Tag Current Affairs 2017

Current Affairs – 8th January 2017

International Current Affairs Russia has directed Google and Apple to remove LinkedIn from the local Android and iOS App stores. The directive comes weeks after a Russian court blocked the networking platform for disregarding a rule which requires companies to store Russian citizens’…

Current Affairs – 7th January 2017

International Current Affairs Israel today announced a $6mn (around ₹40.9 crore) cut in its annual dues to the United Nations. The move is in protest against recent UN vote condemning Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories. Pakistan‘s Punjab province has launched a smartphone application for…

Current Affairs – 5th January 2017

International Current Affairs Indonesia has suspended all military cooperation for an undisclosed time with Australia for “technical reasons”. This comes after Indonesia found material insulting Indonesia’s founding principles of ‘Pancasila’ at an Australian training base. MOUs & Agreements The Union Cabinet has approved…

Current Affairs – 4th January 2017

International Current Affairs Today is World Braille Day. World Braille Day celebrates the 208th Birth anniversary of French Innovator Louis Braille (4 January 1809 – 6 January 1852). He was a French educator and inventor of a system of reading and writing for use by…

Current Affairs – 3rd January 2017

International Current Affairs Finland became the first country in Europe to trial a project to pay unemployed citizens a basic monthly income of €560 (around ₹40,000), in a move to reduce poverty and boost employment. The Chinese navy today confirmed that its sole aircraft carrier Liaoning conducted military drills…