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15th January 2020 Current Affairs India

15th January 2020 Current Affairs India


1. Senior IPS officers Sujit Pandey and Alok Singh will be the first police commissioners of Lucknow and Noida respectively.

2. Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen declared a landslide victory in election as voters delivered a stunning rebuke of Beijing's campaign to isolate the self-ruled island and handed its first female leader a second term.

3. Thibaut Courtois proved the hero as Real Madrid beat city rivals Atletico Madrid in a penalty shoot-out in Saudi Arabia to win their 11th Spanish Super Cup.

4. Addressing 150th year celebrations of the Kolkata Port Trust, Prime Minister announced the renaming of Kolkata Port as Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Port. 

5. Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated various people centric projects of Gujarat Police and Indian Postal Department at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar.

6. India has imposed anti-subsidy duty for a period of five years on copper wire rods from Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

7. Union Minister for Women and Child Development and Textiles, Smriti Irani launched Yashaswini Scheme for Women entrepreneurship in Goa. 

8. Joaquin Phoenix won Best Actor for his role in 'Joker' at the 25th Critics' Choice Awards.

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