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National

  1. 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".
  2. 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'
  3. Women and Child ministry to develop the 'web-wonder-women' campaign
  4. Tathagata Roy was sworn in as the new governor of Meghalaya
  5.  Sikkim, the first state to introduce - 'universal basic income' policy
  6. India's longest steel cable bridge - BYORUNG BRIDGE - 300m - at Arunachal Pradesh
  7. India 79th in the Henley passport index - Japan Ranked 1st.
  8. 'Ama ghare LED campaign launched by Odisha Governor Dr. Senyagba Jamir

Internation affairs 

  1. Mahathir Mohammed - new President of Malaysia
  2. Sittwe in Myanmar being built by India's assistance
  3. Guatemala, a Central American country, to withdraw from UN-backed Anti-Corruption Commission 
  4. Felix Tshisekedi is the new President-elect of Congo - Congo was earlier called 'Zaire', and gained independence from Belgians in 1960
  5. Su Tseang Chan - the new prime minister of Taiwan - Taiwan was earlier called 'Formosa'.

Finance and business world 

  1. World Bank's 12th President, Jim Yong Kim, to step down on 1s February 2019
  2. India to be the third largest consumer market by 2030: World Economic Forum
  3. Iran's Pasargad Bank to open a branch in Mumbai and in return, UCO Bank to open a branch in Iran.
  4. Ashok Chawla resigns as Chairman of National Stock Exchange - Vikram Limaye is the MD & CEO of NSE.

innovations and technology

  1. IIT Madras to make 'space fuel' in the lab.
  2. ISRO invests 10,900 Crores to launch 40 satellites.

sports

  1. Indian Wrestling Federation's Chief, Birendra Prasad Baishya, to be the Chef-de-Mission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games.
  2. MC Mary Kom - World Champion in the '48 kg' category boxing.
  3. Kevin Anderson beats Ivo Karlovic to win Maharashtra Open Lawn Tennis Tourney.
  4. Roger Federer and Belinda Bernie win Hopman cup for Switzerland.
  5. Egypt to host Africa Cup of Nations 2019.

MISCELLANEOuS

  1. Justice Hanjura was sworn in as the J&K law commission's president.
  2. Pranav Mehta becomes 1st Indian to head Global Solar Council - headquartered at Washington,DC.
  3. DRDO -exhibitor of the Year Awar at the 106th Indian Science Congress.
  4. Namita Gokhale - Sushila dev literature award for her novel, 'things to leave behind'.
  5. Malala Yousufzai's new book launched- 'We are displaced'.

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