Daily Current Affairs for Government Exams: 9 January 2017

Current Affairs

PM Modi inaugurate Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show at Gandhinagar.

Prime minister Narendra Modi formally inaugurated the Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade show at Gandhinagar today.

La La Land sweeps Golden Globes with seven wins.

“La La Land”, a romantic musical comedy-drama film swept the Golden Globes awards by winning in all the seven categories including the top award of best musical or comedy at the ceremony in Los Angeles.

Maharashtra govt launches India’s largest WiFi service.

Maharashtra government has launched India’s largest public WiFi service called ‘MumbaiWifi’. The facility, inaugurated by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai today will initially provide 500 Wifi hotspots across various locations like Vidhan Bhawan, Kalanagar in Bandra, Bombay High Court and Mumbai Police Commissioner’s office.

Chennai Open: Bopanna & Nedunchezhiyan bag men’s doubles title.

In Chennai Open tennis, Rohan Bopanna and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan were crowned the champions in the doubles category. They defeated compatriots Purav Raja and Divij Sharan 6-3, 6-4 in the summit clash last night.

Pakistan Successfully Test-Fires Submarine-Launched Babur Missile.

With the first successful test of the submarine-launched Babur missile, Pakistan has taken a giant step towards proving its naval nuclear deterrent.

PM Modi inaugurates International Stock Exchange in Gujarat.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated India International Exchange in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) City, near Gandhinagar, Gujarat. India International Exchange, located in a 16-storey tower, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of top domestic BSE, Asia’s oldest exchange. The exchange is located in International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) zone of GIFT City.

Portugese PM Gets Pravasi Bharatiya Award.

Pravasi Bharatiya award was received by Portugal Prime Minister Antonia Luiss Santos Da Costa for his contribution in the field of public service.

BSNL to connect 1500 gram panchayats through OFC in 2017.

BSNL plans to connect 1,518 gram panchayats with Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) this year in Assam to ensure rural connectivity.