26 january current affairs 2024 in English

The Constitution was implemented in India on January 26, 1950, hence this day is celebrated as Republic Day.

26 January 1949- The Constitution of India was handed over to the President of the Constituent Assembly, Dr. Rajendra Prasad. The Constitution of India was prepared on this day, 26 January 1950. C. Rajagopalachari left the post of the last Governor General of India. Dr. Rajendra Prasad assumed the post of the first President of the country.

Along with this, you will know the question answers of current affairs based on important events happening on 26 January 2024.

26 January 2024 Current affairs

1. Which Republic Day will be celebrated in India in 2024?

Answer (b) 75th

Explain – India is celebrating its 75th Republic Day on 26 January 2024. The theme of 75th Republic Day is Developed Bharat’ and ‘Bharat’ – Mother of Democracy.

The Chief Guest on this special day is French President Emmanuel Macron and a 33-member band contingent and 95-member marching contingent from France are also participating in the 75th Indian Republic Day Parade 2024.

For the first time, a women’s Tri-Service Contingent will march in the parade.

2. National Tourism Day is celebrated every year on _______ January.

Answer – (a) 25th

Explain – National Tourism Day is celebrated every year on 25 January. The theme of National Tourism Day – 2024 is Stable Journey, Timeless Memory.

National Tourism Day was first celebrated in 1948 by the Government of India. Its objective was to promote popular tourist destinations across the country and preserve the country’s cultural heritage.

3. The world’s first melanistic tiger safari will be set up in which state of India?
(a) Orissa
(c) Gujarat
(d) Madhya Pradesh

Answer (a) Orissa

Explain – Odisha state government will set up the world’s first melanistic tiger safari in Mayurbhanj district. Simlipal Tiger Reserve of Odisha is the only tiger reserve in the world, where melanistic tigers are found.

Melanistic tigers are those which have wide black stripes on their body. This is not a different tiger. Only due to genetic mutation, the color of these tigers becomes black.

4. How many people were recently awarded the Jeevan Raksha Padak Series Award-2023?

Answer (a)31

Explain – On January 25, President Draupadi Murmu has approved the award of Jeevan Raksha Padak Series Award- 2023 to 31 persons. In the Jeevan Raksha Padak Series Award- 2023, 03 Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak, 07 Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak and 21 Jeevan Raksha Padak will be awarded. Will be done.

The beginning of the Jeevan Raksha Padak series is considered to be from 1961 and this award is given to a person for saving his life during disasters. This award is given in three categories – Best Jeevan Raksha Padak, Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak, Jeevan Raksha Padak.


5. African country Cameroon has started the world’s first malaria vaccine program for children?
(b) Kenya
(c) Peru
(d) None of these

Answer (a)Cameroon

Explain – The objective of the Malaria Vaccine Program is to protect children in the country from deadly diseases like malaria. The name of the malaria vaccine is Moscirix. Under the Malaria Vaccine Program, a target has been set to vaccinate about 2,50,000 children next year.

6.Vaibhav Fellowship Scheme is related to which ministry?
(a)Ministry of Science and Technology
(b) Ministry of Human Development
(c) Ministry of Scheduled Castes and Tribes
(d) Finance Ministry

Answer (a)Ministry of Science and Technology

Explain – Recently the Central Government has announced to provide Vaibhav Fellowship under Vaibhav Fellowship Scheme to 22 scientists of Indian origin for study and research in areas like artificial intelligence and quantum technologies.

7. Exercise Steadfast Defender 2024, organized by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, began on _________.
(a)26 January 2025
(b)January 24, 2024
(c)27 January 2024
(d) 28 January 2024

Answer – (b) January 24, 2024

Explain – EXERCISE STEADFAST DEFENDER 2024 is being organized in the trans-Atlantic region.

31 NATO members and about 90,000 soldiers, sailors and airmen of Sweden participated in this war exercise.


8. Who has been awarded the ICC men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year – 2023?
(a) Virat Kohli
(b) Ravindra Jadeja
(c) Rajendra
(d) Suryakumar Yadav

Answer -(a) Virat Kohli

Explain – Virat Kohli has been selected ICC men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2023. This is Virat Kohli’s 10th ICC Award.

9.How many people will be honored with the Padma Award?


Explain – The central government announced 132 Padma awards on Thursday. It has been announced to give Padma Vibhushan to 5 personalities including former Vice President Bankeya Naidu.

Apart from this, 17 Padma Bhushan and 100 Padma Shri will be given. Rohan Bopann, who recently became world number one, will be given Padma Bhushan. 4 Padma Shri have come from Madhya Pradesh.

Kaluram Bamnia, Omprakash Sharma will be given Padma Shri in the field of art, Bhagwati Lal Rajpurohit in literature and education while Satendra Singh Lohia will be given Padma Shri in the field of sports.

10.________ heroes will get gallantry awards?


Explain – 277 heroes will receive gallantry awards, among them 3 are MP Police officers. Hawk Force Inspector Anshuman Singh Chauhan, Head Constable Atul Kumar Shukla and Head Constable Manoj Kumar Kapse will be given this award.

They destroyed DVCM Ganesh, carrying a reward of Rs 29 lakh, and Rajesh alias Nanda Vanjam, carrying a reward of Rs 20 lakh, on the night of 30 November 2022 in Garhi, Balaghat.


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