Daily Current Affairs 10 December 2019: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 10 December 2019. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 10 December 2019. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 10 December 2019 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Best Police Station in India

  • Aberdeen Police station in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands has ranked first in the list of the best-performing police stations in India.
  • Balasinor police station in Gujarat secured the 2nd rank
  • Ajk Burhanpur in Madhya Pradesh got the 3rd position.

2. DGsP/IGsP Conference

  • The 54th DGsP/IGsP Conference was held in Pune.
  • The Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the valedictory session of the Conference.

3. India’s Republic Day celebrations in New York

  • Federation of Indian Association (FIA) has invited Super 30 founder Anand Kumar to a function on the eve of India’s Republic Day celebrations in New York.
  • The Federation of Indian Association is the oldest organisation of the non-resident Indians.
  • The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) of the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut is one of the largest esteemed umbrella organizations for non-resident Indians.

4. Senior Security Advisor in MHA

  • K Vijay Kumar has been appointed as the senior security advisor in Union Home Ministry.
  • The Minister of Home Affairs is the head of the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of India. One of the senior-most officers in the Union Cabinet, the chief responsibility of the Home Minister is the maintenance of India’s internal security; the country’s large police force comes under its jurisdiction.

International News

1. Human Rights Day

  • Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December every year.
  • The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations.
  • Theme: ‘Youth Standing Up for Human Rights’.

2. Miss Universe 2019

  • Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019 in Atlanta, US.
  • Runner-up: Miss Universe Puerto Rico Madison Anderson
  • Catriona Gray of Philippines, who presented Ms Tunzi the crown, was the Miss Universe winner in 2018.
  • Miss India Vartika Singh couldn’t make it to the top 20.

3. International Anti-Corruption Day

  • International Anti-Corruption Day has been observed annually, on 9 December, since the passage of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption on 31 October 2003 to raise public awareness for anti-corruption.
  • Theme: ‘United Against Corruption’.

4. International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime

  • United Nations General Assembly established 9 December as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime.
  • The 9th December is the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
  • Genocide Convention and its role in combating and preventing the crime of genocide.

Business News

1. Investor Education & Protection Fund Authority with Bank of Baroda

  • Investor Education & Protection Fund Authority under Ministry of Corporate Affairs, has signed an MOU with Bank of Baroda to spread customer awareness and investor education and reaching out to investors and stakeholders.
  • Bank of Baroda: Non-Executive Chairman: Hasmukh Adhia || Headquarters: Vadodara, Gujarat.

2. NTPC with SBI

  • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited has signed a term loan agreement for Rs 5000 crore with State Bank of India.
  • NTPC Limited, formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, is an Indian Public Sector Undertaking, engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities. It is a company incorporated under the Companies Act 1956 and is promoted by the Government of India.
  • NTPC: CMD: Gurdeep Singh || Founded: 1975 || Headquarters: New Delhi
  • The State Bank of India is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services statutory body. It is a government corporation statutory body headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. SBI is ranked as 236th in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s biggest corporations of 2019.
  • Chairperson: Rajnish Kumar || Headquarters: Mumbai

3. New chairman of NSE

  • National Stock Exchange of India Ltd has appointed Girish Chandra Chaturvedi as its new chairman.
  • The National Stock Exchange of India Limited is the leading stock exchange of India, located in Mumbai. The NSE was established in 1992 as the first dematerialized electronic exchange in the country.
  • Location: Mumbai || Owner: National Stock Exchange of India Limited || Founded: 1992

4. Google’ new digital wellbeing feature

  • Google’s new Digital Wellbeing feature ‘Focus Mode’ was launched supporting Digital Wellbeing and parental controls.
  • Google Search, also referred to as Google Web Search or simply Google, is a web search engine developed by Google. It is the most used search engine on the World Wide Web across all platforms, with 92.62% market share as of June 2019, handling more than 5.4 billion searches each day.

Sports News

1. Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the special edition of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) T20 cricket championship.
  • It is to mark Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary in 2020.

2. Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Cricket Tournament

  • Winner: Karnataka
  • Runner-up: Tamil Nadu
  • The Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is a Twenty20 cricket domestic championship in India.

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