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Daily Current Affairs Headlines 12th and 13th Jan 2020

12th January also known as National Youth Day. In 1984 govt declare this day as a National Youth Day to show a kind gesture and tribute to the great personality Swami Vivekanand. To know more about the National Youth Day please read our previously posted article here.

National Current Affairs Headlines


For the celebration of National Youth Day every year randomly any states were chosen by the govt any this year they selected Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. For celebrating the birthday of Swami Vivekanand govt organises National National Youth Festival which is started now. In the speech, Indian Prime Minister Mr Modi said to buy Indian product to the youth as it will help to increase the economy of India.

On the occasion of 150th years celebrations of the Kolkata Port Trust, Indian Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi has renamed it as Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Port and also provided Rs.600 crore fund for upgrading the ship as well as the nearby infrastructure.

Director of the National Book Trust (NBT) got their new director Lt Col Yuvraj Malik.

Wings India 2020, organised by MOCA and FICCI which is an international exhibition and conference on the civil aviation sector, will start from Mar 12th and expected to end on Mar 15th at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad.

Karnataka govt has decided to distribute a free laptop the first-year students of graduations who study in government colleges.

K.G. Kenye who is a member of Rajya Sabha suspended by NPF (Naga People’s Front). The reason behind this suspension was that K.G Kenye voted in favour of Citizenship Amendment Bill.

INS Vikramaditya deployed in the Arabian Sea by Indian govt where China and Pakistan already doing their Naval exercise named as Guardians Sea.

International Current Affairs Headlines


The 18th Film Festival now begins in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The foreign minister of Bangladesh Dr A.K. Abdul Momen has introduced the same recently.

In a recent incident where Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 aircraft were crashed in Iran and all 176 passengers died. Now Iran has confirmed that they shoot the aircraft by mistake.

Sultan Qaboos bin Said who is also an Oman’s ruler dies in Muscat at the age of 79.

Indian born but the residential of US Samiya Naseem becomes appointed as the judge of Chicago by US Attorney General William Barr.

Tsai Ing-wen again won the vote for President of the Republic of China. According to the report she won with the highest number of the vote ever count in their election history.

According to the Top10VPN (an internet research firm), India has lost approx 1.3billions dollar due to Internet Shutdown issue. And for same India becomes 3rd most affected country after Iraq and Sudan.

Economy Current Affairs


‘Mission Purvodaya’ launched by Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. The aims behind launched this to develop steel sector in eastern India.

Payment Gateway firm PayU is now going to control a digital credit stake PaySense. According to the report, PayU consumer-like LazyPay and PaySence will now become a single service providing by merging their business to create a full-stack digital lending platform in India.

Sports Current Affairs Headlines


According to the BCCI (The Board of Control for Cricket in India) report, they are going to appoint Gautam Gambir and Madan Lal as a member of CAC (Cricket Advise Committee).

ATP Cup tennis tournament which was held in Sydney won by Serbia. The final match was between Serbia and Span and Serbia won by 2-1 points. Serbia player was Novak Djokovic and Spain was Rafael Nadal.

ASB Classic tennis tournament a women’s single which was held in Aukland, New Zealand won by Serena Williams.

Brisbane International tennis tournament women’s singles title which was held in Brisbane won by Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic).

Malaysia Masters Badminton in men’s Japan won the title. Kento Momota was playing from the side of Japan.

Malaysia Masters Badminton in women’s China won the title. K Chen Yufei was playing from the side of Japan.

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