daily current affairs 3rd december 2019

Daily current Affairs 3rd December 2019

Dear Readers, Current Affairs is the most important section of every competitive exam, So Next Current Affairs here to provide Daily Current Affairs 3rd December 2019. Which covers the important national, international news, banking awareness, business news, financial news.

 

CRISIL cuts India’s GDP growth to 5.1% for FY20

  • Crisil Rating revised India’s growth outlook for fiscal 2020 to 5.1 per cent from 6.3 per cent citing a dip in fixed investment, weak private consumption growth, weak growth in tax collections and industrial production.

Related Info:

  • CRISIL Headquarters: Mumbai

India’s GDP outlook December Updated

Organizations2019-2020
Fitch5.5%
Moody’s5.8%
OECD5.9%
World Bank6.0%
UNCTAD6.0%
RBI6.1%
IMF6.1%
Standard and Poor6.3%
ADB6.5%
Economic Survey 2018-197.0%

 

Lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe win Ballon d’Or awards 2019

  • Lionel Messi was named the best player and was awarded the 2019 Ballon d’Or award in Paris.

  • He created a world record by receiving the award for the sixth time.

  • Megan Rapinoe won the women’s Ballon d’Or for leading the United States to World Cup glory in July.

Walmart India ties up with HDFC Bank to launch Co-Branded Credit Card

  • US-based retailer Walmart announced that it has tied up with HDFC Bank to launch a co-branded credit card exclusively for members of its Best Price Modern Wholesale “B2B Cash and Carry” stores.

Related Info:

  • Krish Iyer is the President and CEO of Walmart India

  • HDFC Bank Managing Director: Aditya Puri

INDIA and ADB sign $206 million loan to strengthen urban services in 5 Tamil Nadu cities

  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $206 million loan to develop water supply and sewerage infrastructure in 5 cities of Tamil Nadu and strengthen capacities of urban local bodies (ULBs) for improved service delivery.

Related Info:

  • ADB New President: Masatsugu Asakawa

  • ADB India’s GDP forecast 6.5% for FY20

ADB recent loan Agreements:

  • ADB – $190 Million – Various projects in Rajasthan

  • ADB – $200 Million – Rural roads in Maharashtra

  • ADB – $750 Million – Indian railway track electrification

  • ADB – $235 Million – Development of Tripura

Pritivirajsing Roopun elected as new President of Mauritius

  • Prithiviraj Singh Roopun was elected as the President of Mauritius by the Lawmakers of Mauritius. He was the former Minister of Arts and Culture of Mauritius.

Mauritius

  • Capital- Port Louis

  • Currency- Mauritian Rupee

  • Prime Minister- Pravind Jugnauth

India-China joint Military Exercise ‘Hand-in-Hand 2019’ begin in Meghalaya.

  • India-China joint military training exercise ‘HAND-IN-HAND 2019’ will begin at Umroi, Meghalaya and will focus on training for counter-terrorism operations in the semi-urban terrain.

  • Theme of the exercise is ‘counter-terrorism under United Nations mandate’.

Recently China in News:

  • 7th Military World Games being held in China.

  • India, China, Pakistan to work together to study impact of climate change on Hindu-Kush-Himalayan region.

  • China launches its first Amphibious Assault Ship.

December 3 observed as International Day of Persons with Disabilities

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being observed on the 3rd December every year to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development and to increase awareness.

  • Theme: Promoting the Participation of Persons with Disabilities and their leadership: Taking Action on the 2030 Development Agenda.

Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik clinch gold at National Wrestling Championships

  • Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik registered convincing wins in the finals to claim gold medals at the Senior Wrestling National Championships in Jalandhar.

  • Vinesh Phogat won gold in women’s 55kg category

  • Sakshi Malik won gold in women’s 62kg category

Tony Joseph wins 2019 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize

  • English author Tony Joseph has been awarded the 12th Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for his 2018 book “Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From”.

Indo-Nepal joint military exercise SURYA KIRAN 2019 begins in Rupendehi.

  • The annual joint military exercise ‘SURYA KIRAN – XIV’ between India and Nepal began at Salijhandi, Rupendehi district of Nepal on 03 December 2019.

India beat pakistan to win men’s volleyball gold in South Asian Games

Indian team defeated Pakistan in the 13th South Asian Games 2019 volleyball competition in Men’s category.

South Asian Games 2019 is being held in Kathmandu, Nepal from December 1-10, 2019.

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