12 Important Current Affairs For 19th January 2024

Americans are in for a unique yet somewhat bothersome experience this year – a rare double cicada emergence occurring after 221 years.


The draft Indian Stamp Bill, 2023, is open for public comments as the Finance Ministry aims to modernize stamp duty provisions, replacing the outdated 1899 Stamp Act.


Despite being the heads of Hindu monasteries founded by Adi Shankara, the four shankaracharyas will be absent from the inauguration of the Ram temple in Ayodhya on January 22.


In military strength rankings, the US takes the lead, with Russia and China following closely in the 2nd and 3rd positions.


The 2023 ASER survey concentrated on 14-to-18-year-old children in rural areas, focusing on their ability to apply reading and math skills in practical, everyday situations.


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On the occasion of the Pongal/Makar Sankranti festival, Prime Minister Narendra Modi fed Punganur cows from Andhra Pradesh at his residence in Delhi.


Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik recently revealed the Shree Mandir Parikrama Prakalpa (SMPP), a substantial development project surrounding Puri’s 12th-century Shree Jagannath Temple.


The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation introduced a new app named eSakshi this week, designed to track fund flow under the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) for 2023.


The 9th Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival (PPHF) is scheduled from January 18-20, 2024, in Arunachal Pradesh, focusing on wildlife conservation, particularly the hornbills in the Pakke Tiger Reserve.


The Assam government announced its decision to confer the Assam Baibhav award, the state’s highest civilian honor, to Member of Parliament and former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi.


After an almost nine-year hiatus, traditional Moh-Juj (buffalo) fights were reinstated in Ahatguri, Assam, with Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma attending the event to mark the revival of this cultural practice.


In a historic moment for Indian culture, PM Modi unveils Ram Mandir Stamps.