Here are the Current affairs today December 27 2017 with all major updates from national, International, Sports, states and other important categories. All current affairs presented here are in summarized form to make it easy for you to go through quickly.
World Bank to Provide Tamil Nadu $318 million loan for irrigation projects
World bank will be providing a loan of amount $318 million to Tamil Nadu for moderanization of irrigation projects in the state to benefit approximate 5,00,000 farmers of state. Under the world bank loan for Tamil Nadu, a tripartite agreement was signed between central government, the World Bank and the state government of Tamil Nadu…………..Continue Reading
Five time MLA of Bhartya Janta Party Jairam Thakur sworn in as 14th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh. He taken the oath of CM of HP on Wednesday in the presence of most senior leaders of BJP including PM Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, veteran party leader L.K. Advani, senior Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari, Chief Ministers of many BJP-ruled States and several party leaders.
Saudi Arabia Hosts World Chess Games
Saudi Arabia is hosting a world chess tournament named as “King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships”. The country has been organizing the board event after two years when the country’s top cleric issued a religious edict against playing the board game. Top three players from Norway, Armenia and Azerbaijan will be taking part in the tournament.
Anushka Sharma Named PETA’s Person of Year
Recently married Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has been named as PETA’s person of the year 2017 for her love towards animals. Anushka has been continuously active and has contributed to animal welfares for protecting dogs from fireworks. She has also been raising her voice against the use of horses to pull carriages in Mumbai. In 2015, Anushka was named as Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity by PETA.
Boxer of India shown a remarkable performance at Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan and have won 5 medals at the event. The five medals include three gold, one silver and a bronze medal. The tournament was ended on Sunday.
Uttar Pradesh introduces Free power scheme to mark Vajpayee’s birthday
Uttar Pradesh has launched a free household electricity connections to poor residents of Uttar Pradesh to mark the Birth Anniversary of India’s former prime minister Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The start has been made from two villages of Mathura district Lohban and Gausana. These two villages have been made 100 per cent electrified.
Samsung with Axis Bank introduced ‘Bill Payments”
Samsung with partnership of Axis Bank has introduced ‘Bill Payments’ a payment service. With new ‘Bill Payments’ of Tech giant Samsung by partnering with Axis bank will facilitate consumers to pay their utility bills using Samsung Pay. It will also facilitate the consumers to set reminders, search favourite biller based on their current location.
Paytm becomes Most downloaded Indian App on Google Play Store
Indian payment giant PayTm’s App has become the most downloaded Indian app on Google Play Store. The app has crossed 100 million downloads in the second week of the December. Along with that the app has also become the most used payment systems in India. The app offers various types of payment systems such as recharges, bill payments, movies and travel tickets bookings, shopping and much more.
Payment using QR code scanning of payTm has been mostly used by poeple to pay at stores, pertol pumps, cab fares and much more.