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7th Warmest year | 8/01/2020 Latest Current Affairs | Indian Current Affairs
- India Meteorological Department (IMD) released the warmest year report on 6th January. The 2019 year recorded as the 7th warmest year since 1901.
- The IMD report says that 1500 people died in the 2019 year due to floods, hot airs, and thunderstorms. Bihar is the state which effected mostly with the natural calamities in the year 2019.
- In the last year, 8 cyclones are recorded and 5 are from the Arabian sea. The hot air effect is less in 2019 when compared with the 2016 year. India recorded only 109 percent of rainfall in the 2019 year.
- Nearly, 400 people died in the months of March to June as per the IDM report. However, 2016 is the 1st warmest year for India. Thus, IDM with the new report is on 8 January 2020 current affairs.
Gandhiji Art Exhibition | 8 January 2020 Top 5 Current Affairs | International Current Affairs
- Mahatma Gandhi Art Exhibition started in Bangladesh on 7th Jan 2020.
- Indian High Commission in Bangladesh and Bangladesh Shilpkala Academy jointly conducted the Art Exhibition to remember the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
- H.M. Ibrahim and Mirza Azam inaugurated the Art Exhibition. Deputy High Commissioner to Bangladesh Bishwadip Dey is the chief guest and supported the Art exhibition event.
- The main reason for organizing this art exhibition is to promote the simplicity and truth of Gandhiji.
- The exhibition will hold for 10 days and it will show all the paintings of Gandhiji in all the freedom movements. Finally, Bangladesh with Mahatma Gandhi art exhibition became famous on 8 January 2020 current affairs.
31st International Kite Festival | 8/01/2020 Top 10 Current Affairs
- The 31st International Kite Festival started in the Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Vijay Rupani who is the Chief Minister of Gujarat inaugurated the 31st International kite festival.
- Gujarat is famous and became an identity for the Kites. Many foreign tourists will visit and attend the kite festival in Gujarat every year.
- Acharya Devvrat who is the Governor of Gujarat participated in the Gujarat kite festival. This festival will be held for a week from 7th Jan to 14th Jan.
- Nearly 1000 Kite fliers are going to fly kites in this festival. Besides, 150 kite flyers from 40 countries and 800 from 12 states of India are participating in the 31st International Kite Festival.
- Thus, Gujarat with 31st International Kite Festival is on 8 January 2020 current affairs.
Vikram Sarabhai Children Innovation Center | 8 Jan 2020 Top 10 Current Affairs
- Gujarat is planning to set up the Vikram Sarabhai Children Innovation Center (VSCIC). The reason for setting this innovation center is to identify, nurture and promote children’s innovation.
- Children’s Innovation Festival held on the 6th of Jan 2020. In this festival, Vijay Rupani who is the Gujarat Chief Minister announced that the government is initiating the innovation centers for students.
- Besides, Gujarat University Start-ups and Entrepreneurship Council (GUSEC) organized the Children’s Innovation Festival to identify and promote children’s innovations.
- Gujarat University and UNICEF are taking the lead for improving the skills of the students.
- Thus, Both UNICEF and Gujarat University agreed to set up the Vikram Sarabhai Children Innovation Center. Finally, Gujarat with Children’s Innovation Center is on 8 January 2020 current affairs.
New Jharkhand Assembly Speaker | 8/01/2020 Current Affairs | State Current Affairs
- Ravindra Nath Mahto elected as the new assembly speaker of Jharkhand state. Ravindra Nath Mahto belongs to the Nala constituency.
- Stephen Marandi who is the Protem Speaker of Jharkhand administered the oath to the Speaker Ravindra Nath Mahto. 1st term of Jharkhand assembly sessions started on the 6th of Jan 2020.
- On the second day of the assembly sessions, Ravindra Nath Mahto took oath as the speaker.
- Governor Draupadi Murmu and Chief Minister Hemant Soren are also in the speaker oath event.
- Mahto won the elections 3-times from the Nala assembly constitution. Finally, the new speaker of Jharkhand Ravindra Nath Mahto is on 8 January 2020 current affairs.
Lakshadweep’s First Super Specialty Hospital | 8 January 2020 Current Affairs | Indian Current Affairs
- Lakshadweep is planning to get the first Super Specialty Hospital in the Kavaratti. President Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stone for this super specialty hospital construction.
- Lakshadweep is a union territory which is having less medical hospitals with less equipment. So, President while in the 2 days visit to the Lakshadweep, laid the foundation for the hospital.
- Besides, President congratulated the Rahmath Begum for taking lead for constructing the super-specialty hospital.
- However, Rahmath Begum is the one person to get the Padmashri award in Lakshadweep.
- Lakshadweep Administrator Dineshwar Sharma also involved in the hospital funding and construction works. Thus, Lakshadweep with 1st super specialty hospital plan is on 8 January 2020 current affairs.
Vision Avatar | 8 Jan 2020 Current Affairs | Top 10 Current Affairs
- The Daimler-Benz electric car, made with the Hollywood blockbuster film ‘ Avatar’ Concept, directed by James Cameron. On 6th Jan 2020 unveiled in Las Vegas.
- Vision Avatar is this car’s name. It is a fully-electric car with a system of cross-drive.
- The body looks like a fish that swallowed up on the back because it looks like human breathing. Such a car has been announced by Mercedes-Benz.
- Working on a series to the 2009 Avatar movie, James Cameron introduced the concept car ‘Vision Avatar.’
- This car completely reversed and responds to the touch of the driver. When the hand lifted, the menu list will appear in front of the computer screen. Thus, Vision Avatar is on 8th January 2020 current affairs.
SpaceX launched 60 rockets | 8 Jan 2020 Free Current Affairs
- Space Exploration Technologies Corp launched 60 small rockets into space.
- SpaceX is the American aerospace manufacturing company. In these 60 rockets, one rocket named Falcon 9 rocket blasted in the sky and recycled by SpaceX.
- Elon Musk who is the founder and CEO of SpaceX says 59 satellites are successful for getting better inter-services. Last year, SpaceX launched the 120 satellites and these 60 will add up to the 120 satellites.
- SpaceX updated with the darkening treatment to lessen reflectivity. Elon Musk designed and manufactured the starship which is the largest rocket and can be reusable.
- Elon Musk and SpaceX became famous with the starship and continuing the launching of satellites. Finally, SpaceX with 60 new mini satellites is on 8 January 2020 current affairs.