Current Affairs Today 6th December 2019

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Current Affairs Today 6th December 2019

 

Girish Chandra Chaturvedi new chairman of NSE

  • Girish Chandra Chaturvedi has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Stock Exchange. The appointment comes following the approval of the market’s regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India.
  • The position was vacant since Ashok Chawla resigned as the chairman of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in January.

NSE:

  • Founded: 1992
  • Headquarters:  Mumbai

SEBI:

  • Founded: 12 April 1992
  • Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Chairperson: Ajay Tyagi

 

India and Russia tri services exercise INDRA 2019

  • Exercise INDRA 2019 a joint, tri services exercise between India and Russia will be conducted simultaneously at Babina (near Jhansi), Pune, and Goa.
  • INDRA 2019 a joint tri services exercise between India and Russia will be conducted in India from 10 to 19 December 2019.
  • The INDRA series of exercise began in 2003 and the First joint Tri Services Exercise was conducted in 2017.
  • The contingents of both the countries will share expertise and their professional experience. The espirit-de-corps and goodwill shall be the key areas during the exercise which will facilitate further strengthening of bonds between the defence forces of India and Russia.

 

Centre releases list of best Police Stations, Aberdeen in Andaman and Nicobar tops list

  • Government has released the list of 10 best police stations in India.
  • The objective was to rank the top 10 Police Stations out of 15,579 Police Stations in the country through data analysis, direct observation, and public feedback.

Top 3 police stations in this list

  1. Aberdeen (Andaman)
  2. Balasinor (Gujarat)
  3. Ajk Burhanpur (Madhya Pradesh)

 

Punjab govt launches ESTAC programme for startups

  • Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday launched Enable Startup Track Acceleration (ESTAC) programme during Progressive Punjab Investors Summit-2019, with an aim to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in the state.
  • ESTAC is a series of startup acceleration programmes created through a strategic partnership between the state government (Start-up Punjab Cell) and AIC, Indian School of Business, Mohali.

Punjab:

  • Governor: V.P. Singh Badnore
  • State animal: Blackbuck

 

India’s first HAM project in sewerage sector at Sarai, Haridwar

  • Uttarakhand CM and Union Jal Shakti Minister dedicate Sarai Project in presence of King and Queen of Sweden.
  • In order to improve the quality of water in river Ganga in the state of Uttarakhand 34 Projects of Sewerage infrastructure works have been taken up at a cost of approximately Rs. 1,144.77 crores for creating treatment capacity of 165.50 MLD, and for laying sewerage network of 152 kms.
  • Out of these 34 projects, 23 have been completed and the remaining projects are at different stages of execution and implementation.
  • Once all these projects are commissioned the entire sewage capacity of the state of Uttarakhand would have been met and there would be substantial improvement in the quality of water of the river Ganga in Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand:

  • Governor: Baby Rani Maurya
  • Chief Minister: Trivendra Singh Rawat

Recently Uttarakhand in News

  • India Kazakhistan Joint Military Exercise KAZIND -2019 held at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand.
  • India’s first-ever helicopter summit held in Dehradun.

 

15th Finance Commission submits its report for FY21 to Finance Ministry

  • Finance Commission headed by N.K. Singh submits report for FY21 to FM Nirmala Sitharaman.
  • The 15th Finance Commission was constituted by the President of India under Article 280 of the Constitution on November 27, 2017, to make recommendations for a period of five years from April 2020 to March 2025.

 

Piyush Goyal inaugurates 3rd Edition of National Public Procurement Conclave in New Delhi

  • Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal along with Minister of State of Commerce and Industry, Som Parkash, inaugurated the 3rd edition of National Public Procurement Conclave in New Delhi today. The two-day conclave has been organized by Government e-Marketplace in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

 

Union Minister for food processing inaugurated Avantee Mega Food Park in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh.

  • Union Minister for food processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated Avantee mega Food Park in Dewas. This first food park of central India is spread over 51 acres and has been constructed at a cost of about 150 crore rupees. About 5 thousand local people will get employment from this Mega Food Park.
  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal Constituency: Bathinda

 

India’s forex reserves cross $450 billion for the first time

  • India’s foreign exchange reserves have crossed the $450-billion mark for the first time.
  • Foreign exchange reserves are the foreign currencies held by a country’s central bank

 

Shilpa Shetty’s fitness app wins Google Play Awards 2019

  • Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty’s fitness app named Shilpa Shetty App has been awarded Google Play’s Best Apps of 2019.

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