06th December 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.RBI 5th Bi-monthly monetary policy rates
Repo Rate: 6.0%
Reverse Repo Rate: 5.75%
Bank Rate: 6.25%
Marginal Standing Facility (MSF): 6.25%
SLR : 19.5%
2.Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the 12th Annual convention of central information commission in New Delhi.
3.The India-headquartered International Solar Alliance (ISA) become a treaty-based international intergovernmental organization.
4.The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman has been voted the Time magazine readers’ Person of the Year 2017.
5.Surface-to-air missile ‘Akash’ was successfully test fired with an indigenous radio frequency seeker at Chandipur, Odisha.
6.Sixteen-year-old Mohamad Al Jounde from Syria was awarded the ‘International Children’s Peace Prize’ for his efforts to ensure the rights of Syrian refugee children.
7.Russia has been banned from 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang by the International Olympic Committee.
8.India defeated Nepal to win the first-ever South Asian Regional Badminton Tournament (team championship) in Guwahati, Assam.
9.United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia have formed a new military and trade partnership separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).