Current Affairs India 01 January 2018

1. Rajya Sabha member Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, national vice-president of the BJP has been appointed as the President of Indian Council of Cultural Relations.
2. Pankaj Jain, Joint Secretary in the Department of Financial Services has assumed charge as the Managing Director of Infrastructure Finance company Ltd.
3. Vineet Chowdhary has been appointed as the chief Secretary of Himachal Prodesh.
4. Om Prakash Singh has been appointed as the Director General of Police of Uttar Prodesh.
5. Kavitha Bharanidaran, a Chennai resident has attempted a new Guinness world record for performing yoga for continuously 105 hrs.
6. Vidarbha have created history by winning the Ranji Trophy for the first time in history.
7. Indian golfer Shiv Kumar has won his third Asian tour title of 2017.
8. Eminent educationist M V Pylee has passed away at the age of 98.