03rd & 04th December 2017 Current Affairs – GK Today
1.International Day of Persons with Disabilities was observed on 03rd December. This Year theme is “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all”.
2.Indian Navy Day was observed on 04th December.
3.Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu launched the Deen Dayal Divyangajan Sahajya Scheme in Assam on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
4.The Tendu leaf bonus festival kicked off in Chhattisgarh.
5.India’s first Madame Tussauds wax museum opened at the iconic Regal building in central Delhi.
6.Aditya Puri, the Managing Director of HDFC Bank, is the only Indian on Fortune’s ‘Businessperson of the Year’ list.
7.Preet Didbal has been elected as the mayor of Yuba city in California, becoming the first Sikh woman to hold the position in the US.
8.Corporation Bank has launched its RuPay Select and RuPay Platinum credit cards.
9.Kerala power minister MM Mani inaugurated the largest-ever floating solar power plant in India at the Banasura Sagar dam, Kerala.
10.Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the first phase of the Chabahar port project is known as the Shahid Beheshti port
11.British singer-songwriter, Ellie Goulding has been appointed a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UN Environment.
12.The first International Exhibition and Conference on AYUSH and Wellness sector- AROGYA 2017 began in New Delhi.
13.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a unique world-class hospital at the Swaminarayan Gurukul Vidyapeeth Pratisthanam in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
14.Veteran Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor has passed away.
15.Rahul Singh, founder, and CEO of The Beer Café has taken over as the new President of the National Restaurant Association of India.
16.Paytm Payments Bank has rolled out Paytm FASTag, to enable automatic toll fee collection on highways across the India.
17.A four-day international conference on ‘Understanding Climate Change and Enabling Climate Action in the Hindu Kush Himalaya’ began in Kathmandu.
18.Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced the creation of a new virtual currency ” Petro”.