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Friday, January 13, 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13TH JAN 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13TH JAN 2017
(Daily News India)
Shared By: WWW.DailyGk.IN

1. SHALABH SETH APPOINTED CEO OF OLA FLEET TECHNOLOGIES
i. Shalabh Seth has appointed as the CEO of Ola Fleet Technologies by Indian online transportation network company Ola
ii. Seth will drive supply growth through leasing and other driver focused initiatives to consolidate Ola’s position as the market leader in the Indian ride sharing space.
iii. Prior to this, Shalabh was the managing director in SABMiller India and he responsible for business expansion and growth in the country.
iv. He has also worked with ITC for over eight years across operations, supply chain and sales.

2. DANIEL ORTEGA SWORN IN NICARAGUA’S PRESIDENT FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE TERM
i. Daniel Ortega was sworn in as the President of Nicaragua for the third consecutive term his wife, Rosario Murillo was elected as the new vice president.
ii. Ortega, took the oath in Managua in the presence of the presidents of Venezuela, Bolivia and Taiwan.
iii. Ortega and Murillo were elected with 72.5 percent of the vote.

3. DR. AUSAF SAYEED TO BE THE NEXT HIGH COMMISSIONER OF INDIA TO THE REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES
i. Former IFS officer Dr. Ausaf Sayeed has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Seychelles.
ii. Ausaf is currently working as the Consul General, Consulate General of India, Chicago

4. NATIONAL YOUTH DAY: 12 JANUARY
i. 12 January of every year is observed as National Youth Day, the birthday of Swami Vivekananda.
ii. Swamiji's hundred fifty-fourth birth anniversary Several functions are being organized across the country to mark the occasion.
iii. PM Narendra Modi addressing National Youth Day function at Rohtak, Haryana through video conferencing.
iv. The government felt that the philosophy of Vivekananda and his ideals are a great source of inspiration for the Indian youth.

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