6th January 2020 Current Affairs India

6th January 2020 Current Affairs India


1. Centenarian freedom fighter Bhim Chandra Jana has died in West Bengal's Howrah district. He was 107.

2. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) opened its first silk processing plant at Surendranagar in Gujarat which would help cut down the cost of production of silk yarn and increase availability of raw material used in production of Patola sarees locally.

3. Ministry of Development of Noth East Region-DoNER has given approval for setting up of First Bamboo Industrial Park at Manderdisa in Dima Hasao District of Assam.

4. Adani Group''s port developing arm Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone will acquire 75 per cent stake in Krishnapatnam Port Company.

5. Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton has been appointed chancellor of Queen’s University in Belfast.

6. Cricketer Rohit Sharma laid foundation stone for an international cricket stadium and training centre at Heartfulness Institute headquarters in Hyderabad.

7. Paul Hector Pandian, AIADMK leader and former Speaker of Tamil Nadu Assembly passed away in Chennai.

8. Sahitya Akademi Award-winning writer and former Assam Director General of Police, Kuladhar Saikia has been elected as the president of Asom Sahitya Sabha, the apex literary body of Assam.
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