Current Affairs » January 2017 » Bollywood Renowned Actor Om Puri Passes Away At 66
→ ‘Eden Project‘ the largest indoor rainforest is located in UK.
→ ‘Shangri-la of the World‘ the longest bullet train launched by China.
→ 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas to begin today in Bengaluru.
→ 4th Assam International Agri-Horti show to begin in Guwahati.
→ 500 Startups delays $25 million India-focussed Kulfi fund.
→ 9-member govt panel formed for National Sports Code in comprising Bindra , Padukone and Anju.
→ A new-generation telecommunications satellite launched successfully by China.
→ Amend on Double Taxation Avoidance Convention protocol got signed between India & Kazakhstan.
→ Bollywood renowned actor Om Puri passes away at 66.
→ Book on Dr. Kalam titled “The People’s President: Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam” released.
→ Britain appoints Sir Tim Barrow as EU ambassador.
→ Business summit Intaglio 2017 starts today at IIM Calcutta.
→ Capgemini Appoints Anil Jalali of IBM as HR head for India Operation.
→ Chennai Open World record for largest tennis lesson with 956 kids takes place.
→ Dilip Vengsarkar steps down from MCA vice-president post.
→ Govt imposes anti-dumping duty on Bangladesh, Nepal jute products.
→ Hockey India sponsorship contract with Sahara Group got extended up to 2021.
→ HSBC reported that India‘s GDP may have dipped to 5% in Dec quarter post note ban.
→ IBM India Appoints Karan Bajwa as Managing Director.
→ Island Tourism Festival 2017 to begin in Andaman & Nicobar.
→ Japan to help Chennai, Ahmedabad , Varanasi on Smart City Project.
→ Karnataka Bank launches group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme.
→ Mumbai‘s 5 junctions is set installed with air purifying unit by MPCB.
→ Mumbai-Pune Expressway soon to get WiFi coverage Govt imposes anti-dumping duty on Jute products of Bangladesh and Nepal.
→ New Delhi World Book Fair to kick-off from today.
→ New facility for visually-impaired students opens at IIT-Bombay.
→ New taxi service ‘Shivgramin‘ launch Maharashtra government.
→ Olympic medal-winners ‘Ashton Eaton‘ and ‘Brianne Theisen-Eaton‘ couple announces retirement together.
→ Punjab Sponsored ads were included as a part of candidate‘s expenditure.
→ S. Padmanabhan Appointed as Chairman of Tata Power.
→ SIDBI ties up with LIC for capital support to enterprises.
→ Single-window customs clearance for exporters is extended by Revenue department.
→ Sitar Player Abdul Halim Jaffer dies at 88.
→ Three Days International Conference on Yoga for Diabetes Organised in New Delhi.
→ Two missions “Lucy” and “Psyche” to explore early Solar System announced by NASA.
→ UK Senior diplomat Sir Tim Barrow was appointed the new ambassador to the European Union (EU).
→ Under GST the exporters to get 90% tax refund within 7 days.
→ Workshop for promotion of IT & ITeS Industries in Port Blair by Lt. Governor.
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