January 26 GK Questions
- Today Date: 26th January 2017.
- Observances: Republic Day
- Type of holiday: National Holiday
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- National Voters Day – 25th January
- International Customs Day – 26th January
- Which State Board of Secondary Education has decided to include a chapter on demonetization and cashless economy in the Class XII textbook of economics? Answer: Rajasthan
- Mike Pompeo is the Director Central Intelligence Agency, US
- National Tourism Day is celebrated in India on which date every year? Answer: 25th January
- Naqsh Lyallpuri, who passed away in January 2017, was a renowned Urdu poet
- 2017 Combined Commanders Conference (CCC) was held at Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun
- China has reportedly built the world’s largest solar park in which province? Answer: Qinghai
- HDFC Bank profit growth falls to lowest ever at what percentage? Answer: 15%
- On entry of Reliance Jio, the profit of Airtel falls what percentage? Answer: 55%
26 January 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers – Republic Day Importance
- Name the Indian cricketer who will receive honorary doctorate award from Bangalore University? Answer: Rahul Dravid
- Board of Directors of Starbucks Answer: Satya Nadella
- What is the currency of Bangladesh? Answer: Taka
- Who is the CM of Meghalaya? Answer: Mukul Sangma
- India signs oil reserves pact with which country? Answer: UAE
- New US envoy to the United Nations Answer: Nikki Haley
- Who has won Australia T20I Player of the Year award? Answer: Watson
- Who has won the seventh national billiards championship? Answer: Pankaj Advani
- What is the name of the program by the BCSBI? Answer: Know your rights
- Who is the ICSI Chairman? Answer: Siddhartha Murarka
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The Importance of Republic Day on 26th January? An IAS Aspirant should know
How many of the Indian citizens are aware of the Importance of the date 26th January? Only a few people are aware of this fact. Republic Day is celebrated to represent the implementation of our Indian Constitution after which India formally became a republican Country.
Why specifically we celebrate Republic Day on 26th January each year?
26 January was chosen as the Republic day across our Country because on this day in 1930 when the Declaration of Indian Independence was proclaimed by the Indian National Congress as opposed to the Dominion status offered by the British Regime.
Republic Day Celebrations – January 26 GK Questions
The Republic Day celebration to be held in the National capital region, ie., New Delhi under the guidance of the President of India. On this occasion, ceremonial parades take place at the Rajpath and are performed as a tribute to India. It also resembles the India’s unity in diversity and rich cultural heritage. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of United Arab Emirates is the guest of honor for Republic Day 2017.
AP State Special Status News – Special Status for Andhra Pradesh State
Taking the inspiration from the Jallikattu in Tamilnadu state, the Protests for Special Status for Andhra Pradesh state are demanding the ‘Special Category’ Status. A number of student organization groups are demanding for the AP Special Status at the Tirupati SV University. The rally has turned violent as the Police objected their move. Around 30 Students have been arrested at the premises of the Tirupathi SV University. The protested candidates are warning the AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu saying that they will achieve the Special Status at any cost.
Special Status for Andhra Pradesh State – AP Special Category Status
Andhra Pradesh State Special Status Protest is now moving ahead to the next level with a new power. The youth of Andhra Pradesh state has called for a protest at RK Beach, Vizag, on 26 January demanding Special Status for the state. Popular Tollywood Actor cum Jana Sena Party leader Pawan Kalyan announced his support for the Andhra Pradesh youth for their AP Special Status Protest. Jayaprakash Narayan, Ys Jagan Mohan Reddy, and other Tollywood celebs have shared their opinion regarding the AP Special Status through their tweets.
Taking the Inspiration from the Tamilians for ‘Jallikattu’ and their victory, AP youth called for AP demands Special Status protest. It is not an exaggeration that AP hashtags #APDemandsSpecialStatus‘and ‘#APSelfRespectMoment‘ are becoming viral in the social media.