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28th January 2017 Current Affairs – Today Current Affairs
Ashok Chakra to Havildar Hangpan Dada
Havildar Hangpan Dada, who killed four terrorists before laying down his life in Kupwara has been awarded Ashok Chakra. It is the highest peacetime gallantry award. His wife Changsen received the award from the President Pranab Mukherjee during the 68th Republic Day Parade in New Delhi.
India ranks sixth on eight great powers in 2017
- 1st position: US
- 2nd position: China, Japan
- 4th position: Russia
- 5th position: Germany
- 6th Position: India
- 7th position: Iran
- 8th position: Israel
Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards 2016 announced
The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has approved Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards 2016 on 36 persons.
- Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak – 05 persons
- Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak – 08 persons
- Jeevan Raksha Padk – 23 persons
- 07 awards are posthumous.
Telangana ranks 2nd in Walnut’s cashless scorecard
Telangana state has ranked second in the Cashless India Scorecard as per the Walnut app. The scorecard shows how each state is moving towards a cashless economy. It has ranked the 2nd position based on percentage increase in overall cashless transactions.
January 28, 2017 Current Affairs – GK Questions and Answers
Kerala CM Inaugurates e-Health Kerala scheme at Peroorkada Hospital
The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan has launched the IT Project, e-Health Kerala ie., Jeevan Rekha. Health Department in association with the state IT Mission has developed this project. It aims to create a centralized database that will have the complete healthcare records of all the citizens.
Mysuru gets India’s 1st post office passport Kendra
The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar has recently inaugurated the India’s first Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSK) at Metagalli post office in Mysuru. The POPSK in Mysuru has been launched to expand the passport services over a wide area.
RBI Prohibits FDI in Non-Cooperative Countries
The Reserve Bank of India has prohibited the Indian sources from making direct overseas investments in any entity. This move aims to bring down the global terror financing and helps to prevent, detect and prohibit money laundering.
Karnataka Bank inks pact with Tirth Agro Technology
Karnataka Bank Ltd has recently signed a MoU with the Rajkot-based Tirth Agro Technology Pvt Ltd for financing agricultural mechanization. This MoU aims to work together to promote agricultural mechanization in the Country.
28/01/2017 Current Affairs – Daily Basic GK Questions and Answers
Meghalaya Governor resigns after allegations of sexual misconduct
Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan has resigned after a controversy which accused him of sexual misconduct. Hence, Shanmuganathan has recently resigned from his post. V Shanmuganathan was the Governor of the Indian state of Meghalaya, in office from 2015 to 26 January 2017.
Delhi Dynamos appoint Ashish Shah as new CEO
Indian Super League side Delhi Dynamos has recently announced that Ashish Shah as their new CEO. His appointment effective as of January 23, 2017. Shah was the heading Chennaiyin FC.
National Geoscience Award for Keshav Krishna
A Keshav Krishna, a scientist at the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) has been selected for the National Geoscience Award for 2016Union Ministry of Mines has given this award for his work in the field of geoenvironmental studies.
Russian envoy Alexander Kadakin passes away
Russian Ambassador Alexander Kadakin has recently passed away at the age of 67 years. He was serving as the Ambassador here since 2009. He plays a significant role in the promotion of relations between India and Russia.
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