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THE HINDU CURRENT AFFAIRS 6 JANUARY 2019 FOR UPSC

  Introduction: This post deals with top 'The Hindu Current Affairs' of  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  6 JANUARY 2019 FOR UPSC


World War Orphans Day
·        World War Orphans Day is observed every year on Jan.6
·        The day is observed to raise focus on issues facing by the children who bear brunt of war as they are usually neglected and suffers from malnutrition, starvation, disease etc.

Cyclone Pabuk approaches the Andaman Islands
·        An ‘orange’ alert has sounded for the Andaman & Nicobar Islands as the cyclone Pabuk is approaching.
·        Orange alert means people should be prepared as it is a likelihood of extreme weather conditions which may disrupt road or air travel and also may cause a threat to life & personal property.
·        The sea conditions will be very rough till January 7.

Kevin Sweeney, Pentagon Chief of Staff Resigns
·         The Pentagon Chief of Staff, Kevin Sweeney resigns from his post.
·         Resignation is made after the U.S Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned in December.
·         Sweeney has served two years in the Pentagon.
·         Notably, recently Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White also announced her resignation.

U.S Former Defense Secretary, Harold Brown died
·        The former U.S Defense Secretary, Harold Brown died on 4 January 2019 at Rancho Santa Fe, California.
·        He was 91.
·        He was a nuclear physicist and led the Pentagon to modernize its defense systems.

China named Lunar Rover as ‘Yutu 2’
·        Chinese lunar rover which recently marked its first-ever footprints on the dark side of the moon is named as ‘Yutu 2’.
·        Notably, no research has been done until now in the dark part of the moon and ‘Yutu 2’ will be the first to do it.

20 Cyber-Physical Centres will likely to build by the Centre
·         20 Cyber-Physical Centres will likely to build in India to begin research on artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Internet of Things, & quantum computing with a budget of 3660 crores rupees.
·         The declaration was made by the Secretary of the Department of Science & Technology, Ashutosh Sharma, at the 106th Indian Science Congress 2019.
·         The centers will be built in the IITs & IISc.

P.M laid the foundation stone of revival of North Koel (Mandal Dam)
·        P.M Modi, during his visit to Jharkhand, has laid the foundation stone of the revival of North Koel (Mandal Dam) in Jharkhand.
·        The projects worths Rs. 2,500 crore.
·        He also laid the foundation stone of Kanhar Stone Pipeline Irrigation System at Palamu in Jharkhand.

Ministry of Women & Child Development will host ‘Women of India Organic Festival’
·         Ministry of Women & Child Development will host the 6th ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ at Leisure Valley in Chandigarh.
·         The festival will be held from 12 January to 14 January 2019.
·         The event will be organized to celebrate and promote women farmers & entrepreneurs in the organic sector from the remotest parts of India.






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