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INTERNATIONAL EVENTS YEAR BOOK 2017
2nd January- IFFHS names Lionel Messi as World’s best player maker for 2016.
3rd January- Antonio Guterres takes charge as UN secretary General.
5th January- Scientists discovers new organ “Mesentary” in human digestive system.
Trump appoints India-American Raj Shah as Deputy Assistant to the president and Deputy Communications and Research Director.
Sir Tim Barrow appointed as UK’s ambassador to European Union.6th January Japan to associate with India in its Smart Cities Mission.
10th January- Cristiano Ronaldo named best FIFA Men’s Player 2016.
Pakistan’s test- fires nuclear-capable cruise missile Babur-3.
12th World Hindi Day celebrated across the world.
Kalyan Krishnamurthy appointed as CEO of Flipkart.
IIT Kharagpur alumnus Parag Havaldar wins Technical Oscar Award.
11th January- China launches first commercial space mission with Kuaizhou 1Arocket.
12th January- Norway becomes the first country to ban FM radio broadcasting.
13th January- Barack Obama awards Joe Biden with Presidential Medal of Freedom.
14 January- Rudensky, Sakaguchi and Ramsdell win 2017 Crafoord Prize.
16th January- Space X launches Cluster of Iridium Satellites from California.
17th January- Jacob Polley wins 2016 T S Elliot Prize for Poetry.
18th January- Eugene Cernan, last man to walk on moon passes away. Silicon identified as “missing element” in earth’s core.
21st January- Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US President.
24th January- Mike Pompeo sworn in as Director of Central Intelligence agency.
25th January- Japan launches first ever Military Communications Satellite Kirameki-2.
30th January- Serena Williams wins 2017 Australian Open Women’s singles title.
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