Daily current Affairs 4th December 2019

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Odisha Government launches smart learning app ‘Madhu’ for school students

  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched a smart learning app called ‘Madhu’ for the schools’ children in the state.

  • It is aimed at helping school students in learning their lessons taught in school classrooms through videos and practicing them.

  • Through the app, the students will have access to video explanation of the topics they are taught in their classroom.

Odisha recently in News

  • National Tribal Craft Mela- 2019 held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

  • Odisha launches ‘Odisha Mo Parivar’ initiative.

Rajya Sabha passed a bill to merge Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli UTs

  • The Bill aims to merge two Union territories Daman & Diu, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli into one unit.

  • The merged Union Territory will be named as Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.

India’s first maritime museum coming up at Lothal

  • Underwater or marine archaeology in India is all set to get a boost with the government deciding to establish a National Maritime Heritage Museum at Lothal, a Harappan site on the Saurashtra coast in Gujarat.

Upender Singh Rawat appointed as the Indian Ambassador to the Republic of Costa Rica

  • Upender Singh Rawat an IFS officer and the current Indian Ambassador to the Republic of Panama has been appointed as the Indian Ambassador to the Republic of Costa Rica.

  • Costa Rica Capital – San Jose

India successfully test-fires nuke-capable Prithvi-II Missile

India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed surface-to-surface nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile off Odisha coast.

The missile weighs about 4,600 kg, is capable of carrying 500 to 1000 kilograms of warheads and is thrust by liquid propulsion twin engines.

The trial of the missile, which has a strike range of 350 km.

KEY Points

  • Lieutenant Shivangi become first woman pilot of Indian Navy will join Naval operations

  • Pakistan test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile Ghaznavi

Federer becomes first living-person to have his face on Swiss coin

  • Roger Federer became the first living person to feature on a commemorative coin minted by Switzerland.

  • Swissmint has announced that it would honor Roger Federer by releasing a 20 Swiss francs silver commemorative coin in January 2020.

Sundar Pichai appoints as the CEO of Alphabet.

  • Sundar Pichai promoted as Alphabet Inc. CEO after Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced that they are stepping down from the leadership role of the parent company Alphabet.

Indian Navy Day: 4th December

  • Indian Navy Day is celebrated on December 4 in commemoration of Operation Trident, the attack launched by the Indian Navy on Karachi harbour during 1971’s Indo-Pakistan war.

  • Navy Day 2019 Theme: “Indian Navy – Silent, Strong and Swift”.

  • Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS): Admiral Karambir Singh

Bharatiya Poshan Anthem launched by Vice President M Venkaiah

  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday launched the “Bharatiya Poshan Anthem” which aims at taking the message of making India malnutrition-free by 2022 to all corners of the country.

UP govt announces 25% subsidy and full stamp duty waiver for defence industry

  • Uttar Pradesh government has decided to provide 25 per cent subsidy and 100 per cent stamp duty waiver for setting up defence industry in the state

Uttar Pradesh:

  • CM: Yogi Adityanath.

  • Governor: Anandiben Patel.

Recently UP in NEWS

  • Etawah Lion Safari inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh

  • Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath launched flagship scheme “Mukhya Mantri Kanya Sumangala Yojan

  • Govt to set-up National Police University at Greater Noida.

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