Top Current Affairs of the day: 03 December 2019

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Last Updated: Dec 03, 2019 18:32 IST


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  • Ministry of Power introduces a new method to revive the power sector

    297 days ago
    The Ministry of Power, Coal India Ltd (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) has introduced a methodology help reduce stress in the power sector. Aim: The new method is expected to revive stressed power stations. It will enable the deepening of the power market being traded through power exchange. New Methodology: ♦ As per the new method, the Ministry of Power, CIL, SCCL will mark power plants that do not have power purchase agreements (PPAs) and supply to such plants.... Read More


    Govt. launched Independent Directors Databank portal

    297 days ago
    The government has introduced the Independent Director's Databank. It was launched by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. It has commanded that all the existing independent directors should register themselves in the databank within three months from 1 December 2019. Independent Director's Databank Portal: ♦  The databank portal was developed and maintained by the Indian Institute for Corporate Affairs (IICA). ♦  The portal aimed to provide a platform for the... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    Exercise HAND-IN-HAND 2019 to commence from 7 December

    297 days ago
    Exercise HAND-IN-HAND 2019 is to be conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya. The 8th India-China joint training is held under the United Nations mandate. The exercise will be held from 7-20 December 2019.
    Theme: The aim of the Exercise HAND-IN-HAND 2019 is to practice joint planning and conduct of counter-terrorist operations in semi-urban terrain. The theme of the 14-day long training exercise is Counter-terrorism.
    Participants: From the Chinese side, the Tibet Military command comprises... Read More
    Category: Defence

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    Third edition of Khelo India Youth Games logo was launched

    297 days ago
    Guwahati is to host the third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games. It is expected to be held from 10 January 2020. The announcement was made by Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju at the launched ceremony. The third edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2020 Logo was launched by the Assam Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal. Guwahati: The youth of the Assam state are working hard in the field of sports to establish themselves as a powerful global contender. Recently,... Read More
    Category: Sports


    Law Ministry launched a drive on fundamental duties

    297 days ago
    The Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched a programme to create awareness of their fundamental duties among the citizens. The year-long drive is a part of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of Constitution Day that was celebrated on 26 November. Drive on fundamental duties: ♦ The department will conduct activities such as online quizzes, essay competitions, and preamble pledge signing contest. It will be organized to educate them about their constitutional... Read More


    ECI to implement Political Parties Registration Tracking Management System

    297 days ago
    The Election Commission of India (ECI) has launched the Political Parties Registration Tracking Management System (PPRTMS). ECI has reviewed the system and process of registration of political parties. The new guidelines will be effective from 1 January 2020. The guidelines are available on the ECI's website https://eci.gov.in. PPRTMS will be implemented through an online portal. Features of PPRTMS: ♦ The portal will track the status of application by applicants. The applicant who... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    President Kovind paid homage to Dr. Prasad on his Jayanti

    297 days ago
    President Ram Nath Kovind paid homage to Dr. Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary, 3 December, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also paid tributes to the first President of India on his Jayanti. Dr. Rajendra Prasad: Dr. Rajendra Prasad was born on 3 December 1884 in Bengal Presidency, British India. He was a lawyer by training and an Indian political leader. He gave up his profession and fought to free his motherland. As the first move toward... Read More
    Category: Important Days


    Neiphiu Rio inaugurated the Multi Media Exhibition at World War II museum

    297 days ago
    Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio inaugurated the Multi-Media Exhibition at the World War II museum at the Hornbill festival, Kisama, Nagaland. The museum was organized by the Bureau of Outreach & Communication, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. The exhibition commemorates the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. This is the first time the Hornbill festival is hosting such an event. Multi-Media Exhibition: The aim of the exhibition event is to present Gandhian values and... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    The 13th South Asian Games began in Kathmandu

    297 days ago
    The 13th South Asian Games (SAG) began at the newly constructed Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal on 1 December 2019. The multi-sport event was inaugurated by the President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari. The games will be held from 1-10 December in three cities namely, Pokhara, Kathmandu, and Janakpur.
    Participants: In 2019 SAG, athletes from Nepal, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Maldives, and Sri Lanka are participating in 26 different sports. More than 2,000 athletes will... Read More
    Category: Sports


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    Kerala mandates helmets for pillion riders

    297 days ago
    Kerala State government implemented the High Court directives of making helmets mandatory for pillion riders. Transport Commissioner of the State has directed strict checking of vehicles. Implementation: ♦ In the initial phase, the police will warn the pillion riders to wear a helmet before levying the fine. ♦ Police of the State will check the vehicles to ensure that the two-wheeler riders are adhering to the new directives.
    ♦ The violators should pay a penalty... Read More


    India-Sweden High-Level Dialogue on Innovation Policy was held

    297 days ago
    An India-Sweden High-Level Dialogue on Innovation Policy was held in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by PM Modi, King Carl XVI Gustaf It aims to provide overall strategic direction for joint innovation policy. Aim: The High-Level Dialogue aims to create a platform with key stakeholders in a triple helix format from the government, private sector, and academia.
    Dialogue on Innovation Policy: ♦ The dialogue focused on jointly formulating and implementing the short-term and... Read More


    Lionel Messi was conferred the Ballon d'Or award

    297 days ago
    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. He broke the record set by Cristiano Ronaldo by winning the trophy five times. He Cristiano Ronaldo stands third in the men's rankings behind Liverpool's Virgil Van Dijk.
    Lionel Messi won the award for the first in 2009. He then won the award in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015. Megan Rapinoe won the Ballon d’Or as the... Read More
    Category: Sports


    Ursula took charge as the President of European Commission

    297 days ago
    Ursula von der Leyen took charge as the President of the European Commission. She replaced Jean-Claude Juncker. She is the first woman to become the President of the European Commission.
    Ms.Ursula: Ms.Ursula, the 60-year-old gynecologist, started her political career at her early age of 40. In 1990 she joined Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party (CDU) and worked for 14 years. Leyen moved to the Labor Ministry in 2009. She became the first female defense minister in... Read More


    Rajya Sabha passed the Prohibition of E Cigarettes Bill

    297 days ago
    Rajya Sabha passed the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Bill, 2019. The bill seeks to prohibit the production, trade, transport, storage and advertisement of electronic cigarettes in the country. The bill was passed in Lok Sabha in November 2019. The bill will replace the ordinance issued to ban e-cigarettes in September. Provisions of the Bill: ♦ The bill refers to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as the electronic devices that heat a substance to create vapour for... Read More
    Category: Bills & Acts


    Lt Gen Rajeshwar took charge as CINCAN

    297 days ago
    Lt Gen Podali Shankar Rajeshwar took charge as the Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN) on 1 December 2019. He is the 14th  CINCAN. Before the appointment, he served as the Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC). Lt Gen Rajeshwar: Lt Gen Rajeshwar is a graduate of the Indian Military Academy (IMA). In December 1980, he was commissioned into the Regiment of Artillery.He is an alumnus of the Defence Services Staff... Read More


    Shivangi became the first naval woman pilot in India

    297 days ago
    Sub-Lieutenant Shivangi of the Indian Navy became the first naval woman pilot in India. She joined operational duties at the Kochi naval base on 2 December 2019. Shivangi received the qualification wings from Vice Admiral AK Chawla, the chief of Southern Naval Command. She will fly the Naval Dornier. Sub-Lieutenant Shivangi: Sub-Lieutenant Shivangi is from Muzzafarpur in Bihar. She was inducted into the Indian Navy as Short Service Commission (SSC) (pilot). It is a part of the 27 NOC course... Read More
    Category: Defence


    New Delhi to host 2020 National Sikh Games

    297 days ago
    New Delhi is to host the National Sikh Games (NSG) 2020. The game will be held from 9-11 January 2020 across various venues in New Delhi. NSG is a modelled replica of Australian Sikh Games. The announcement was made by Manjinder Singh Sirsa, President Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Committee. NSG is dedicated to the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. Aim: NSG aims to bring sports to the heart of the Sikh community and tap in a unique sporting talents of Sikh Youths. The game aims to tackle the... Read More
    Category: Sports


    Labour Ministry celebrated Pension Week

    297 days ago
    Ministry of Labour and Employment has designated to celebrate 30 November 2019 - 6 December 2019 as the Pension Week. The week focuses on enrolments under Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan (PM-SYM) and National Pension Scheme for Traders and Self-Employed Persons (NPS-Traders).
    Pension Schemes: ♦ The pension schemes and initiatives in India are simple and hassle-free.
    ♦ In order to enroll to avail pension, only Aadhar and savings bank or Jandhan account is required.... Read More
    Category: Important Days


    International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed on 3 December

    297 days ago
    International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed on 3 December every year across the world. The day aims to raise awareness and develop an understanding to accept people with disabilities. Aim: The Day promotes acceptance and compassion on the disability issues of the disabled person. The day aims to provide support for the self-respect, rights and better living of disabled persons. Theme: The theme for the year 2019 is Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities... Read More
    Category: Important Days


    Putin and Xi launched first ever Russia-China gas pipeline

    297 days ago
    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping launched the Siberia pipeline project. The pipeline will transport natural gas from Siberia to northeast China. The move aims to boost the economic and political ties between Russia and China. Siberia pipeline: ♦ The pipeline project shows Russia's attempts in helping China from the financial sanctions imposed by the US over China's 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea. ♦ It is a 3,000-km-long Power of... Read More
    Category: International


    MSME sector has contributed over 29 percent of GDP

    297 days ago
    Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises reported that Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises sector has contributed over 29% of Gross domestic product (GDP) and over 49% of Indian exports. The report was submitted by the Union MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari. Government's measure: ♦ The Indian government has taken many initiatives to enhance the competitiveness of MSMEs.
    ♦ Government has introduced various schemes like Micro and Small Enterprises–Cluster... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


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