Latest Current Affairs of January 2016

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Latest Current Affairs of January 2016

Latest Current Affairs of January 2016


 The UK born singer, musician and pianist of Pakistani descent who 
 has been granted the citizenship of India on 01 Jan 2016
Adnan Sami
 The uniform four-digit emergency response number which has
been launched for LPG consumers to seek help in case
 of a gas leakage
1906
 The venue of the first Science Film Festival of India (SCI-FFI) to be
 held from 14 January and organised by Vigyan Parishad in
association with Department of Science and Technology-Goa, 
Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), Goa Science Centre and
 National Institute of Oceanography
Goa
The southern state which has become the first in the 
country to legally accept electronic motor insurance
 policies called e-Vahan Bima
Telangana
The first female amputee to conquer Mt. Everest who has also 
become the first female amputee to conquer 5 summits
 (of 7 summits of 7 continents) by conquering Mt. Aconcagua 
in the Andes mountain range
Arunima Sinha
The place in Karnataka where the Prime Minister Shri 
Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone for new helicopter
 manufacturing unit of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
Tumakuru
The former General Secretary of Communist Party of India 
who passed away on 02 Jan 2015
Shri AB Bardhan
The place in Karnataka where the Prime Minister Shri
 Narendra Modi has inaugurated International Conference on Frontiers 
in Yoga Research and its Applications with the theme Integrating
 Best of East with Best of West in Medical Practice
Bengaluru
The place in Manipur which was the epicentre of 6.8 magnitude
 earthquake which hit the north-eastern states killing and injuring several people
Tamenglong
The theme of Ministry of Development of North Eastern
Region (MDoNER) Calender-2016 released by the Govt
Rising North East
The place in Uttarakhand through which Friendship
bus service between India and Nepal has been resumed after a gap of 27 years
Champawat dist.
The 15-year old student of KC Gandhi School, Mumbai who
 has scored 1009 runs in 329 balls (breaking over 100-year
old record of AEJ Collins's score of 628 in 1899)
Pranav Dhanawade
The 38th Chief Justice of India who passed away on 04 January 2016
(CJI from 05 August 2003 to 17 December 2003)
S.H. Kapadia
The venue of 103rd Indian Science Congress held from Jan 03 to 07
with the theme "Science and Technology for Indigenous Development
of India"
University of
Mysore, Mysuru
The date by which the Govt of India has decided to implement
 BS-VI norms to regulate the output of air pollutants from internal
combustion engine equipment, including motor vehicles.
01 April 2020
The place at which Indian Space Research Organisation has decided
to set up a space park allowing private industries to take up manufacturing
of space system related components
Bengaluru
The operation launched by the Indian Army to neutralize terrorists
 at the Pathankot Air Force base in Punjab on 02 Jan 2016 was named
Operation Dhangu Suraksha
The second ship of Project 28 (P28) class Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvettes which was commissioned into the Indian Navy by the Chief 
of Naval Staff at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam
INS Kadmatt
The country which has won the Hopman Cup tennis tournament held at Perth, Australia and defeating Ukraine in the finals
Australia
The lake in Nellapattu Bird Sanctuary at which a 3-day flamingo festival is being organised from 09 to 11 Jan 15
Pulicat Lake
he Indian shooter who has been awarded the Shooter of the Tournament title in the Swedish Cup Grand Prix tournament
Apurvi Chandela
The Serbian tennis star who has won the Qatar Open 2016 tennis
 tournament defeating Rafael Nadal in the finals
Novak Djokovic
The exercise conducted by the School of Artillery at Devlali on 
08 & 11 January 2016, where a entire range of guns demonstrated their
 destructive power was named
Ex Sarvatra Prahar
The state which has become the first in the country to make gender education compulsory at graduate level with the introduction of a book titled Towards a
World of Equals
Ex Sarvatra Prahar
The exercise conducted by the School of Artillery at Devlali on 
08 & 11 January 2016, where a entire range of guns demonstrated their
 destructive power was named
Telangana
The 1975 Gujarat cadre IAS officer who has taken over as the new Chairperson
 of Competition Commission of India
Devender Kumar Sikri
The Argentine professional footballer who has been chosen for the FIFA Ballon
 d’Or for the fourth time in his career
Lionel Messi
The place in Tamil Nadu where around 100 short-finned pilot whales were washed ashore, many of which could not be rescued leading to their death
Toothukudi
The teams which have won the National Basketball Championship men's and women's titles respectively (held at Mysuru)
Services and Railways
The place from which IRNSS-1E, the fifth satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) was launched aboard PSLV-C31 on Jan 20
Sriharikota
The airbase in Bahrain at which Indian made LCA Tejas aircraft became the first Indian aircraft to participate in an international air show
Sakhir Airbase
The railway station at which Google and Railtel have launched the first of its free high-speed public Wi-Fi services planned for 400 stations
Mumbai Central
The team India has defeated to win the first T20 Blind Cricket Asia
 Cup in Kochi, Kerala
Pakistan
The place in Haryana where the Indian PM Shri Narendra Modi and the
 French President Francois Hollande jointly inaugurated the Interim
Secretariat of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)
Gurgaon
The railway station from which country’s first Braille-embedded train
(with all reserved coaches embedded with Braille signage) has commenced
 its bi-weekly run to Varanasi
Mysuru
The Chief Minister of Bihar who has been chosen for the K Veeramani Award
 for Social Justice 2015 for his contribution towards social justice by Periyar International, a Chicago-based voluntary organisation
Nitish Kumar
The veteran bollywood actress who has been honoured with the third Yash
Chopra Memorial Award
Rekha
The Indian badminton player who has won the Malaysia Masters Grand
 Prix Gold Women's Singles title defeating Scotland’s Kristy Gilmour in the
finals (Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia won the Men's Singles title)
P.V. Sindhu
A commemorative coin of Rs. 150 and a circulation coin of Rs. 10 were released by the Govt of India in commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of
Lala Lajpat Rai
The American cognitive scientist in the field of artificial intelligence
 (winner of 1969 Turing Award) who passed away on 24 January 2015
Marvin Minsky


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