? India was ranked 51st in the “Democracy Index 2019: A year of democratic setbacks and popular protest” released by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
? The investment limit for Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) in government and corporate bonds have been raised by the Reserve Bank of India.
? India celebrates National Girl Child Day every year on 24th January.
? Russia will be the theme country of the 44th edition of the International Kolkata Book Fair.
? Reliance Jio has become the 1st telecom operator to facilitate UPI payments feature through its platform.
? The Greece Parliament has elected Katerina Sakellaropoulou as the country’s first female president.
? Women with wheels’, a unique taxi service has been launched at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi.
? International Day of Education is celebrated globally on 24th January. The theme of International Day of Education 2020 is ‘Learning for people, planet, prosperity and peace’.
? A half-humanoid robot ‘Vyommitra’ has been unveiled by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for Gaganyaan Space Mission.
? The Economist Intelligence Unit has released the 12th edition of the “Democracy Index 2019: A year of democratic setbacks and popular protest”.
? Norway has topped the “Democracy Index 2019: A year of democratic setbacks and popular protest” released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
? India’s first Mahatma Gandhi convention centre opens in Niger.
? Maharashtra has topped the medals tally of the 3rd season of the Khelo India Youth Games.
? Shivangi Sharma of Assam has won five gold and two silver in swimming and became the most successful female player of the Khelo India Youth Games.
? The 3rd season of the Khelo India Youth Games were recently held in Guwahati.