6th December 2017 Current Affairs in English

6th December 2017 Current Affairs in English

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1. DRDO, Surface Missile ‘Akash’ successfully test fired

Major Highlights:

  • The surface-to-air missile ‘Akash’ has been launched on Tuesday in the Orissa by the Defence Research and Development Organization.
  • The missile can target the aircrafts flying up to 18km of altitude with a range of 30kms.
  • It is the first time that the missile is tested with a home-made (developed by India) radio frequency seeker.
2. Trump will recognize Jerusalem as the Israel’s Capital

Major Highlights:

  • On Wednesday the Jerusalem will be recognized as the Israel’s capital. Along with it the US Embassy will also be relocated to the center from Tel Aviv.
  • Earlier the capital was Tel Aviv.
3. UP’s Shamli district moves under the Delhi province

Major Highlights:

  • The decision was taken by the NCRPB (National Capital Region Planning Board) in its 37th
  • The total number of districts in Delhi is now 23.
  • Besides own of Delhi province there are currently 13 are also from Haryana, 7 of UP and 2 of Rajasthan on the NCR
4. Russia banned from the 2018 winter Olympics

Major Highlights:

  • The decision has been taken by the IOC after the WADA has found the country in systematic doping.
  • However the clean chit athletes are still allowed to participate in the games but only as the neutral athletes.
5. Ambedkar Mermorial construction to begin in a month

Major Highlights:

  • The statue of the Dr Babashaeb Ambedkar is the memorial which will be 350 foot long to be constructed at the Indu Mills.
  • Approximate budget for the memorial calculated by the MMRDA (Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority) is 622 crore.

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