DAILY CURRENT AFFAIR : 1 ST AND 2ND JANUARY
- Mori, a village in Sakhinetpalli mandal in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh gets smart Digital Village tag.
- Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu launched the AP Fibernet project that provides the people internet at a speed of 15 mbps ,WiFi, a telephone connection and 250 cable television channels for the price tag of only Rs 149.
- Sikkim has emerged as Full organic state in India by converting around 75000 hectares of agricultural land into sustainable cultivation.Sikkim was conferred the certificate as Fully Organic State by PM Narendra Modi earlier in 2016.
- India successfully conducted final test firing of strategic ballistic missile'Agni-4' from test facility in Odisha.
- Petronet, India' largest importer of LNG has signed a MOU with Petrobangla to set up a $950 million liquefied natural gas import project at Cox Bazar,Bangladesh.
- India's first laser technology based advanced AVMS RTO has been inaugurated by Gujrat CM Vijay Rupani at Shamlaji of Aravali District,Gujrat.Mr Vijay Rupani also laid foundation stone of various developmental works worth Rs 30 Crore in tribal areas of Aravalli District, Gujrat.
- 'Bargarh Dhanua Jatra', a world famous festival of odisha is all set to begin on 2nd January, 2017 at Bargah,Odisha.
- The Finance ministry has approved 12 proposals of Public Sector Banks to raise the sum of Rs 2,914.038 crore through preferential allotment .Finance ministry also give permission to United Bank of India to raise Rs 200 crore through QIP mode.
- Under 'Pradhanmantri Jan Dhan Yojana' 26 crores account has been opened till date across the country.
- 14 times Grand-slam winner Rafael Nadal emerged victorious in 'Mubadala Tennis Championships 2016' in Abu Dhabi.At final he defeated David Goffin by 6-4,7-6.
- Satish Sivalingam an olympian of India in Rio has won men's 77 kg Senior Weightlifting Championships at Ponjesly college of Engineering College,Tamilinadu.He win this title for sixth consecutive year.
- Bharatiya Jnanpith announces Navlekhan award 2016 winners.Shraddha and Ghyansham Kumar Devansh.Shrtaddha has been selected for his short story 'Hawa Mein Phadphadati Chitthi' and Devansh has been selected for his poem 'Akash Mein Deh'.
- NHPC Chairman and MD K M Singh has been awrded the 'Power and Energy Persona's Award for Individual excellence 'at 10 th ENERTA awards.He recieved the award from former secretary,ministry of new and renewable energy Upendra Tripathy.