Current affairs 14th December

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In today’s article you will read about :
1 . Kamal Nath will new CM of MP
2 . 39th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit held in Riyadh,Saudi Arabia
3 . Justice Tarun Agarwala appointed Securities Appellate Tribunal presiding officer
4 . National Medical devices Promotion Council To Be Set Up Under DIPP
5 . World’s 1st floating Nuclear Plant Operational in Russia
6 . Brijendra Pal Singh Appointed New FTII Chairman

Kamal Nath will new CM of MP :

Congress party has chosen MP statue unit president Kamal Nath as the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh. He will replace outgoing Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. A one-line resolution has been passed at the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting in Bhopal to choose the Madhya Pradesh chief minister. Congress party high command will now take the final decision.

39th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit held in Riyadh,Saudi Arabia :

The annual 39th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit was held in Riyadh,Saudi Arabia. It concluded with the ‘Riyadh Declaration’ containing 72 topic covering cooperation and regional affairs of Gulf nations. It consisted of participation of GCC member countries Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar.

Justice Tarun Agarwala appointed Securities Appellate Tribunal presiding officer :

Justice Tarun Agarwala retired Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court has been appointed as the presiding officer in the Securities Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai. Justice Agarwala will remain presiding officer for a period of five years or till the age of 70 years, whichever is earlier. The Securities Appellate Tribunal is a statutory body established under the provisions of Section 15K of the Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) Act, 1992, to hear and dispose of appeals against orders passed by the SEBI or by an adjudicating officer under the Act.

National Medical devices Promotion Council To Be Set Up Under DIPP :

To give a fillip to the medical device sector, which is a sunrise sector, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, announced setting up of a National Medical Devices Promotion Council under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry. 

World’s 1st floating Nuclear Plant Operational in Russia :

Akademik Lomonosov, the world’s first “floating” nuclear power plant (FNPP) for installation in remote areas, has been started and brought to 10% of its capacity, Russian state-run atomic energy corporation Rosatom announced. An FNPP is basically a mobile, low-capacity reactor unit operable in remote areas isolated from the main power distribution system, or in places hard to access by land. 

Brijendra Pal Singh Appointed New FTII Chairman :

Producer-director Brijendra Pal Singh was appointed as the new president of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and chairman of the institute’s governing council by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Mr Singh, best known as the producer-director of popular TV series ‘CID’, is currently the vice-chairman of the FTII governing council. He succeeds veteran actor Anupam Kher.