Current Affairs Quiz January 4, 2019
World Braille Day is observed on?
World Braille Day is annually celebrated on January 4, the birthday of Braille inventor, Louis Braille. The day recognizes the contributions of Louis Braille in helping blind and visually impaired people to read and write.
East Siang District is located in ________?
In Arunachal Pradesh, East Siang District has achieved 100 percent electrification under the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana- Saubhagya Scheme.
Indian Panorama Film Festival begins at _____?
A 10-day Indian Panorama Film Festival will begin at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi.
Which Country develops its own 'Mother of All Bombs’?
China's defence industry giant North Industries Group Corporation Limited (NORINCO) has developed a massive bomb to be the country's answer to the US-built 'Mother of All Bombs', the most powerful non-nuclear weapon.
Pakistan abolishes visa on arrival for which country?
Pakistan abolished the long-standing facility of visa on arrival for Afghan nationals. The move to restrict Afghans came as Pakistan has already decided to issue 'on-arrival' visas to citizens of 24 other countries to increase tourism and investments.
FSSAI asks food businesses to comply with new packaging norms by______?
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India FSSAI has said food businesses need to comply with new packaging regulations that bar use of recycled plastics and newspapers to wrap food articles by July 1.
Right to Education Act established in the year?
Parliament has passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018, with the Rajya Sabha approving it. The Lok Sabha had already passed the bill seeking to further amend the Right to Education Act, 2009 to abolish the no-detention policy in schools.
Third edition of the National Entrepreneurship Awards to be held in _______?
The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will host third edition of the National Entrepreneurship Awards in New Delhi.
Who became World's 1st woman amputee to climb Mount Vinson?
Arunima Sinha became World's 1st woman amputee to climb Mount Vinson, the highest peak in Antarctica.