Latest Current Affairs 17th January 2020

EAM Jaishankar holds bilateral talks with EU High Representative, South African Foreign Minister: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today held bilateral talks with European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell and his South African counterpart Naledi Pandor.

Nirbhaya Case: Convicts to be hanged on Feb 1: A Delhi Court has issued fresh death warrants against the four convicts in the Nirbhaya rape and murder case. The court set the date of the hanging as February 1, at 6 am.

President Kovind rejects mercy petition of Nirbhaya case convict: President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected the mercy petition of one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case.

Widespread rain lashes several parts of North India: Higher reaches of Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand recorded snowfall, while plains experienced moderate rains on Thursday.

ISRO’s GSAT-30 satellite successfully launched aboard Ariane rocket: India’s high power communication satellite GSAT-30 was successfully launched on-board Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana early today morning.

ISRO’s GSAT-30 satellite successfully launched aboard Ariane rocket: India’s high power communication satellite GSAT-30 was successfully launched on-board Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana early today morning.

Putin to take part in peace conference on Libya in Germany: In Russia, the Kremlin has said that President Vladimir Putin will take part in a peace conference on Libya in Germany on Sunday.

Ukraine PM Oleksiy Honcharuk resigns: In Ukraine, Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk tendered his resignation to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy today after less than six months in the role.

2nd ODI: India beat Australia by 36 runs to level 3-match series 1-1: In Cricket, India beat Australia by 36 runs in the second One-Day International to level three-match series 1-1 at Rajkot this evening.

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