Current Affairs : Current affairs 7 Jan to 13 Jan Current Affairs Notes | EduRev
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- Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore inaugurated the National Youth Parliament at New Delhi - Theme - " be the voice of new India and find solutions and contribute to policy".
- Raisina Dialogue's 4th edition inaugurated at New Delhi- With 1,500 participants including 600 delegates and speakers from over 92 countries; theme - ' A Wold Recorder'
- Women and Child ministry to develop the 'web-wonder-women' campaign
- Tathagata Roy was sworn in as the new governor of Meghalaya
- Sikkim, the first state to introduce - 'universal basic income' policy
- India's longest steel cable bridge - BYORUNG BRIDGE - 300m - at Arunachal Pradesh
- India 79th in the Henley passport index - Japan Ranked 1st.
- 'Ama ghare LED campaign launched by Odisha Governor Dr. Senyagba Jamir
- Mahathir Mohammed - new President of Malaysia
- Sittwe in Myanmar being built by India's assistance
- Guatemala, a Central American country, to withdraw from UN-backed Anti-Corruption Commission
- Felix Tshisekedi is the new President-elect of Congo - Congo was earlier called 'Zaire', and gained independence from Belgians in 1960
- Su Tseang Chan - the new prime minister of Taiwan - Taiwan was earlier called 'Formosa'.
Finance and business world
- World Bank's 12th President, Jim Yong Kim, to step down on 1s February 2019
- India to be the third largest consumer market by 2030: World Economic Forum
- Iran's Pasargad Bank to open a branch in Mumbai and in return, UCO Bank to open a branch in Iran.
- Ashok Chawla resigns as Chairman of National Stock Exchange - Vikram Limaye is the MD & CEO of NSE.
innovations and technology
- IIT Madras to make 'space fuel' in the lab.
- ISRO invests 10,900 Crores to launch 40 satellites.
- Indian Wrestling Federation's Chief, Birendra Prasad Baishya, to be the Chef-de-Mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games.
- MC Mary Kom - World Champion in the '48 kg' category boxing.
- Kevin Anderson beats Ivo Karlovic to win Maharashtra Open Lawn Tennis Tourney.
- Roger Federer and Belinda Bernie win Hopman cup for Switzerland.
- Egypt to host Africa Cup of Nations 2019.
- Justice Hanjura was sworn in as the J&K law commission's president.
- Pranav Mehta becomes 1st Indian to head Global Solar Council - headquartered at Washington,DC.
- DRDO -exhibitor of the Year Awar at the 106th Indian Science Congress.
- Namita Gokhale - Sushila dev literature award for her novel, 'things to leave behind'.
- Malala Yousufzai's new book launched- 'We are displaced'.
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