English Current Affairs 07th January 2018

National News
  1. Tamil Nadu(TN) has emerged as the leader in the country in terms of Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education
  2. The West Bengal Government has launched its official emblem in a programme at Nabanna two days after getting the approval from the Central Government.
  3. The News Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) which has emerged as one of the most significant events in the publishing world will be held in the capital during January 6 -14 at Pragati Maidan
  4. Shri Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for commerce and Industry will chair the 3rd meeting of the council for Trade Development and promotion(CTDP) at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi
  5. Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways in Singapore to inaugurate the ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas on 6th January.
  6. Goa will be hosting the third edition of the Science film festival of India between January 16 – 19
International News
  1. The US has placed Pakistan on a ‘special watch list’ for severe violations of religious freedom.
  1. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will shortly introduce new Rs.10 currency notes under the Mahatma Gandhi series.
  2. The advance estimates of the GDP growth stood at 6.5% for the current fiscal FY18, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO)
  1. The Meghalaya Government the Indian Olympic Association(IOA) and the Meghalaya State Olympic Association has signed the host city contract to hold the 39th National Games in the State in 2022.

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