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Current Affairs Questions on 16, 17, 18 January 2018:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 16 January 2018 launched the commencement of work for petroleum refinery in which state?
A. Gujarat
B. Punjab
C. Rajasthan
D. Uttar Pradesh
Answer: C
Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 16 January 2018 kicked-off the commencement of work for the Rs. 431-billion petroleum refinery at Rajasthan’s Barmer. The joint venture between state-run Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) and the government of Rajasthan will be the first refinery in the country to completely produce Bharat Stage VI (Euro 6) compliant fuel when it commences work by 2022. .............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

N. Vembusamy Sankaran, the renowned journalist and theatre personality has passed away. He hailed from which state?
A. Kerala
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Karnataka
D. Tamil Nadu
Answer: D
Explanation: N. Vembusamy Sankaran (64), popularly known as Gnani, has passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on January 15, 2018. He was the veteran Tamil writer, journalist and theatre personality. Known as a firebrand writer, Gnani led a theatre group known as “Pareeksha,” produced television serials on social themes and has been participating in various television debates. He wrote articles under the pseudonyms Vamban, Cynic and Nandan, and is known for frank and uncompromising views on politics and culture, which he has expressed in the media for 30 years. He has also written several novels and for a brief time involved himself in politics too, though unsuccessfully..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

PM modi has dedicated iCREATE facility to the nation. This facility is located in which state?
A. Rajasthan
B. Gujarat
C. Punjab
D. Karnataka
Answer: B
Explanation: Prime Minister Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu have dedicated the iCREATE facility to the nation, located on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. iCreate is an independent Centre created with the objective of facilitating entrepreneurship through a blend of creativity, innovation, engineering, product design and leveraging emerging technologies to deal with major issues such as food security, water, connectivity, cybersecurity, IT and electronics, energy, bio-medical equipment and devices etc. The purpose of iCreate is to develop an ecosystem in India to generate quality entrepreneurs..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

As per new norms all public transport vehicles should have GPS and an alert button mandatorily from which date?
A. 1 January 2018
B. 1 July 2019
C. 1 February 2019
D. 1 April 2018
Answer: D
Explanation: All taxis, buses and public transport vehicles (barring three-wheelers and e-rickshaws), will have to install location tracking device or GPS and an alert button mandatorily from 1 April 2018. This notification deadline was issued by the Union Road Transport Ministry on 17 January.............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Government declare year 2018 as the ‘National Year of Millets’. This decision has been taken following a request by which state?
A. Rajasthan
B. Haryana
C. Karnataka
D. Gujarat
Answer: D
Explanation: The decision to declare 2018 as the ‘National Year of Millets’ was taken following a request by Karnataka, which is the country’s leader in the millet sector.  Union Statistics and Programme Implementation Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on 20 January 2018 confirmed that the Union Agriculture Ministry had already completed the formalities regarding declaring 2018 as the ‘national year of millets’. Karnataka Agriculture Minister Krishna Byre Gowda has been campaigning for declaring 2018 as national year of millets. The State government had spent Rs. 200 crore in the last four years publicising the health benefits of millets among consumers in a bid to trigger an increase in demand. .............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK