Current Affairs Today 8th and 9th December 2019

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Current Affairs Today 8th and 9th December 2019

 

NTPC signs pact with SBI for ₹5,000 crore term loan

Power generation company NTPC has signed a term loan agreement for Rs 5,000 crore with State Bank of India (SBI).
The loan facility has been extended at an interest rate linked to 3-month MCLR (marginal cost of funds-based lending rate) of the bank and has a door-to-door tenure of 15 years.

NTPC

Founded: 1975
Headquarters: New Delhi
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and Power Grid Corporation got ‘Maharatna’ status.

 

Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi crowned 2019 Miss Universe

Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019 in Atlanta, US.
Zozibini Tunzi and Miss Universe Puerto Rico Madison Anderson were the top two contestants for the Miss Universe title.

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Miss India 2019 winner is Suman Rao from Rajasthan.

 

4th India Water Impact Summit was held in New Delhi

The Union Minister of Jal Shakti inaugurated the fourth water impact summit in New Delhi.
Theme of this summit is “Valuing Water Transforming Ganga“.

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Union Minister of Jal Shakti: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Constituency: Jodhpur

 

RBI releases Guidelines for ‘on tap’ Licensing of Small Finance Banks

The Reserve Bank of India has released the Guidelines for ‘on tap’ Licensing of Small Finance Banks in the Private Sector.
RBI proposes Rs 200 crore minimum capital for small banks under on tap’ licence
The small finance bank shall be registered as a public limited company under the Companies Act, 2013. It will be given scheduled bank status once they commence their operations.

 

Sanna Marin to Become Youngest Prime Minister of Finland

Finland’s Social Democrats elected 34-year-old Sanna Marin to the post of the prime minister, making her the youngest head of government in the country’s history.
She will succeed Antti Rinne who resigned as Prime Minister recently due to a postal strike and crisis in Finland

Finland:

Capital: Helsink
Currency: Euro

 

Indian junior women’s team wins 3-nation hockey tournament

The Indian junior women’s team has won the 3-Nations Tournament held in Australia.
Indian junior women’s hockey team won the 3-Nations hockey tournament based on leading the points table despite loss to Australia in the final match.

 

International Anti-Corruption Day: December 9

International Anti-Corruption Day is observed every year on 9 December to raise public awareness for anti-corruption.
Theme: United Against Corruption
The United Nations General Assembly on October 31, 2003, adopted the United Nations Convention against Corruption.

 

Super 30 founder Anand Kumar Invited by FIA to attend at Republic Day function in New York

The ‘Super 30’ Founder Anand Kumar has been invited to India’s Republic Day celebration in New York, United States of America (USA) on 26 January 2020.
‘Super 30’ is a programme that prepares 30 students from underprivileged sections of society for the prestigious IIT entrance test every year, without any fees.

 

Israeli high school students to launch self-made satellite “Duchifat-3” from Sriharikota

Duchifat-3” is a satellite jointly built by Herzliya Science Center and Sha’ar HaNegev High School students of Israel.
It is an imaging satellite that will be used for ecological research of Earth.

ISRO:

Headquarters: Bengaluru
Founded: 15 August 1969
Director: Kailasavadivoo Sivan

 

Saurabh, Elavenil and Divyansh get ISSF Golden Target award

Indian shooters namely Elavenil Valarivan, Saurabh Chaudhary and Divyansh Singh Panwar received the Golden Target Award from International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) at its headquarters in Munich, Germany.
Divyansh Singh Panwar won a silver medal in 10m Air rifle in the ISSF World Cup 2019.
Elavenil had won a gold in the Rio World Cup and the World Cup Final in China.
Saurabh Chaudhary won a gold medal in the 10m Air pistol category at the Asian Games in the year 2018.

ISSF:

Founded- 1907
Headquarters- Munich, Germany
President- Vladimir Lisin

 

President Ram Nath Kovind lays foundation stone for Paika Rebellion memorial in Odisha

President Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stone to the memorial being built in memory of the Paika rebellion on the foot hills of Barunei Hills in Khurda district a 200-year-old armed revolt in 1817 against the British East India Company in Odisha.
Odisha Governor: Ganeshi Lal

 

Haryana CM inaugurates integrated Command Centre at Gurugram

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has inaugurated Gurgaon’s ambitious Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC). It has been developed as the nerve centre to provide multifaceted online smart services to people.
Haryana Governor: Satyadeo Narayan Arya.

 

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