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TNPSC Current Affairs - January 2018 by TNPSC Guru

1.World Economic Forum Summit, Davos 2018. 
World Economic Forum Summit has kick started at Davos, Switzerland with the theme of 'Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World”.

World Economic Forum formed in 1971 with the theme committed to improving the state of the world, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

2.ASEAN India Business and Investment and Expo, 2018.

ASEAN India India Business and Investment Meet and Expo inaugurated with the theme of Promoting Mutual Trade and Investment for Shared Prosperity’ between India and ASEAN Countries.

It was inaugurated by Minister of Commerce Mr Suresh Prabhu.

3.India in 62nd Rank on WEF’s Inclusive Development Index 2018. 
  • World Ecomomic Forum has ranked India in 62nd Rank out of 74 emerging countries in Inclusive Development Index.
  • Lithuania tops the chart in emerging economies
  • Norway tops the chart in advanced economies.
  • While Pakistan ranked 47th and China in 26th position which is better than India.


Inclusive development Index: 
  • It is an annual assessment which measure economic progress of 103 countries on 3 pillars growth and development; inclusion and; intergenerational equity.
  • It is an alternative for GDP to Measuring Countries economic performance. 


4.Ashok Lavasa took charge as the new Election Commissioner of India. 
Ashok Lavasa has taken charge as New Election Commissioner of India. Earlier Om Prakash Rawat has taken charge as the Chief Election Commissioner of India.

5.Tamil Nadu to get Biodiversity panels by March 2018. 
  • Tamil Nadu to get State Biodiversity  panel by March 2018 under National Biodiversity Authority Act.
  • It will help to look after  conserving, developing and effective use of biodiversity sources.
  • Only Goa and Kerala has formed the Biodiversity panel among the States.

6.Shah Rukh Khan wins crystal award 
Indian Actor Shah Rukh Khan Wins Crystal Award along with musician Elton John and Australian actress Cate Blanchett at World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland.

The award was given for the artist who shown commitment towards improving the state of the world.

 7.Vandana Gopikumar gets 2018 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award. 
Vandana Gopikumar will receive Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award of 2018 for Global Women’s Health .
She was chosed for the work in helping women with mental health problems .

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