26th December 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Magenta line, linking south Delhi’s Kalkaji and Noida’s Botanical Garden in New Delhi.
2.Uttar Pradesh has launched a free household power connection scheme for the poor in the state to mark former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birth anniversary. Government motto “Prakash hai to Vikas hai”.
3.India finished runners-up after going down 1-0 to Bangladesh in the final of the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship in Dhaka.
4.The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Jitendra Singh launched the electronic-Human Resource Management System (e-HRMS) in New Delhi.
5.Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be first Prime Minister to attend World Economic Forum In 20 Years. The meeting will be held in Davos, Switzerland in January.
6.Samsung has launched its ‘Bill Payments’ on its flagship payments service, Samsung Pay in partnership with Axis Bank.
7.Famed Bengali film actor Partha Mukhopadhyay has passed away.
8.Vijay Rupani was sworn as chief minister of Gujarat for the second consecutive time.
9.Darjeeling will host a five-day Teesta Rangit Tourism Festival 2017.
10.Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar become the highest paid wrestler in Pro Wrestling League auctions in New Delhi.