Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (07th to 13th December 2019)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs of 2nd week  December 2019. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming SBI Clerk 2020 and other competitive exams can make use of it.

Current Affairs: Important Days

Date Important days Theme
December 07 Armed Forces Flag Day or the Flag Day of India
December 07 International Civil Aviation Day 75 years of connecting the world
December 10 International Anti-Corruption Day United Against Corruption
December 11 UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) day
December 12 International Day of Neutrality
December 12 International Universal Health Coverage Day

Current Affairs: National

  • India has become the first country to make the entire process for pilgrims going on Haj completely digital.
  • Government disbursed Rs 36,000 crore to farmers under PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi
  • Over Rs 10 lakh cr loans sanctioned under MUDRA Yojana
  • Over 65 lakh patients availed treatment worth Rs 9,549 crore under Ayushman Bharat scheme
  • Culture Minister Prahlad Patel launches web portal showcasing heritage of India
  • The fourth edition of International Seminar cum Exhibition on Naval Weapon Systems ‘NAVARMS – 2019’ with the theme ‘Make in India – Fight Category: Opportunities and Imperatives’ was inaugurated by Admiral Karambir Singh
  • India Announces a “Green Window” to Catalyze Climate Finance
  • President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
  • External Affairs Ministry to host 6th Indian Ocean Dialogue, Delhi Dialogue XI
  • Ekamra Kshetra to replicate Jagannath temple project

Current Affairs: International

  • S shuts down World Trade Organization appeals court
  • Johnson is set to be re-elected as British prime minister with a landslide majority
  • 8-yr-old Licypriya Kangujam from India urges leaders at COP25 to act on climatic change.
  • Bougainville Votes to Become World’s Newest Country

Current Affairs: State

  • Punjab government launches ESTAC programme for startups
  • Haryana Chief Minister Manohar LalKhattar has inaugurated Gurgaon’s ambitious Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC)
  • Odisha government has reduced the financial assistance given to farmers under the Kalia scheme to Rs 4,000 per annum from Rs 10,000
  • Lt Governor Girish Chandra Murmu dedicated the 72-metre-long Multi Cell Box Type Load Class 70 bridge to the Nation in Rajouri
  • The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet approved signing of an MoU to sell water from the Yamuna
  • The First Pashu Kisan credit cards in India were distributed to 101 animal farmers in Bhiwani in Haryana

Current Affairs: Banking and Economy

  • RBI tightens norms for ARCs to acquire financial assets
  • Bank customers will be able to transfer funds round-the-clock through the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) system from 16 December
  • Canada’s CPPIB to invest up to $600 million in Indian infrastructure fund
  • Vakrangee partners with Union Bank of India for 20,000 banking BC points for Pan India Nextgen Vakrangee Kendras
  • ADB scales down India’s GDP growth forecast from 6.5% to 5.1% for FY20
  • EXIM Bank provides USD 500 mn credit to Bangladesh for defence procurement
  • The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 has been introduced in the Lok Sabha
  • Mastercard ties up with Federal Bank for identity check security for digital transactions
  • Government to sell 100 per cent stake in Air India
  • Tech Mahindra bags smart city project from Pune’s Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation
  • Moody’s cuts India’s GDP growth forecast to 5.6 per cent for 2019

Current Affairs: Appointments

Girish Chandra Chaturvedi Chairman of the National Stock Exchange
Arnab Goswami News Broadcasters Federation President
Sugandh Rajaram High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Ghana
V Viswanathan Additional Director on the Board of Dhanlaxmi Bank
Sunil Chhetri Brand ambassador of PUMA
Salman Khan Pepsi’s new brand ambassador
Suniel Shetty New brand ambassador for NADA
Vipin Sondhi MD and CEO of Ashok Leyland

Current Affairs: Awards and Honours

  • South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi crowned Miss Universe 2019
  • Indian shooters Saurabh, Divyansh, Elavenil get Golden Target award from ISSF
  • A day after receiving the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award at the UNICEF Snowflake Ball, Priyanka Chopra Jonas was awarded at Festival International Du Film De Marrakech in Morocco
  • Poet Viswanath Prasad Tiwari to get Gangadhar National Award
  • Odisha’sJaga Mission Wins Bronze At World Habitat Awards
  • The Forbes 2019 list of ‘The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ has been topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Sitharaman, a newcomer on the Forbes most powerful women list, is ranked 34th
  • The Gurugram based startup blue sky analytics has created an application called zuri that won the Copernicus masters award also called space oscars, under the social entrepreneurship category
  • Climate activist Greta Thunberg is Time’s Person of the Year
  • Padmeswar Gogoi was awarded the Siu-Ka-Pha Award

Current Affairs: Summit and Conference

  • The 7th edition of the OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting was held in Vienna, Austria
  • Goa to host 2nd edition of startup India Global Venture Capital Summit 2019
  • Switzerland will be the partner country for BioAsia 2020 scheduled to be held here between February 17-19
  • The Ministry of External Affairs, in association with the Ministry of AYUSH, organized a Symposium on “Scope of Science of Ayurveda in Global Health”, in New Delhi
  • Workshop on Bamboo cultivation held in Jammu

Current Affairs: Science and Technology

  • An all-electric powered seaplane has taken flight in Vancouver, Canada, the operators describe as a “world first” for the aviation industry
  • ISRO launches surveillance satellite RISAT-2BR1
  • NASA scientists develop map showing presence of water ice on Mars

Current Affairs:MoU

  • Zestmoney Partners With Micredit, Launches Small Ticket Loans

Current Affairs: Ranking

  • A police station on Andaman & Nicobar Islands has been adjudged as the country’s best performing police station out of 15,579 police stations for the year 2019
  • India climbed one spot to 129 among 189 countries in the 2019 human development index

Current Affairs: Books and Author

  • Abanindranath Tagore’s Book ‘Nalak’, translated in English by UrbiBhaduri

Current Affairs: Defence

  • ‘Iron Union 12’, a joint military exercise between the ground forces of the UAE and the United States, commenced
  • MoD to organise series of webinars in run up to DefExpo 2020

Current Affairs: Sports

  • Caroline Wozniacki former World No.1 tennis player announced her retirement from tennis after Australian Open 2020
  • Indian junior women’s team wins 3-nation hockey tournament
  • Shashini Puvi from Karnataka has won the coveted gold medal in the recently held National Schools Chess Championship in Aurangabad
  • India’s R. Praggnanandhaa won the FIDE Open category of the London Chess Classic
  • ManavThakkar wins U-21 ITTF Challenge Series title in Canada
  • FICCI India Sports Awards 2019: Rani Rampal Wins Female Sportsperson Of The Year
  • Rohit Sharma named La Liga’s first India brand ambassador
  • Pakistan cricket board appoints Mushtaq Ahmed as spin bowling consultant
  • WasimJaffer becomes first Indian to play 150 Ranji matches
  • The WTA has announced world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty as its Player of the Year

Current Affairs: Obituaries

Person Field
Bhawani Mukherji Former India table tennis head coach
Bhagabat Mohanty Former Odisha Minister
Braj Bihari Chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)
Gollapudi Maruti Rao Veteran Telugu actor and literary figure

 

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