Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 4 December to 9 December 2017

Dec 9, 2017 12:17 IST
Current Affairs One liners of the Week: 4 December to 9 December 2017

The one liner of the week is a recap of the important happenings that occurred between 4 December to 9 December 2017. The important happenings of the week covered in this segment include 5th Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Review by RBI, Jerusalem and International Solar Alliance among others.

• This country will be the new Member of Wassenaar Arrangement - India

• India festival recognized by UNESCO as India’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - Kumbh Mela

• This country recently passed same-sex marriage bill - Australia  

• Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated every year in India on - 7 December

• Person of the Year 2017 as per the Time magazine - The Silence Breakers

• BR Ambedkar International Centre was recently launched in - New Delhi

• This country will host the 46th Congress of the International Hockey Federation - India

• Person who resigned as National Sports Observer over conflict of Interest issue following the resignation of Mary Kom - Sushil Kumar

• US President Donald Trump recognised this place as the capital of Israel - Jerusalem

• This person will head the 3-member committee constituted by the National Commission on Minorities to give minority status to Hindus in 8 states - George Kurien

• Repo Rate fixed by RBI in its 5th Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Review (MPR) 2017-18 - 6.0 per cent

• First state to endorse Triple Talaq Draft Bill - Uttar Pradesh

• The International Children’s Peace Prize 2017 was conferred upon - Mohamad Al Jounde

• Operation launched recently to rescue the people affected by Ockhi Cyclone in India - Operation Synergy

• This country was banned by IOC from Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang - Russia

• South Indian music director who passed away recently - Adithyan

• India signed MoU on cooperation in Agriculture and Phytosanitary issues with - Italy

• India signed MoU on cooperation in Health Sector recently with - Cuba

• This country’s airline, Avior Airlines, has been banned from European Union skies - Venezuela

• Russia has been banned from competing at next year’s Winter Olympic Games, which will be held in - Pyeongchang

• China has temporarily halted funding of road projects in - Pakistan

• This state government has signed a MoU with IT giant Hewlett Packard to provide tele-medicine facilities in the remote areas of the state - Uttarakhand

• This country has won the first-ever South Asian Regional Badminton Team Championship - India

• According to twitter, this world leader is the most tweeted about on the micro blogging site - Donald Trump

• This world leader had the most-like tweet of the year 2017 - Barack Obama

• This planet’s moon may have similar plate tectonics as Earth - Jupiter

• The 6th ‘International Tourism Mart’ (ITM) was inaugurated in this which state - Assam

• These two Arab nations have formed a new economic and partnership group, separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council - UAE & Saudi Arabia

• The World Soil Day was observed on - 5 December

• This country became the 15th nation to ratify the International Solar Alliance on 6 December thereby, paving way for it to become a treaty-based international intergovernmental organisation - Guinea

• India has conducted successful test launch of this surface to air missile with indigenous radio frequency seeker - Akash

• This Indian state has become the first one to pass a bill awarding death to those found guilty of raping girls aged 12 and below - Madhya Pradesh

• The International conference on climate change was held in this nation – Nepal

• The 61st death anniversary of this social reformer, who played a huge role in fighting against untouchability and in drafting the Indian constitution, was commemorated on 6 December - B R Ambedkar

• India celebrates Navy Day every year on 4 December. The day was proclaimed to mark - Operation Trident

• This state launched India's Largest Floating Solar Power Plant - Kerala

• Indian Cricketer named as India's Captain for 2018 U-19 World Cup - Prithvi Shaw

• This commission held its first meeting in New Delhi recently - Fifteenth Finance Commission

• This State received the Award for Best State in Promoting Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities for the year 2017 - Chhattisgarh

• This former Indian President's birthday is observed as National Agricultural Education Day on 3 December every year - Rajender Prasad

• The first International Exhibition and Conference on AYUSH and Wellness sector was titled - Arogya 2017

• This state’s government would soon set up the world’s first IT campus for differently-abled persons - Telangana

• This country has withdrawn itself from United Nations’ refugee and migrant pact - United States of America

• The United States recently launched the largest-ever air exercise along with this nation - South Korea

• This country recently announced the launch of a new cryptocurrency to combat its economic crisis - Venezuela

• This Indian archer was the sole one to win a bronze medal at Indoor Archery World Cup stage 2 - Deepika Kumari

• This country was awarded the Certificate of Commendation by CITES for its exemplary effort to combat illegal wildlife trade – India

• The 7th edition of the three-day ‘Kathakar: International Storytellers Festival’ was inaugurated in this city - New Delhi

• A new NASA study has discovered that there may be liquid water oceans beneath the surface of this planet - Pluto

• Researchers have discovered more than hundreds of fossilised eggs of this group of extinct winged dinosaurs - Pterosaurs

• This currently active Indian sportsperson resigned as the national observer for Indian boxing - Mary Kom

• India was re-elected to this International Council recently - International Maritime Organisation

• Person sworn-in as the President of Kenya - Uhuru Kenyatta

• Day celebrated on 3 December every year - International Day of Persons with Disabilities

• Person appointed as the CEO and MD of Infosys - Salil S Parekh

• This State Government approved 5 per cent reservation to Kapu Community - Andhra Pradesh

• He inaugurated the first phase of Chabahar Port recently - Hassan Rouhani

• This state will soon have the world’s first IT campus for differently-abled persons - Telangana

Is this article important for exams ? Yes9 People Agreed

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK