10th January 2017 Important Current Affairs


The winner of the Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016 award is – Cristiano Ronaldo

• The movie that won the 74th Golden Globes Best Motion Picture Award in the Drama category is – Moonlight

• The movie that won the 74th Golden Globes Best Motion Picture Award in the Musical or Comedy category is – La La Land

• The President of India Pranab Mukherjee recently presented the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards 2017 to – 30 personalities

• Kalyan Krishnamurthy was recently appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Flipkart. He replaces – Binny Bansal

• Person who won the prestigious Technical Achievement Award 2016 recently– Parag Havaldar

• ISRO recently signed agreement for satellite launch technology with– France

• Country that test-fired the first submarine-launched Cruise Missile Babur-3 – Pakistan

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Nobel Prize Exhibition in- Gujarat

• It is in this State Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) touched 900-mark after a gap of 20 years – Haryana

• It is in this city the world’s largest street light replacement programme was dedicated to the nation – New Delhi

• It is in this city India International Exchange was inaugurated – Gandhinagar

• In Haryana, the ‘State level Prarambh School for Teachers Education’ would be set up at – Village Silani in district Jhajjar

• New Zealand captain who become the second batsman after Indian skipper Virat Kohli to feature in the top-five of the ICC rankings for all three formats by climbing to fourth in the latest Twenty20 list issued in Dubai is – Kane Williamson

• Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea by the Telangana government seeking fresh allocation of waters of river Krishna among four riparian states which also include – Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra and Karnataka

• The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs for the week ending on 5 January 2017 was –89(point)348 Billion Cubic Meter, BCM, which is 57 percent of total storage capacity

• Parliament of this country is debating on proposed constitutional amendments that would hand Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s largely ceremonial presidency sweeping executive powers, and the possibility of serving two more five-year terms – Turkey

• This country has urged the European Union to revive stalled negotiations on Ankara joining the bloc, saying without it Europe was incomplete – Turkey

• Maharashtra government on 9 January 2017 launched India’s largest public WiFi service called – ‘MumbaiWifi’