Current Affairs 11th January 2017

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Current Affairs 11th January 2017

NATIONAL:

  • Himachal Pradesh govt releases Rs 25 cr for restoration of roads, electricity & water supply in snow bound areas
  • Assam govt comes up with e-Wallet
  • DigiDhanMela organises in Chandigarh
  • Sex ratio in Haryana touches 900-mark for first time in 20 years
  • Mumbai WiFi becomes India’s largest public WiFi service
  • Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2017: PM holds delegation-level talks with Rwandan President
  • World’s Largest LED Street Light Replacement Project Launched
  • PM Modi to inaugurate 8th Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit at Gandhinagar

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Italy to reopen its embassy in Tripoli

BANKING NEWS:

  • SBI waives MDR charges for small merchants for one year
  • Axis Bank becomes third lender to offer block chain service

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY NEWS:

  • Air India ranked third-worst performing airline in the world

APPOINTMENTS:

  • Flipkart replaces Binny Bansal with Kalyan Krishnamurthy as CEO
  • SBI Pension Funds appoints Kumar Sharadindu new MD & CEO

AWARDS AND HONORS:

  • Big B awarded by US embassy for spreading awareness on TB
  • Claudio Ranieri wins Best FIFA Men’s Coach of the Year
  • IIT-Kharagpur alumnus garners prestigious ‘Technical Oscar’
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins Fifa best player award

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY:

  • Humanoid robot Ira to be deployed at HDFC Bank branch
  • ISRO, CNES ink pact on satellite launch

SPORTS NEWS:

  • Kane Williamson climbs to fourth in ICC T-20 rankings

 

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