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26th January 2018 Events - Important Daily Current Affairs

Dear Great Ambitionists, here are today's (26th January 2018) Important Current Affairs updates. Happy Reading :)

Daily Current Affairs of 26th January 2018

International Current Affairs
  • The ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit was recently held at New Delhi. 
    • This summit marks the 25 years of India's ties with the southeast Asian bloc.  
    • Leaders of the ten ASEAN countries, comprising Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos and Brunei have attended the summit. 
    • The ASEAN Nations have issued a joint statement titled Delhi Declaration focusing on counter-terrorism, identity security, military cooperation, and bilateral financial support.
    • ASEAN - Association of South East Asian Nations.
    • Theme of this summit : “Shared Values, Common Destiny”.
  • 6 Southeast Asian nations (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Brunei) today formed an initiative titled 'Our Eyes'. 
    • Aim of 'Our Eyes'  : To counter terrorism and extremism in the region. 
    • Under this initiative, nations will share information on militant groups and develop a common database of extremists.
National Current Affairs
  • India celebrated its 69th Republic Day today with a record 10 heads of state from ASEAN Nations, watching the grand parade with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rajpath, Delhi.
  • The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) today said that engineering students will study vedas, puranas, and yoga under the revised curriculum from the next academic session. 
    • The modified course will also focus on Indian philosophical, linguistic and artistic traditions.
  • The Maharashtra government has launched `Balasaheb Thackeray Shaheed Sanmaan' scheme, under which family members of martyrs would be provided jobs with the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC). 
  • Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu inaugurated the World War II Memorial Museum in the state's Changlang district bordering Myanmar.
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