DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-09 JANUARY 2015
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1) THE 19TH NATIONAL YOUTH FESTIVAL BEGINS IN ASSAM
Ø The 19th National Youth Festival has begun in Guwahati, Assam.
Ø It is celebrated to mark 152nd birth anniversary of youth icon Swami Vivekananda.
Ø Theme – Youth for Clean, Green and Progressive India
1. Swami Vivekananda’s birthday is observed as:
a. National Youth Festival
b. National Sports Day
c. National Solidarity day
d. National Awareness Day
2) ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE MOTOR VEHICLES ACT, 1988, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT
Ø President Pranab Mukherjee signed as ordinance to amend the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988.
Ø This ordinance will pave the way for plying of e-rickshaws on roads of National Capital region.
Ø Article 123 of Indian Constitution empowered President to issue ordinance when Parliament is not in Session
1. Which vehicle under newly amended Motor Vehicle Act 1988 has been considered:
a. e- rickshaw
b. e- car
3) WOMEN ON REPUBLIC DAY PRADE
Ø The armed forces for the first time will have all-women marching contingent in the Republic Day parade.
Ø U.S. President, Barack Obama will be Chief Guest on this Republic Day.
Ø ‘Naari-Shakti’ is main theme of the parade as suggested by Prime Minister NarendraModi.
1. What is the theme of 65th Republic Day Parade
a. Naari Shakti
c. Enlightenment of women
d. Self –reliance of women
4) P.M. INAUGRATES DANDI KUTIR MUSEUM IN GUJARAT
Ø P.M has inaugurated the DandiKutir Museum in Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Ø It was inaugurated on the 13th edition of ParvasiBhartiya Divas and 7th edition of Vibrant Gujarat.
Ø It is the biggest permanent museum in the world based on life of one person –Mahatma Gandhi.
Ø It is a state-of-art three storey museum based upon the life and works of Mahatma Gandhi
1. Where is DandiKutir Museum Inaugrated
5) KAILASH SATYARTHI’S PRIZE FOR DISPLAY AT RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN MUSEUM
Ø KailashSatyarthi dedicated his prize to nation.
Ø Kailashsatyarthi won Nobel Peace Prize, 2014 for his campaign against Child Labour (BachpanBachaoAndolan)
1. Who among the following Indian has won Nobel Peace Prize, 2014
c. Aziz Qureshi