Top Current Affairs of the day: 02 December 2019

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Last Updated: Dec 02,2019 18:41 IST


Top Current Affairs of the day: 02 December 2019
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  • Awards for the first ever VATAVARAN 2019 were presented

    54 days ago
    The Awards for the first-ever VATAVARAN-2019 Short Film Competition and Festival on Environment was presented in New Delhi. It was organized by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and Centre for Media Studies (CMS). The awards were presented by Shri Ravi Agrawal, Additional Secretary, MoEF&CC at the culmination of the four-day festival where all the shortlisted films were showcased.
    The Jury comprising Shri Ramesh Sippy, Shri Rahul Rawail, Ms. Manju Borah and... Read More


    UNEP gas emissions reports say achieving 1.5 deg C is almost impossible

    54 days ago
    UN Environment Programme (UNEP) released the 2019 Emissions Gap Report. The reported stated that even if the current climate commitments are met, the world is on course to exceed 3°C in global temperature rise. The report assesses the emissions gap. The report focuses on energy transition. The report was released in the UN Climate Change Conference (COP-25). Report highlights: ♦ The report said that in order to limit temperature rise, annual emissions in 2030 should be maintained... Read More
    Category: Index / List


    Indigenous Faith Day was celebrated in Tezu

    54 days ago
    The Indigenous Faith Day (IFD) 2019 was celebrated on 1 December in Tezu, Arunachal Pradesh. The Day aims to preserve the rich culture and identity of the State. The function was presided by Tezu legislator Karikho Kri. The programme was organized by the Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society of Arunachal  Pradesh (IFCSAP) of Tezu. Events: ♦ The tribes of the district showcased their cultures in a colourful programme ♦ The Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society of Arunachal... Read More
    Category: Festivals

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    Maharashtra to monitor schemes introduced for the welfare of farmers

    54 days ago
    Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray approved Rs.606 crores to monitor all schemes related to farmers on a regular basis. The new government aims to introduce new approaches to resolve issues related to cultivators, who have suffered crop losses in unseasonal rains in October. The government said that it will provide any negligible assistance and satisfactory provision for farmers. Raigad Fort: Uddhav Thackeray-led state Cabinet approved Rs.20 crores, of the total Rs.606 crores, for... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    Hornbill Festival is being celebrated in Nagaland

    54 days ago
    The 10-day-long Hornbill Festival of Nagaland began at Kisama, Nagaland on 1 December 2019. The 20th edition of the Hornbill festival was inaugurated by the State Governor R.N. Ravi. Aim: The festival aims to pay rich tribute to the Naga leaders, who under extremely challenging circumstances, secured for the people, the Nagaland State with special status.
    Organized by: The Hornbill festival is organized by the Nagaland State Government. It is an annual tourism promotional... Read More


    Government launched Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 on 2 December

    54 days ago
    Government has launched Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 2.0 on 2 December 2019. The IMI 2.0 will be carried out between December 2019 and March 2020. Aim: The drive aims to prevent eight diseases under the mission. The scheme ensures the children under the age of 2 years and pregnant women are immunized against eight vaccine-preventable diseases. IMI 2.0: ♦ The IMI 2.0 targets full immunization coverage in 272 districts spread over 27 States.
    ♦ The IMI covers... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 began on 2 December

    54 days ago
    The UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 began on 2 December 2019. The conference will be held from 2-13 December 2019 in Madrid, Spain. It will take place under the Presidency of the Government of Chile. Also, the Government of Spain provides logistical support to the conference. Focus: The aim of the conference is to complete several matters with respect to the full operationalization of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Events: ♦ The conference is expected to take the next... Read More


    Nagaland celebrated 57th statehood day on 1 December

    54 days ago
    Nagaland celebrated its 57th statehood day on 1 December 2019. Nagaland was carved out of Assam in 1963. On 1 December 1963, Dr. S Radhakrishnan inaugurated Nagaland as the 16th state of the country. The State government organized various events and functions during the occasion. Nagaland: Formed on: 1 December 1963 Governor: R.N. Ravi Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister: Neiphiu Rio Capital: Kohima Literacy: 80.11% Nagaland borders with: ♦ Assam to the west ♦... Read More
    Category: Important Days


    Soma Roy appointed as the new Controller General of Accounts

    54 days ago
    The government appointed Soma Roy Burman as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA) with effect from 1 December 2019. Ms. Burman is the 24th CGA of India. She is the seventh woman to hold this position.
    Soma Roy Burman: She is a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service Officer. In her three decades of experience, she has held various cadre positions at different levels in ministries including Home Affairs, Road Transport & Highways, Information & Broadcasting, Industry,... Read More


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    Hari Mohan took charge as the chairman of OFB

    54 days ago
    Senior officer Hari Mohan took charge as the chairman of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). He replaced Saurabh Kumar who was superannuated from the services. Hari Mohan: Hari Mohan is a 1982-batch Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS) officer. He topped at University of Allahabad and University of Pune post-graduate degree in mechanical engineering.
    With his almost four decades of service, Mohan contributed significantly at various positions including Bharat Heavy Electricals... Read More


    Exercise Mitra Shakti VII began in Pune

    55 days ago
    The seventh edition of Exercise Mitra Shakti-VII 2019 commenced on 1 December 2019 at Aundh Military Station, Pune. The exercise is held between Indian and Sri Lanka. The exercise is a part of the United Nations peacekeeping forces.
    Aim: The exercise aims to enhance the interoperability and operational efficiency between the Indian Army and Sri Lanka Army. It promotes positive relations between the two armies by focusing on sub-unit-level training on counter-insurgency and... Read More
    Category: Defence


    Lewis Hamilton won the 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix title

    55 days ago
    British racing driver Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019. He clocked 1:34:05 to clinch the title. He defeated Belgian-Dutch racing driver Max Verstappen. This victory is  84th in his career and 11th in 2019.
    Result: First: United Kingdom racing driver L. Hamilton Second: Netherlands racing driver M. Verstappen Third: Monaco racing driver C. Leclerc 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is a Formula One (F1) motor race. The race was held for the... Read More
    Category: Sports


    Ajit Doval was awarded the honorary doctorate at HNBCIJ

    55 days ago
    Ajit Doval, the National Security Advisor (NSA), was awarded the honorary doctorate at the Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Central University (HNBCIJ) convocation ceremony held at Srinagar. Around 414 students and scholars were awarded. Among them, 45 students received gold medals for scoring excellent marks. Ajit Doval: Ajit Doval is the 5th National Security Advisor (NSA) to the Prime Minister of India. He assumed office on 30 May 2014. In 2004-05, he served as the Director of the Intelligence... Read More
    Category: Awards and Honours


    International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on 2 December

    55 days ago
    International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed every year on 2 December. On this day people share their view towards slavery in writings through opinion pieces, poetry, interviews, short stories, feature articles, and other published material. Aim: The day aims to raise awareness of the atrocities of modern slavery. The day highlights the importance to eliminate slavery including sexual exploitation, trafficking in persons, forced marriage, child labour, etc. Modern... Read More
    Category: Important Days


    National Pollution Control Day was observed on 2 December

    55 days ago
    The National Pollution Control Day is observed on 2 December. It is celebrated every year. The day is observed in order to honor the lives that were lost because of the Bhopal gas calamity. On this day, the Pollution Control Department will organize several programs in this regard in the education institutions. Aim: The day aims to spread awareness among the people about pollution and its control measures. The day also creates awareness about the problem caused by increasing... Read More


    BSF celebrated the 55th raising day on 1 December

    55 days ago
    Border Security Force (BSF) personnel celebrated the 55th raising day on 1 December 1965. PM Modi greeted the BSF personnel on the day. The event was graced by Minister of State of Home Affairs Nityanand Rai attended the Raising Day celebrations of Border Security Force (BSF) on 1 December. During the occasion, he reviewed the passing out parade of BSF. Border Security Force (BSF): Formed on: 1 December 1965 Director-General: V K Johri It ensures the security of the borders of India by... Read More
    Category: Defence


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