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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 28 January 2016

Jan 28, 2016 19:28 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings the Current Affairs Recap of the Day to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form.

•    The city that topped the 1st batch of 20 Smart Cities announced by the Union Government on 28 January 2016 – Bhubaneswar

•    Union Government on 28 January 2016 signed an 80 million US dollar loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to continue improving infrastructure in - Agartala and Aizwal

•    The Australian Olympic diving gold medalist who announced his retirement from the sport on 28 January 2016 - Matthew Mitcham

•    Person appointed as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh on 28 January 2016 - Justice Sanjay Mishra

•    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on 27 January 2016 presented the Raksha Mantri awards for excellence for the years - 2012-13 and 2013-14

•    The theme of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust observed on 27 January 2016 – The Holocaust and Human Dignity

•    WWF-India on 27 January 2016 claimed that they spotted the endangered snow leopards for the first time in - North Sikkim Plateau

•    Intelsat, the commercial satellite giant, on 27 January 2016 announced successful launch of - Inteslat 29e

•    She won the 12th Sub-Junior National billiards championship title - Doyel Dey

•    Hollywood actor who passed away on 26 January 2016 and was known for his work in The Godfather- Abe Vigoda

•    Persons of Indian-origin who were on 26 January 2016 honoured with the Order of Australia, highest civilian honour of Australia - Sajeev Koshy, Chennupati Jagadish and Jay Chandra

•    The former captain of Indian basketball team in the first Asian Games in 1951, who died on 25 January 2016 is – Ranbir Chopra

•    The batsman who was named the Australian One Day International Player of the Year for 2016 is - Glenn Maxwell

•    The Australian batsman who won the prestigious Allan Border Medal for 2016 is – David Warner

•    The batsman who was named the Australian Test player of the Year for 2016 is - David Warner

•    The Indian activist who is selected for the 8th Human Rights Award by Amnesty International Germany is - Henri Tiphagne

•    The US-based global consulting and technology services company acquired by Cognizant is - KBACE Technologies Inc

•    Person selected for the 2016 Technical Achievement Award of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on 22 January 2016 - Cottalango Leon

•    First civil servant of India to scale Mount Vinson Massif, the highest peak in the Antarctica on 17 January 2016 - Aparna Kumar

•    Department of Religious Affairs of a country in January 2016 issued a law that makes it mandatory for men of the nation to marry at least two wives – Eritrea

•    The fourth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) was held in- Nusa Dua, Indonesia

•    The state which got Union Government approval to install solar energy panels on 10000 EWS houses for the first time at a cost of 253 crore rupees PMAY under Urban Housing Mission - Tamil Nadu

•    The Pakistan Cricketer who retired from International Cricket on 27 January 2016- Imran Farhat

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