Current Affairs Oneliner – January 26 ,2018

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Current Affairs Oneliner – January 26 ,2018

  • ASEAN – India commerative summit to commemorate the 25th anniversary of ASEAN – India dialogue relations was held in Newdelhi.
  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh launched the “Maharashtra Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana” to help distressed sections of the society.
  •  India and Vietnam launched the first ever set of commerorative postage stamps high light the bilateral ties between them. The theme of these stamps is “Ancient Architecture” They carried a picture of Sachi stupa and Thien Mu Pagoda, Vietnam.
  •  Government has allowed small finance banks and payment banks to sell Atal pension Yojna to this customers.
  •  National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) signed a MoU with SME corporation Malaysia for cooperation in development of Small and Medium Business (SMB) in India and Malaysia.
  •  West Bengal CM Mamata Bannerji inaugurated the floating market located at Lake Paluli on the eastern part of Kolkata, and became first Indian metro to get a floating market.
  •  Government announces recipients of 2018 Padma Awards. Ramnath has approved conferment of 85 Padma awards.
  • padma Vibhushan – 3, Padma Bhusan – 9, Padma Shri – 73
  • Padma Vibhusan:
  • Shri Ilayaraja (Art music) – Tamilnadu
  • 2.Shri Ghulam Mustafa (Art Music) – Maharashtra
  • Shri Parameshwaran (Literature and Education – Kerala)
  • Padma Bhusan:
  • Pankaj Advani , (Biliards/ Snooker)
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni , Cricket
  • Alexander Kadakin , Public affair (Foreigner/ Posthumur) , Russia
  • Padma Shri:
  • M. S. Saikhom Mirabahi Chanu à Weigh Lifting (Manipur)
  • Somdev Devvarman , Tennis(Tripura)
  •  Usha Anantha Subramaniam became the first woman chairman of Indian Banks Association (IBA).
  • Chinese Scientist have created tow monkeys named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua through cloningfor the first time in the world.
  • Bengali Actress Supriya Devi passed away recently.
  • India celebrates 69th Republic day on January 26, 2018, India has organised Bharat Parv event at the Red Fort, Delhi.
  • Ashok Chakra was awarded Posthumously to corporal Jyothi Praksh Nirala, Indian Air force (IAF) Commando in Newdelhi.
  • India gifts ambulances educationsl materials to Nepal.
  • Women’s motorcycle team performed for the first time on Republic Day 2018.

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