24th January 2020 Current Affairs India

24th January 2020 Current Affairs India

1. Bangladesh have appointed Ottis Gibson as their new pace bowling coach, replacing South African Charl Langeveldt who resigned in December.

2. According to the WEF survey, Indians and Bangladeshis have topped the charts when it comes to trust in climate science as also for keeping themselves abreast about news and current affairs, while Russia and Ukraine are among the laggards on both counts.

3. Defence Acquisition Council, DAC has approved procurement of equipment worth over Rs 5,000 cr from indigenous sources to promote indigenization.

4. Australia is set to host the 11th edition of the Indoor Cricket World Cup from October 10 to 17.

5. The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

6. Coal-belching Jharia in Jharkhand continues to be the most polluted city in India, while Delhi has made marginal improvement in reducing air pollution, according to a Greenpeace India report released.

7. Amrit Singh, an Indian-American law enforcement officer, has scripted history by becoming the first-ever turban-wearing Sikh to be sworn in as Deputy Constable in Harris County in the US state of Texas.

8. Crisis-hit realty firm Unitech''s newly appointed chairman and managing director (CMD) Yudvir Singh Malik assumed office.
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