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Current Affairs One Liners - 14th December 2017

Current Affairs One Liners - 14th December 2017

Current Affairs One Liners - 14th December 2017

Study all the important Current Affairs from Current Affairs One-liners - 14th December 2017. These Current Affairs One-Liners include all the important news updates related to Sports, Achievements, Recent Government Schemes which are very important for upcoming IBPS, SSC exams.
  •  Nakul Chopra, currently President of AAAI and Senior Advisor at Publicis Communications, has been elected as the next Chairman of BARC India. 
  • Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) president Anil Khanna has been nominated for four key positions of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for a two-year term. 
  • Buddhist monk Dhammapiya from Tripura has been elected as the new secretary general of the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC). 
  • The Reserve Bank of India said the limits for investment by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) for the January-March 2018 quarter has been increased by 6,400 crore in Central Government Securities (G-Secs) and 5,800 crore in State development loans (SDLs). 
  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today lowered India's GDP forecast for the current fiscal by 0.3 percentage points to 6.7 per cent. 
  • The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved its first loan to China, its largest shareholder, to reduce its dependence on coal by over 600,000 tonnes annually by building a natural gas distribution network for villages. 
  • Feminism has been named word of the year by the American dictionary Merriam-Webster. 
  • South Korea banned its financial institutions from dealing in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, as the cryptocurrency soars in a bubble fueled by retail speculators, many of them from the country. 
  • The World Bank Group (WBG), is to stop financing oil and gas exploration, in a bid to help combat climate change. 
  • In order to strengthen the ecosystem for government services, Karnataka State government will be launching a digital platform 'Seva Sindhu' to address the issues of the common citizen. 
  • Rajasthan has become the first state in the country to offer free e-mail address in Hindi to its residents. 
  • The Bihar government has launched Safe City Surveillance Scheme for checking crime against women. 
  • India to share expertise to make Nigeria food sufficient. 
  • China signs 99-year lease on Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port. 
  • India will host the 3rd annual meeting of the Board of Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) at Mumbai. Theme: 'Mobilizing Finance for Infrastructure: Innovation and Collaboration'.
  • Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) have signed an MoU for facilitating supply of sand for highways construction work. 
  • Moscow and Cairo have signed an agreement to construct Egypt’s first nuclear plant. 
  • The Second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture to be held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 11 – 12 December 2017. 
  • The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will honor brothers Piyush Pandey (executive chairman and creative director Ogilvy South Asia) and Prasoon Pandey ( film director) with the Lion of St. Mark award at the 2018 festival. 
  • India's Lakshmi Puri Among 6 Diplomats To Receive 'Power Of One' Award At UN. 
  • Shubhankar Sharma held his nerve to sign for a closing 69 and win a first European Tour title at the weather-delayed Joburg Open.

Note Down Points

These note down points are related to today's Current Affairs. The General Awareness questions that can arise from today's current affairs for SSC, IBPS exams, are mentioned in note down points.
  •  BARC stands for Broadcast Audience Research Council. It was founded in 2010. 
  • International Buddhist Confederation is a Delhi-based religious Buddhist Organization which was founded in 2013. 
  • Reserve Bank of India was founded on 1st April, 1935. 
  • The head quarter of Reserve Bank of India is situated in Mumbai. 
  • Urjit Patel is the Governor of RBI.
  • Asian Development Bank was established in 1966.
  • Takehito Nakao is the President of Asian Development Bank. 
  • The head quarter of Asian Development Bank is situated at Philippines. 
  • The head quarter of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is situated in Beijing, China. 
  • Jin Liqun is the President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. 
  • Jim Yong Kim is the President and Kristalina Georgieva is the CEO of World Bank Group. 
  • The head quarter of World Bank Group is situated at Washington D.C. 
  • Basundhara Raje is the Chief Minister of Rajasthan. 
  • Nitish Kumar is the Chief Minister of Bihar. 
  • Siddaramaiah is the Chief Minister of Karnataka. 
  • UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. 
  • UNESCO was founded in 1945. 
  • The head quarter of UNESCO is in Paris. 
  • UNWTO stands for United Nations World Tourism Organization. 
  • UNWTO was founded in 1975 and the head quarter is situated in Madrid, Spain. 
  • United Nations (UN) was founded in 1945. 
  • The head quarter of United Nations is situated in New York. 
  • António Guterres is the Secretary General of UN.

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