January 2017 Current Affairs – GK – General Awareness – currentaffairsandgk.com
1st January 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ In a terror attack in Istambul, about 39 people were killed in new year party.
2nd January 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ India successfully test fired Agni IV from Abdul Kalaam Wheeler Island, Odishaa. Agni IV is an intercontinental surface to surface nuclear capable ballistic missile.
3rd January 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ PAYTM Portal got a formal approval from RBI to start its Paytm Payments Bank.
⇒ Apple Company of America will manufacture iPhones in collaboration with Wistron, theTaiwan company in India. They will establish their company in Bengaluru of Karnataka State.
5th January 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Mahendra Singh Dhoni stepped down as India’s One Day International and T20 skipper.
⇒ United States army announced a new regulation. According to this, service men who wear turbans, hijabs or beards can now be enrolled in the military service.
6th January 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ In Bengaluru, 14th Prawasi Bharatiya Divas started.
⇒ Om Puri, Bollywood senior actor deid of heart attack at his age of 66 in Mumbai.
9th January 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Dangal Movie is the Bollywood’s hichest grosser film.
⇒ Amitab Bachchan respected by US Embassy for his contribution to the India-US ties on tuberculosis.
⇒ Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut defeated Daniil Medvedev and won Chennai Open title.
⇒ “La La Land” American movie won 7 awards in Golden Globes 2017.
10th January 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ World’s oldest portal Yahoo now will be called as Altaba Inc.
⇒ Mumbai is the India’s first city to proved WiFi facility in public places. The state has arranged about 500 hotspots in different places.
⇒ Portugal and Real Madrid foot baller Cristiano Ronaldo named FIFA’s best men’s footballer of 2016.
11th January 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Anju Mangla is Tihar jail in New Delhi’s first female superintendent of high profile.
⇒ Farewell speech was given by President Obama in Chicago.
12th January 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Natarajan Chandrasekaran, the CEO and Managing Director of TATA Consultancy Services appointed as new chairman of TATA Sons
⇒ Khanderi, India’s 2nd Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarine started at Mumbai’s Mazagon Dock.
⇒ To day is National Youth Day. India celebrated 154th birth anniversary of Vivekananda.
13th January 2017 Current Affairs:
⇒ Lohri, Magh Bihu, Pongal and Makar Sankranti are harvest festivals in India. These festivals were celebrated in different states of India.