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Latest Current Affairs 10th December 2018


BJP links Congress President Rahul Gandhi to NSEL scam:BJP targets Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Vadra for their alleged involvement in NSEL scam; BJP says Congress and corruption are synonymous with each other. United Kingdom Court orders Mallya’s extradition to India :A Westminster Magistrates’ Court orders extradition of fugitive economic offender Vijay …

United Kingdom Court orders Mallya’s extradition to India :A Westminster Magistrates’ Court orders extradition of fugitive economic offender Vijay Mallya, wanted on alleged fraud and money laundering charges amounting to an estimated 9,000 crore rupees; British Home Secretary will need to sign final extradition order; Mallya given 14 days to appeal; Government of India and CBI welcome the order.

RBI Governor Urjit Patel resigns; cites personal reasons for quitting:RBI Governor Urjit Patel has resigned citing “personal reasons” for stepping down from the position.

Winter Session: Government seeks co-operation:Winter session of Parliament begins on Tuesday; Prime Minister Narendra Modi, other leaders attend all party meet convened by Government; seeks co-operation for smooth functioning of Parliament during the last session before Lok Sabha polls.

VVIP Chopper case: Delhi Court grants further 5-day remand of Christian Michel:AgustaWestland chopper scam  alleged middleman Christian Michel’s CBI custody extended by another five days; investigating agency tells court more time needed for interrogation.

President addresses MPEC programme at Gorakhpur:President Ram Nath Kovind addresses Maharana Pratap Education Council programme at Gorakhpur; Says, the core objective of education is to make a person good human being; urges making Gorakhpur a “city of knowledge” for the 21st century.

China summons U.S Ambassador over Huawei CFO detention:Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng urgently summoned the U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad on Sunday to make an official protest against the detention of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. by Canadian authorities at the request of U.S. authorities.

European Union insists will not renegotiate Brexit deal:The EU has already offered Britain the “best and only possible” Brexit divorce deal and will not renegotiate it, the European Commission warned Monday on the eve of a vote in the British parliament.

India overcome spirited Australian fight to go 1-0 up:A historic win for India in Adelaide cricket Test; takes a lead of 1-0 in the 4 match test series; beat Australia by 31 runs in the first match.

India sets world record in nuclear plant operation:Another world record by Indian scientists and engineers; the indigenously designed Kaiga-I nuclear power unit has run non-stop for over 940 days; Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates all those associated with India’s nuclear energy programme; says the nation is proud of them.


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