Q1. Name the first person to win the FIFA World Cup as both a player and coach who was as instrumental a figure as any in Brazil's rise to prominence as a global football power and who died recently ?
Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal on Jan 5 tendered her resignation after the Aam Aadmi Party announced her candidature for the Rajya Sabha elections.
The Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change submits proposals for Wetland City Accreditation (WCA) under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands for the cities of Indore, Bhopal and Udaipur.
India is projected to grow at 6.2 per cent in 2024, supported by robust domestic demand and strong growth in the manufacturing and services sectors, the United Nations has said.
Myanmar's military government on Jan 4 pardoned nearly 10,000 prisoners to mark the 76th anniversary of gaining independence from Britain, but it wasn't immediately clear if any of those released included the thousands of political detainees jailed for opposing army rule.
The Nepal government has suspended the issuance of work permits to its citizens to travel to Russia and Ukraine following the death of at least 10 Nepalese citizens who joined the Russian Army in the ongoing war between the two neighbours.
The Islamic State jihadist group said on Jan 4 that it carried out twin bombings which killed at least 84 people at a memorial ceremony in Iran for slain Revolutionary Guards general Qasem Soleimani.
State-owned GAIL (India) Limited announced on Jan 5 the signing of a long-term LNG deal with the commodity trader Vital Asia Pte Ltd. The agreement involves the supply of approximately one million metric tons of LNG per annum to India for about 10 years, commencing in 2026.