Daily GK Update 14 January, 2017
India’s First Madam Tussauds Museum Unveils in New Delhi
India will get its First ever Madam Tussauds Museum in June, 2017. It will unveils Wax Figures Of Amitabh Bachchan, Lady Gaga.
First Solar Powered Boat Aditya launched in Kerala
Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the first solar powered boat ADITYA. Piyush Goyal, Minister of State with independent charge for New & Renewable Energy, Solar Powered boat was the chief guest.
Car carrier service starts between Gujarat and Mangaluru
New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) has introduced Car carrier service between Gujarat and Mangaluru.
Airtel Payment Bank launched by FM Arun Jaitley
Airtel Payments Bank started its nationwide operations with an initial investment of Rs 3,000 crore and offering an interest rate of 7.25 per cent for savings accounts. The bank was launched by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, which will be opened across 29 states in India.
Ecuador takes chair of UN group of 134 Developing Countries
Ecuador has taken over from Thailand as chair of the Group of 77 which promotes the interests of the 134 developing countries it represents at the United Nations, including China.
Ecuador’s President : Rafael Correa
Ecuador’s Capital : Quito
US lifts 20-year economic embargo on Sudan
The United States has announced the end of a 20-year economic embargo on Sudan, lifting trade and financial sanctions in an effort to foster ties with the Sudanese government. The announcement made by outgoing President Barack Obama’s administration.