January 2017 Current Affairs – GK – General Awareness – currentaffairsandgk.com

January 2017 Current Affairs – GK – General Awareness – currentaffairsandgk.com

January 2017 Current Affairs

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.

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