The multi-national construction and engineering firm, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) announced on January 22, 2018 that it has launched the second offshore patrol vessel (OPV) for the Indian Coast
Guard at its greenfield defence shipyard in Kattupalli near Chennai.
The Supreme Court on 23 January 2018 paved the way for screening of Bollywood film ’Padmaavat’ by rejecting the pleas of Rajasthan.
China on January 22, 2018 invited Latin American and Caribbean countries to join its ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative, as part of an agreement to deepen economic and political cooperation in a region where US influence is historically strong.
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel was on January 23, 2018 sworn in as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh.
The 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) began on January 23, 2018 in Davos, Switzerland with the theme ‘Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World’.
India and World Bank on January 22, 2018 signed USD 120 million loan agreement to improve water supply services in peri-urban areas of Uttarakhand.