Current Affairs 10th January 2017

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Current Affairs 10th January 2017

NATIONAL:

  • Kerala Ranks 8 in ’12 Destinations to Watch’ in 2017 by ABTA
  • Vijayawada to host 1st Digi Dhan Mela in Andhra Pradesh
  • 3-day National Conference for e-Governance to begin in Visakhapatnam
  • Ministry of Road Transport & Highways organises 28th Road Safety Week
  • Maharashtra govt comes up with amendment in Land Revenue Code
  • Prime Minister to inaugurate country’s 1st International Exchange being set up by Bombay Stock Exchange in Gandhinagar

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Qantas named world’s safest airline 4th year running
  • Russia removes LinkedIn from local App stores

BANKING NEWS:

  • Bank of India to reduce its interest rates

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY NEWS:

  • EPFO makes Aadhaar mandatory for pensioners, members
  • General Anti-Avoidance Tax Rule to kick in from April 2017
  • Odisha government plans to issue 11.40 lakh RuPay cards to farmers

APPOINTMENTS:

  • Olympic champion David Rudisha to be Mumbai Marathon Ambassador

AWARDS AND HONORS:

  • Barai, Shivangi received Pravasi Bharatiya Samaan Award
  • Indian teenagers win prestigious Travel Photographer Of The Year award 2016
  • Agra and Sikkim have bagged positions in New York Times’ top travel destinations list
  • Veteran Hollywood actress Meryl Streep slams Trump at Golden Globe Awards
  • La La Land sweeps Golden Globes with seven wins

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY:

  • China to set up world’s highest altitude Gravitational Wave telescopes in Tibet

SPORTS NEWS:

  • Velavan Senthilkumar wins British Junior Open Under-19 Squash title
  • Chennai Open: Bopanna & Nedunchezhiyan bag men’s doubles title

OBITUARY:

  • Iran’s ex-President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani dead

 

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