26th January 2020 Current Affairs India

26th January 2020 Current Affairs India

1. India celebrates National Girl Child Day every year on 24th January.
2. Russia will be the theme country of the 44th edition of the International Kolkata Book Fair.
3. Reliance Jio has become the 1st telecom operator to facilitate UPI payments feature through its platform.
4. The Greece Parliament has elected Katerina Sakellaropoulou as the country’s first female president.
5. Women with wheels’, a unique taxi service has been launched at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi.
6. International Day of Education is celebrated globally on 24th January. The theme of International Day of Education 2020 is ‘Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace’.
7. A half-humanoid robot ‘Vyommitra’ has been unveiled by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for Gaganyaan Space Mission.
8. The Economist Intelligence Unit has released the 12th edition of the “Democracy Index 2019: A year of democratic setbacks and popular protest”.
9. Norway has topped the “Democracy Index 2019: A year of democratic setbacks and popular protest” released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
10. India’s first Mahatma Gandhi convention centre opens in Niger.
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