Current Affairs 17th January 2019:
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1.Who is awarded with the 2018 Gandhi Peace Prize in recognition of his work for leprosy elimination?
2.Chandi Prasad Bhatt
4.Coretta Scott King
Ans: 3 – Yohei Sasakawa
2.Where is the 2019 Global Aviation Summit inaugurated?
Ans: 2 – Mumbai
3.Where is the Indian Myanmar bilateral army exercise “IMBEX” being conducted?
Ans: 3 – Chandigarh
4.Who is appointed as the new Indian Women’s Boxing coach?
4.Mohammad Ali Qamar
Ans: 4 – Mohammad Ali Qamar
5.Who became the world’s youngest person to scale seven mountain peaks and volcanic summits across 7 continents?
Ans: 3 – Satyarup Siddhanta
6.Which institute retained the top spot among Indian institutions in the TIME’s Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019?
Ans: 2 – IISC Bangalore
7.Where is the first Ekalavaya Model Residential Schools National Sports Meet held recently?
Ans: 4 – Hyderabad
8.Who is the head of the Group Of Ministers formed to look into the real estate sector under GST regime?
Ans: 4 – Nitin Patel
9.Where is the Odisha’s first Turtle festival recently held?
Ans: 3 – Puri
10.Which NGO publishes “Annual Status Of Education Report”?
1.Save the children
Ans: 4 – Pratham