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THE HINDU CURRENT AFFAIRS 2 JANUARY 2019 FOR UPSC

Introduction: This post deals with top 'The Hindu Current Affairs' of  2 January 2019, These are fully analyzed and every single detail is provided with the exam point of view, All you need to do is go through it and try to read between the lines so that you can come out with your own opinion.


THE HINDU CURRENT AFFAIRS  2 JANUARY 2019 FOR UPSC


Veteran Bollywood Actor-Writer & Comedian, Kader Khan Passed Away
·        Veteran actor-writer, Kader Khan Passed away on 1 January 2019 in Canada.
·        He had made his acting debut in 1973 from the film “Daag” and is featured in over 300 films.

Jair Bolsonaro has become the President of Brazil
·        Jair Bolsonaro has sworn in as the new President of Brazil.

Minister of State for Labour & Employment has honored delivery boy for saving lives
·          Minister of State for Labour & Employment, Santosh Kumar Gangwar has honored a delivery boy named Siddrameshwar Siddharam Humanabade, for saving lives of 10 people in a tragic fire accident at ESIC Hospital, Mumbai.
·         He is given a reward of Rs. 1,00,000 by the ministry.

ISRO has initiated “Samwad with Students” on 1 Jan. 2019
·        On new year day, ISRO has launched “Samwad with Students” with an aim to constantly engage youngsters across India to capture their scientific temperament.

23.24 Crore Customers have Joined DBT of LPG Scheme
·        According to the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, 23.24 crore customers out of 25.17 crores LPG consumers have joined the PAHAL scheme.
·        Under the PAHAL scheme, the authorized subsidy to LPG consumers is transferred directly into the bank account of the consumers.

The U.S built Chinook & Apache Helicopters will be Arrived for the Armed Forces
·         The U.S built Chinook helicopters & Apache attack helicopters will be delivered to India in March for the armed forces.
·         It will take India’s military capacity & capability to the next level.
·         The earthquake injured 10 people until now.

P.M will Interact with 3 Nobel Laureates in the Indian Science Congress
·         P.M Modi will interact with 3 Nobel Laureates- Avram Hershko ( Nobel prize winner for chemistry in 2004), F Duncan M Haldane ( Nobel prize winner for physics in 2016), Thomas Christian Sudhof ( Nobel prize winner for medicine in 2013) in the Indian Science Congress in Jalandhar.
·         It is the 106th edition of the Indian Science Congress which is being held in Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar.
·         It will be held from 3 Jan-7 Jan 2019.
·         Theme- “Future India: Science & Technology”.

UIDAI will take Biometric Data of 30 lakh NRC Applicants
·        Union Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) will record biometric data of 30 lakh NRC applicants who were left out from the final draft of NRC last year.
·        Biometric data includes fingerprints, iris scan.
·        Notably, 40 lakh people were left out from the final draft of the NRC last year, among which 30 lakh has filed application to be included in the NRC (National Register of Citizens).


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