Current Affairs 3rd December 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 3rd December 2017

NATIONAL

  • India re-elected to International Maritime Organisation Council
  • Cabinet approves Rs 9,000-crore National Nutrition Mission
  • Karnataka second safest state in South India
  • Annual Konark festival begins in Odisha
  • Union home Secretary Rajiv Gauba attends State Level Core Group Meeting in Itanagar

INTERNATIONAL

  • Pikachu named cultural ambassador for Japanese city
  • ‘Populism’ is Cambridge dictionary’s word of the year
  • UN seeks record $22.5 billion in humanitarian aid for 2018
  • Japan to host ministerial meeting of UNSC on 15th December

BANKING and ECONOMY

  • Corporation Bank launches RuPay credit cards
  • Royal Bank of Scotland to shut 259 branches to expand online banking

APPOINTMENT

  • Anshu Prakash appointed as Delhi Chief Secretary
  • Infosys appoints Salil Parekh as CEO and Managing Director
  • A Surya Prakash reappointed as Prasar Bharati chief

AWARDS

  • Miss Korea Jenny Kim crowned Miss Supranational 2017

SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY

  • Google launches Datally app to let users control data usage
  • 3D-printed bacteria ink that may help treat burns made

BOOKS and AUTHOR

  • Gauri Lankesh Book Launch: A Call for Unity

SPORTS

  • Mary Kom resigns as national observer for Indian boxing
  • Shiva Keshavan wins gold in Asian Luge Championships

 

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