25th January 2017 Current Affairs – Practice Daily GK Quiz
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China Develops World’s Biggest Solar, Park
To become the super powerful occupier of green energy, China has built the world’s biggest solar park. The name of the solar park is Longyangxia Dam Solar Park, in the western province of Qinghai. If this happens, China will produce 110GW of solar power and 210GW of wind power by 2020.
T-Hub Collaborates with Esri India for GIS Innovation Hub
Telangana based T-Hub has recently launched a ‘GIS Innovation Hub’ (GIH). It has launched the Innovation Hub in collaboration with Esri India for the start-ups belonging to the Hyderabad. Esri India is country’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS) software and solutions provider. Jack Dangermond, co-founder, president, and CEO of Esri Inc has inaugurated this facility.
Trump Signs Order to Withdraws US from Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal
The new US president, Donald Trump has recently signed a formal executive order to withdraw the country from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. On this occasion, Trump notified that trade deals with other countries would reduce the job opportunities for the citizen of the United States.
BCSBI Launches ‘Know Your Rights’ Programme
The Banking Codes and Standards Board of India (BCSBI) has recently declared an initiative which is “Know Your Rights” program. The main motive behind this program is to promote awareness on Banking Codes among the individuals.
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Vladimir Putin Awarded with the First Hugo Chavez Peace Prize
Russia’s Prez Vladimir Putin has recently awarded the first ever Hugo Chavez Prize for Peace and Sovereignty by the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. The Peace Prize was named in honor of late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez.
Assam Launches ‘Chief Minister’s Award.’
In the motive to promote digital transaction in Assam, the Assam Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal has announced the launch of ‘Chief Minister’s Award.’ During the inauguration of the Digi Dhan Mela in the state, CM has announced this award. The Chief Minister’s Award would be given to the best performing district in the state that adopts digital payment methods.
UN appoints Director of UNIC in New Delhi
Derk Segaar has recently appointed as the Director of the New Delhi-based United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) and the Kingdom of Bhutan. The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has confirmed this appointment. Earlier, Segaar served as the Chief of the United Nations Resident Coordinators Office.
US Senate committee approves Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has voted to approve longtime Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of state. A final confirmation vote by the full Senate is expected to be in the next week.
25th January 2017 News – Latest Current Affairs
Virender Sehwag Named Kings XI Punjab Brand Ambassador
Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag has recently confirmed as the mentor of Kings XI Punjab. He will also be the team’s head of Cricket Operations and Strategy in the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League. Sehwag has been in association with Kings XI Punjab since IPL 8.
Siddhartha Murarka is now ICSI Chairman
Siddhartha Murarka has recently appointed as the Chairman of the Eastern India Regional Council of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). Murarka is also a regular faculty at ICAI and other professional board like BCCI.
Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo Appointed CIA Director
Mike Pompeo has recently sworn in as the new director of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) by the United States Vice President Mike Pence.He was Republican from Kansas.
National Girl Child Day Celebrated on January 24, 2017
Ministry of Women & Child Development has organized a special function in New Delhi on the occasion of the National Girl Child Day on January 24, 2017. The main focus of this celebration is on the achievements by nation’s daughters during 2016.
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