07th December 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on 07th December.
2.International Civil Aviation Day is observed on 07th December. The theme is “Working Together to Ensure no Country is Left Behind”.
3.Taj Mahal is the second best UNESCO world heritage site in the world, according to a new survey by a travel portal.(1st Angkor Wat in Cambodia).
4.Aamir Khan-starrer ‘Dangal’ was named the Best Asian Film at the 7th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards.
5.Axis Securities has become the first-ever broking arm of a bank to take membership of a commodity exchange by registering itself with NCDEX.
6.The first joint meeting of the India-Japan Act East Forum was held in New Delhi.
7.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the B.R. Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi.
8.The government has set up a committee to address the issue of rising stressed assets in the power sector, headed by NITI Aayog chief executive Amitabh Kant.
9.India and Cuba signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector.
10.The Kumbh Mela has been recognized by UNESCO as an “intangible cultural heritage of humanity”.
11.India and Israel inaugurated a center for excellence in floriculture at Thally in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu.
12.Uttar Pradesh has become the first State to endorse the Central government’s draft bill that makes instant triple talaq a cognizable and non-bailable offense.
13.The Financial Services Commission, Mauritius said it has opened its representative office in Mumbai.