Current Affairs India - 11-12 January 2018

1. The National Youth Day is celebrated every year on 12th January.
2. Harjinder Singh has been appointed as the Chef De Mission for the 23rd Winter Olympic Games to be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea in February 2018.
3. V J Mathew has been appointed as the Chairman of Maritime Board.
4. Three-day International Dharma-Dhamma conference has been inaugurated at Rajgir in Bihar.
5. Former world and Asian champion L Sarita Devi (60kg) and world silver-medallist Sonia Lather (57kg) have advanced to the finals of the National Women's Boxing Championships in Rohtak.
6. Baldev Raj, the director of the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru and a renowned administrator of nuclear power technologies of India has passed away at the age of 70.