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Current Affairs GK Notedown: 28th December 2017

Current Affairs GK Notedown: 28th December 2017

Current Affairs GK Notedown: 28th December 2017

Today we are providing you the Current Affairs Oneliner Key Points of 28th December 2017. Through these Current Affairs You can notedown Static GK Points which is very effective for any Government Competitive Exams Like SSC CHSL & Railway Exams which is going to be held in 2018. In which These are some keynotes that you can go through for exceling in IBPS, Banking, SSC. The notes can serve extremely helpful in your preparation  process. 

Current Affairs One Liners
  • Senior IPS officer Abhay was appointed Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
  • Veteran singer K S Chitra Veteran singer K S Chitra has been selected for prestigious  'Harivarasanam' award 2017.
  • India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed Advanced Air Defence (AAD) supersonic interceptor missile in Test Range of Odisha. 
  • Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh has launched Livestock Disease Forewarning –Mobile Application (LDF-Mobile App). 
  • The creator of Bugs Bunny, Bob Givens, Passes Away at the age of 99.  He was from the USA.
  • India's largest mobile-first financial services platform, Paytm announced that its app has crossed the 100 million milestone on Google Play Store in the second week of December 2017.
  • Haryana shooter Anisa Sayyed won the women’s 25m pistol gold with a new record at the ongoing 61st National Shooting Championship Competitions (61st NSCC), in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  • President Ramnath Kovind inaugurated the 100th Annual Conference of the Indian Economic Association at Acharya Nagarjuna University in Guntur of Andhra Pradesh.
  • India to Overtake UK, France to Become 5th-Largest Economy in 2018.
  • The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, dedicated to the people of Andhra Pradesh four projects (Andhra Pradesh Fibregrid Project, Andhra Pradesh Surveillance Project, Drone Project, Free Space Optical Communication (FSOC) system) of the State Government at a function held at Velagapudi, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Vin Diesel has been named the top-grossing actor of 2017 by Forbes, with Dollar1.6 billion in global ticketing receipts from his film 'The Fate of the Furious'.
  • Actress Anushka Sharma has been named PETA's Person of the Year by animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
  • Sectoral regulator IRDAI has issued regulations for insurance firms to carry out offshore business from Gujarat-based GIFT International Financial Services Centre (IFSC).
  • Saudi Arabia hosts world chess tournament for both women and men for the first Time. 
  • Legendary South African musician Robbie Malinga passed away. The veteran musician suffered from anaemia.
  • Uttar Pradesh has launched a free household power connection scheme for the poor in the state to mark former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birth anniversary. The government has a target of covering 16 million by 2018-end, driven by Yogi Adityanath government’s motto ‘Prakash hai to vikas hai’ (the barometer of development is light).
  • Acing cinematography Anjuli Shukla wins National Award, She became the first lady to win the award for Malayalam film industry.
  • India and Afghanistan launch second air cargo route, linking Kabul with Mumbai. 
  • Smartphone manufacturer Samsung launched its 'Bill Payments' on its flagship payments service, Samsung Pay in partnership with Axis Bank.
  • Agri service solutions provider Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM) having operations across India and Myanmar has tied up with HDFC Bank and IndusInd Bank to provide collateral management services.
  • Indian boxers have claimed three gold, a silver, and a bronze medal at the Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. In the event, the country’s Gold Medal winners were K Shyam Kumar in 49kg, Naman Tanwar in 91kg and Satish Kumar in the 91kg category claimed gold medals.
  • Guatemala has decided to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, following US President Donald Trump’s decision in the holy city. 
  • The 25th edition of National Children Science Congress (NCSC-2017) was inaugurated by Gujarat CM in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • India has provided medical assistance worth about Dollar 1 million to Yemen in response to a request from the Yemeni government.
  • The UN has approved a Dollar286 million cut in its annual budget for the next year, a 5% “historic reduction in spending” that the US said it had negotiated.
  • The General Assembly on Sunday approved the regular budget of Dollar5.397 billion for 2018-2019, the UN said in a statement on Tuesday. The amount sets the budget level around Dollar286 million (or 5%) below the final approved level for 2016- 2017, and Dollar193 million below the initially proposed budget level for 2018-2019, including all “add-ons”.


  • Wheeler Island is presently known as Abdul Kalam Island. It is situated at Odisha. 
  • CEO of Paytm: Vijay Shekhar Sharma.
  • Headquarters of Paytm: Noida.
  • India's First Payment Bank: Airtel. 
  • Indian Economic Association Established: 1917.
  • Achronyms of ICAR- Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
  • Headquarters of ICAR: New Delhi.
  • Capital of Andhra Pradesh: Hyderabad
  • CM & Governor of Andhra Pradesh: Shri. Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Shri E.S Lakshmi Narasimhan. 
  • Forbes: An American Business Magazine.
  • Forbes was Founded On: 1917.
  • Headquarters: New York.
  • People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world.
  • Achronyms of IRDAI: Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India.
  • Chairman of IRDAI: T.S.Vijayan.
  • Full Form of GIFT City: Gujarat International Finance-Tec City
  • Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia: Mohammed bin Salman.
  • Capital & Currency of Saudi Arabia: Riyadh, Saudi riyal.
  • Capital & Currency of Afghanistan: Kabul, Afghani. 
  • Capital & Currency of Yemen: Sanaa, Rial (YER). 
  • Headquarter of UN: New York, USA. 
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