30th December 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Jordanian counterpart Ayman Al Safadi held a bilateral meeting in New Delhi and discussed deepening bilateral ties across multiple sectors.
2.President Ram Nath Kovind appointed BJP leader Vinay Sahasrabuddhe as the President of Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR).
3.The Centre has pumped in the capital of Rs.7,577 crore in various weak public sector banks.
4.Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated a modern incubation center – the Centre for Entrepreneurship Opportunities and Learning – for budding entrepreneurs in Mangalore.
5.China has successfully tested its first photovoltaic highway based on home-grown technology in the country’s eastern Shandong province.
6.Jitu Rai has won the Men’s 50-meter pistol national title at the 61st National Shooting Championships in Thiruvananthapuram.
7.Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was named Globe Soccer’s Best Player for the second year in a row.
8.US buyout giant KKR & Co has become the first foreign investor to fully own an asset reconstruction company (ARC) in India as it received approval from the Reserve Bank of India.
9.Public sector IDBI Bank has received a capital infusion of Rs 2,729 crore from the government.
10.Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Limited has been awarded the prestigious “Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management” for the year 2017.
11.The Eighteenth Meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) was held recently in New Delhi.