Current Affairs India - 10 January 2018

1. World Hindi Day is observed on 10th January.
2. Senior space scientist Dr K. Sivan has been appointed as the new chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
3. Dr. Rajiv Bindal, MLA from Nahan has been elected unanimously as speaker of 13 th himachal pradesh legislative assembly.
4. Rajib Prasad has been appointed as the president of J K tyre and Industries.
5. Lieutenant General Y V K Mohan has taken over as the 13th Corps Commander of the Rising Star Corps.
6. The Matunga suburban station on the Central Railway of Mumbai division has figured in the Limca Book of Records 2018 for having an all-woman staff.
7. World Bank has projected India's growth rate at 7.3 % in 2018 and 7.5 % for the next two years.
8. Direct tax collection has increased by 18.2 % during April to December last year as compared to the corresponding period of 2016.
9. Aditya Mehta has won the Kolkata Open 2018 International Invitation Snooker Championship.
10. Aanchal Thakur, the 21-year-old Manali resident has made history as she won India's first ever international medal in skiing by clinching bronze in the coveted Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup.