January 2018 Current Affairs – CA,GK-General Knowledge

January 2018 Current Affairs – CA,GK-General Knowledge

January 2018 Current Affairs – CA,GK-General Knowledge: Here we are providing complete current affairs and general knowledge updates for all candidates who are going to attend competitive exams. The following are the very important national and international topics which will be expecting questions in coming govt jobs entrance exams.


1st January 2018 Current Affairs

»» World celebrated New Years Eve

2nd January 2018 Current Affairs

»» Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment Bill was passed by Parliament today.
»» Vijay Keshav Gokhale is appointed as the new Foreign Secretary of India. He was appointed to replace S Jaishankarn.
»» UAE (United Arab Emirates) and Saudi Arabia introduced VAT (Value Added Tax) for the 1st time in the Gulf Region.

5th January 2018 Current Affairs

»» RBI released new 10Rs currency notes today. It consists Mahathma Gandhi image and signature of RBI governor, Urjith R Patel.
»» Mohammad Salah the Liverpool striker selected for the name as the African Player of the year.

6th January 2018 Current Affairs

»» Lalu Prasad Yadav the former Chief Minister of Bihar was convicted in second fodder scam case. He was given three and half years jail and 5 lakh Rs fine by Bihar special court.

8th January 2018 Current Affairs

»» At Beverly Hills 75th Golden Globe Awards were awarded in California. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won the best Motion Picture in Drama Category.
»» Ashes Series won by Australia against England by 4-0. Player of the series is Steven Smith.

9th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» The SC cancelled its own order from Nov 2016 and told playing of national anthem in movie halls is not compulsory.

10th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» Indian Union Government appointed K Sivan famous scientist as the chairman of ISRO. Previous ISRO chairman is AS Kiran Kumar.
»» UIDAI – Unique Identification Authority of India released a “virtual ID” to address privacy concerns. Candidates who have aadhaar cards can generate this Virtual ID from official website and can put in use for different purposes like sim card verification. There is no need to use 12 numbers bio metric ID.

12th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» ISRO successfully sent up rocket with 100th satellite with other 30 satellites from Andhra Pradesh Sriharikota.

13th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» Indu Malhothra became the first woman lawyer directly elected as the Supreme Court Judge.
»» The Ministry of External Affairs declared that the new passport format will be changed. It will be printed without the last page has the details of parents and address of the applicant.

14th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» India changed the name of Teen murti Chowk, a war memorial as Teen Murthi Hafia Chowk as symbolic gesture of friendship with Israel.

15th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» UIDAI (The Unique Identification Authority of India) has declared face authentication technology integration. This technology will exist alongside the incumbent fingerprint authentication technology.

16th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» Indian Union Government has stopped subsidy to Haj pilgrims from this year.
»» Ajendra Bahadur took over as the new Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command.

18th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» India test fired Agni 5 successfully. Agni 5 is a nuclear capable surface to surface usable ballistic missile.
»» Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli selected for the name “Cricketer of the Year for 2017” by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
»» The veteran batsman also named as ODI cricketer of the year. Virat also selected for the name ” captain of the ICC’s ODI and Test teams”. He is the 2nd Indian batsman after Sunil Gavaskar who reached 900 Test ranking points.
Australian captain Steve Smith named as the Test Player of the Year.
»» Test player of the year is Steve Smith (Australian captain) the cricket captain of India.

19th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» In eastern Mexico divers found world’s biggest flooded cave. The group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico.

20th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» Anandiben Patel, former CM of Gujarat appointed as Madhya Pradesh;s governor.

21st January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» Irfan Khan selected for the best actor award and Vidya Balan got the best actress award in 2018 filmfare Awards. The film “Hindi Medium” got Best film award.
»» India defeated Pakistan in the finals of Blind Cricket Wold Cup in Sharjah.

22nd January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» India got 62nd place among emerging economics on WEFI (World Economic Forum Index).
»» Prime minister Modi reached in Zurich to attend the world Economic Forum in Davos.
»» PM Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister in past 20 years to attend World Economic Forum in Davos.
»» India’s new chief election commissioner is Om Prakash Rawat

24th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» 24th January is National Girld Child Day.
»» Lalu Prasad Yadav, former Bihar CM sentenced to 5 years of jail in a 3rd fodder scam case today.

25th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» 25th January is National Voters Day.
»» Indian President Ramnath Koving addressed our nation on the occasion of Republic Day eve.
»» Two CRPF CoBRA commandos, Assistant Commandant Vikash Jakhar and Sub-Inspector Riyaz Alam Ansari have been decorated with the Shaurya Chakra for an anti-Naxal operation in Jharkhand’s.
»» The Shaurya Chakra is the 3rd highest peacetime military decoration after the Ashoka Chakra and the Kirti Chakra.
»» Oxford Universicy gave admissions to woment more than men in undergraduation courses for the 1st time in its 800 years of history.

26th January 2018 Current Affairs:

»» 69th Republic Day is celebrated by India on 26 January 2018.
»» This Year Ten heads of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) arrived to participate in Republic Day at Rajpath.
»» On the occasion of Republic Day, the Indian government declared Padma awards for 85 personalities of our country. Among these Padma awards 3 were Padma Vibhushan, nine Padma Bhushan and 73 Padma Sri awards. P Parameswaran, Music meastro Ilayaraja and Ghulam Mustafa Khan are recipients of the Padma Vibhushan.
»» Cricketer MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani (Billiards Player), Philipose Mar Chrysostom, Alexander Kadakia, Ramachandram Nagaswamy, Laxman Pai,Ved Prakash Nanda, Arvind Parikh, and Sharda Sinha got Padma Bhushan awards.
»» President Ramnath Kovind, President of India honored the Air Force’s martyr Garuda Commando JP Nirala with Ashok Chakra, the greatest gallantry award of peace.

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