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11 January 2017 Current Affairs

11 January 2017 Current Affairs

China launches 1st commercial space mission with new rocket

Through the updated version of the low-cost Kuaizhou-1A rocket first time China launched three satellites “satellite JL-1, CubeSats XY-S1 and Caton-1” from northwestern China’s Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gansu.


PM Modi inaugurates Nobel Prize exhibition in Gujarat

‘The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World’ a free exhibition was inaugurated by prime minister Narendra Modi at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It exhibited the artifacts of Alfred Nobel and several Nobel Laureates. This exhibition is open till 13th February of 2017.


After demonitisation, world bank reduced the growth rate of INDIA to 7%

After abolishing the large volume of notes and its consequences world bank reduced the growth rate of india from 7.6% to 7%. In the coming years it expected the same as 7.6% and 7.8%. And it announced that the growth rate of Indian markets is still more than that of China.


19 year old Yana Kudryavtseva, 13 times world champion in gymnastics retired

Yana Kudryavtseva won 13 world championships from 2013 to 2015 and won silver in 2016 Rio – Olympics. Due to severe damage to her feet retired at an early age of 19.


Former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat’s biography released

Former wrestler and coach Mahavir Singh Phogat made his way to the launch of his authorized biography ‘Akhada’ in Chandigarh . Sports journalist Saurabh Duggal released the biography.


To advance digital ticketing Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu launched new IRCTC App

Current reservation system i.e. e-ticketing caters 58% of total reserved passangers (nearly 10 lakh passengers). To increase ease of access and to promote digital transactions a new Android based app ‘IRCTC Rail Connect App’ was developed and launched by Railway Miniser Suresh Prabhu.


Biography of former Indian Wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat was released

In Chandigarh, on the hands of a Sports journalist Saurabh Dugga former Indian Wrestler and coach Mahavir Singh Phogat’s authorised biography ‘Akhada’ was released.


ISRO and CNES signed an MoU for 50 years

Indian space research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Kiran Kumar and French Space Agency (CNES) president Jean-Yves Le Gall signed on an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) in the presence of French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault during his visit to India on Satellite Launching technology


January 10th celebrated as 11th World Hindi Day

Hindi, the Indo-Aryan language is growing in a rapid pace and World Hindi Day is not only celebrated in India, across the world it is celebrating. 11th world Hindi Day is observed on 10th January 2017.

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