13.12.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   Ethiopia’s PM receives Nobel Peace Prize Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has received the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to achieve international peace and cooperation. This year’s Nobel Peace Prize was the 100th to be awarded.   The Nobel Peace Prize consists of a diploma, a gold medal and a cheque … Read more

12.12.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL World’s 1st fully electric commercial aircraft takes inaugural test flight in Canada   Signifying the start of the electric aviation age, the world’s first fully-electric commercial aircraft took its inaugural test flight, in Vancouver, Canada. The technology would mean significant cost savings for airlines, not to mention zero emissions. The range is … Read more

11.12.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  INTERNATIONAL   Abu Dhabi selected as world’s leading sports tourism destination   Abu Dhabi has been selected as the world’s leading Sports tourism Destination at the 26th edition of the World Travel Awards (WTA) being held in Muscat. This is the seventh time in a row that Abu Dhabi has been selected for this … Read more

10.12.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   World Human Rights Day: 10th December   The world observes Human Rights Day every year on the 10th of December. The day is observed to commemorate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which was adopted and proclaimed by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1948.   The Declaration … Read more

08-09.12.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ●       India provided USD 500 million Line of Credit to Bangladesh   India provided a $500 million Line of Credit (LoC) to Bangladesh on 5 December.   The funding is for defenCe-related procurement in Bangladesh.   RBI said that under the soft loan facility, financing of export of eligible goods and services from India would be allowed subject … Read more

07.12.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   ●       India stands as fifth worst country in terms of biometric use The Britain-based tech research firm Comparitech reported that India is the fifth worst country in terms of extensive and invasive use of biometric data. Before India stands China, Malaysia, Pakistan, and the US. India shared the fifth position along with Taiwan, Indonesia, and the … Read more

06.12.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL World Soil Day: 05 December World Soil Day is observed on 5 December every year to raise awareness about the importance of soil on Earth. As per the UN, every 5 seconds, the equivalent of one soccer field of soil is eroded. Theme: ‘Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future’   ‘Joker’ fame … Read more

05.12.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

    INTERNATIONAL   Putin and Xi launched first ever Russia-China gas pipeline   Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping launched the Siberia pipeline project. The pipeline will transport natural gas from Siberia to northeast China. The move aims to boost the economic and political ties between Russia and China.   The pipeline project … Read more

04.12.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL   International Day of Persons with Disabilities: 03 December International Day of Persons with Disabilities is being observed on 03 December. This day is observed every year to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development and to increase awareness. The theme this year is ‘Promoting … Read more

03.12.19 West Bengal (WBPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL India, Japan hold first ‘two-plus-two’ dialogue   India and Japan held their inaugural ‘two-plus-two’ foreign and defence ministerial dialogue with an aim to give further momentum to their special strategic partnership, particularly in the maritime domain. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar led the Indian delegation while the Japanese side … Read more

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