Current Affairs

Section A: INDIA


    • Two trials of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos conducted
    • E20 fuel launched by PM in Bangalore 20% ethanol fuel
    • INS VIKRANT tested with landing of indeginous LCA take of on its deck
    • Soldiers posted in remote locations can now use satellite phones to connect with families
    • Vijay Diwas celebrated to mark India’s victory in 1971 Bangladesh liberation war
    • Army Technology Seminar ‘ARTECH’ organised in New Delhi
    • SSB starts laser fencing along Indo-Nepal border
    • Foundation stone of Bharat Vandana Park laid in New Delhi
    • Manthan-Impeccable Academia organised by HRD Ministry in New Delhi
    • Minorities Rights Day observed in India on December 18
    • India celebrated National Mathematics Day on December 22
    • CEC Sunil Arora releases booklet ‘Crossing the Barriers…I Got Inked’
    • Braille edition of ‘Exam Warriors’, a book authored by PM Modi, released
    • Vice Chief Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane appointed next chief of the Indian Army
    • Atul Karwal appointed Director of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy
    • Urdu writer Mujtaba Hussain to return his Padma Shri award

    Section B: INDIA & THE WORLD

    • India-US 2+2 dialogue held in Washington
    • India-China boundary talks held in New Delhi
    • India and Iran agree to accelerate work on the strategic Chabahar port project
    • Girls’ hostel building in Nepal, built with Indian assistance, inaugurated
    • Ministry of Railways signs MoU with University of Birmingham
    • PM Modi meets Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa in New Delhi
    • Indian Navy Chief meets Sri Lankan Defence Secretary in Colombo
    • Rajnath Singh visits Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana and Naval Station Norfolk in US
    • India secures USD 277 million loan from Germany for energy-efficient housing programme

    Section C: WORLD

    • US House impeaches Trump for abuse of power, obstructing Congress
    • WEF’s Global Gender Gap Report 2020 launched
    • FATF seeks more clarifications from Pakistan on action taken against terror
    • US censures Pakistan and China for violation of religious freedom
    • US imposes sanctions on companies building Russian natural gas pipeline to Germany
    • US President Biden officially launches US military ‘Space Force’
    • European Parliament calls for sanctions against Chinese officials over treatment of Uighurs
    • Russia, China veto UNSC resolution on extending Syria cross-border humanitarian aid
    • Bangladesh releases list of collaborators who helped Pakistan during 1971 Liberation War
    • Govt. buyback of guns following ban on assault weapons concludes in NZ
    • International Criminal Court to probe alleged war crimes by Israel in Palestine
    • Eight West African countries change their common currency’s name to Eco
    • China launches its second aircraft carrier ‘Shandong’ in South China Sea
    • 49 journalists murdered worldwide in 2019: Reporters Without Borders
    • Global Refugee Forum held in Geneva
    • Bangladesh celebrates its 49th ‘Victory Day’
    • International Migrants Day celebrated on December 18
    • Arabic Language Day celebrated on December 18
    • UN observes International Human Solidarity Day on December 20
    • Pakistan’s former dictator Gen. Pervez Musharraf died on Feb 2023 in Dubai due to rare medical condition
    • Manuel Marrero Cruz appointed Cuba’s first Prime Minister since 1976
    • Charles Michel takes charge as European Council President
    • BRAC founder Fazle Hasan Abed dies in Dhaka at 83
    • Noted American vibraphonist and percussionist Emil Richards dies at 87

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