Current Affairs 5th December 2017

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Current Affairs

Current Affairs 5th December 2017

NATIONAL

  • 1st International exhibition and Conference on AYUSH & Wellness sector begin in New Delhi
  • Centre to put quit line number on tobacco packs
  • Delhi, Mumbai fare poorly in 2017 global safe cities index
  • Over 1,300 govt schools to be shut over lack of demand
  • Bill proposes death penalty for unruly metro commuters
  • Madya Pradesh assembly approves death for raping girls aged below 12 years
  • Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje announces special fund for startups led by women
  • West Bengal reports most human trafficking cases in 2016

INTERNATIONAL

  • China tests ‘jellyfish shredder’ to save aircraft carriers
  • Venezuela to launch new virtual currency
  • South Korea, US launch largest air exercise
  • China launches land exploration satellite
  • South Korea launches special ‘decapitation unit’ against North Korea

BANKING and ECONOMY

  • 15th Finance Commission holds 1st meeting

AWARDS

  • Rajkummar, Irrfan, Vidya win top acting Star Screen awards
  • Kolkata driver to be awarded for not honking in 18 years

SPORTS

  • India’s Deepika bags bronze at Indoor Archery World Cup
  • Virat Kohli becomes first Indian captain to complete 1,000 runs in a calendar year twice

OBITUARY

  • Veteran Actor Shashi Kapoor Passed away
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