Daily Current Affairs 4 December 2017: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 4 December 2017. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 04 December 2017. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 4 December 2017 Current affairs test.

National News
1.Nation is celebrating Navy Day.

  • The Indian Navy day is being celebrated across the nation to commemorate the launch of Operation Trident against Pakistan’s naval headquarters during the 1971 Indo-Pak war.
  • The operation was successful as it sank four Pakistani ships and also crippled the Karachi port and fuel depot.

2.Mission SAMPARK launched.

  • The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched the National Startegic Plan 2017-24 aimed eradicating HIV/AIDS by 2030.
  • Mission SAMPARK was also launched to trace those who are left to follow and are to be brought under Antiretroviral therapy services.

3.Mehabooba Mufti re-elected PDP President.

  • Chief Minister Mehabooba Mufti was re-elected as the president of the Jammu and Kashmir People’s Democratic Party(PDP) for the next three years.
  • A law graduate, 57-year old Mehabooba took the plunge into mainstream politics of the state in 1996 by joining the Congress along with her father.

International News
1.International Conference on Climate Change begins in Nepal.

  • Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has inaugurated an international conference to draw attention towards the adverse effects of global warming in the Hindu Kush mountain range.
  • The conference ‘Resilent Hindu Kush Himalaya: Developing solutions towards a Sustainable Future for Asia’.

2.S Korea and US launches largest Air Exercise.

  • South Korea and United States launched their largest ever joint aerial drills.
  • The annual US-S Korean drill, called Vigilant Ace, will run for 5-days.

3.China launches land exploration satellite.

  • China launched a land exploration satellite into a preset orbit.
  • Launched from China’s Gansu Province, the satellite has been designed for remote sensing exploration of land resources.

Business News
1.India’s GDP should have been back at over 9%: Kaushik Basu.

  • Former Chief Economic Adviser Kaushik basu said that the country’s GDP growth should have been back at over 9% owing to low crude oil prices.
  • Notably, India’s GDP stood at 6.3% in the jully-September quarter.

2.Presidnet of India presents Pt Ramnarayan Sharma National Ayurved Award.

  • The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the Pt Ramnarayan Sharma National Ayurved Award for the years 2008-2014 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  • The Pt Ramnarayan Sharma National Award was instituted by the Ramnarayan Vaidya Ayurved Research Trust in 1982.

Sports News
1.Deepika Kumari wins Bronze at indoor Archery WC.

  • India’s Deepika Kumari has won Bronze medal at the indoor Archery World Cup at Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Deepika, seeded third defeated 13th seeded Sayana Tsyrempilova of Russia 7-3 in the women’s recurve play-off.

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