March 8, 2020 GKmojo

January 2024


  • National girl child Day: 24 January 2024
     Theme “Saving our Girls: Educating our Girls.”

  • National Tourism Day: 25 January 2024
    The theme for this year is ‘Sustainable Journeys, Timeless Memories.’


  • Mr. Gabriel Attal, The member of Renaissance Party, has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of France. He is the youngest till date at the age of 34.

  • Sheikh Hasina wins 5th Term as Bangladesh Prime Minister in election

  • Indra Mani Pandey assumed role of BIMSTEC Secretary General.

  • The government has appointed Arvind Panagariya, former Niti Aayog vice chairman and Columbia University professor, as the chairman of the 16th Finance Commission.


  • PCI Launches UPI-PayNow Linkage For Cross-Border Remittances Between India And Singapore

  • The 74-page document titled “The Indian Economy: A Review” authored Chief Economic Adviser V Anantha Nageswaran and his team presents a comprehensive analysis of India’s economic journey over the past ten years.

  • Switzerland-India Free Trade Agreement Concluded After 16-Year Negotiation Saga

  • Indian Stock Market Surpasses Hong Kong, Ranks 4th Globally.


  • Indian Army declared 2024 as ‘Year of Technology Absorption’

  • PM inaugurates 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik, Maharashtra

  • India to host UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee in 2024

  • 2024 Henley Passport Index; India ranks 80th
  • Himalayan Wolf has been assessed for the first time on the IUCN Red List, categorizing it as “Vulnerable.”

  • International Purple Fest 2024
    The venue: Panaji Goa
    International Purple Fest 2024, India’s first-of-its-kind inclusive festival that celebrates persons with disabilities, held from 08 to 13 January 2024

  • Red Ant Chutney from Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district got GI Tag.


  • Bharat Ratna 2024
    Shri Karpoori Thakur: The former Chief Minister of Bihar, popularly known as Jan Nayak, who has been chosen to be awarded the Bharat Ratna.
  • Padma Vibhushan

    Art : Ms. Vyjayantimala Bali

    Art : Shri Konidela Chiranjeevi

    Public Affairs :Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu

    Social Work :Shri Bindeshwar Pathak (Posthumous)

    Art :Ms. Padma Subramanyam

  • 81st Golden Globe Awards

    Best Motion Picture (Drama): Oppenheimer directed Christopher Nolan

    Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy): Poor Things directed Yorgos Lanthimos

    Best Actor (Drama): Cilian Murphy for Oppenheimer

    Best Actress (Drama): Lily Gladstone for Killers of the Flower Moon

    Best Director: Christopher Nolan for Oppenheimer


  • FIFA The Best Awards 2023

    1. Best FIFA Men’s Player: Lionel Messi (Argentina)
    2. Best FIFA Women’s Player: Aitana Bonmati (Spain)

  • Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, 2023

    1. Shri Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty (Badminton)
    2. Shri Satwik Sai Rankireddy (Badminton)

  • Australian Open 2024
    Men’s SinglesJannik Sinner (Italy)Daniil Medvedev (Russia)
    Women’s SinglesAryna Sabalenka (Belarus)Zheng Qinwen (China)