Jan 30 2017

  • The first edition of the North East Investors Summit was inaugurated on January 29, 2017 by the Union Textiles Minister, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani in Shillong, Meghalaya
  • India’s first multi-sports museum, Fanatic Sports Museum (FSM), was inaugurated on January 29, 2017 at the Ecospace in New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata jointly by Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Abhinav Bindra, Deepa Malik and Devendra Jhajaria.
  • The Karnataka state cabinet on January 28, 2017 approved amending Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Bill, 1960 Act to legalize the Kambala and Bullock Cart Race which is a traditional festival held annually in Karnataka
  • American President Donald Trump has signed an executive order on January 27, 2017 to temporarily ban visas for refugees belonging to seven Muslim-majority countries namely Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen..
  • Mauritius along with Gabon, Hungary, Indonesia, Lithuania, Malta and the Russian Federation signed the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement for Country-by- Country Reporting (CbC MCAA).
  • Future Generali India Insurance Company (FGII) announced an agency tie-up with Pune based Bank of Maharashtra on January 30, 2017.
  • Reliance Defence Signs Contract with Ministry of Defence to Construct 14 Fast patrol Vessels for Indian Coast Guard
  •  Kakinada SEZ Ltd (KSEZ), a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Limited (GIL), signed several MoUs with various companies during the CII Partnership Summit 2017 held on January 27-28, 2017 at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Madras Engineer Group Adjudged Best Marching Contingent in Services Category
  • Iris Mittenaere of France Crowned Miss Universe 2017
  • Ashok Amritraj Appointed UN in India Goodwill Ambassador for the Sustainable Development Goals
  • AP Singh Appointed as the Interim Head of India Post Payment Bank
  • Supreme Court Appoints Vinod Rai as BCCI Committee’s Head
  • PV Sindhu Clinches Her Maiden Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold Title
  • Veteran journalist Devdutt passed away
  • Martyrs Day Celebrated on January 30, 2017 to Pay Homage to Gandhiji
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