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January Current affairs 2017 PDF Free Download- Part I

January Current affairs 2017 PDF Free Download- Part I

Most Important Current affairs January 2017 - Part I

Hello, friends, Here we are sharing some of the important current affairs questions and answers which are very much useful for competitive exams – Banks, SSC, UPSC, Groups, Insurance and Other Government Job Recruitment Examinations 2017.

Important Days: January

4th: World Braille Day.
9th: NRI Day (Pravasi Bharatiya Divas).
10th: World Laughter Day.
12th: National Youth Day.
25th: National Voters Day, India Tourism Day.
30th: World Leprosy Eradication Day

Latest Current Affairs January 2017 Questions & Answers: PDF FREE DOWNLOAD



Which bank has been introduced first humanoid Robot to assist its customers at its branch office?
HDFC Bank.

Who is the newly appointed 44th Chief Justice of India?
Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar

India has signed six agreements on Defence, Renewable energy, Agriculture, IT, Marine Research with which country on 7th January 2017?
Portugal (Capital: Lisbon, Currency: Euro, President: Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Prime Minister: António Costa)

Who is the Chief guest of 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 held in Bangalore on 9th January 2017?
Antonio Costa (Prime Minister of Portugal).

As per Central Statistics Office (CSO), What is the India’s expected GDP growth rate in 2016-17?
7.1% in 2016-17 (7.6% in 2015-16).

Name the new human organ that was discovered by Ireland scientists in the human digestive system?
mesentery

Which day is observed as World Braille Day that is celebrated on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Louis Braille?
4th January

Name the committee which was set up to made some developments in National Sports Development Code (NSDC)?
Injeti Srinivas committee.

Who has been appointed as chairman of UPSC (Union Public Service Commission)?
Professor David R. Syiemlieh.



Who won World’s Blitz Chess Championship 2016?
Sergey Karjakin.

Who is the author of the book “Death Under The Deodars: The Adventures of Miss Ripley-Bean” published by Penguin India?
Ruskin bond.

Who is the author of the book “Just Another Jihadi Jane”?
Tabish Khair

Which private sector bank has launched ‘OnChat’ to allow customers to make payments through Facebook Messenger?
HDFC Bank.

Who is the author of the book ‘The Secret Chord’?
Geraldine Brooks.

Who is the newly elected president of Haiti in January 2017?
Jovenel Moise (Capitalof Haiti: Port-au-Prince, Currency: Haitian gourde).

Who is the new prime minister of Romania who took charge from 4th January 2017?
Sorin Grindeanu (Capital: Bucharest, Currency: Romanian leu).

Who won Chennai Open Tennis Title 2017 in Men’s Single’s Category?
Roberto Bautista (Spain).

Who has won Qatar Open tennis title 2016?
Novak Djokovic.

In which state, The India’s first transgender school “Sahaj International” was established?
Kerala.

Which country has launched World’s longest bullet train ‘Shangri-La of the World’?
China.

Which is the base year to calculate India’s current GDP rate?
2011.

Who is the MD & CEO of SBI Pension Funds Ltd.?
Kumar Sharadindu.

Which smart phone company has considered Indian Cricket Team Captain ‘Virat Kohli’ as its brand ambassidor?
Gionee.

Which country will be helping India to develop Chennai, Ahmadabad, and Varanasi as Smart cities?
Japan.

Who is the Japan’s ambassidor to India?
MR. Kenji Hiramatsu.

How much amount of forex reserve risen from $625.5 million to _____________?
$360.296 billion.

Which Indian origin British professor has received the Knighthood honor for his work as a co-inventor of Next Generation DNA sequencing?
Prof. Shankar Balasubramanian.

How much amount of financial aid will be provided to the pregnant women in rural areas for their medical expenses recently announced by the Prime Minister Mr.Modi?
Rs.6000.

Which two Hindi writers are chosen for Bharatiya Gnanapith Navlekhan Award for the year 2016?
Shraddha (‘Hawa Mein Phadphadati Chitthi’ and Ghyansham Kumar Devansh (‘Akash Mein Deh’).

Name the Indian Tennis Sports person who has announced his retirement from professional tennis from January 2017?
Somdev Devvarman.

Who is the new Executive Director of RBI (Reserve Bank of India)?
Surekha Marandi.

India has signed DTAC Amendment Protocol with which country at New Delhi on 6th January 2017?
Kazakhstan (Capital: Astana, Currency: Kazakhstani tenge, President: Nursultan Nazarbayev, Prime Minister: Bakytzhan Sagintayev)

Important Abbreviations:

GAAR: General Anti-Avoidance
CBDT: Central Board of Direct Taxes
PKVY: Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana
DTAC: Double Taxation Avoidance Convention
BHIM – Bharat Interface for Money.
FERA – Foreign Exchange Regulation Act.
FEMA – Foreign Exchange Management Act.

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