Top Current Affairs of Weekly: 2 December to 8 December 2019

Top Current Affairs of Weekly: 2 December to 8 December 2019

  • The Intensified Mission Indradhanush was lauched by PM Narendra Modi on October 8, 2017 to intensify India’s immunization programme.

  • A Chennai-based engineer Shanmuga Subramanian was the first to sport Vikram Lander’s debris on the lunar surface and he alerted NASA about it.

  • Soma Roy Burman has taken charge as the 24th Controller General of Accounts (CGA). She is the seventh women to hold the post. 

  • The 7th edition of India-Sri Lanka joint exercise “MITRA SHAKTI” begins at Aundh Military Station, Pune.

  • The 8th India-China joint training exercise ‘HAND-IN-HAND 2019’ with the theme counter-terrorism under United Nations mandate is scheduled to be conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya from 07 to 20 December 2019

  • English author Tony Joseph has won the 12th ‘Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize’. 

  • The Mumbai Central station of Railways was conferred with the ‘Eat Right Station’ certification with four stars rating by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

  • Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty’s fitness app “Shilpa Shetty App” has been awarded Google Play’s Best Apps of 2019.

  • Star wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik registered convincing wins in the finals to claim gold medals at the Senior Wrestling National Championships in Jalandhar, Punjab

  • The United Nations observes International Day for the Abolition of Slavery on 2nd of December every year. 

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being observed on the 3rd of December every year.

  • The International Volunteer Day (IVD) is observed across the world on 5 December every year. This year theme is ” Volunteer for an inclusive future”. 

  • World Soil Day is celebrated annually on the 5th of December

  • The United Nations General Assembly officially recognized 7 December as International Civil Aviation Day globally. The theme of this year Civil Aviation Day is “75 Years of Connecting the World”.

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