Current Affairs 30 Jan, 2019

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CISF, ICAR and Tripura received the award for the best Tableau in Republic Day Parade

  • Defence minister, Nirmala Sitharaman presented the First Prize to the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for its representation of Tableau on ‘Kisan Gandhi’ with the theme :“Mishrit Kheti, Khushiyon Ki Kheti” under the central ministries and departments category.
  • Tripura bagged the best state tableau for its float based on the theme of ‘Empowering Rural Economy the Gandhian Way’ 
  • The CISF’s float was based on the theme ‘Securing National Assets – 50 Glorious Years’ 

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Former defence minister George Fernandes passed away

  • Former defence minister Geroge Fernandes breath his last due to prolonged illness of Alzhemier’s disease.He passed away at the age of 88.
  • During his regime as the Defence Minister in Atal Bihari Govt,Fernandes oversaw the Pokhran nuclear tests of 1998 and the Kargil war in 1999.

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