Daily Current Affairs December 2017

    India Current Affairs December 2017

    The Madhya Pradesh Assembly has passed a bill proposes death penalty or a minimum term of 14-year rigorous imprisonment or life imprisonment till death for raping girls aged 12 or less.

    India Current Affairs December 2017

    Dinesh K Sarraf was appointed as the new Chairman of Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB). The board was established in 2006 under Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Act, 2006 to regulate refining, transport and marketing of petroleum products.

    India Current Affairs December 2017

    The first International Exhibition and Conference on AYUSH and Wellness sector- AROGYA 2017 was held in New Delhi. It was inaugurated by AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) Minister Shripad Naik. Its theme was ‘Enhancing the global potential of AYUSH’.

    India Current Affairs December 2017

    The 6th International Tourism Mart (ITM) 2017 was held in Guwahati, Assam. The focus areas of 6th ITM was to spotlight on India’s “Act East Policy”. The International Tourism Mart is an annual event organised in North Eastern States on rotation basis. Its objective is to highlight tourism potential of region in domestic and international markets.

    India Current Affairs December 2017

    Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor (birth name: Balbir Raj Kapoor) passed away. He married English actress Jennifer Kendal and the couple established Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai. He was awarded 62nd Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2014.

    World Current Affairs December 2017

    World Current Affairs December 2017

    The International conference on climate change was held in Nepal. It was inaugurated by Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari. It was titled ‘Resilient Hindu Kush Himalaya: Developing Solutions towards a Sustainable Future for Asia’.

    Its purpose was to draw attention towards adverse effects of global warming in Hindu Kush mountain range. It was organized by Nepal’s Ministry for Environment in collaboration with International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).

    World Current Affairs December 2017

    The World Soil Day is celebrated every year on 5th of December by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. The Theme for year 2017 is ‘Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground’.
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