Current Affairs Today December 14 2017 containing information on latest happenings from all over the India. Here we present current affairs for candidates in summarized for to go through all information quickly. For details please visit our Current Affairs section.
BCCI Lifts Ban On Rajasthan Cricket Association
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday decided to lift the ban on the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on some conditions that former IPL chief Lalit Modi have to away from functioning of RCA. The decision to lift ban was taken in its Special General Meeting (SGM) of the board. It was BCCI acting President C.K. Khanna who announced the news.
Earlier RCA was suspended by the Indian cricket board in May 2014 due to re-election of ex-Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Modi as its president. Since its suspension in 2014, RCA’s cricket affairs are being looked after by the BCCI.
India Ranks at 100th Position in ‘The Legatum Prosperity Index 2017’
India has improved its ranking in latest ‘The Legatum Prosperity Index 2017’ and has been spoted at 100th place. This is good sign despite of the fact of lower economic growth of India due to demonetisation and implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) reform in 2017.
The index, which offers an insight into how prosperity is forming and changing across the world, was done among 149 countries.
South Korea bans its banks from dealing in Bitcoin
South Korea government has banned its financial institutions from dealing in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, as the cryptocurrency soars in a bubble fuelled by retail speculators, many of them from the country.
About one million South Koreans, many of them small-time investors, are estimated to own Bitcoins, and demand is so high that prices for the unit are around 20 percent higher than in the US, its biggest market.
Madhya Pradesh State Government has given its approval for linking Narmada River with Parvati River project. The project estimated costed Rs 7546-crore has aim to develop irrigation facilities on two lakh hectares of agriculture land in Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh.
OBOPAY got PrePaid Payment Instrument Licence PPI by RBI
The Reserve Bank of India gave the Prepaid Payment Instrument (PPI) licence to Global mobile payment solutions company named OBOPAY has got the licence to operate as semi-closed loop wallet in the country. Here is what OBOPAY has explained about the Prepaid Payment Instrument (PPI) licence:
India and Morocco for cooperation in healthcare
India and Morocco have signed an Mou for better and enhanced cooperation in the field of healthcare. The healthcare cooperation memorandum of Understanding was signed by Union Health minister JP Nadda and Dr. Abdelkader Amara, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Morocco in the presence of senior level delegation of Morocco and senior officers from the Union Health Ministry.
Railways Introduced Online Bill tracking system for Vendors & Contractors
With an aim to promote transparency, efficiency and to go digital in the railway system, Minister of Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal introduced Online Bill tracking system for Vendors & Contractors. As per the new system, Indian railway vendors will now be able to track their bill status and will be get paid within one month of generation of receipts.
India becomes 1st ever team to register Hundred 300+ ODI totals
Indian cricket team Created a new ODI world record after men in blue scored 300th run in second ODI against SriLanka at Mohali Cricket Stadium. With this India Cricket team become king of 300-plus totals. India is now the first team in world cricket to score 300 plus runs 100 times.
Scorpene-Class Submarine Kalvari Inducted into Indian Navy by PM
Indigeniously made INS Kalvari Scorpene class submarine was inducted into Indian Navy by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday at Mumbai. It is a silent diesel electric attack submarine that has been designed by French naval defence company DCNS. Here is all you need to know about the Kalvari: