Current Affairs – January, 2015

Latest Current Affairs January, 2015 with Current Affairs, news summary on current events of National and International importance of January, 2015 for Banking, SSC, CLAT, UPSC, State PCS, IBPS, Railways and other Competitive Examinations.

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Team India unveils new eco-friendly ODI jersey kit

Indian cricket team has unveiled new eco-friendly ODI jersey ahead of the triangular series starting in Australia on 16 January 2015. It was unveiled in Melbourne.

Key facts of Team India’s eco-friendly ODI jersey

  • It is made out of 100% recycled polyester obtained from 33 recycled plastic bottles.
  • The new light weight kit combines high performance innovation with sustainability.
  • The jersey is light, comfortable and packed with innovation.
  • This eco-friendly jersey kit is made by BCCI’s official apparel sponsor Nike.

Army Day is being observed on 15 January

In India, Army Day is being observed every year on 15 January.

  • Significance of Day: In 1949, on this day Lt. General (later Field Marshal) Kodandera Madappa Cariappa became the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army (of the independent India) by succeeding British Army General Roy Butcher.
  • Events: It is celebrated every year at all the Army Command headquarters and national capital by organizing army parades including many other military shows.

This day inspires the troops to continue to enrich the glorious traditions of the Indian Army with their dedication and sacrifice.

On 15 January 2015, it will be the 67th Indian Army Day.