Current Affairs One liner – January 24 ,2018

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Current Affairs One liner – January 24 ,2018

  • As per the survey and the accompanying report titled “Reward work, not wealth” released by the international rights group oxfan richest 1% in India amassed 73% of the wealth generated in the country last year.
  • Uttar Pradesh state cabinet approved “One District One Product” scheme to promote products indigenous to every district.
  • The annual meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF) is being held in Davos, Switzerland .Theme: ‘Creating a shared future  in a fractured world”
  • Shahrukh Khan received crystal award for raising awareness about human rights issues and his work for acid attack victims.
  • WEF 2018 first to be chaired entirely by women.
  • India has ranked 177th among 180 countries on Environmental performance Index 2018. Switzerland topped the list followed by France, Denmark.
  • Indian overseas bank announced agreement with national housing bank for implementation of the Rural Housing Subsidy Scheme (RHISS) of union ministry of rural development.
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation(ONGC) has borrowed Rs4,000 crore from ICICI bank to acquire HPCL.
  • Rajesh Agarwal appointed as Ambassador of India to republic of Niger.
  • United States (US) senate appointed Jerome H Powell as the next chairman of federal reserve.
  • Tsewang Namgyal appointed as ambassador of India to Poland.
  • Rakhi Agarwal appointed as ambassador of India to Poland.
  • Rakhi Haider made a national record by lifting 128kgs in the 63kg women’s category in the 33rd women senior national weight lifting championship in Managaluru, Karnataka.
  • National girl child day was celebrated all over India on 24th january.

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