08th December 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C) Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore inaugurated the 1st Intl. Conference on Sports Medicine & Sports Sciences SAICON 2017 in Delhi.
2.Kacheguda Railway Station in Hyderabad has earned the unique distinction of being the first Energy Efficient ‘A1 Category’ Railway Station in the country.
3.President Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
4.The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has named noted Indian businessman, Deepak Parekh as International Ambassador.
5.Kanchanmala Pande (Nagpur) became the first Indian to win the gold medal in the World Para-Swimming Championship.
6.Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d’Or for the fifth time to equal his great rival Lionel Messi’s haul.
7.President Ram Nath Kovind awarded Presidential Colours to the submarine arm of the Indian Navy in Vishakapatnam.
8.The government has engaged ICICI Bank to enable online payments at 470 mandis integrated with the national portal of electronic National Agriculture Market (e-NAM).
9.Time magazine has named “the silence breakers” its person of the year for 2017.
10.India has been admitted as the 42nd member of the Wassenaar Arrangement, a global export control regime.