Current Affairs » January 2017 » Alibaba To Soon Open First India Office In Mumbai
→ Air Marshal C Hari Kumar hands over command of EAC to R Nambiar.
→ Alibaba to soon open first India office in Mumbai.
→ Anil Baijal takes oath as Delhi Lieutenant Governor.
→ Bharatiya Jananpith announces Navlekhan award 2016.
→ Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor‘s autobiography titled KhullamKhulla will hit the stands on January 15, 2017.
→ Cash withdrawal limit from ATMs increased to Rs 4,500 per day.
→ General Bipin Rawat takes over as new Chief of Army Staff.
→ Government has suspended the deemed recognition, granted by it to the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) until the IOA reverses its decision to appoint Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Chautala as Life Presidents.
→ India and Singapore have signed the 3rd protocol for amending Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA).
→ India Today poll: Virat Kohli voted India‘s Sportsperson of 2016.
→ Justice Mian Saqib Nisar took oath of office as Pakistan‘s 25th Chief Justice. 62-year Nisar replaced Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali.
→ Kush Bhagat creates history in UAE tourney, wins 3 gold medals in chess championship.
→ Maharashtra sanctions Rs 2 crore for district-level sports complexes.
→ Mother Dairy launches Aadhar-enabled payment system at booths.
→ Narinder Batra resign‘s as IOA associate VP.
→ PM launches Mobile App-BHIM for Aadhaar-based digital payment.
→ Rajasthani litterateur Satya Narayan to be awarded Bihari Puraskar 2016.
→ Romania‘s president Klaus Iohannis has appointed Sorin Grindeanu as the country‘s new prime minister.
→ Russia pushes UN resolution on Syria ceasefire.
→ Sorin Grindeanu appointed as Prime Minister of Romania.
→ State bank of India ties up with Magicbricks.com.
→ The Bihar Cabinet has declared 50 per cent reservation in all judicial services for aspirants belonging to the Extremely Backward Classes, Other Backward Classes, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
→ The world‘s highest bridge has opened to traffic in China, connecting two provinces in the mountainous southwest and reducing travel times by as much as three-quarters.
→ UN chief Ban Ki-moon bids colleagues, staff farewell.
→ UN Security Council to vote on Syria cease-fire agreement.
→ V.K.Sasikala takes charge as AIADMK General Secretary.
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