3rd January 2020 Current Affairs India
1. ISRO Chairman Dr. K Sivan has announced that four Air Force Personnel have been identified for India's first manned mission Gaganyan.
2. The Reserve Bank of India launched the MANI (Mobile Aided Note Identifier) mobile app to help visually-impaired people identify the denomination of currency notes.
3. Indian Space Research Organisation will establish a second launch port in Thoothukodi district of Tamilnadu for small satellite launch vehicles.
4. Former India fielding coach Trevor Penney has been appointed as the assistant coach of West Indies cricket team for limited-overs formats.
5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 107th National Science Congress in the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bengaluru.
6. The Pacific nation of Palau has become the world's first country to ban toxic sunscreen products in an effort to protect its coral reefs.
7. Australia pacer Ben Laughlin has become the first bowler to take 100 wickets in the Big Bash League (BBL).
8. As per the biennial report of the Forest Survey of India, Jammu and Kashmir has figured among the top five states of the country in terms of increase in its forest cover area over the past two years which is a significant achievement in forest conservation.
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