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Current Affairs Questions on 19, 20 January 2020:
GSAT-30, India’s new communication satellite, was launched in the early hours of 17 January 2020 from Arianspace’s French Guiana launch station. This satellite is intended to replace which old communication satellite?
A. INSAT-4A
B. Aryabhatta
C. INMARSET-4A
D. INSAT-22
Answer: A
Explanation: GSAT-30 is a communication satellite providing high-quality television, telecommunications and broadcasting services. With a mission life of over 15 years, GSAT-30 will provide DTH television services, connectivity to VSATs for ATM, stock exchange, television uplinking and teleport services, Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) and e-governance applications. It replaces INSAT-4A a communication satellite with Ku and C-band transponders launched on 22 December 2005.

Which International organization has predicted reduced growth forecast of 5.8 percent for India in 2020?
A. World Bank
B. IMF
C. ADB
D. UNDP
Answer: B
Explanation: The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its January World Economic Outlook, has announced reduced growth forecasts for India to just 4.8 percent in 2019 and 5.8 percent in 2020.  The report also predicted downgrade in the global growth forecast for the next two years and largely credited the slowdown to India’s slow economic growth.

Which nation threatened to quit the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons deal?
A. Israel
B. Russia
C. US
D. Iran
Answer: D
Explanation: Iran announced on January 20, 2020 that it will consider withdrawing from the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) deal if the dispute over its nuclear programme goes before the United Nations Security Council.

Over 30,000 Bru refugees from Mizoram will be permanently settled in which northeastern state after a historic agreement was signed during January 2020?
A. West Bengal
B. Jharkhand
C. Assam
D. Tripura
Answer: D
Explanation: The Union Home Ministry on 16 January 2020 signed an agreement to end the 22-year-old Bru refugee crisis by facilitating their resettlement in Tripura. The refugees numbering over 34,000 belong to 5,300 families. They were forced to migrate from Mizoram following tribal unrest, back in 1997. This pact was signed by Chief Secretaries of Mizoram, Tripura and representatives of Bru tribes in the Ministry of Home Affairs' North Block office in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The Brus, spread across Tripura, Mizoram and parts of southern Assam, are the most populous tribe in Tripura. They are ethnically different from the Mizos, with their own distinct language and dialect.........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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