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Current Affairs One liner of the day: 25 January 2017

Jan 25, 2017 19:30 IST

25 January 2017: The one liner for 25 January 2017 covers important current affairs happenings that us relevant competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important happenings like 7th National Voters’ Day, military communications satellite Kirameki-2 and US President Donald Trump among others.

• Wave N Pay contactless card was launched by - Punjab National Bank

• Country that launched the Aoba Velox-III satellite into orbit from the International Space Station - Singapore

• 2017 Pakke-Paga Festival was held in - Arunachal Pradesh

• Theme of 2017 National Girl Child Day - Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao

• Country that launched the first military communications satellite Kirameki-2 - Japan

• It is in this place a world class Integrated Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre will be set up at an estimated cost of Rs 2,524 crore by the Union Government – Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

• It is with this country India signed 14 agreements to boost bilateral relations – United Arab Emirates

• This company agreed to buy US business software company AppDynamics for about USD 3.7 billion – Cisco Systems

• The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Committee submitted its report to the Union Ministry of Finance. The committee was headed by – NK Singh

• Union Cabinet approved an interest subsidy scheme to boost – Rural housing

• The person confirmed as the new Ambassador of the United States to the United Nations is - Nikki Haley

• Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, on 23 January 2017 signed an executive order to formally pull the country out of the negotiating process of - the Trans-Pacific Partnership

• The Union Cabinet approved the ratification of the Second Commitment Period of the Kyoto Protocol. The Second Commitment Period ends - 2020

• The theme of the 7th National Voters’ Day that was observed recently is - Empowering Young and Future Voters

• The Executive Vice-Chairman of Wipro recently announced his retirement from the post. His name is - T K Kurien

 

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