25 Current Affairs Oneliner Jan.25 करंट अफेयर्स Oneliner जनवरी

1. An entrepreneur of Indian origin, Sheikh Rafik Mohammed, has assumed a top position in the defence department of Kyrgyzstan. 

2. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar is the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan after replacing Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali who retired after serving as Chief Justice for 15 months. 

3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared an increase in the credit guarantee for the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to Rs. 2 crore from the previous limit of Rs.1 crore. 

4. The government will waive off 3% interest on loans up to Rs. 2 lakh taken for construction, repair, and renovation of houses in rural areas. 

5. Election Commission issued limitation on cash expenses per candidate at 20-28 lakhs for campaigns. 

6. Sikkim has become the first state in India to go fully organic. 

7. Russia's Sergey Karjakin pipped Norway's Magnus Carlsen to win the World Blitz Chess Championship title in Doha, Qatar. 

8. World number one tennis player, Britain's Andy Murray, has been conferred the Knighthood in the New Year’s honours list in Britain. 

9. British-Indian Professor Shankar Balasubhramanian and Mo Farah were also awarded the same. 

10. India's first transgender school, Sahaj 
International, was inaugurated in Kochi (Kerala). 

11. Somdev Devvarman, one of India’s best singles tennis retires. 

12. Spanish tennis veteran Rafael Nadal defeated Belgian David Goffin 6-4, 7-6 to win the Mubadala World Tennis Championships. 

13. Two new Hindi writers Shraddha and Ghyansham Kumar Devansh have been chosen for Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award for the year 2016. 

14. India and Singapore sign 3rd protocol for amending DTAA ( Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement). 

15. State-run National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Chairman and Managing Director K M Singh has been conferred the 'Power & Energy Persona's Award for Individual Excellence' at the 10th ENERTIA Awards 2016. 

16. The government has allowed 12 lenders to raise nearly Rs 3,000 crore via preferential shares over and above the Rs 22,915 crore capital support committed to them in July last year. 

17. Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa took over as the Chief of the Indian Air Force after Former Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha retired from post. 

18. The Maritime Union of India (MUI) has launched android based mobile app named MUI. 

19. BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) becomes the most popular android app in India. 

20. David R Syiemlieh has been appointed as the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) replacing Alka Sirohi. 

21. Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has been awarded as “Best Performing Power Distribution Utility in Power Sector” by Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBIP). 

22. Bank of Baroda has entered into a partnership with CNX Corporation (CNX) with an objective to provide collateral management services towards the loans against warehouse receipt sanctioned to the farmers through the network of the bank's branches across the country. 

23. In a bid to safeguard the fingerlings fish species all purse seine nets (large fishing nets used to catch fish in bulk) were banned across Maharashtra. 

24. Maharashtra sanctioned 2 crore rupees for district level sports complexes. 

25. India ranked 3rd among nations offering highest salary to expats. Switzerland topped the list. 

1. An entrepreneur of Indian origin, Sheikh Rafik Mohammed, has assumed a top position in the defence department of Kyrgyzstan. 

2. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar is the 25th Chief Justice of Pakistan after replacing Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali who retired after serving as Chief Justice for 15 months. 

3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared an increase in the credit guarantee for the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to Rs. 2 crore from the previous limit of Rs.1 crore. 

4. The government will waive off 3% interest on loans up to Rs. 2 lakh taken for construction, repair, and renovation of houses in rural areas. 

5. Election Commission issued limitation on cash expenses per candidate at 20-28 lakhs for campaigns. 

6. Sikkim has become the first state in India to go fully organic. 

7. Russia's Sergey Karjakin pipped Norway's Magnus Carlsen to win the World Blitz Chess Championship title in Doha, Qatar. 

8. World number one tennis player, Britain's Andy Murray, has been conferred the Knighthood in the New Year’s honours list in Britain. 

9. British-Indian Professor Shankar Balasubhramanian and Mo Farah were also awarded the same. 

10. India's first transgender school, Sahaj 
International, was inaugurated in Kochi (Kerala). 

11. Somdev Devvarman, one of India’s best singles tennis retires. 

12. Spanish tennis veteran Rafael Nadal defeated Belgian David Goffin 6-4, 7-6 to win the Mubadala World Tennis Championships. 

13. Two new Hindi writers Shraddha and Ghyansham Kumar Devansh have been chosen for Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award for the year 2016. 

14. India and Singapore sign 3rd protocol for amending DTAA ( Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement). 

15. State-run National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Chairman and Managing Director K M Singh has been conferred the 'Power & Energy Persona's Award for Individual Excellence' at the 10th ENERTIA Awards 2016. 

16. The government has allowed 12 lenders to raise nearly Rs 3,000 crore via preferential shares over and above the Rs 22,915 crore capital support committed to them in July last year. 

17. Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa took over as the Chief of the Indian Air Force after Former Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha retired from post. 

18. The Maritime Union of India (MUI) has launched android based mobile app named MUI. 

19. BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) becomes the most popular android app in India. 

20. David R Syiemlieh has been appointed as the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) replacing Alka Sirohi. 

21. Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has been awarded as “Best Performing Power Distribution Utility in Power Sector” by Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBIP). 

22. Bank of Baroda has entered into a partnership with CNX Corporation (CNX) with an objective to provide collateral management services towards the loans against warehouse receipt sanctioned to the farmers through the network of the bank's branches across the country. 

23. In a bid to safeguard the fingerlings fish species all purse seine nets (large fishing nets used to catch fish in bulk) were banned across Maharashtra. 

24. Maharashtra sanctioned 2 crore rupees for district level sports complexes. 

25. India ranked 3rd among nations offering highest salary to expats. Switzerland topped the list.