Daily Current Affairs 28 December 2019: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 28 December 2019. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 28 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 28 December 2019 Current affairs test.

National News

1. India’s first long-distance CNG bus

  • Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan unveiled India’s first long-distance CNG bus fitted with CNG cylinders in New Delhi.
  • It can travel around 1000 kilometres in a single fill.
  • The first long-range interstate CNG bus will ply from Delhi to Dehradun.

2. Atal tunnel

  • Rohtang tunnel in Himachal Pradesh is named as Atal tunnel.
  • Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister: Jai Ram Thakur || Governor: Bandaru Dattatraya.

3. Atal Bhujal Yojana (ATAL JAL)

  • Cabinet has approved Atal Bhujal Yojana (ATAL JAL) with a budget of Rs 6000 crores aimed at sustainable groundwater management.
  • The Atal Jal programme has been launched to provide sustainable groundwater management.
  • Atal Jal Yojana or the guidelines related to the Jal Jeevan Mission are big steps to deliver water to every household in the country by 2024.

4. Digital Radio

  • Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that Government will bring Digital Radio in 2024 at an annual Akashvani awards function in New Delhi.
  • Radio Umang: India’s first online radio station launched
  • Radio Umang is a Hindi international online radio station themed around peace, humanity & hope. Radio Umang comes packed with inspirational stories, engaging talk shows & lots of soothing music.

International News

1. UNICEF-2019 Award

  • Kamareddy district of Telangana secured the United Nations International Children’s and Education Fund (Unicef)-2019 Award for effective implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission in water sanitation and hygiene sectors.
  • The United Nations Children’s Fund is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children around the world.
  • Headquarters: New York || Head: Henrietta H. Fore || Founded: 11 December 1946, New York, New York, United States

Business News

1. Boeing CEO steps down

  • Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has stepped down from the post.
  • The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, telecommunications equipment, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services.
  • Designated CEO: Dave Calhoun (13 Jan 2020–) || CEO: Gregory D. Smith (23 Dec 2019–13 Jan 2020) || Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois, United States

2. LinkedIn Top Startups 2019

  • 1. Oyo
  • 2. Cure.fit
  • 3. Tapchief
  • 4. Razorpay
  • 5. Bounce

3. 2020 as Year of AI

  • Telangana Government has declared 2020 as ‘Year of AI (Artificial Intelligence)’.
  • Telengana: Capital: Hyderabad || Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan || Chief minister: K. Chandrashekar Rao

4. Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Fund

  • The first tripartite MoU was signed between the department of Fisheries Government of India, NARBARD and the Government of Tamil Nadu for the implementation of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Fund.
  • A dedicated fund has been created namely the Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund with a total of Rs. 7522.48 crore.

Sports News

1. Men’s singles Bangladesh Junior International Badminton Series 2019

  • India’s shuttler Maisnam Meiraba Luwang has won the Men’s singles Bangladesh Junior International Badminton Series 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Capital: Dhaka || Currency: Bangladeshi taka || Prime minister: Sheikh Hasina

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