Tripura Current Affairs - January 2017

Q. When and where one day workshop was organized on the topic ‘Cashless Transaction’ by IGDC project?

Ans: On 1st jan 2017… at the Voluntary Health Association of Tripura (VHAT) conference hall.

Q. Is there any  tax designated as ‘transaction tax’ by government of India or state government whenever a customer makes payment for a purchase though debit or credit cards?

Ans: there is no tax designated as ‘transaction tax’ by government of India or state government.

Q. When the Tripura government has launched a special drive to provide education to every child, including those who are differently able and do not attend school?

Ans: On 2nd jan 2017.

Q. Who organized   torch rally to protest rising corruption and women atrocity in Tripura on January 2017?

Ans:  the youth Trinamool Congress (TMC) organised a protest torch rally in capital Agartala.

Q. What is the  magnitude earthquake was reported on 3rd January 2017 in Tripura ?

Ans:  5.7-magnitude earthquake was reported in a remote area of Dhalai district.

Q. When   Police Week 2017 started with Police Day Parade?

Ans: on 3rd January 2017.

Q. What is the percentage come down of Overall registration of crime- FIR and complaint in Tripura?

Ans: come down by 16 percent in Tripura during 2016 as compared to the previous year, said DGP K. Nagaraj on 4th jan 2017.

Q. Which has been adjudged as’ TSR Best Battalion’ 2016 for consecutively two years on the basis of overall good performance?

Ans: Second battalion of TSR located RK Nagar has been adjudged as Best Battalion’ 2016 .

Q. When Umesh Chandra Sarangi, IPS, Inspector General (IG) Tripura Frontier BSF , visited ICP Akhaura for the first time?

Ans: on 4th jan 2017.

Q. Which school in Jolaibari has been selected for conversion into an english medium school?

Ans: the K.T.School , located in Western Jolaibari.

Q. When the electoral rolls with a base year of 01.01.2017 for the 60 Assembly constituencies were published?

Ans: on 5th January ,2017.

Q. When the state government has stopped collecting entertainment tax from tainted Rose Valley floated Rose Valley park near Sekerkote?

Ans: on 8th January, 2017.

Q. When the state government has decided to undertake Japanese Encephalitis (JE) vaccination drive to zero down?

Ans: from 9th January , 2017.

Q. What is  ‘GMP”?

Ans: The Ganamukti Parisad (GMP), a powerful tribal organization of the ruling CPI (M).

Q. When Tripura Congress demonstrate against demonetization before RBI?

Ans: on 10th January 2017.

Q. When an Offsite Mock Drill was successfully conducted for the first time at the ADB Gas Collecting Station of ONGC?

Ans: on January 11, 2017.

Q. When and why angry students of Tripura Institute of Technology (TIT) put the institution’s main entrance under lock?

Ans: on 11th January 2017, protesting ‘unnecessary’ delay in conducting examinations.

Q. What is the Monthly allowance for poor cancer patients in Tripura by Tripura Government?

Ans: The Tripura government has introduced a monthly allowance of Rs 600 for poor cancer patients.

Q. When the local administration of North district  has started issuing birth certificates to Bru children?

Ans: on 12th January 2017.

Q. Name the Tripura youths won medals in stamps exhibition held in Chennai?

Ans: Suman Deb earned Silver medal on his thematic title of exhibit “Wings are for Flying, not Frying” and Nripes Ananda Das clinched Silver Bronze medal on his thematic title of exhibit “Man’s Mission to Fly”.

Q. When Tripura accepts 50:50 formulas to make Agartala a smart city?

Ans:  On 13th January 2017, Withdrawing earlier objection Tripura government has agreed to the centre’s formula for 50:50 shares in implementation of the smart city project and floated a new company Agartala Smart City Limited to supervise the works as per the guide- lines issued by the centre.

Q. When The state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOCL) has launched cashless transactions?

Ans: on 13th January 2017.

Q. When TMC interns on strike, demanded parity in stipend with AGMC?

Ans: on 14th January 2017.

Q. When Indigo launched a scheme to carry bodies of underprivileged residents of northeast India, who die in the national capital, to their homes free of cost?

Ans: on 14th January 2017.

Q. When A mini marathon was organised at the military station of Agartala by Red Shield Artillery Brigade on the occasion of 69th Army Day?

Ans:on 16th January 2017, Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian gymnast to qualify for the Olympic finals, flagged off the event.

Q. Who inaugurated a seminar cum training programme on demonetization and cashless transactions, jointly organized by CSC VLES and Computer print, an enrollment agency of CSC at Matangini Pritilata auditorium?

Ans: Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy.

Q. When   Women’s  commission organized legal awareness programme in north Tripura?

Ans: Tripura Commission for Women (TCW) organised a two-day legal awareness programme for women on January 16-17 , 2017.

Q. What is the amount sanctioned by Union RD Ministry for extension of civic facilities in rural areas of Tripura?

Ans: The Union Ministry of Rural Development has sanctioned Rs. 10 crore .

Q. When and where two day  national level workshop on the concept of Housing for All was organized?

Ans: from 20th January at  Pragya Bhavan in Agartala.

Q. When Tripura-Bangla 'Maitri Utsav' scheduled to begin?

Ans: from 19th January 2017 in Dhaka.

Q. What is the amount The World Bank has sanctioned to boost power transmission?

Ans:  a project amounting to Rs. 1376 crore to boost power transmission system of the state.

Q. When Four day long ‘Vivek festival cum exhibition’ was inaugurated by Health and Family Welfare Minister Badal Choudhury at the school premises of Dr B R Ambedkar Vidyabhavan at Aralia?

Ans: on 19th 2017.

Q. When Central team arrives to oversee border protection mechanism?

Ans: on 23rd January 2017.

Q. Name the new AGM of NF Railway?

Ans:  Lokesh Narayan , chief electrical engineer of north central railway, Allahabad has taken over the charge of Additional General Manager, NFR.

Q. Who conferred ‘Padmasri’ , third from Tripura, second sportsperson from NE?

Ans: Tripura’s prominent gymnast  Dipa Karmakar.

Q. When  the Centre for Forest based Livelihood and Extension (CFLE) conducts awareness program on vermicomposting?

Ans: on 25th January, 2017, on Barjala HS School.

Q. Where Cross Country race was organized to mark 68th Republic Day?

Ans: on 25th January 2017 , Santirbazar Subdivision in South District of Tripura .

Q. Name Seven Tripura police personnel have been selected for Police Medal on the occasion of the 68th anniversary of Republic Day?

Ans: Md Abdul Hamid, Sub Inspector, Kailashahar Tripura, Unakoti District,  Tapan Sarkar, Subedar, Bishalgar Tripura of 11th battalion TSR, Kumaresh Sharma, Sub-Inspector, A.D.Nagar, West Tripura of Security Unit of Tripura police, Ranjit Kumar Roy, Constable, SB Organization, Chaitra Mohan Debbarma, Havildar, posted at Jampuijala under 7th battalion TSR, Smt. Jaya Bhattacharjee, Sub-Inspector of Special Branch (SB) of police and Debasish Choudhury, Inspector, A.D.Nagar Agartala, of CID Organization.

Q. Who inaugurated The 27th Tripura industries and Commerce Fair-2017?

Ans: Member of Parliament (MP) Jitendra Choudhury.

Q. Name the five district where Maha Lok Adalat held in 2017?

Ans:  West Tripura, Gomati, South Tripura, North Tripura and Unakoti districts.

Q. How many cases are disposed in Maha Lok Adalat held in five district in 2017?

Ans: disposed of altogether 21,984 pending cases out of a total of 53,843 cases.

Q. Who takes over as Tripura's new chief secretary in place of retiring incumbent Yashpaul Singh?

Ans:  Sanjib Ranjan , an M-T cadre IAS officer of 1985 batch, is taking over as Tripura's new chief secretary.

Q. When Golden jubilee of All India Radio (AIR) celebrated?

Ans: On  30th January 2017 , The golden jubilee celebration of AIR, Agartala was celebrated with an attractive programme in the AIR headquarter behind the royal 'Ujjayanta Palace'.


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