Current Affairs » December 2020 » Every Year The UNICEF Day Is Observed On December 11
→ A total of nine states have completed the implementation process of One Nation One Ration Card System.
→ Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Hrithik Roshan feature in the Forbes list of Most Influential Celebrities on Social Media in the Asia-Pacific region.
→ Bank of Baroda (BoB) has recently launched the Atmanirbhar Women Scheme as part of its Baroda Gold Loan.
→ Canada has approved Pfizers corona vaccine for people over the age of 16.
→ Contemporary Indian dancer Astad Deboo, known for amalgamating Indian and western dance techniques, passed away in December 2020.
→ Every year the UNICEF Day is observed on December 11.
→ Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has grabbed the 41st spot in the 2020 list of Forbes 100 most powerful women in the world.
→ Fitch Ratings has revised the GDP growth rate for India in its Global Economic Outlook, and now expects the economy to contract 9.4 per cent in the current financial year 2020-21, as compared to (-)10.5 per cent forecast earlier.
→ Kuwait Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah has re-appointed Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah as prime minister.
→ Madagascar has replaced the Maldives as the host of the 2023 Indian Ocean Island Games due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.
→ Odisha Tourism launched its flagship Eco-Retreat program at 5 locations in the State on 9 Dec 2020.
→ Paolo Rossi, the footballer who helped Italy win the 1982 world cup, passed away in December 2020.
→ PGIM India Mutual Fund has introduced the PGIM India Emerging Markets Equity Fund.
→ PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention on 9 Jan’21.
→ Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the International Bharati Festival, 2020 on 11 December 2020 via video conferencing.
→ The air forces of Pakistan and China commenced a joint exercise designed to deepen practical cooperation and improve the actual-combat training level of the two sides, on 9 Dec 2020.
→ The Indian govt has decided to start an air bubble with Nepal.
→ The International Golf Federation (IGF) elected Annika Sorenstam as its new president effective January 1, 2021.
→ The International Mountain Day is observed globally on December 11 every year.
→ The World Economic Forum (WEF) has decided to host its 2021 annual meeting in Singapore, which earlier was scheduled to take place in Lucerne-Burgenstock, Switzerland from 13-16 May 2021.
→ Zena Wooldridge from England has been elected as the World Squash Federation President.
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