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17 January 2018 Current Affairs Headlines

  • The Netherlands researchers accidentally found the oldest ever butterfly fossils that intimate insects have been around for at least 200 million years.
  • Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan slapping a man during a roadshow in Dhar district’s Sardarpur. Now, this video is viral on Social Media.
  • Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu wrote a letter to PM Narendra Modi seeking ₹100 crore to revamp Jallianwala Bagh.
  • Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba-owned messaging app DingTalk English version launched in India.
  • A Thai model who flashed her buttocks online to show the effects of a bottom whitening cream has been arrested for alleged false advertising.
  • Indian wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik to return to the Indian Test team after 8 years. He will replace injured keeper Wriddhiman Saha.

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Patanjali Ayurved Partners with Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, and BigBasket

Our Patanjali news are pretty fascinating. Last week, we covered a piece in which the brand promotes dark skin aversion through its marketing tactics. However, this news is about Patanjali’s business developments.

Current Affairs Today

Patanjali made an agreement with e-commerce platforms including Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, and BigBasket to increase online sales of its FMCG products. Baba Ramdev said that their company products now reach customers easily without compromising business ethics.

The UK’s second-biggest construction company, Carillion breakdown

Today's Current Affairs

The UK’s second-biggest construction company, Carillion, announced that it is paying its assets after recovering talks with government and banks failed. It had $1.38-billion debt and an $827-million pension deficit.

Hindi ‘Bigg Boss 11’ winner TV actress Shilpa Shinde

Big Boss 11 has been one of the entertainment rituals that masses followed for a lot of time now. The Salman Khan hosted show now reached its finale and the winner has been announced.

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The Hindi Bigg Boss 11th series ended recently and the winner is TV actress Shilpa Shinde. After winning, Shilpa claimed that Hina Khan used to treat her like a servant.

Messaging app Telegram to launch its own platform

Daily Current Affairs

Messaging application Telegram is to develop a blockchain platform to compete with the world’s second-biggest crypto Ethereum. It is trying to raise $1.2 billion through an ICO. This platform is called the ‘Telegram Open Network’ (TON) and it is designed to host a new generation of cryptocurrencies and decentralized applications.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Taj Mahal with his wife Sara

Israel and India are strengthening their ties. While the MoUs that are being signed by the two countries are going on, the Prime Minister of Israel decided to visit one of the seven wonders of the world. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara toured Taj Mahal in Agra, India.

Current Affairs Today

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath received him at the airport with a traditional welcome by Braj folk artists. Netanyahu is to inaugurate the third edition of the geo-political conference Raisina Dialogue in Delhi.

The Centre is to launch ‘Operation Digital Board’

Current Affairs

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadeka, at a meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education, said that Centre decided to launch ‘Operation Digital Board’. This app which will help students view diagrams and presentations through digital tools.

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