News For 29th-Jan (Monday)

1.India is likely to resume Iran crude oil imports due to Houthi threat. Houthis are allies of Iran & therefore not likely to attack Iranian cargo.
2. China is requesting India to lift investment curbs, because of which China has incurred a loss of $8 billion. In response, India has stated that, *"India could ease its heightened scrutiny of Chinese investments if the two countries' border remained peaceful"*
3. The Indian govt has supported Afghans in tackling *locusts problem*, by providing 40,000 liters of Malathion, an eco-friendly pesticide.
4. Switzerland and India have finalized a free trade agreement (FTA) after 16 years of negotiations. The agreement is expected to create jobs both in India & Switzerland.


1. The Govt has announced the  *‘Pradhan Mantri Suryodaya Yojana,’* targeting the installation of rooftop solar panels on one crore households.
2. *Ram Mandir* was inaugurated in Ayodhya on 22nd Jan. The event was attended by 7000 dignitaries.
3.*Karpoori Thakur,* a prominent Gandhian socialist leader and former Bihar chief minister was awarded the  *‘Bharat Ratna’* posthumously.

1. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced Rohit sharma as captain of ODI team of the year.
2.Wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya Claimed Bronze medal at France’s Grand Prix.
3.India’s Man Singh claimed the gold medal at the Asian Marathon Championships 2024 with a personal best timing of two hours 14 minutes and 19 seconds in Hong Kong.


1.Airbus of France & Tata Group, are Jointly going to Manufacture H125 Helicopters in India.
2.India is set to export the BrahMos missile systems to the Philippines, marking its largest-ever defense contract with a foreign nation.
< < Back