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Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 December 2017

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The Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi inaugurated a 2-day National Workshop on Role of Sakhi One Stop Centres in strengthening the multi-sectoral response to violence. The initiative aims to provide quality services to the victims/survivors of violence.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 15 December 2017

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15 December 2017: The one liner of 15 December covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like Asian Boxing Confederation, Indian Olympic Association and World Conference on Vedas among others.

Current Affairs Quiz: 15 December 2017

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15 December 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics like new President of IOA, Youth Boxer of year and World Conference on Vedas among others.

Afternoon Current Affairs Quiz: 15 December 2017

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15 December 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics like new President of IOA, Google X and World Conference on Vedas among others.

Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox assets for USD 52.4 Billion in stock

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Prior to the acquisition, Fox will separate the Fox Broadcasting network and stations, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, FS1, FS2 and Big Ten Network into a newly listed company. Disney's Robert Iger will continue to serve as the Chairman and CEO of Disney through 2021.

NASA spots eighth planet Kepler-90i in Solar System

1 hour ago
The newly-discovered planet Kepler-90i was discovered in data from NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope. It was found using Machine Learning from Google. Machine learning is an approach towards artificial intelligence in which computers learn. In this case, computers learned to identify planets by finding the instances in the Kepler data where the telescope recorded signals from exoplanets, planets beyond our solar system.

World's space agencies propose creation of a space climate observatory

1 hour ago
According to a declaration that was adopted on 11 December, the heads of world space agencies have proposed the creation of a climate observatory to combine acquired data and share it with scientists around the globe.

Sri Lanka becomes 163rd nation to accede to landmine ban treaty

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Sri Lanka has become the 163rd nation to assent to the anti-personnel mine ban convention.The treaty Prohibits the use, production, stockpiling, and transfer of anti-personnel mines. After Sri Lanka's assent, three other South Asian nations have yet to join the Mine Ban Treaty: India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Maldives signs Free Trade Agreement with China

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India on 14 December 2017 gave a shielded response to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed between China and the Maldives as it has still not seen the full document and could not comment on its contents. India is concerned over the China's plan of Maritime Silk Road and does not endorse it due to China's increasing presence in the Indian Ocean.

National Workshop on role of Sakhi Centres in strengthening response to violence inaugurated in Delhi

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The Minister of Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi inaugurated a 2-day National Workshop on Role of Sakhi One Stop Centres in strengthening the multi-sectoral response to violence, in New Delhi.

Morning Current Affairs Quiz: 15 December 2017

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15 December 2017: Morning Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Asian Boxing Confederation, Prem Singh and special courts to be set up to deal with cases against lawmakers among others.

Narinder Batra elected as new President of Indian Olympic Association

3 hrs ago
The chief of International Hockey Federation, Narinder Batra was elected as the President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) at its Annual General Meeting held in New Delhi. The 60-year-old Batra received 143 votes out of the total 160, winning the polls with an overwhelming majority.

India, Morocco sign MoU for cooperation in Water Resources, Road and Marine Sectors

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India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Morocco for cooperation in Water Resources, Road and Marine sectors. The agreement was signed between Union Transport and Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari and his Moroccan counterpart, Abdelkader Amara.

Morning Current Affairs: 15 December 2017

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Disney on 14 December 2017 reached a deal to acquire certain assets of 21st Century Fox (FOXA), the parent company of FOX Business, for approximately USD 52.4 billion in stock. The total transaction is valued at USD 66.1 billion, including 21st Century Fox’s debt. The deal includes 21st Century Fox assets- Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios, along with cable and international TV businesses like Star India.

Railway Board forms panel to review Flexi-fare system

21 hrs ago
The Railway Board has initiated the process of reviewing the Flexi-fare system in premium trains by evaluating the prices with that of other modes of transport in the same sectors. The move came after months of negotiations and deliberations. The panle will revies the railways revenue generation and impact on passengers psychology in terms of their choice of the railways as a means of transport with the increased fare.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 14 December 2017

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Sri Lanka on 9 December 2017 formally handed over the strategic southern port of Hambantota to China on a 99-year lease and received USD 292 million out of USD 1.12 billion deal signed between both the countries in July 2017.

Current Affairs One Liners of the day: 14 December 2017

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14 December 2017: The one liner of 14 December covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liners cover important happenings like India’s first Scorpene-class submarine, first-ever batsman to score 3rd double ton in ODIs and Mother Teresa Memorial Award 2017 among others.

Current Affairs Quiz: 14 December 2017

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14 December 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018, National Energy Conservation Day and 2017 Mother Teresa Memorial Award among others.

Haryana to set up organ, tissue transplant organisation

22 hrs ago
The state government of Haryana has announced that it would establish an organ and tissue transplant organisation (SOTTO) in the state to promote organ donation.

India, Morocco sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in healthcare

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India on 14 December 2017 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Morocco to enable enhanced cooperation in the health sector. The MoU will help both the nations work together in identified areas of cooperation as there is a lot that each can offer to the other in the field of health.

Sri Lanka hands over Hambantota port to China on 99-year lease

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Hambantota will now be converted to a major port in the Indian Ocean. There will be an economic zone and industrialisation in the area will lead to economic development and will promote tourism. The port is expected to play a key role in China’s One Belt and One Road initiative, which will link ports and roads between China and Europe.

Afternoon Current Affairs Quiz: 14 December 2017

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14 December 2017: Afternoon Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh cover the topics like World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018, word of the year 2017 and "Power of One" award among others.

27th National Energy Conservation Day observed

1 day ago
The 27th National Energy Conservation Day was celebrated in New Delhi with Indian President Ram Nath Kovind being the chief guest at the event. The day is aimed at demonstrating India’s achievements in energy efficiency and conservation.

Delhi Government constitutes committees to look into complaints of fee hike by private schools

1 day ago
The committee will comprise Deputy Director Education of the district as chairperson, education officer of the Zone as a member and a Chartered Accountant nominated by Director of Education as a member.

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approves UPCOCA Bill to fight organised crime

1 day ago
The Bill has been framed on the lines of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) by the committee which was set up to examine the draft bill. The draft was prepared in consultation with the State law department to check organised and white-collar crime and mafias. There are 28 provisions in the draft bill which are not present in the existing state Gangsters Act.

Morning Current Affairs Quiz: 14 December 2017

1 day ago
14 December 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics like India’s first Scorpene-class submarine, first-ever batsman to score 3rd double ton in ODIs and Mother Teresa Memorial Award 2017 among others.

NGT declares Amarnath Cave shrine a 'Silent Zone'

1 day ago
In order to protect the eco-sensitive Amarnath cave shrine, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) declared it a "silence zone" and prohibited religious offerings like chanting of hymns, and ringing bells beyond the entry point. The Amarnath cave temple is situated in the Himalayas in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.

INS Kalvari, first Scorpene-class submarine commissioned into Indian Navy

1 day ago
INS Kalvari, the first of the Scorpene-class submarines, was commissioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The war ship is the first of six such submarines that will be inducted into the Indian Navy. It represents a significant success for the Make in India initiative.

Hotels, restaurants can sell bottled water above MRP: Supreme Court

1 day ago
A bench headed by Justice Rohinton F Nariman ruled the provisions of Legal Metrology Act, 2009 will not be applicable on hotels and restaurants selling bottled water and therefore, hotels cannot be put on trial for selling mineral water above MRP.

Morning Current Affairs: 14 December 2017

1 day ago
President Ram Nath Kovind would be presenting the National Energy Conservation Awards in New Delhi, on the occasion of National Energy Conservation day. The awards would be conferred to Industries that have demonstrated measurable reductions in their energy use.

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