December 2nd Week Current Affairs 2019

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  • Power generation company NTPC has signed a term loan agreement for Rs 5,000 crore with State Bank of India (SBI).
  • Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019 in Atlanta, US.
  • The Union Minister of Jal Shakti inaugurated the fourth water impact summit in New Delhi.
  • 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.
  • Sanna Marin to Become Youngest Prime Minister of Finland.
  • International Anti-Corruption Day is observed every year on 9 December to raise public awareness for anti-corruption.
  • Israeli high school students to launch self-made satellite “Duchifat-3” from Sriharikota.
  • 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.
  • Human Rights Day is celebrated on 10 December annually across the world.
    • 2019 Theme: Youth Standing Up for Human Rights.
  • India ranks 129 in UNDP Human Development Index.
  • President Ram Nath Kovind lays foundation stone for Paika Rebellion memorial in Odisha.
  • Russia banned from Olympics for 4 years over doping scandal.
  • Bar code inventor ‘George Laurer’ passes away.
  • Exim Bank provides USD 500 million credit to Bangladesh for defence procurement.
  • Arnab Goswami elected as News Broadcasters Federation President.
  • Odisha government would set up 45 fast-track special courts to ensure speedy trial of cases involving crime against women and children.
  • International Mountain Day is celebrated on 11 December every.
  • Praggnanandhaa wins the London Chess Classic FIDE Open 2019.
  • 13th South Asian Games concluded in Nepal.
  • Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty was appointed as the brand ambassador of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
  • Wasim Jaffer becomes 1st player to play 150 Ranji matches.
  • ICSSR chairman B B Kumar passes awaySugandh Rajaram was appointed as the High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Ghana
  • Himachal Pradesh (HP) state Cabinet chaired by its Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, has approved to sign the memorandum of understanding (MoU) to sell the water of River Yamuna from states’s share at Tajewala corridor on payment basis.
  • The First Pashu Kisan credit cards in India were distributed to 101 animal farmers in Bhiwani in Haryana.
  • World’s first fully electric commercial plane takes flight in Canada.
  • ISRO successfully launched RISAT-2BR1 & 9 other satellites from Sriharikota, AP.
  • 17th edition of BioAsia 2020 to be held in Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • Greta Thunberg, 16 year’s old Swedish climate activist was named TIME’s Person of the Year for 2019.
  • Rani Rampal and Saurabh Chaudhary won the Sports Person of the Year awards at the FICCI India Sports Awards 2019.
  • ADB cuts India’s GDP growth forecast to 5.1% for FY20
  • Indian men’s football team captain Sunil Chhetri has been appointed as the brand ambassador of PUMA.
  • Archaeological Survey of India has identified 138 numbers of monuments as Must-See Monuments and information thereof is made available on the “Must See” portal of Archaeological Survey of India.
  • The Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed the Disha Bill 2019 to award death sentence for offences of rape and gang rape and expediting verdict in trials of such cases within 21 days.
  • Odisha won the ‘World Habitat Award’ for Jaga Mission also called Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission (OLHM).
  • Dell Technologies ties up with UNESCO to boost quality of education.
  • Finance Minister Sitharaman has been ranked as the 34th most powerful woman in the world on Forbes “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” list.
  • A three-day National Tribal Dance Festival will be held in Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
  • Salman Khan appointed as Pepsi’s new brand ambassador.
  • Andhra Pradesh is to set up virtual police station (VPS) in the Andhra University.
  • Tamil Nadu overtakes Karnataka to become No 1 in renewable energy.
  • Mastercard ties up with Federal Bank for identity check security for digital transactions.
  • Shrikant Madhav Vaidya to be the next chief of Indian Oil Corporation.
  • Deputy chief minister of Bihar Sushil Modi has replaced Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as the head of the Group of Ministers (GoM) on the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST).
  • Deepika Padukone to receive Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
  • Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica was announced as the winner of the Miss World 2019 beauty pageant held at the ExCeL London.
  • Legendary actor Dilip Kumar was honoured by the World Book of Records, London on his 97th birthday.

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