Current Affairs 20 January 2016, Latest Updates:

Current Affairs 20 January 2016, Latest Updates:


  • Taliban militants go on shooting rampage at PAK University, Kill 21
  • Student's suicide: HRD ministry sent 4 'reminders'.
  • Twitter suffers sporadic outages globally.
  • Nobody will beg J&K Pandits to return: Farooq.
  • 'ISIS letter' threatens PM, Parrikar over beef ban.
  • Pak boy cuts his hand to prove himself devout.
  • ISIS holds thousands of women as slaves: UN.
  • 35-second compulsory wait to book tickets on IRCTC.
  • Rs 4.34/unit: Solar power tarrif hits record low.
  • North Korea 'invents hangover-free alcohol'.
  • Norway sends migrants onn anti-rape courses.
  • Write India: Write for author Ravinder Singh.
  • Campus princess is coming to IIT Hyderabad.
  • Delhi's homeless encounter a 'Sleep Mafia'.


  • India can supply manpower for running industries globally: PM Moli.
  • BJP attacks 'bechara' Nitesh Kumar over 'crime' by MLAs.
  • ISIS threatens to kill PM, says Goa Police.
  • Delhi court allows lie detector test on Punjab SP.
  • Terror attacks are like organised war: Manohar Parrikar.
  • Nitish govt announces 35% reservation for women.
  • Nobody will beg Kashmiri Pandits to return: Farooq Abdullah.
  • More than 50% of children in 10 states are anaemic: Report.
  • Dalit student's suicide: BJP rejects demand for axing Dattatreya, Irani.


  • IMF cuts global growth forecast as China, falling oil prices weigh.
  • Rupee snaps 3-day losing run, up 3 paise at 67.65 .
  • Reliance Industries reports 39% jump in profits.
  • Indian oil paradip refinery to produce BS-VI quality fuels by 2020.
  • Corporation Bank picks up three awards instituted by CIMSME.


  • Iran's Khamenei warns against US 'deceit' in nuke deal.
  • Pakistan mulls banning Hafiz Saeed's charity: Report.
  • Nearly 19k civilians killed in less than 2 years in Iraq: UN.
  • Eiffel Tower sees fewer visitors after Paris attacks.
  • Chinese nanny, boyfriend in court for chopping up employers.
  • Avalanche kills 5 french Foreign Legion soldiers.


  • Twitter suffers sporadic outages in many parts of the world.
  • Flipkart invests in parenting social network Tinystep.
  • My job is to get Wipro to respond like a stratup: CEO-designate Abidali Neemuchwala.
  • Ratan Tata invests undisclosed amount in CashKaro.
  • Samsung India launching Gear S2 smartwatch on January 21.

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