Jan 29 2017

  • IMD to Set up Weather Stations in 660 Districts by 2019
  • Nitin Gadkari Announces to Develop 1,253 km road in Assam as National Highways
  • Inheritance Court for Non-Muslims to be Set up in Abu Dhabi
  • The India Post has received the final license from the Reserve bank of India to start its operation as payment bank with the name India Post Payment Bank (IPPB).
  • India’s Foreign Exchange Reserves Rises by $ 932.4 million to $ 360.775 billion
  • Indian-American entrepreneur, philanthropist and venture capitalist Gururaj Deshpande has decided to launch India’s largest startup incubation centre at Hubballi (earlier Hubli) in Karnataka.
  • According to IHS Jane’s Defense Weekly, the Indian Navy has officially issued a Request for Information (RFI) on January 17, 2017 to procure new carrier-based multirole warplane.
  • Australian Open tournament 2017 Overview
    The 105th edition of the Australian Open tournament 2017 was held at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia from January 16 to January 29, 2017.
    List of Winners

    Title Winners Runners
    Men’s Singles Roger Federer Rafael Nadal
    Women’s Singles Serena Williams Venus Williams
    Men’s Doubles Henri Kontinen /John Peers Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan
    Women’s Doubles BethanieMattek-Sands /Lucie          Safarova Andrea Hlaváčková/Peng Shuai
    Mixed Doubles Abigail Spears /Juan Sebastián    Cabal Croatia’s Ivan Dodig/Sania Mirz

     

  • Abul Hossain Wins 2017 Kolkata Marathon
  • Hollywood Legend & Harry Porter actor John Hurt dies at 77
  • The National Immunization Day was observed on January 29, 2017 to spread awareness about eradicating polio.
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