Current Affairs India 29 December 2017

1. Senior IPS officer Abhay has been appointed as the Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
2. Veteran singer K S Chitra has been selected for prestigious 'Harivarasanam' award 2017.
3. Actress Anushka Sharma has been named PETA-s Person of the year by animal rights organization People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
4. India is set to leapfrog Britain and France in 2018 to become the world-s fifth-largest economy in dollar terms.
5. India has the highest level of non-performing assets (NPA) among BRICS countries and is ranked fifth on a list of countries with the highest levels of NPAs, as per the report by CARE Ratings.
6. India-s ace chess player Viswanathan Anand has won the World Rapid Chess tournament title in Saudi Arabia.
7. Indian marksman Jitu Rai won the Men's 50-metre pistol national title.
8. Haryana shooter Anisa Sayyed has won the women-s 25m pistol gold with a new record at the ongoing 61st National Shooting Championship Competitions (61st NSCC) in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
9. Noted ophthalmologist Dr. Daljit Singh has passed away.