28th JANUARY, 2020


  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 3rd Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar. Potato Field day will be organised on 31 January, 2020.
  • India-Brazil Business Forum was held in New Delhi. India-Brazil set target of USD 15 billion trade by 2020.
  • Renowned scholars in Sanskrit, eminent practitioner of rituals , poet, theatrical storyteller Prof. Abhiraj Rajinder Mishra has conferred prestigious Padma Shri for his tireless efforts to the promotion of Sanskrit. Prof Mishra has been served as professor, head and Dean, language, at Himachal Pradesh University for two-and-a-half decades.
  • The Government of India announced a sale of 100% stake in debt-laden Air India.
  • On 71st Republic day, Arun jaitley, Sushma Swaraj , George Fernandes And other four awarded with Padma Vibhushan.
  • The Centre and State Government today signed a tripartite agreement with all four factions of insurgent group National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB)and two other outfits. The aim is to usher in lasting peace in Bodo insurgency affected areas in Assam.


  • Britain has unveiled a new 50 pence coin minted to mark the country’s departure from the European Union.
  • Slovenian Prime Minister Marjan Sarec has resigned.
  • Anil Khanna has been nominated as life President of Asian Tennis Federation.
  • Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg Jean Asselborn arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit to India.
  • China to launch its first Mars probe Mission in July 2020.


  • Odisha will host the maiden Khelo India University Games from February 22 to March 1.
  • Former Karntaka Minister and senior Janata Dal leader Amarnath Shetty has passed away recently. He was 80.
  • The Chhattisgarh state government increases reservation for SC and OBC in State jobs and Education (SC 13% and OBC 27%).
  • India’s first Super Fab Lab was inaugurated in Kerela. The laboratory is to function in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


  • India’s Abhay Singh has won the British U-23 squash title.
  • Anil Khanna has been nominated as life President of Asian Tennis Federation.
  • NBA legend Kobe Bryant, 13-year-old daughter reportedly killed in helicopter crash