Daily Current Affairs 11 December 2018: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 11 December 2018. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 11 December 2018. 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 11 December 2018 Current affairs test.

National News

1. New District in Arunachal Pradesh

  • ‘Shi Yomi’ has become the 23rd district of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • It was carved out of the West Siang district.
  • On August 29, A bill was passed for the creation of three new districts, Pakke-Kesang, Lepa Rada and Shi Yomi.

2. ‘Sustainable Water Management’ Conference

  • The first International Conference on ‘Sustainable Water Management’ was held at ISB Mohali, Punjab.
  • Theme :- ‘Sustainable Water Management’
  • It was organized by Bhakra Beas Management Board (Ministry of Water Resources, River Development).

3. Exercise CROSS BOW 18

  • IAF has concluded combined guided weapons firing of Surface-to-Air Missiles from the AF Station at Suryalanka in Andhra Pradesh
  • Four different types of missiles, Akash, Spyder, OSA-AK-M and IGLA.

4. Woman Parliamentarian Award

  • DMK’s Kanimozhi will be awarded as ‘Best Woman Parliamentarian–Rajya Sabha’ by the VP Venkaiah Naidu.
  • Muthuvel Karunanidhi Kanimozhi is an Indian politician, poet and journalist. She is a Member of Parliament, representing Tamil Nadu in the Rajya Sabha. Kanimozhi is the daughter of the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu Karunanidhi and his third wife Rajathi Ammal.

International News

1. First Space Mission to dark side of the moon

  • China has launched the first space mission to the dark side of the moon that a rover will land on the far side of the moon.
  • The name of mission is Chang’e-4 lunar probe mission from Xichang launch centre.

2. Human Rights Day

  • The 70th anniversary Human Rights Day was observed every year on 10 December.
  • Theme :- #StandUp4HumanRights

3. Exercise AVIAINDRA-2018

  • It is a exercise between the Indian Air Force and Russian Federation Aerospace Force.
  • It has started at Air Force Station, Jodhpur, Rajasthan,

4. Exercise INDRA NAVY-18

  • It is a maritime Exercise between Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) and Indian Navy
  • It has started in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

Business News

1. SWIFT India Chairman

  • SWIFT India has appointed Arundhati Bhattacharya as its chairman.
  • The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) provides a network that enables financial institutions worldwide to send and receive information about financial transactions in a secure, standardized and reliable environment.
  • Arundhati Bhattacharya is a retired Indian banker and former Chairman of the State Bank of India. She is the first woman to be the Chairman of State Bank of India. In 2016, she was listed as the 25th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

2. SUFI Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Ratan Tata was conferred Steel Users Federation of India Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • It was presented by Minister for Steel Choudhary Birendra Singh during the 2nd SUFI Steel Awards in Mumbai.

3. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank with Andhra Pradesh

  • AIIB has approved a $400-million loan for a water sanitation project in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Headquarters: Beijing, China || Membership: 87 Members || Region served: Asia and Oceania || Main organ: Board of Governors; Board of Directors || Purpose: Crediting || Legal status: Treaty

4. Top Recipient of Remittances

  • Acc. to World Bank, India will be top recipient of remittances for this year with $80 billion.
  • A remittance is a transfer of money by a foreign worker to an individual in their home country. Money sent home by migrants competes with international aid as one of the largest financial inflows to developing countries.

Sports News

1. Khelo India Youth Games

  • Khelo India Youth Games-2019 will be held in Pune in January.
  • Around 9000 youth Athletes with Khelo India Youth Games university players will also be taking part in it.

2. Pakistan Cricket Board New MD

  • Pakistan Cricket Board has appointed Wasim Khan as its Managing Director.

3. US Kids Golf India tour event

  • US Kids Golf India Tour was held at Classic Golf and Country Club in Gurugram, Haryana.
  • There are 71 participants across 13 categories.

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