Current Affairs Jan 5, 2020- National, International, Sports & Others

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Current Affairs Jan 5, 2020, National


1- Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has reached AIIMS to meet injured the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

2-Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) Aeronautical Systems Director General Tessy Thomas said Science & tech essential tool for development.


3-The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Director General Trilochan Mohapatra said India worships women but do not promote them in science.


4-The Indian Navy has kicked off a first-ever three-dimensional ‘Maha-Navy Connect 2020’ in Maharashtra.


5-The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has questioned the Congress leader Navjot Sidhu’s silence on Nankana Sahib attack in Pakistan.


Navjot Sidhu

6- Himachal Pradesh is encouraging natural farming with an aim to become a pioneer in the field by 2022.


7- Over 12,000 medical practitioners from all over India and 50 odd countries to meet the four-day international conference and to discuss medical health in Taj city i.e Agra.


8Union Home Minister Amit Shah has accused Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and former Congress President Rahul Gandhi of misleading people on CAA.

Amit Shah

9-The 88th birthday of senior BJP leader Kalyan Singh was celebrated at his Mall Avenue residence in Lucknow.

Kalyan Singh

10-Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in the country to shortlists, migrants, from Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan, eligible for citizenship under the new Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).


11-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi calling him unwavering personality on his 86th birthday.

Narendra Modi

12-The Uttar Pradesh government has banned the use of spiked metal bits for horses over the objection raised by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India.


13-All India Majilis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi to hoist the national flag at historic Charminar in Hyderabad on Jan 25 midnight against Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).


Asaduddin Owaisi

14- SGFI- School Games Federation of India

AIFF- All India Football Federation


Current Affairs Jan 5, 2020, International

1-UAE-based Indian autistic nineteen-year-old Rohithparithi Ramakrishnan fulfills dream with memory, though she was deemed unfit for school.


2-Israeli settlement activity in Palestine has been increased by 70 percent in 2019.


3- The United States President Donald Trump has threatened 52 Iranian targets if Tehran retaliates.


Donald Trump

4-The Canadian-commanding NATO has suspended training mission in Iraq.


Current Affairs Jan 5, 2020, Sports

1- Squash player Anahat Singh made for the final of British Junior Open squash meet in Birmingham.


2-India’s opening T20 international against Sri Lanka gets called off due to damp pitch in Guwahati.


3-Former India opener Krishnamachari Srikkanth has picked K.L. Rahul over Shikhar Dhawan for the T20 World Cup squad.

Krishnamachari Srikkanth

4-Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting is against in favor of four-day Tests, a day after India skipper Virat Kohli spoke on similar lines.

Ricky Ponting

5-Former India captain MS Dhoni posted the video of his daughter Ziva playing the guitar and singing on Instagram with a caption: ‘Snow brings the best out of her.’

MS Dhoni

6-Former Sweden Football star Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s statue toppled by vandals at Malmo (Sweden).


Zlatan Ibrahimovic

7-England pace spearhead James Anderson goes past Ian Botham and Ravichandran Ashwin to take 28th fifer in Tests.

James Anderson

8-Maharashtra team won gold at the 28th Sub Junior Artistic Gymnastics National Championship 2019.


9-Canterbury batsman Leo Carter has become 4th batsman in T20s to hit six sixes in an over.


10-The Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) gold medallist(air-rifle) Abhinav Shaw’s father Rupesh Kumar Shaw said he named his son after Abhinav Bindra.


11-Virat Kohli has received a special gift from his fan in Guwahati ahead of playing against Sri Lanka in the first affair of the three-match T20I rubber.

Virat Kohli

12-Former India opener Gautam Gambhir said the ICC’s proposal of four-day Test matches is a ridiculous idea.

Gautam Gambhir

Current Affairs Jan 5, 2020, Films

1- Deepika Padukone has celebrated her 34th birthday with acid victims in Lucknow.

Deepika Padukone

2- Actress Deepika Padukone received a grand welcome from her fans on joining the TikTok platform. She got 1.2 mn followers on TikTok in less than 12 hrs.


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