Current Affairs – January 2017 PDF

1st January
1.       27th meeting of Southern Zonal
Council held at – Thiruvananthapuram
2.      
India
and Singapore inked 3rd Protocol for amending – DTAA
3.      
Period
of enhanced Prepaid Payment Instruments limit extended by RBI

2nd
January

1.      
Who
takes over as next Chief of Army Staff – General Bipin Rawat
2.       Which player becomes world’s best
playmaker for 2016 – Lionel Messi
3.       Which two countries has exchanged
lists of nuclear sites – India,
Pakistan
4.       Which player has announced his
retirement from tennis – Somdev
Devvarman
5.      
Journalist
says Titanic tragedy caused by – Fire

3rd
January

1.      
Union
Government launches mobile app for – Haj Pilgrimage
2.      
British-Indian
Cambridge professor knighted by – Queen Elizabeth
3.      
India
successfully test-fires – Agni IV Missile
4.      
Seeking
votes on religious basis a corrupt act – SC
5.       Who has been appointed as new UPSC
chairman – David R Syiemlieh

4th
January

1.       Government launched what in 500
cities – Swachh Bharat Survekshan 2017
2.      
RBI
appointed whom as an Executive Director – Surekha Marandi
3.      
104th
Indian Science Congress inaugurated in – Tirupati
4.       Government approved new projects
under Namami Gange for – Haridwar and Varanasi

5th January

1.       Which state received international
accolades as India celebrates 350th
Prakash Parv – Patna
2.       Who has been appointed as Britain’s
EU ambassador – Sir Tim Barrow
3.      
Scientists
discovered which new human organ in digestive
system Mesentery
4.       Dasari to make biopic on – Former
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.
Jayalalithaa
5.       On 4th January which day is observed
across the world – World Braille Day 

6th January

1.      
First
African-American to the space station in 2018 will be send by NASA
2.       Name the bollywood Veteran actor who
passes away recently – Om Puri
3.      
India
and Kazakhstan sign Protocol to amend – DTAC
4.      
Ninth
edition of JIFF will be begin from – 7th January, 2017
5.      
16th
meeting of FSDC held in – New Delhi


7th
January

1.      
India’s
GDP growth expected to be slower in 2016-17 at – 7.1%
2.      
44th
New Delhi which fair begins – World Book Fair
3.       Government constitutes which
committee to frame National Sports
Code – Injeti Srinivas Committee

8th January

1.      
India
with which country has signed six agreements –
Portugal
2.      
World
Bank holds meet with India on – Indus Water
Treaty
3.      
MIT
researchers develop super strong, lightweight – 3D Graphene
4.       Which country to set up world’s
highest altitude gravitational wave telescopes
in Tibet – China

9th January

1.       Indian Army conducts test of
indigenous heavy artillery gun – Dhanush
2.      
Satellites
and Missions launched by whom in 2016 – ISRO
3.       PM Narendra Modi announces which
yojana – Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana
4.      
SC
wants what in EVMs for fair elections – VVPAT
5.       New Ginger species with medicinal
properties discovered in – Andamans

10th January

1.       Pakistan test-fires first
nuclear-capable submarine cruise missile – Babur-3
2.       Which country launches first
commercial space mission with new
Kuaizhou-1A rocket – China
3.       Which player named as the world’s
best player for 2016 – Cristiano
Ronaldo
4.       Nobel Prize Series India Exhibition
in Gandhinagar inaugurated by

             –    
PM
Narendra Modi

5.       On 10th January which day is
observed across the world – World Hindi Day

11th
January

1.       PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s
first international exchange at –
GIFT City
2.       January 2017 Global Economic
Prospects report released by – World Bank
3.       India’s first Student Startup and
Innovation Policy launched by –
Gujarat Government

12th
January

1.      
National
Youth Day was observed on – 12th January
2.       Name of Second Scorpene class
submarine which was launched in
Mumbai – Khanderi
3.      
Where
was first gender literature fest of world was held – Patna
4.       Which state started firstever
Student Startup and Innovation Policy
in India – Gujarat
5.      
Which
country became first country to ban FM radio broadcasting-Norway

13th
January

1.      
India
successfully test-fired Guided – Pinaka Rocket
2.       Barack Obama surprises whom with
Presidential Medal of Freedom – Joe Biden
3.       Name the Free-of-cost service to
ferry remains of NE people – Aakhiri Ahuti
4.       Who has been appointed as a
distinguished Senior Fellow of
Atlantic Ocean – Manish Tewari

14th
January

1.      
India’s
first solar power boat launched in – Kerala
2.      
Rudensky,
Sakaguchi and Ramsdell win – 2017 Crafoord Prize
3.       Expert Group on SECC submits report
to – Rural Development Ministry

15th
January

1.       India inked MoU to construct 3000
Rain Water Harvesting systems with
– Sri Lanka
2.       Which country took chair of UN group
of 134 developing countries -Ecuador

16th
January

1.      
Union
Commerce Ministry launched – SEZ India app
2.      
SpaceX
launches Cluster of Iridium Satellites from –
California
3.       First ever which festival is
concluded in Hyderabad – Asia-Pacific
Broadcasting Union Dance
4.       Which country hands over two ships
to Pakistan Navy for Gwadar Port
security – China

17th
January

1.      
What
identified as ‘missing element’ in Earth’s core – Silicon
2.      
IMF
downgrades India’s GDP growth forecast to – 6.6%
3.      
2016
T S Eliot Prize for Poetry is won by – Jacob Polley

18th
January

1.      
Union
Cabinet approves Trade Agreement negotiations with – Peru
2.      
Who
is new President of European Parliament – Antonio Tajani
3.       Union Cabinet approves India’s
Membership in the – International Vaccine Institute
4.       Name the Rishi Kapoor autobiography
which is authored by Rishi Kapoor
& Meena Iyer – Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored
5.      
Second
Raisina Dialogue held in – New Delhi
6.       25 children including 13 girls
selected for – National Bravery
Awards

19th
January

1.      
Which
country ranked 78th in Global Passport Index –
India
2.       Which actor won People’s Choice
Awards for Favourite Dramatic TV
Actress – Priyanka Chopra
3.       Name the professor who did
pioneering work on black holes,
passed away recently – Professor CV Vishveshwara
4.       Listing of five general insurance
PSUs at the stock exchanges approved
by – CCEA
  
20th
January

1.      
Who
has been appointed as CBI Director – Alok Kumar Verma
2.      
CEPI
formally launched at – WEF, Davos
3.       According to UNWESP report India
economy projected to grow by 7.7% in – FY 2017
4.       Physicists create a new form of – Hydrogen

21st
January

1.       MoU for cooperation in SME sector
finalized by – IORA


2.       Who has signed MoU to co-regulate
misleading advertisements in the
AYUSH sector – Ministry of AYUSH, ASCI
3.      
Union
Government clears Tamil Nadu’s Ordinance on –
Jallikattu

23rd
January

1.       Corporate Social Responsibility
award in aviation sector won by –
Delhi Airport
2.       Which actor will judge the 65th Miss
Universe Pageant – Sushmita Sen
3.       Jagdalpur-Bhubaneshwar Hirakhand
Express derails near Rayagada in –
Andhra Pradesh
4.       Record 103 satellites on a single
rocket will be launched by – ISRO

24th
January

1.       Name the Indian-origin Mauritius PM
who resigns recently – Anerood Jugnauth
2.       Which President signs executive
order to pull US out of TPP – US President Donald Trump
3.       On 24th January which day is
observed across India – National Girl Child
Day
4.       India rejects attempts of EU, Canada
for – Global Investment Agreement
5.       Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017
is approved by – Union Cabinet

25th
January

1.      
DRDO
successfully test fires – Guided PINAKA
2.      
India,
UAE signed how many agreements – 14
3.       National Action Plan for Children,
2016 released by – Union Government
4.       Who has been confirmed as US envoy
to the United Nations -Nikki
Haley

5.       7th National Voters’ Day observed
with theme – Empowering Young and Future Voters

27th
January

1.Padma Awards 2017 announced by –
Union Ministry of Home Affairs
2.Name of Meghalaya Governor who
resigned from post – V Shanmuganathan
3.Name of first ever Military
Communications Satellite launched by
Japan – Kirameki-2

28th
January

1. 
New
system to manage air traffic has been launched by – AAI
2.  First
ever Women’s Football Professional League was launched by-AIFF

3. Power Grid Corporation of India
inked MoU with – Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority
4.    Name of Russian ambassador to India
who passed away – Alexander Kadakin

29th
January

1.     Who were appointed as acting
Governors of Meghalaya and Arunachal
Pradesh – Banwarilal Purohit & P B Acharya
2.       Who was appointed as Chancellor of
Nalanda University – Dr Vijay Bhatkar
3.       Name of Exercise of Indian Navy
which began on 24th January 2017 –
TROPEX 17

30th
January

1.      
Miss
Universe 2016 title won by – Miss France Iris
Mittenaere
2.       Who won 2017 Australian Open Women’s
Singles title – Serena Williams
3.      
Who
won 18th Grand Slam title – Roger Federer
4.       Who has been appointed as new Delhi
Police Commissioner – Amulya Kumar Patnaik
5.      
Anti-Leprosy
Day was observed on – 30th January 2017
6.       Cryogenic Engine for Upper Stage of
GSLV Mk III was successfully tested
by – ISRO

31st
January

1.    Who has been appointed as Chairman
of African Union Commission – Moussa
Faki Mahamat
2.       Who is head of Committee of
Administrators to run BCCI – Vinod Rai
3.       Sparsh Leprosy Awareness Campaign
was launched by – Union Government
4.       Who has been appointed as President
of Table Tennis Federation of India
– Dushyant Chautala
5.      
RBI
gave Payments Bank licence to – India Post
6.       Economic Survey 2017 was presented
in Parliament by – Union Finance Minister Arun
Jaitley
  
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