15th December 2017 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.Basketball legend Michael Jordan has been named as the highest-paid athlete of all time, according to Forbes.
2.Lucknow boy Jitesh Singh Deo bagged the title of Peter England ‘Mr. India 2017’ at a spectacular ceremony held in Mumbai.
3.Midfielder Christian Pulisic has been named the 2017 U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year.
4.Norway has become the first country in the world to shut down national broadcasts of its FM network.
5.Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the World Telugu Conference (WTC) in Hyderabad.
6.Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Colombia in the field of agriculture and fisheries.
7.Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subash Bhamrehas inaugurated a 4-day 49th Annual Conference of the Society of Nuclear Medicine India SNMICON in New Delhi.
8.The second edition of the Serendipity Arts festival was held in Goa.
9.Vice-President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the World Conference on Vedas in New Delhi.
10.“Youthquake” has been selected by Oxford Dictionaries as the 2017 word of the year.
11.International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Narinder Batra was elected unopposed as the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).