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Current Affairs One Liners - 17th & 18th December 2017

Current Affairs One Liners - 17th & 18th December 2017

Current Affairs One Liners - 17th & 18th December 2017

Study all the important Current Affairs from Current Affairs One-liners - 17th & 18th 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. 
  • India’s first Tesla X, a high-end electric car with self-driving capability, was registered at the Tardeo Regional Transport Office (RTO). 
  • Vijay Diwas is commemorated every 16 December in India.

  • R Hemalatha takes charge as Director of National Institute of Nutrition. 
  • The State Bank of India introduced a loyalty program for its valued customers gives the customers several opportunities to earn reward points. 
  • FundsIndia partners with YES Bank to launch UPI on mobile for mutual fund payments.
  • According to a new report on income inequality across the world by the World Inequality Lab, Income inequality has reached historically high levels in India since the 1980s when economic and trade liberalisation began in the country, with the top ten percent of the population accounting for 56% of the national income in 2014. 
  • Cabinet approves capital investment subsidy to industrial units located in North Eastern Region (including Sikkim). 
  • Cabinet approves Rs 2,600 cr package for leather sector to boost exports, generate employment and make the leather and footwear industry competitive globally. 
  • Meghalaya became the first state in India to operationalise ‘The Meghalaya Community Participation and Public Services Social Audit Act, 2017’ that makes social audit of government programmes and schemes a part of government practice. 
  • The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, laid the foundation stone of the Nyaya Gram project of the High Court of Allahabad. 
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally dedicate the 60 MW Tuirial Hydro Electric Power Project (HEPP) in Mizoram to the nation. 
  • The National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a complete ban on plastic items like carry bags, plates and cutlery in towns located on the banks of the River Ganga like Haridwar and Rishikesh.
  • Japan plans a record 46 billion dollar defense budget for the next fiscal year to strengthen its missile defense against the threat posed by North Korea. 
  • FIFA suspended the head of the Brazilian football federation Marco Polo Del Nero for 90 days over a breach of its rules. 
  • China plans to send up 10 more satellites from the southern island of Hainan over the next three years to monitor over the South China Sea. 
  • Youthquake' named 2017 word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries. 
  • The Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee (BOCOG) Unveiled the Official Emblems of the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games BEIJING 2022 at a Ceremony at the NATIONAL AQUATICS CENTRE in the Chinese Capital. 
  • PM will also launch the ‘MyDoNER’ app and will distribute cheques to start-up entrepreneurs in Aizawl. 
  • Jammu and Kashmir Bank launched a “J&K Sahafat Finance Scheme” for journalists, editors, employees of newspapers, and media houses.
  • Indian and Columbia are set to join hands in the field of agriculture and fisheries with an aim to boost the economy and mutual co-operation of both the countries. 
  • The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the establishment of International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography, as a Category-2 Centre (C2C) of UNESCO, in Hyderabad.
  • Second edition of 'Serendipity Arts Festival Goa 2017 'commences in Goa. 
  • National Workshop on Role of Sakhi One Stop Centres (OSCs) in Strengthening Multi Sectoral Response to Violence was held in New Delhi by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD).
  • Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate a world conference on the Vedas at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA).

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.
  • National Institute of Nutrition is situated in Hyderabad, Telengana. 
  • State Bank of India was established on 1st July, 1955. 
  • The head quarter of State Bank of India is situated in Mumbai. 
  • The CEO of State Bank of India is Rajnish Kumar. 
  • Yes Bank was established in 2004. 
  • The head quarter of Yes Bank is situated in Mumbai. 
  • The CEO of Yes Bank is Rana Kapoor. 
  • FIFA stands for Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 
  • Gianni Infantino is the CEO of FIFA. 
  • The head quarter of FIFA is situated in Switzerland. 
  • UNESCO stands United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. 
  • The head quarter of UNESCO is situated in Paris, France. 
  • The head quarter of Jammu and Kashmir Bank is situated in Srinagar. 
  • Mushtaq Ahmad is the CEO of Jammu and Kashmir Bank. 
  • The Jammu and Kashmir Bank was founded on 1 October 1938. 
  • Tokyo is the Capital of Japan. 
  • Pyongyang  is the Capital of North Korea. 
  • Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts (IGNCA) is situated at New Delhi.
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