Daily Current Affairs 7 December 2019: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 7 December 2019. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 7 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 7 December 2019 Current affairs test.

National News

1. Book ‘The Legacy of Militancy in Punjab’

  • Book ‘The Legacy of Militancy in Punjab’ is authored by civil rights activist Inderjit Singh Jaijee and journalist Dona Suri.
  • Capital: Chandigarh || Governor: V.P. Singh Badnore || Chief minister: Amarinder Singh

2. First Indian actor to have his own Instagram filter

  • Kartik Aaryan is the first Indian actor to have his own Instagram filter.
  • Instagram is an American photo and video-sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, Inc. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 exclusively on iOS.

3. Punjab Government with World Economic Forum

  • Punjab Government has partnered with World Economic Forum to design a Public-Private pilot on shared, clean and electric mobility.
  • The World Economic Forum, based in Cologny-Geneva, Switzerland, is an NGO, founded in 1971. The WEF’s mission is cited as “committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas”
  • Headquarters: Cologny, Switzerland | Founder: Klaus Schwab || Founded: January 1971 || Motto: Committed to improving the state of the world || Leader: Klaus Schwab

4. Parikshape Charcha (PPC) 2020 programme

  • PM Modi announced that a unique contest for the students of Class IX to XII will be held in January 2020 under the Parikshape Charcha (PPC) 2020 programme
  • Theme: ‘Gratitude is Great’, ‘Your future depends on your aspirations’ || ‘Examining Exams’ || ‘Our duties, you take’ || ‘Balance is Beneficial’.

5. Armed Forces Flag Day

  • Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on 7th of December every year across India.
  • It is to honour the martyrs and Armed Forces personnel, who safeguard the motherland.

International News

1. India with Guinea

  • India extended Line of Credits for one water supply and two solar projects in Guinea.
  • Guinea is a country in West Africa, bordered on the west by the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Capital: Conakry || President: Alpha Condé || Currency: Guinean franc

2. Global Climate Risk Index

  • Global Climate Risk Index is a report released by Environment think tank, Germanwatch.
  • India is the fifth most vulnerable country to climate change in Global Climate Risk Index.
  • Japan is the most vulnerable country to climate change in Global Climate Risk Index.
  • Germanwatche.V., usually called Germanwatch, is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Bonn, Germany. It seeks to influence public policy on trade, the environment, and relations between countries in the industrialized north and underdeveloped south.

3. World Malaria Report 2019

  • India has achieved 28% reduction in malaria cases in 2018 in World Malaria Report 2019 by World Health Organisation.
  • India was one of the two high burden countries India & Uganda that achieved this.
  • The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. Nations Development Group]]. Its predecessor, the Health Organization, was an agency of the League of Nations.
  • Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland || Head: TedrosAdhanom || Founded: 7 April 1948

4. International Civil Aviation Day

  • In 1996 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed that 7 December was to be the International Civil Aviation Day.
  • The day has been celebrated by the International Civil Aviation Organization since 7 December 1994, the 50th anniversary of the signing the Convention on International Civil Aviation.
  • Theme: ’75 Years of Connecting the World’.

Business News

1. My: health Woman Suraksha policy

  • HDFC ERGO general insurance company has launched ‘My: Health Woman Suraksha Policy’.
  • ‘My: Health Woman Suraksha Policy’ is a comprehensive medical insurance scheme specially designed for women against numerous illnesses and contingencies they may face during their lifetime.
  • HDFC ERGO is a 51:49 joint venture firm between HDFC and ERGO International AG, one of the insurance entity of the Munich Re Group in Germany operating in the insurance field under the BFSI sector. The company offers products in the retail, corporate and rural sectors.
  • Headquarters: Mumbai || Founded: 2002

2. India’s forex reserves

  • India’s foreign exchange reserves crossed the $450-billion mark for the first time.
  • Foreign exchange reserves are cash and other reserve assets held by a central bank or other monetary authority that are primarily available to balance payments of the country, influence the foreign exchange rate of its currency, and to maintain confidence in financial markets.

3. Bharat Bond Exchange Traded Fund

  • Government of India has approved the launch of Bharat Bond Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) which will be the first corporate bond ETF in the country.
  • An exchange-traded fund is an investment fund traded on stock exchanges, much like stocks. An ETF holds assets such as stocks, commodities, or bonds and generally operates with an arbitrage mechanism designed to keep it trading close to its net asset value, although deviations can occasionally occur.

4. Google Play’s Best Apps of 2019 in ‘Personal Growth’ Category

  • Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty’s fitness app ‘Shilpa Shetty App’ has been awarded Google Play’s Best Apps of 2019 in ‘Personal Growth’ category.
  • Google Play, formerly Android Market, is a digital distribution service operated and developed by Google. It serves as the official app store for the Android operating system, allowing users to browse and download applications developed with the Android software development kit and published through Google.

Sports News

1. Sub Junior National Football Championship 2019-20 title

  • Meghalaya clinched the Sub Junior National Football Championship 2019-20 title after defeating Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Sub Junior National Football Championship 2019-20 title was held in West Bengal.

2. Plogging Ambassador of India

  • Ripu Daman Bevli was appointed as ‘Plogging Ambassador of India’ on 50th Fit India Plogging Run in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi.
  • Ripu Daman Bevli was appointed by KirenRijiju, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports.
  • Plogging is a combination of jogging with picking up litter. It started as an organised activity in Sweden around 2016 and spread to other countries in 2018, following increased concern about plastic pollution.

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