Current Affairs 17 January 2016, Latest Updares

Current Affairs 17 January 2016 Latest Updates:


  • PM Modi Announced big push for startups; Rs 10,000 crore fund to be set up
  • Court accepts plea against Shah Rukh, Salman for wearing shoes
  • Jayalalithaa confident of massive victory
  • Parrikar talks tough, says 'Pathankot out of bounds for Pak sleuths
  • PM Modi starts up new business era with tax breaks and mega fund


  • UP CM writes to PM to expedite UP'sdevelopment projects
  • PM Modi Starts up new business era with tax breaks mega fund.
  • What SC ban? Jallikattu on in Andhra, Tamilnadu
  • Won't let Pak team enter airbase: Parrikar
  • Cold Conditions prevail in north India; 45 trains cancelled
  • Sex ratio in Haryana improves; crosses 900 mark after a decade
  • Learn entrepreneurship from Mumbai's Dharavi: Rahul tells PM Modi
  • Subramanian Swamy alleges Amir Khan collaborated with ISI to promote 'PK'
  • Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone win the Filmfare Best Actor and Actress Awards
  • Rajnath Singh meets intelligence, police officials over ISIS
  • Bigg Boss Nau: Imam tell Mandana to stop acting like 'Big Boss'


  • Iran, Eu meet to 'finalise' nuclear deal: Mogherini 
  • IS attack on Syria's Deir Ezzor kills 75 regime forces
  • Pak PM to visit Iran, S Arabia to ease tensions
  • Jason Rezaian: US reporter free after 543 days in Iran Jail
  • Hanuman figurine is Obama's lucky charm


  • Startup India: soft bank looks to raise India investment to $10 billion, CEO Masayoshi son says
  • VTA: No increase in threshold limit of personal taxation
  • Global crises now occur twice a day: Arun Jaitley
  • Jet Airways signs loyalty pact with Bangkok Airways
  • Al to serve meals in thalis for business class flyers


  • Start-up India: Government working to make start, exit easy for entrepreneurs.
  • Women faces jail for tagging sister-in-law on Facebook
  • Paytm, MobiKwik, Oxigen's plan to keep your money safe
  • BSNL cuts call rates by up to 80% for existing users
  • Facebook's India revenue rises revenue rises 27% to Rs 123.5 crore
  •  Wipro sets up new London centre
  • Indian software market to grow 12.8% in 2016: Gartner
  •  I'm problem solver in chief: Uber CEO
  • Asus Zenfone Max with 5,000 mAh battery available for purchase
  • Dell refreshes Latitude 7000 Series with new convertible and Ultrabook
  • Asus launched Eeebook series notebook in India, prices start at Rs 16,990
  • Germany launches Ankommen app to help refugees intergate

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