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Daily Current Affairs 18 Jan 2019

Daily Current Affairs 18 Jan 2019 – Latest GK & Current Affairs

The decision to reduce the curriculum between 10 to 15 percent in schools and 15 to 20 percent in next year.
  • The government has decided to reduce the curriculum in schools by 10 to 15 percent and next year 15 to 20 percent.
  • Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said at a function in New Delhi that this decision will help the students to get involved in sports activities and get time for skill education.
  • He said that moral education, life skill education, and experience-based education are essential for the students.
India-Myanmar bilateral military exercise ‘IMBEX 2018-19’ was inaugurated
  • On January 14, 2019, the second India-Myanmar bilateral military exercise called ‘IMBEX 2018-19’ began at Chandimandir Military Station, Haryana.
  • The aim of this joint training program is to train the Myanmar delegation to participate in UN peacekeeping operations.
  • The practice involves the involvement of 15 officers of the Myanmar Army and 15 officers of the Indian Army.
Inauguration of Tenth India Rubber Expo-2019 in Mumbai
  • Minister of Commerce and Industry, Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the Tenth India Rubber Expo-2019 on 17th January in Mumbai.
  • On this occasion, he said that the government is working to increase India’s exports and in the last 13-14 months, the country’s exports have increased by almost ten percent.
Times Higher Education Ranking In 2019, India’s 49 Institutions
  • In the prestigious ‘Emerging Economics University Ranking’ of Times Higher Education (THE), 49 institutions in India have got a place.
  • Of these 49 institutes, 25 have been successful in making the place in the top 200.
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  • According to London-based Times Higher Education, China is the country with the highest place in the list of 2019, whose University has topped Singapore, while the top five out of the top five are in China.
  • In this list, India’s Indian Institute of Science has secured the 14th position. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay ranked at 27th.
Justices Sanjeev Khanna and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari appointed judges of Supreme Court
  • On January 16, President Ramnath Kovind sanctioned the appointment of Justice Sanjeev Khanna and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari as the Supreme Court Judge.
  • Justice Sanjeev Khanna is a judge of the Delhi High Court while Dinesh Maheshwari is the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court.
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  • Supreme Court – India’s Top Judicial Authority Inauguration – On 28th January 1950, Article – 124, Total Judge – 31
World’s first human rights TV channel dedicated to launching in London
  • For the first time in the world, a TV channel dedicated to human rights has been started by the International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR).
  • This channel has been started from London-based office.
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  • This TV channel dedicated to human rights will be web-based, but it will broadcast programs on issues related to human rights for people from 20 countries, including Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Mukesh Ambani joins top 100 Global Thinkers list
  • Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, and MD of Reliance Industries have been included in the annual list of Top 100 Global Thinkers by American Magazine Foreign Policy.
  • According to Magazine, Mukesh Ambani has been instrumental in furthering the Internet revolution in India.
  • Because of this, the smartphone internet revolution has grown in the world’s largest democracy.
Agricultural Debt Waiver Scheme started in MP
  • Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Kamal Nath inaugurated an agricultural loan waiver plan of Rs 50,000 crore by the name ‘Jai Kisan Debt Mukti Yojna’ on January 15, 2019.
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  • The state cabinet gave its approval for waiving the crop loan of 55 lakh small and marginal farmers on January 5, 2019.
  • Forms of debt waiver can be deposited till 5th February 2019 and the farmers will start getting benefit from 22nd February 2019.
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  • Madhya Pradesh – Rajdhani – Bhopal, Chief Minister – Kamal Nath, Governor – Anandiben Patel
Gandhi Peace Prize of the year 2018 to the World Health Organization’s Goodwill Messenger Yohei Sasakawa
  • The Gandhi Peace Prize of 2018 will be given to the World Health Organization’s Goodwill Ambassador Yohei Sasakawa for the eradication of leprosy.
  • This award is being given to them for their work in the field of leprosy eradication in India and around the world.
  • The award is being given to the Singles Campaign Trust for 2017 and for 2016, the accessible International and Akshay Patra Foundation has shared this award.
  • Vivekananda Center of Kanyakumari has received the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2015.
  • This annual award is given to those individuals or institutions who have achieved social, economic and political changes through non-violence and other Gandhian methods.
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  • This annual award was established by the Government of India in 1995.
  • A sum of Rs 1 crore is given in the prize, a citation, and a reply.
  • It is open to people of all nations, castes, and sex.
Yu Wencheng won the Human Rights Award
  • Chinese lawyer Yu Wencheng won the ‘Franco-German Human Rights’ award on January 14, 2019.
  • Yu Wencheng is known for sueing the Beijing government for the long-term pollution of the city.
  • They were detained by China in January 2018.
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  • He announced the Franco-German Human Rights Award in November 2018

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