25th December 2017 Current Affairs in English, Today GK Questions
1. Jairam Thakur will be the new CM of Himachal Pradesh
- As the BJP has won in the state, for appointing the new CM, BJP has chosen Jairam Thakur. His swearing will take place on 27th December 2017.
- This is the first time that any CM has been elected from the Mandi belt.
- Earlier Thakur has experience as the state unit president for 2006-2009.
2. President Ram Nath Kovinf begins is southern sojourn
- This is the first southern sojourn of Kovind after taking the highest office.
- However Kovind is on a four day visit which will be the shortest sojourn in the recent years.
- Every year the elected President stays in the southern India for 10-15 days.
3. MHA releases 9.21 security bill for security maintenance
- The Ministry of Home Affairs has released a budget of Rs 9.21 crore for the maintenance of the integrated security in the Parliament.
- The amount will be spent on annual maintenance of the security at the Parliament complex.
- The action has been taken concerning the terror attack of 1st December 2001 in the parliament
4. Sushil Kumar earns the highest bid and becomes the highest rated wrestler
- In the event of third edition of Pro Wrestling League of Delhi Sultans Sushil Kumar earned the bid of Rs 55 lakh.
- Amongst the women players Helen Maroulis earned the highest bid from US.
- In other bids Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat were brought for UP Dangal.
5. Vijendra Singh becomes the earnest wrestler
- In the Pro-boxing Vijendra Singh defeated earnest Amuzu of Ghana.
- Vijendra defended his WBO (World Boxing Organization) Oriental and Asia pacific Title.
- Currently he is 6th in the WBO rankings.