Current Affairs 4th December 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 4th December 2017

NATIONAL

  • The first phase of Chabahar port was inaugurated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
  • The tragedy that struck the Bhopal city three decades ago occurred on the intervening night of December 2 and 3, 1984
  • Patna-based Gender Alliance, an initiative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), had launched the Android-based app named ‘Bandhan Tod’.
  • India was awarded the certificate of commendation for its effort to combat illegal wildlife trade by Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.
  • Kapu reservation bill passed in Andhra
  • The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched the National Strategic Plan 2017-24 aimed at eradicating HIV/AIDS by 2030.
  • The very severe cyclonic storm ‘OCKHI’ over Lakshadweep area and adjoining Southeast Arabian Sea moved further west-northwestwards with a speed of 10 kmph during past 06 hours.
  • India has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organisation under a category that represents nations with the largest interests in international seaborne trade.

 

NEW APPOINTMENTS

  • Mehbooba Mufti re-elected PDP president
  • D K Sarraf appointed as PNGRB Chairman

SPORTS

  • Virat Kohli surpasses Brian Lara for Most Double Centuries as Captain
  • The sole Indian participant and defending Asian champion Shiva Keshavan retained his title with a time of 55.60 seconds.

 

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