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Thursday, January 12, 2017

12 January 2017 GK Current Affairs

1. From January 18, 2017, which airline will reserve 6 seats for women in the third row of all its aircraft as a move for safety of women passengers travelling alone?
[Category: NationalCurrent Affairs]
[A]Indigo
[B]Jet Airways
[C]SpiceJet
[D]Air India


2. India launched its second Scorpene-class submarine, at Mumbai's Mazagon dock on 11th Jan 2017.The indigenously-built submarine combines superior stealth technology with an ability to launch crippling attacks with missiles and torpedoes. It would undergo rigorous tests and trials till December before its commissioning. What is the name of this submarine?
[Category: IndiaCurrent Affairs]
[A]Khanderi
[B]Jalaj
[C]INS Shaurya
[D]Jalbhedi


3. Which country in India's neighbourhood has sought an official notification from RBI to make the new ₹2000 note legal tender in the country? Earlier in Jan'15, RBI had issued a notification making the old ₹500 and ₹1000 notes legal tender in the country.
[Category: InternationalCurrent Affairs]
[A]Bhutan
[B]Nepal
[C]Myanmar
[D]Sri Lanka


4. It is a popular bull taming sport, part of Tamil Nadu's Pongal celebrations, where young men try to cling on to a charging bull. The Supreme Court banned thsi sport in 2008 after a petition by a victim's father. The Supreme Court on Thursday, 12 Jan 2017, rejected a plea seeking to allow the sport played during Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu. Can yo uname the festival?
[Category: CulturalCurrent Affairs]
[A]Jallibully
[B]Vetrukkaal seval porr
[C]Jallikattu
[D]Kodi Pandem


5. On 12 January 2017, which High Court ruled that the triple talaq certificates issued by chief Qazis were not legal and that they are mere opinions under the 1880 Kazis Act?
[Category: IndiaCurrent Affairs]
[A]Allahabad High Court
[B]Delhi High Court
[C]Kolkata High Court
[D]Madras High Court


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