Daily : January 9, 2018

18th All India Whips’ Conference

18th All India Whips’ Conference

Question: Where has 18th All India Whips’ Conference been organized during January 8-9 2018?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Jaipur
(c) Udaipur
(d) Bhubaneswar
Ans: (c)
Related facts:-

  • During 8-9 January 2018, the ’18th All India Whips’ Conference is being organized in Hotel Radisson Blue, Udaipur, Rajasthan.
  • This conference is being organized by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and Rajasthan Government.
  • Union Parliamentary Affairs and Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister Ananth Kumar inaugurated the conference.
  • In addition to the other issues, e-Sansad and e-Vidhan were discussed to digitize the Parliament and State Legislatures and make their works paperless.

Related Links:-
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=175448

Annual DGP Conference 2018

All India DGP / IG Conference-2018

Question- Where was the All India DGP / IG Conference convened during 6-8 January, 2018?
(a) Jaipur
(b) Udaipur
(c) Tekanpur
(d) Guwahati
Ans: (c)
Related facts:-

  • During 6-8 January, 2018, the All India Directorate General of Police / Inspector General Conference was organized in BSF Academy, Tekanpur, Madhya Pradesh.
  • The Director General of Police is an annual program in which high police officers from all over the country share security related issues and discuss them.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the conference.

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http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=175434

75th Golden Globe Awards

75th Golden Globe Award-2018

Question: Which of the following has been given the best film award in the ‘Motion Picture: Music or Humor’ category at the 75th Golden Globe Awards distribution function?
(a) Moonlight
(b) Get out
(c) Call Me By Your Name
(d) Lady Bird
Ans: (d)
Related facts:-

  • On January 7, 2018, the Golden Globe Awards Distribution Ceremony of-2018 was held in Beverly Hilton, Los Angeles, California.
  • The prizes given in the main categories are as follows:
  • Motion Picture: Drama:-
  • Best Film – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Director-Martin McDonagh)
  • Best Actor – Gary Oldman (Film-Darkest Hour)
  • Best Actress-Frances McDormand (Film-Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
  • Motion Picture: Music or Comedy:-
  • Best Picture – Lady Bird (Director-Greta Gervig)
  • Best Actor – James Franco (film-The Disaster Artist)
  • Best Actress – Saors Ronan (Film-Lady Bird)
  • Other award:-
  • Best Foreign Language Film-In The Fed (Germany, France)
  • Best Animated Movie – Coco (Director-Lee Unkrich)
  • Best Director-Guillermo del Toro (Film-The Shape of Water)
  • Best Screenplay – Martin McDonagh (film-Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
  • Television Series: Best Actor in Music or Comedy category was given to Aziz Ansari of Indian Origin.
  • Note: Oprah Winfrey is the first black woman to be awarded with Cecil B. DeMille Award was.

Related Links:-
https://www.goldenglobes.com/winners-nominees

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