14th December 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi commissioned India-built INS Kalvari into the navy in Mumbai.
2.Indian Railways has introduced a bill tracking system ‘Indian Railways E-Procurement System (IREPS)’ for its contractors and vendors to track status of their bills
3.Bollywood actor, writer, and filmmaker Neeraj Vora were passed away.
4.The Madhya Pradesh government has approved the Rs 7,546-crore Narmada – Parvati river linking project.
5.The 14th Inclusive Finance India Summit was held in New Delhi.
6.India and Morocco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector, including non-communicable diseases and maternal, child and neonatal health.
7.Japan has decided to offer a grant worth 8.4 million Yen for the construction of a vocational training center for poor women and youth in Rajasthan.
8.Foreign Secretary Dr. S. Jaishankar hosted the 4th India-Australia-Japan Trilateral Dialogue in New Delhi.
9.Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) 90th annual general meeting in New Delhi.
10.The 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
11.’Feminism’ has been named the word of the year by the American dictionary Merriam-Webster.
12.World Bank will provide USD 250 million loan to India for skill development programme ‘Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion’ (SANKALP).
13.Former Director-General of Police of Punjab and Mumbai Police Commissioner Julio Ribeiro will be honored with ‘Police Jeevan Gaurav Award’ by the Arvind Inamdar Foundation on December 29.
14.World youth champion Sachin Siwach was named the Asian Boxing Confederation’s best youth boxer of the year.