Daily Current Affairs Update of 29 January 2015

Daily Current Affairs Update of 29 January 2015


Politics

  • 66th Republic Day celebrated on 26th January 2015 under the theme of ‘Women Empowerment (Nari Shakti). The Chief Guest was President of USA Barack Obama. 
  • A Smart City App namely ‘Smart Chandigarh’ launched by Chandigarh on 27th January 2015 to create awareness on consumer rights. 

Deaths

  • Jaswant Singh Rajput, the famous Hockey Olympian, died on 28th January 2015. 

Appointments

  • K. Durga Prasad appointed as Special DG of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on 27th January 2015. CRPF was established in the year 1939. 
  • Dr.S. Jaishankar appointed as Foreign Secretary succeeded by Sujatha Singh. 

Daily Current Affairs Update of 29 January 2015
Daily Current Affairs Update of 29 January 2015

Awards

  • Wing Commander Puja Thakur became first lady to lead inter-service Guard of Honour on 25th January 2015. 
  • Arundhati Subramaniam won Khushwant Singh Memorial Prize for Poetry on 24th January 2015.
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