24TH JANUARY, 2020


  • France will train Indian flight surgeon for the ambitious human space mission Gaganyaan.
  • Nations pays homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 123rd birth anniversary on 23rd January. 
  • The Cabinet gave approval to the Election Commission of India to enter into MoU with the independent High Authority for Elections of Tunisia and the Papua New Guinea Election Commission.
  • International Day of Education is observed every year on 24 January. Theme 2020 ‘Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace’.
  • Former Indian Test batsman Man Mohan Sood has passed away recently.
  • Election Commission of India will host the 10th Annual Meeting of the Forum of the Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBoSA) at New Delhi.
  • Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren was conferred with the “Champion of Change Award -2019” by for his work in the Barhait and Dumka assembly constituencies in the state. Former President Pranab Mukherjee gave the award at Soren at a function in New Delhi.


  • National Conclave on Emerging oppurtunities in Natural Gas sector was held in New Delhi.
  • The Cabinet committee approves the closure of Hindustan fluorocarbons plant in Telangana.
  • Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot inaugurated 13th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival.
  • Uttarakhand becomes first state to implement agricultural land leasing policy.
  • Hyderabad has ranked 4th among 150 cities in the knight Frank’s Global Residential Cities Index Q3 2019. Whereas, New Delhi and Bengaluru stood at 70th and 94th ranks, respectively.


  • ICICI Bank has rolled out “Cardless Cash Withdrawl” service through ATM.


  • North Korea will attend Munich Security Conference for first time.