important role, and candidates have good knowledge of GA then it would be easy for that.
ISRO Successfully Launched of 42nd PSLV
The Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO) launched its 42nd Polar Satellite Launched Vahicle(PSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. The PSLV-C40 is to place 31 stellites, originating from 7 countries, It’s primary payload was the fouth satellite in the advanced remote sensing Cartosat-2 series. ISRO Chairman: Dr.K Sivan, Founder and 1st Chairman: Vikram Ambalal Sarabhai, Established in: 1969, Headquarter: Bengaluru, karnataka.
National Youth Day is observed on 12th January
The National Youth day is celebrated on 12th January every year. This is the day when Swami Vivekananda was born. The Indian Government had declared back in 1984 that Swamiji’s Birthday would be celebrated as the National Youth Day, the main aim behind this is to make sure that the student across the country can be encouraged to learn about the life, the ideas and the philosophy of Swami Vivekananda and apply them in their life. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Youth Day Festival in Greater Noida through video Conferencing. The theme of the Festival is “Sankalp Se Siddhi”. The five-day event will provide a platform to bring the youth of the country together with an opportunity to showcase their talents in various activities. First National Youth Day Celebrated in: 12th January 1985, Significance: Birthday of Swami Vivekananda.
Induslnd Bank Introduce India’s First Battery Powered Interactive Payment Card:
Induslnd Bank and Dynamics Inc. announced plan to introduce First Battery powered interactive payment card to the Indian Market in 2018. The new IndusInd Bank card from Dynamics has multiple buttons that let the consumers use a single card to pay in multiple ways. With a touch of a button, consumers can select credit, points or monthly installments as the payment option. Induslnd Bank Founder: Romesh Sobti & R Seshasayee, Founded in: 1994, Headquarter: Mumbai, CEO: Romesh Sobti, Owner: Hinduja Group.
Indu Malhotra is the first women Lawyer to be directly Promoted as SC Judge:
The Supreme Court collegium led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra unanimously recommended the name of senior advocate Indu Malhotra for the appointment as a judge of the Supreme Court, with this she becomes first women lawyer that is directly elected as the post of Judge in Supreme court. Chief Justice: Dipak Misra, Established in: 28th January 1950, Composition Method: Collegium System, First CJI: H J Kania.
Fifth Bilateral Meeting Between India and Malaysia Held in New Delhi:
The Fifth Bilateral Technical Meeting between India and Malaysia on corporation on the field of Traditional System was held in New Delhi. It was a part of arrangement signed between both countries in 2010.In meeting following agenda had discussed:
- Establishment of Ayurveda Chair in University of UTAR, Malaysia.
- Professional training in Panchakarma therapy for Malaysian experts in India.
- Safety evaluation of Ayurvedic products based on Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
- The evaluation of safety and efficacy of combination Ayurvedic/ traditional products for clinical trials.
- Bilateral MoU between National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Ministry of AYUSH and Malaysia for Cooperation in the field of Medicinal Plants. Malaysia Prime Minister: Najib Razak, Capital: Kuala Lumpur, Currency: Malaysian ringgit. AYUS : Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, siddha and Homoeopathy, AYUS Minister: Shripad Yesso Naik.
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