10th January 2019 Current Affairs
National Consultation on Child Protection


On 8th January 2019, The First 'National Consultation on Child Protection 2019 was held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi under the chairmanship of the Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development.

• The meeting was organized to follow up on the exercise of monitoring of the CCIs by States/UTs, to deliberate upon various aspects of child protection and to take stock of the efforts made by States/UTs regarding improvements in the Child Care Institutions.


Se Tseng-chang appointed as Taiwan Prime Minister


• Se Tseng-chang has appointed as Taiwan Prime Minister.

• He is a former premier appointed in 2006 by then-President Chen Shui bain but resigned in 2007 to contest the 2008 presidential elections, which he lost to Ma Ying-jeou of the Kuomintang Party.


World Hindi Day celebrated on 10 January 


• World Hindi day is celebrated on 10th January every year.

• The first World Hindi Conference was inaugurated by Indra Gandhi, was held in 1975.

• First World Hindi Day was celebrated on 10th January 2006.

• National Hindi Diwas is celebrated on14th September every year.


 Dr. Siwan K appointed as new Chairman of ISRO


• Dr. Siwan K has appointed as new Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation. His tenure will have three years.

• He succeeded A S Kiran Kumar.

• He is a graduate in aeronautical engineering from Institute of Technology(Madras). ME from Indian Institute of Science(IISC).


RBI Provides USD 400 million swap to Sri Lanka's central Bank


• Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has agreed to provide USD $400 million under a swap arrangement to boost the Island nation's reserves.

• It stated that a further request to the RBI for another SWAP arrangement of USD 1 billion "under consideration".These are to be made available under the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) SWAP facility. 


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