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Thursday, December 15, 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14TH DEC 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14TH DEC 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. INDIA, INDONESIA SIGNED THREE AGREEMENTS
i. India and Indonesia have signed three agreements following delegation-level talks headed by PM Narendra Modi and visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
ii. The agreements to boost the bilateral relations between the two nation.

2. ANTONIO GUTERRES SWORN IN AS UN SECRETARY-GENERAL
i. Antonio Guterres was sworn in as the ninth UN Secretary-General.
ii. He will succeed Ban Ki-moon as the ninth chief of the organisation
iii. President of the UN General Assembly Peter Thomson administered the Oath of Office to Guterres at a special plenary meeting of the 193-member General Assembly.

3. PUNJAB GOVT LAUNCHES COUNTRY'S 1ST AMPHIBIOUS BUS PROJECT
i. The Punjab government has launched country's first amphibious bus project at the Harike wetland near Amritsar.
ii. This amphibious bus project was launched by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.
iii. The project has cost the state government over Rs 11 crore.

4. VIVEK RAMASWAMY, APOORVA MEHTA INCLUDED IN FORBES' UNDER 40 RICH LIST
i. Two Indian-origin men have listed in Forbes magazine's second annual list of wealthiest entrepreneurs under the age of 40.
ii. The list is topped by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
iii. Vivek Ramaswamy, a successful biotech entrepreneur has been ranked 24th and Apoorva Mehta stands at 31st spot.

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