Welcome to another session of Daily Current Affairs Update – 20 Jan 2020. In this blog, we will be covering the latest current affairs and important headlines from around the world. General Awareness forms a substantial part of many banking/insurance exam which makes it all the more important to be aware of daily happenings around the world. Prepare for exams like SBI Clerk, RBI Assistant, IBPS Clerk, SSC CGL, and many more with Oliveboard. Let’s start with the blog;
Daily Current Affairs Update – 20 Jan 2020
Daily Current Affairs Update – National
Hyderabad has emerged as the world’s most dynamic city, performing better on parameters like socio-economic & commercial real estate, as per JLL India report. Bengaluru has been ranked 2nd.
Google’s Parent Company Alphabet finally reached $1 trillion mark, thereby becoming the 4th company in the world to be a part of an exclusive $1 trillion companies club after Apple, Microsoft & Amazon.
MoU signed b/w NITI Aayog & UUT Ladakh for development of infrastructure projects under this MoU, NITI Aayog will be supporting the UT’s administration through its key initiative.
9th International Children’s Film Festival began in Kolkata with the screening of Aizaz Khan directed Hamid.
Indian classical singer Sunanda Patnaik, popularly known as “guruma” passed away at a private hospital in Kolkata at the age of 85. She started singing at All India Radio in Cuttack in 1948.
Fertiliser Minister DV Sadananda Gowda launched the “Apna Urea – Sona Ugle” brand of Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (HURL). HURL is a JV company b/w IOCL, NTPC & Coal India.
Centre has appointed Nripendra Mishra as chairman of the executive council of Nehru Memorial Museum & Library.
Daily Current Affairs Update – International
Biocon Chairperson & MD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been awarded the Order of Australia, country’s highest civilian honor, for her significant contribution towards advancing bilateral relationship with Australia.
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal to lead the Indian Delegation to the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos & hold bilateral meetings with ministers of Australia, South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Korea & Singapore.
Daily Current Affairs Update – Sports
India defeated Australia in the 3rd ODI at Bengaluru to clinch the ODI series.
Vishwanathan Anand raised visions of a possible win over World Champion Magnus Carlsen in their 54-move draw in the Seventh round of Tata Steel Masters Chess tournament.
That is all from us in this blog; Daily Current Affairs Update – 20 Jan 2020. Keep checking the space for more latest updates. Stay Tuned!
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