Current Affairs 8 January 2016 Latest Updates

Current Affairs 8 January  2016 Latest Updates:


  • Gurdaspur SP likely to face polygraph test
  • Odd - Even: Delhi govt says vehicle pollution down 30%
  • Pathankot martyrs: In 2 villages, sons return wrapped in tricolour
  • Pathankot martyrs: For NSG hero, silence on road, uniform on coffin 


  • Mufti Mohammed Sayeed laid to rest
  • Rajnath Singh to visit violence-hit Malda Jan 18
  • Naidu asks students to raise Amravati funds
  • Only 33% of Muslim work, lowest among all religions
  • BJP's Swamy moves court seeking data on Herald, AJL
  • Ready for special session to pass GST bill: Venkaiah
  • Mamta cautions TMC workers against dissent
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Indian Science Congress in Mysore
  • Jaya seeks PM's intervention for release of arrested fisherman 


  • Blast kills 65 at Libyan police training centre
  • Paros attackers identified had previous theft conviction
  • China files more jets to man-made island in disputed sea
  • Israeli reporter stabbed while demonstrating Shield
  • N Korea N-test poses sanctions dilemma for world
  • 11 workers die in latest mine collapse in China
  • December in US was hottest in modern time


  • Internet streaming co Netflix logs on to India
  • Sensex at 3-week low. tanks 555 pts on China rout
  • Gold tops Rs 26,000-mark, climbs Rs 430 on global cues
  • Rupees down 10 paise against US dollar
  • China stock markets suspended for day after shares fall 7%
  • oil jumps 2% on Saudi Arabia, Iran tensions
  • Sensex dives 555 points as China halts trading again 


  • Netflix launched in India: 7 things to know 
  • Microsoft surface Pro 3, Pro 4 launched in India, prices start at Rs 73,990
  • Apple reveals CEO Tim Cook's salary
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 4 first impressions 
  • Make in India impact: Core companies get preference at IIT's 
  • Facebook messenger app user bases crosses 800 million
  • Longer tweets said to be soon coming to Twitter
  • Facebook delibertely crashed its Android app

  • Facebook activates Safety Check for Manipur quake
  • Odd-even plan gets a thumbs up on facebook, Twitter

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