Current Affairs 12th January 2017 – Daily Importance News

12th January 2017 Current Affairs

Current Affairs 12th january 2017 , Latest Current Affairs 12th jan 2017 , Download Current Affairs pdf , Ebook , Current Affairs 12th January 2017 for all competitive exams like SSC , UPSC , IAS , NDA , Bank Exams , IBPS , SBI PO , RBI , RRB NTPC etc . Candidates must read this Current Affairs 12th January 2016 for their Preparation

You Can also Check Some Latest Daily Gk Questions and GK Quiz 

Current Affairs 12th January 2017

Current Affairs 12th January 2017

Government to add 40 more towns to Smart Cities list 
The government will add by next month 40 more cities to the list of towns it wants to develop as Smart Cities by providing funds for initiating urban reforms, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today. The addition of 40 new cities will take the total Smart Cities to 100.

Morocco Bans the Sale and Production of Burka for Security Reasons

Morocco has banned the sale, production, and import of the Burka in the country. Due to some security concerns, this decision was taken. Morocco Government did not issue any formal announcement but the burka producers and retailers had issued the warnings telling them to stop making and selling burka.

Arunachal signs MoU with NDDB to promote dairy development
With a view to promoting the dairy sector and rural livelihoods in Arunachal Pradesh, the border state has signed a MoU with National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) during the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017.

Norway becomes the first country to shut FM Radio

Norway becomes the first nation to shut FM Radio network. It had convert completely to digital signals. 66% Norwegians oppose this decision and 17% are in favor. This step is taken to make Norway completely digital and this Digital radio can provide many more channels for the same price.

Railway Ministry launched ‘IRCTC Rail Connect App’ 

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu has launched a new passenger mobile application ‘IRCTC Rail Connect App’. This Application is useful for booking of train tickets in a faster and easier way. By using this app Payments can also be made through e-wallets like Paytm and Mobikwik.

Khanderi, the second Scorpene class submarine launched
Khanderi, the second Scorpene class submarine that has superior stealth and the ability to launch a crippling attack with torpedoes as well as tube-launched anti-ship missiles whilst underwater or on the surface,  launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, Mumbai.

McDonald’s sell China Operation for $2.08 Billion

US fast-food giant McDonald’ has recently announced to sell its businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong. It aims to sell the business for $2.08 billion to Citic, a state-owned conglomerate, and the Carlyle Group.

Tisca Chopra wins Best Actress Award for Chutney
Actress Tisca Chopra named as Best Actress for Chutney at the Jio Filmfare Short Film Awards. Popular actress Tisca Chopra stated that winning her first Filmfare Award for short film Chutney is extra special as it’s a project she not just acted in, but also produced and co-wrote.

India’s 1st international stock exchange

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the country’s first international exchange ‘India INX’ at International Financial Services Centre in GIFT in Gandhinagar. The exchange will create new standards in quality of service and speeds the transactions in various zones.

United Arab Emirates (UAE) will perform in India’s Republic Day Parade 2017

United Arab Emirates (UAE) will ready to create a history by taking part in India’s Republic Day Parade 2017. If this happens, UAE will become the first-ever contingent of Arab soldiers to take part in this prestigious event. UAE’s crown prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the Chief Guest of this year’s Republic Day Parade.

Current Affairs 12th January 2017



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *