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News Digest

News Digest: January 1-5, 2019

Round-up
of Top 10 Important News Events

January 1

  • Veteran actor, screenwriter and director Kader Khan, 81, dies of supranuclear palsy in Canada.

  • Jair Messias Bolsonaro starts his four-year term as the 38th President of Brazil.

  • Over 35 lakh women form a 620 km-long human wall across national highways of Kerala to uphold gender equality.

  • Ex-MLA Raju Singh shoots a female guest Archana Gupta during celebratory firing at a New Year’s eve party in Delhi.

  • Sudhir Bhargava sworn in as Chief Information Commissioner in the Central Information Commission.

  • Telangana’s High Court, 25th High Court in the country, starts functioning.

January 2

  • Cricket coach Ramakant Achrekar, 86, dies of old age ailments in Mumbai.

  • Bindu and Kanaka Durga become the first Indian women to enter the largest annual pilgrimage in the world, Kerala’s Sabarimala Temple, since Supreme Court’s verdict on the same.

January 3

  • China’s Change 4 becomes the first human made object to land on moon’s farside.

January 5

  • Bengaluru Bulls beat Gujarat Fortunegiants in the finale of the sixth season of Pro Kabbadi League in India.