DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 28TH JAN 2017
(Daily News India)
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1. DELHI DYNAMOS APPOINT ASHISH SHAH AS NEW CEO
i. Indian Super League side Delhi Dynamos appointed Ashish Shah as their new CEO.
ii. His appointment effective as of January 23. Shah was the heading Chennaiyin FC when the team won the ISL title in 2015.
2. NATIONAL GEOSCIENCE AWARD FOR KESHAV KRISHNA
i. Keshav Krishna, a scientist at the National Geophysical Research Institute has been selected for the National Geoscience Award for 2016.The award was given by the Union Ministry of Mines is in recognition of his work in the field of geo-environmental studies.
ii. Keshav Krishna is presently involved in studies on environmental risk assessment related sediments and water in industrial areas, heavy metal contamination in soil, abandoned mine sites and their interactions with the environmental pollutants.
3. SUMO WRESTLER BECOMES FIRST JAPANESE ATHLETE TO RECEIVE HIGHEST HONOUR IN 19 YEARS
i. Japan’s sumo wrestler Kisenosato was promoted to the highest rank of the wresting, Yokozuna after winning his first title at the New Year Grand Sumo Japan Wrestler Tournament.
ii. Kisenosato, whose real name is Yutaka Hagiwara is the 1st Japanese born and bred wrestler to earn the coveted rank of “grand champion since 1998.