Current Affairs Jan 3, 2020- National, International, Sports & Others

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Current Affairs Jan 3 National

1-LGBTQ activists took out march in Kolkata against the Citizenship Amendment Act, nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR).

2-Boston Consultancy Group (BCG) in its report said Amaravati as greenfield city is not feasible.

3-West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has termed the fight against the CAA as the second battle of independence.

Mamata Banerjee

4-Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal has condemned the attack on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan.

5- The new Indian Army chief, Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane said Indian Army is apolitical.

6-The Directorate of Education of the Delhi government has launched a ‘She Codes’ program for girl students. It is aimed to empower young girls in the field of Computer Science.

7-AIMIM has been denied permission by Hyderabad police for the anti-CAA march in Hyderabad.

8-BJP national working president J.P. Nadda has challenged Rahul Gandhi to speak 10 lines on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).

J.P. Nadda

9-Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan wrote to 11 non-BJP Chief Ministers by passing a resolution against CAA.

Pinarayi Vijayan
Pinarayi Vijayan

10- The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) India has issued notice to Rajasthan govt about the death of more than 100 children at a government-run hospital in the Kota district.

11-Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has been directed to appear in CBI court in the disproportionate assets(DA) case.

Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy
Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy

12-The Haryana cabinet has wanted the President’s consent to authorize the use of Hindi, in addition to English for High Court judgments.

13-The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday has grilled the former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram for 6 hrs in the Air India deal case.

P. Chidambaram
P. Chidambaram

13-President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted Allahabad varsity Vice-Chancellor Rattan Lal Hangloo’s resignation.

Ram Nath Kovind
Ram Nath Kovind

14-The Andhra Pradesh government has appointed two women officials i.e Dr. Kritika Shukla, IAS, and IPS officer M Deepika to implement Disha Act.

15- Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said Tripura’s per capita income set to cross-national average.

Biplab Kumar Deb
Biplab Kumar Deb

16- * DRI- The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence

NSA- National Security Adviser

IRGC- Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

NOC- No objection certificate

SAI- The Sports Authority of India

PCB- Pakistan Cricket Board

SCG- Sydney Cricket Ground

DVT- Deep vein thrombosis

17-Pakistan TO release all 22 Andhra Pradesh fishermen arrested on charges of espionage.

18- Kerala Culture Minister A.K. Balan has expressed his resentment at R-Day tableau rejection.

19-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tribute to Savitribai Phule on her birth anniversary

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

20-Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav will begin a cycle yatra soon in Uttar Pradesh.

Akhilesh Yadav
Akhilesh Yadav

Current Affairs Jan 3, International

1-World Health Organisation (WHO) Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan has wanted to hike tax on processed food with high salt, sugar content.

Soumya Swaminathan

2- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the World cannot afford another Gulf war.

Antonio Guterres
Antonio Guterres

3--Sajith Premadasa was formally declared as the Sri Lankan Opposition Leader.

Sajith Premadasa

4-London, Paris, and Bangkok topped 3 travel destinations of a decade.

5-Dubai-based Indian girl Sucheta Satish wins Global Child Prodigy Award. A 13-year-old Indian girl can sing in 120 languages.

6-The US Food and Drug Administration has banned unauthorized flavored cartridge-based e-cigarettes fruit, mint vaping to curb youth use.

7-US has imposed sanctions on Cuba’s Defence Minister Leopoldo Cintra Frias.

Leopoldo Cintra Frias.

8-Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has extended $200mn aid to Pak for economic projects.

Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

9-Greece, Cyprus, Israel signed an intergovernmental agreement in Athens for the EastMed gas pipeline.

10-Estonia, Niger, Saint Vincent, and the Grenadines, Tunisia and Vietnam nations assumed charge as non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

Current Affairs Jan 3, Sports

1-India U-19 beat SA by 66 runs in Durban. India U-19 captain Priyam Garg scored 110 runs.

2-The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has asked the Chhattisgarh Olympic Association(COA) to re-amend its constitution.

3-Opener Prithvi Shaw injured his left shoulder ahead of New Zealand with the India ‘A’ team.

4- Veteran South Africa pacer Dale Steyn set for an international comeback for this year’s World T20.

Dale Steyn

5-Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma visited the global headquarters of Heartfulness in Kanha Shantivanam at Chegur near Hyderabad to embrace heartfulness meditation.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

6-Wrestlers Deepak Punia and Ravi Kumar Dahiya qualified for the Senior Asian Championship to be held in New Delhi from February 17-23.

7- Former Australia batsman Mark Waugh is against leg-byes, especially in T20s.

Mark Waugh

8-Punjab opener Shubman Gill allegedly abused the umpire after being given out in the Ranji match against Delhi at the I.S. Bindra Stadium.

9-2023 Asian Cup(Football) will take place in China.

10-West Indian cricket idol Chris Gayle joined TikTok.

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle

Current Affairs Jan 3, Films

1-A 45-year-old Kerala woman has filed a plea in the family court in Thiruvananthapuram claiming acclaimed playback singer Anuradha Paudwal her mother.

2- Actress Adah Sharma visited the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and interacted with the students.

Adah Sharma
Adah Sharma

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