Current Affairs One liner – January 29 ,2018

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Current Affairs Oneliner – January 29 ,2018

  • President Ram Nath Govind launched the pulse polio programme for 2018 from Rashtrapati Bhavan, Newdelhi.
  • The Assam Assembly is to introduce digital budget in its upcoming session, instead of the conventional printed booklet.
  • Assam Governor prof. Jagdish mukhi released a postage stamp in memory of eminent football player Dr.Talimeren Ao to mark his centenary year was born on Jan 28,1918.
  • Information technology ministry launched “Stree Swabhiman”, an initiative by CSC (Common Services Center) on womens health and hygiene, Newdelhi.
  • Financial Times London global MBA ranking 2018.
  • Indian School of Business (ISB) – 28th
  • IIM, Ahemedabad – 31st
  • IIM Bangalore – 35th 
  • IIM Calcutta – 78th

List tops by standford graduate school of business USA.

  • The Indo – Tibetian Border Police (ITBP) was named as the best marching contingent in the Paramilitary and auxiliary forces category at the republic day celebrations, Newdelhi.
  • Union finance minister Arun Jaitley tabled the economic survey 2017 -18
  • Prepared by chief economic advisor Aravinth Subramanian.
  • This year the colour of the economic survey document is pink

Highlights:

  • Economic to grow 7 -7.5% for April 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019.
  • Inflation declined to a six year low of 3.3% – 2017 to 2018.
  • Direct Tax collections of the centre grew by 13.7%.
  • Indirect Tax collections of the centre grew by 18.3%
  • Five states Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Tekegana account for 70 percent of India’s exports.
  • 60th Annual Grammy Awards, Newyork, USA.
  1. Record of the year – “24K Magic” – Brunomars
  2. Album of the year – “24K Magic” – Brunomars
  3. Song of the year – “That’s What I Like”
  4. Best pop solo performance à “Shape of You” Ed Sheeran.
  5. Tableau of youth affairs & sports ministry adjudged best among all ministries for republic day 2018.
  • Sauli Niinisto has been reelected as Finland’s president.
  • Senior journalist Dayanath Singh passes away recently in Assam.
  • Dinesh Nandan Sahay, Chattisgarh’s first governor passed away in Bihar.
  • Sunil Chetri’s birthday to be celebrated as Delhi’s football day on 3rd
  • World Leprosy day – January 28

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