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January 21, 2014

20th January 2014 Current Affairs

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Awards and Honors
  • Odisha has been selected as the best State for providing self employment to the urban poor under Swarna Jayanti Sahari Rojgar Yojana (SJSRY).

 International Affairs
  • Opposition protesters were Monday locked in a tense standoff with Ukrainian security forces in Kiev after hours of unprecedented clashes deep into the night left dozens wounded and parts of the centre resembling a battlefield.
  • More than two months after the Nov 19 elections to Nepal's second Constituent Assembly, the new lawmakers were Tuesday administered oath by senior-most member Surya Bahadur Thapa (Five-time former Nepali PM).
  • Anti government protesters in Thailand besieged government offices in a dozen southern provinces on Monday as part of their campaign to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from power.
National Affairs
  • The annual pilgrimage to Amarnath cave shrine will begin from June 28 this year and conclude on August 10, it was announced on Monday. 
  • The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh held a meeting with the Chief Ministers of North East Region to review the progress of infrastructure projects in the region.
  • Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his ministers sat on a dharna outside the Rail Bhavan, after they were prevented by the police from going to Union home ministry for a planned protest seeking suspension of four Delhi cops. Stay with TOI for live updates.
  • Thousands of Haryana Roadways workers join 3-day strike of state employees, transport crippled; government warns of action.

Business and Economy
  • The Reserve Bank of India has set up an eight-member panel headed by former Axis Bank Chairman P J Nayak to review functioning of board of banks and examine 'fit and proper' criteria for directors, including their tenure.
  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the sale of the Government’s residual stake in Hindustan Zinc, a company now owned by Vedanta group’s Sterlite.

Science and Technology
  • Mars Opportunity rover has found a weird rock on the red planet that looks like a "jelly doughnut", a discovery that has left scientists baffled.     

  • Roger Federer, bidding to become the first man to win five Australian Open singles titles since tennis turned professional in 1968, reached the quarterfinals yesterday with a straight-sets win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.     
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1 comment:

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