December 2021 Current Affairs and GK Updates

December 2021 Current Affairs and GK Updates

1st December-2021

 1ST December known as world AIDS Day. World observed this day as AIDS Day.

2. 1st December is Nagalands statehood day. 1st December 2021 is Nagalands 59th Statehood day.

2nd December, Current Affairs:

3. 2nd December is National Pollution Day.    We observe this day to remember the tragedy of Bhopal Gas.

4. Two Omicron variants have been detected in Karnataka. It is the first case detected in India.

4th December 2021 Current Affairs:

1. 4th December is Indian Navy Day.

2. Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and former Governor of Tamil Nadu Sri Konijeti Roshaiah died today in Hyderabad.

3. Indian Athlete Anju George has got Woman of the year award from World Athletics.

5th December, Current Affairs:

1. P V Sindhu got silver medal at the BWF World Tour finals after going down against An Seyoung of  Korea.

6th December, Current Affairs:

1. President of Russia Vladimir Putin arrived Delhi  this day to attend India-Russian 21st summit with PM Modi.
* Today is Dr B R Ambedkar 65th death anniversary.

* Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup won by Argentina. Argentina defeated Germany by 4-2 score in Bhubaneshwar.

7th December, Current Affairs:

* 7th December is  Civil Aviation Day.

Jnanpith award: Nilmani Phookan Jr and Konkani writer Damodar Mauzo of Assam got Jnanpith   award.

*  Damodar Mauzo got the award for the year 2021and Nilmani Phookan Jr for the last year.

8th December, Current Affairs:

* India’s first Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat and his wife died today in a military chopper crash

* BrahMos  Supersonic air version cruise missile was test fired successfully from Sukhoi-30  MK-I (Supersonic fighter aircraft) from Chandipur Integrated Test Range at the  coast of Odiha.

* Forbes magazine   released its 17th annual ramking of the Most Powerful Women of the world. From India four woman got place in this list. Renuka Jagtiani, Kiran Mazumdar. Nirmala Sitharaman and Roshni Nadar Malhotra got place in this prestigious list. Indian finance minister Nirmalasitharama got 41st place in the list. Chief Executive Officer of HCL Enterprise Roshini Nadar Malhothra go t 55th place.

9th December, Current Affairs:

* Olaf Scholz is elected as Germany’s new chancellor. The former chancellor Angela Merkel was in the power up to 16 years.

10th December, Current Affairs:

* December 10 known as Human Rights Day.

* Army General Bipin Rawath and his wife Madhulika raavat were cremated at Delhi’s Brar Sqare Crematorium with full military honours.

11th December, Current Affairs:

*  PM Narendra Modi launched the Shourya Canal National Project today. This project will able to give water for irrigation to over  fourteen  lakh hectares of land and  it helps about 29 lakh farmers.

12th December, Current Affairs:

* Gautam Raghavan, Indian origin appointed as Head of the White House personnel office.

* PM Modi awarded with Bhutan’s highest civilian honour ‘ Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo’.

13th December, Current Affairs:

*   PM Modi launched 1st phase of the of the Kashi Vishwanath Dham in Varanasi, UP.

* Time magazine announced Elon Musk as “Person of the Year” for the year 2021.

* Royal Gold Medal 2022  award is offered to Indian Architect Balkrishna Doshi. Royal Institute of British Architect (RIBA) gives this award and this is the world’s highest honors for architecture.

* Harnaaz Sandhu got Miss Universe title for the year 2021. The event held in Eilat, Israel.

14th December, Current Affairs:

* 14th December is National Energy Conservation Day.

* India has invited five countries which are belongs to central Asia namely, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan to attend as chief guest for Republic Day celebrations, 2022.

* A bill is passed by parliament to extend the tenure of the director of the CBI to a maximum of 5 years. Previously this duration is 2 years.

15th December, Current Affairs:

*  UNSECO  – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization added Durga Puja to the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.’

* Sergio Aguero, striker of Barcelona and Argentina declared his retirement from football just over a month after the 33-year-old was diagnosed with a heart problem.

16th December, Current Affairs:

* PM Modi attended Homage and Reception Ceremony of Swarnim Vijay Mashaals at National War Memorial in New Delhi on the occasion of 50th Vijay Divas.

* PM  Modi  laid the  foundation stone of the longest expressway of UP Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur district.* The 3rd India-Central Asia Dialogue will begin today in New Delhi.

20th December, Current Affairs:

* In Lok Sabha, The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021, has been passed through voice vote. The main aim of the bill is  to link adhaar mnumber with voter ID card.

* this bill also provides the chance to enroll in a year as voter four   times upon attaining 18 years of age.     

* Kidambi Srikanth bagged silver medal in BWF World Championships Men’s singles final. Srikanth defeated by Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in the  finals.

18th December, Current Affairs:

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