Daily Current Affairs 5th December 2019
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Daily Current Affairs 5th December 2019 Update
HDFC ERGO Launches my: Woman Suraksha policy
HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company a non-life insurance provider that the launch of ‘my: health Woman Suraksha’ policy. Which is specially designed to cover women against numerous illnesses and contingencies they may face during their lifetime, thereby providing financial aid in case of medical contingencies.
HDFC ERGO General Insurance MD & CEO: Ritesh Kumar
NATO Summit 2019 held in Watford, United Kingdom
The United Kingdom will host NATO Heads of State and Government in London
The purpose of the summit was to make the heads of state and heads of government of NATO member countries to evaluate and provide strategic direction for Alliance activities.
NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium
Founded: 4 April 1949
India ranks 5th in Global Climate Risk Index
India has been ranked as the fifth most vulnerable country to climate change in the Global Climate Risk Index 2020 according to the Environment think tank, Germanwatch.
Top 4 Places
Japan, Philippines, Germany, Madagascar
Joaquin Phoenix Named PETA’s 2019 Person of the Year
‘Joker’ fame Joaquin Rafael Phoenix American actor from California, United States has been honoured with the PETA ‘Person of the Year’ Award 2019.
Phoenix turned vegan at the age of three and has been a longtime supporter of the animal rights organization.
Fit India School Rating System launched as part of Fit India Campaign
Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju launched the Fit India School Rating System.
Shri Pokhriyal said that the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) are playing an important role in every field related with School education. We have more than 16 lakh Schools and over one thousand Universities catering education to over 33 crores students. This is a huge Youth Power which will infuse life into Fit India Campaign.
Ramesh Pokhriyal constituency: Haridwar
Kiren Rijiju constituency: Arunachal West
Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit 2019 to be held in Goa
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), in partnership with Government of Goa, is organizing the 2nd edition of the Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit will be held in Goa for Fund Managers and Limited Partners of Top Global Venture Capital Firms.
Theme for this summit: India Opportunity: Investing in tomorrow together.
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.15 %
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its 5th bi-monthly Monetary Policy has kept the policy repo rate unchanged at 5.15 per cent.
Repo Rate – 5.15%
Reverse Repo Rate – 4.90%
Marginal Standing Facility Rate – 5.40%
Bank Rate – 5.40%
CRR – 4%
SLR – 18.5%
Mumbai Central gets India’s first ‘Eat Right Station’ by FSSAI
The Mumbai Central Terminus of the Western Railway has been certified as India’s first “Eat Right Station” with a 4-Star rating awarded by the FSSAI.
Eat Right India built on two broad pillars Eat Healthy and Eat Safe which aims to engage, excite and enable people enhance their health and wellbeing.
Founded: August 2011
Headquarters: New Delhi
Election Commission of India to implement “Political Parties Registration Tracking Management System” (PPRTMS)
The Election Commission of India has reviewed the system and process of registration of political parties. The new guidelines will be effective from 1st January,2020.
Political Parties Registration Tracking Management System (PPRTMS) will be implemented through an online portal, to facilitate tracking of status of application by applicants.
World Soil Day: 5 December 2019
World Soil Day is celebrated every year on December 5 to raise awareness of the importance of soil quality for human well-being, food security and ecosystems
Theme – ‘Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future’.
The International Union of Soil Sciences in 2002, adopted a resolution proposing the 5th of December as World Soil Day to celebrate the importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to human well-being.
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