02nd December 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.International Day for the Abolition of Slavery was observed on 02nd December.
2.Infosys announced the appointment of Salil S Parekh as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (CEO & MD).
3.Miss Korea Jenny Kim, as she bagged the title of Miss Supranational 2017 at the gala event in Poland.
4.The word “populism” has been announced as the Cambridge Dictionary 2017 Word of the Year.
5.Veteran journalist A Surya Prakash has been appointed the chairman of the Prasar Bharati board for a second consecutive term.
6.Bharatiya Janata Party president, Amit Shah named Yahoo Personality of the Year 2017.
7.Former Indian women’s cricket team player and coach Sreerupa Bose has passed away.
8.India has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) under category B.
9.India has been awarded a certificate of commendation for its effort to combat illegal wildlife trade.
10.D K Sarraf (former CMD, ONGC) has been appointed as the Chairman of the Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB).
11.Senior bureaucrat Anshu Prakash was appointed Delhi’s new chief secretary.
12.Former Chief Justice of India, Justice Adarsh Sein Anand has passed away.