January Monthly Current Affairs 2024 For Competition Exams


Current events and news are crucial for every competitive examination. Every month's news gives details on all the significant events taking place in the nation and around the globe during that month. In all significant exams in India, questions about current events are also included. We have provided the January 2024 One Liner Current Affairs, which will be helpful for your competitive exams.

National Current Affairs 2024 For January Month

  1. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the first Sainik School for girls in Mathura, UP.
  2. India's first submarine tourism will be launched in the state of Gujarat.
  3. The Central Government has appointed Arvind Panagariya as the Chairman of the 16th Finance Commission.
  4. PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Kochi-Lakshadweep Islands Submarine Optical Fiber Connection.
  5. B.R. Kamboj was presented with the MS Swaminathan Award.
  6. Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary was recently included in the Swadesh Darshan 2.0 scheme.
  7. 'Rahat Vani Kendra' was inaugurated for early warning of disaster in Uttar Pradesh.
  8. Reliance Industries has become the first company to achieve SCC-Plus certification.
  9. The Defense Ministry has signed a contract worth Rs 802 crore for the purchase of military equipment.
  10. Self-reliant India Utsav 2024 is being organised at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi.
  11. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister inaugurates a five-day winter carnival in Manali.
  12. Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar inaugurates the 'NCC Republic Day Camp' 2024.
  13. The Central Government has allocated Rs 4,797 crore for the 'Earth Science Scheme'.
  14. Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur inaugurated 'Beach Games' at 'Ghoghla Beach'.
  15. 'Kadiyaal Saree' belongs to West Bengal which recently got a GI tag.
  16. Tata Power has recently announced an investment of Rs 70,000 crore in the state of Tamil Nadu.
  17. A training program was organized under the Amrit Dharohar Capacity Building Scheme at Chilka Lake.
  18. Piyush Goyal inaugurates the 'Indus Food 2024' exhibition.
  19. The Krishna Godavari Basin deep-sea project in the Bay of Bengal is being operated by ONGC.
  20. Recently 'College Phagthansi Mission' was started in Manipur.
  21. A two-day regional conference on e-governance is being organized in Guwahati.
  22. Recently 'Chandubi Mahotsav' was celebrated in Assam.
  23. 'Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas' is celebrated every year on 9 January.
  24. The 27th National Youth Festival will be organized in Nashik.
  25. World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on 10 January.
  26. Ritesh Pai has recently been appointed by Indian fintech 'PhonePe' as the CEO of its international payments business.
  27. Indian Navy's multinational exercise 'Milan'-24 will be organized in Visakhapatnam.
  28. Under the new Republic Day agreement, states have been allowed to present the tableau in three years.
  29. Indore and Surat received the cleanest city award in the category of population of more than one lakh in the Swachh Survekshan Awards 2023.
  30. Two cities Varanasi and Prayagraj have received the 'Cleanest Ganga City' award in the Swachh Survekshan 2023.
  31. PM Modi inaugurated the 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik (Maharashtra).
  32. New generation 'Akash' surface-to-air missile is successfully tested.
  33. National Youth Day is celebrated every year on 12th January to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
  34. Famous classical singer Prabha Atre, associated with 'Kirana Gharana', passed away recently.
  35. The theme of Indian Army Day in the year 2024 is "In the Service of the Nation".
  36. 'International Camel Festival' was organized in Bikaner, Rajasthan.
  37. Indian Army Day is celebrated every year on 15 January.
  38. The Indian Army has recently launched the Secure Army Mobile Ecosystem 'Sambhav'.
  39. The ship 'Cheetah' was recently decommissioned from the Indian Navy.
  40. President Draupadi Murmu inaugurates the 5th edition of the Meghalaya Games.
  41. The 12th General Assembly of the Asian Buddhist Conference for Peace is being held in New Delhi.
  42. The Maharashtra government has signed an agreement with Inox Air Products for the state's first green ammonia plant.
  43. Ranjan Gogoi will be honoured with the highest honour of Assam state 'Assam Vaibhav'.
  44. India ranks fourth among the world's most powerful armies in the Global Firepower Ranking.
  45. PM Narendra Modi launches a series of commemorative postage stamps dedicated to Ayodhya's Ram temple.
  46. India's first solar-powered boat will be operated in the Saryu River.
  47. PM Narendra Modi launches 8 AMRUT projects in Solapur city of Maharashtra.
  48. 'Mahtari Vandana Yojana' has recently been started by the Chhattisgarh state government.
  49. The Central Government has allocated Rs 302 crore for setting up artificial reef units in Kerala.
  50. IIT Madras ties up with Altair to launch eMobility simulation lab.
  51. The World Economic Forum will set up a centre based on 'Health Care and Life Sciences' in Telangana, India.
  52. Asia's largest aviation expo, Wings India 2024, is being organized in Hyderabad.
  53. A 125-foot-tall bronze statue of Dr BR Ambedkar was inaugurated in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
  54. PM Narendra Modi led the main ritual of the much-awaited consecration ceremony of Shri Ram Lalla in Ayodhya.
  55. Chandrakant Sompura is the chief architect of the construction of the Ayodhya Ram temple.
  56. Pendyala Lakshmi Priya is related to Kuchipudi dance, Kuchipudi was awarded the Prime Minister's National Children's Award 2024.
  57. Sony Group has cancelled the proposed $10 billion media merger deal with Zee Entertainment Enterprises.
  58. The India International Science Festival was organized in the state of Haryana.
  59. Pradhan Mantri Suryodaya Yojana is related to rooftop solar panels.
  60. 'Parakram Diwas' is celebrated every year in India on 23 January.
  61. Union Health Minister recently laid the foundation stone of 'Khodaldham Trust Cancer Hospital in the state of Gujarat.
  62. Dr Ritu Karidhal Srivastava and Naveen Tiwari were honoured with 'Uttar Pradesh Gaurav Samman' by the Uttar Pradesh Government.
  63. PM Modi inaugurated the 'Bharat Parv' program from the Red Fort on the occasion of 'Parakram Diwas' (23 January).
  64. 60 Parachute Field Hospital (UP) was awarded the Subhash Chandra Bose Disaster Management Award-2024 in the 'Institutional Category'.
  65. Indian delegation to visit Zambia for copper exploration and mining projects.
  66. Karpoori Thakur will be awarded Bharat Ratna (posthumously), he was the former Chief Minister of Bihar.
  67. National Girl Child Day is celebrated every year on 24 January.
  68. The documentary film 'To Kill a Tiger' nominated for Oscar 2024 has been directed by Nisha Pahuja.
  69. Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar inaugurated the All India Campaign 'Our Constitution, Our Respect'.
  70. The Central Government will honour 31 people with 'Jeevan Raksha Padak' on Republic Day this year.
  71. The theme of National Voters' Day 2024 is 'Nothing like voting, I definitely vote'.
  72. President Draupadi Murmu inaugurated the new building 'Kaushal Bhawan' of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
  73. National Voters' Day is celebrated every year on 25 January.
  74. Punjab State Government has recently started the 'Road Safety Force'.
  75. Tata has signed a deal with Airbus to set up India's first private helicopter assembly line.
  76. The film 12th Fail won the Best Popular Film Award at the Filmfare Awards 2024.
  77. Recently the foundation stone of North-East India's first Naturopathy Hospital was laid in Dibrugarh.

International Monthly Current Affairs 2024 For January Month

  1. The United Nations Security Council has made Hamid Karzai a special envoy for peace in Afghanistan.
  2. India has started its tenure as a member of the United Nations Statistical Commission for 4 years.
  3. Recently, French Prime Minister Elizabeth Bourne has resigned.
  4. 'Cillian Murphy' won the Best Actor award for the Best Performance in a Motion Picture, Drama category at the Golden Globes 2024.
  5. India will chair the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in July this year.
  6. Gabriel Atal has been named as the new Prime Minister of France.
  7. Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the chief guest of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit.
  8. The Indian Army is conducting a joint military exercise 'SADA TANSEEQ' with Saudi Arabia.
  9. Indian company Zydus has received approval for generic medicines from the US health regulator.
  10. Emmanuel Macron (President of France) is the chief guest of the Republic Day 2024 celebrations this year.
  11. Microsoft has become the second company in the world to cross the market capitalization of Rs 3 trillion.
  12. The Union Cabinet has recently approved a MoU with the country of Oman for cooperation in the information technology sector.
  13. Dennis Francis (Trinidad and Tobago) is the President of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly and is currently on a tour of India.
  14. According to a recent report by Forbes, the US dollar is ranked 10th in the list of the world's strongest currencies.
  15. According to a recent report by Forbes, the world's strongest currency is 'Kuwaiti Dinar'.
  16. The first government of the new 'Emir' of Kuwait has been formed under Emir Sheikh Meshaal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.
  17. The drama "Beef" won the award for Best Limited Drama Edition at the Emmy Awards 2024.
  18. Succession won the title of 'Best Drama Series' at the 75th Emmy Awards.
  19. Maritime exercise 'Ayutthaya' is conducted between the Indian Navy and Thailand Navy.
  20. Argentina has signed an agreement with India for the exploration and mining of lithium.
  21. Switzerland to host 'Global Peace Summit' on Ukraine
  22. Sheikh Hasina will take oath as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh for the fourth consecutive time.
  23. Joint military exercise 'Desert Cyclone' is conducted between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  24. Oppenheimer film wins best film award at Golden Globes 2024

Sports Current Affairs January 2024

  1. Anahat Singh won the Scottish Junior Open Squash Under-19 title.
  2. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has banned Odisha cricketer Sumit Sharma for two years.
  3. The Indian team won the gold medal in the men's 10-meter air pistol team event in the Asian Olympic Qualifiers.
  4. Odisha Mining Corporate Limited will be honoured with the 'National Sports Promotion Award' 2023 for Corporate Social Responsibility.
  5. Christopher Nolan wins Best Director-Motion Picture at Golden Globes 2024 |
  6. The ICC has included two Indians KAN Padmanabhan and Narayanan Kutty in the list of match officials for the upcoming Under-19 Men's World Cup.
  7. Aman Sehrawat won the gold medal in the 57 kg category in the Zagreb Open 2024 wrestling tournament.
  8. Divyakriti Singh has become the first female athlete to win the Arjuna Award for equestrian sports.
  9. The International Hockey Federation has signed an agreement with Viacom 18 to broadcast hockey tournaments.
  10. Yogesh Singh won the gold medal in the men's 25m standard pistol event at the Asian Shooting Championship 2024.
  11. Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka) has become the fastest bowler to take 7 wickets in an ODI International match.
  12. Rohit Sharma has become the first male cricketer to play 150 matches in T20 International.
  13. Lionel Messi was awarded the Best FIFA Men's Player Award.
  14. Rameshbabu Praggnanand (Chennai, Tamil Nadu) has become India's number one chess player by defeating Vishwanathan Anand.
  15. Deepti Sharma wins the Women's Player of the Month award for December 2023.
  16. Pat Cummins wins men's 'Player of the Month' award for the month of December 2023 |
  17. Sue Redfearn (England) will be the first impartial female umpire appointed by the ICC for a bilateral series.
  18. Rohit Sharma made the record of scoring most centuries in T20 International.
  19. In badminton, Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei) recently won the 'India Open 2024' women's singles title.
  20. Shubhman Gill wins 'Polly Umargar' award at BCCI Awards 2024 for session 2022-23
  21. Man Singh has become the second Indian to win a gold medal in the Asian Marathon Championships.
  22. Suryakumar Yadav wins ICC Men's T20I Cricketer of the Year award.
  23. Colonel C. Farooq Engineer and Ravi Shastri were given the Naidu Lifetime Achievement BCCI Award 2024.
  24. Hayley Matthews (West Indies) was recently named the ICC Women's T20I Cricketer of the Year for the year 2023.
  25. Jannik Sinner (Italy) won the men's singles title at the Australian Open 2024.
  26. Female cricketer Deepti Sharma has been appointed by the Uttar Pradesh government to the post of DSP in UP Police.
  27. Aryna Sabalenka (Belarusian) won the Australian Open 2024 women's singles title.
  28. Rohan Bopanna (India) and Matthew Ebden (Australia) won the men's doubles title at the Australian Open 2024.
  29. Tanmay Agarwal has become the fastest batsman to score a triple century in first-class cricket.
  30. Netherlands wins FIH Hockey 5S Women's World Cup title
  31. Divyansh Singh Panwar won the round in the men's 10m air rifle shooting event at the ISSF World Cup 2024.
  32. This year two badminton players Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy were awarded the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.
  33. 26 players including Mohammed Shami were honored with Arjuna Award.

Latest Appointment In January 2024

  1. Vivek Srivastava has been appointed as Director General of Fire Services, Civil Defense and Home Guards.
  2. Kiran Deshmukh has recently taken over as the 'Chief of Material' of the Navy.
  3. Admiral B Shivakumar has recently taken charge as the Controller of Warship Production and Procurement in the Navy.
  4. Ravindra Kumar Tyagi has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Power Grid Corporation.
  5. Lieutenant General Nagendra Singh has recently taken command of 'Chetak Corps' as General Officer Commanding.
  6. Justice BR Gavai has recently been appointed Chairman of the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee.
  7. Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi has been appointed as the Deputy Chief of the Indian Naval Staff.
  8. Ashwini Gupta has been appointed as the new CEO of 'Adani Ports'.
  9. The Central Government has appointed Sameer Kumar Sinha to the post of Additional Secretary and Director General (Acquisition) in the Ministry of Defence.
  10. Vice Admiral AN Pramod has been appointed as the 'Director General of Naval Operations' in the Indian Navy.
  11. Rear Admiral Shantanu Jha has been appointed as the Chief Staff Officer (Operations) of the Eastern Naval Command.
  12. Daljit Singh Chaudhary was recently appointed Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
  13. Justice Prasanna B Varale has recently taken oath as the new judge of the Supreme Court.
  14. Sudhansh Pant has recently been appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Rajasthan.
  15. Satnam Singh Sandhu has been nominated by President Draupadi Murmu to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament.

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