Daily Current Affairs – 16th Dec 2020

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Daily Current Affairs – 16 December 2020

15 December : International Tea Day

* India Is The 2nd Largest Producer Of Tea In The World After China

* United Nations Recognised International Tea Day Is Observed On 21 May

* Ola Has Signed A MoU With The Tamil Nadu To Set Up Its 1st Factory In The State

* Ola Factory In Tamil Nadu Will Be The Largest Scooter Manufacturing Facility In The World

* Odisha To host 2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup At Bhubaneswar & Rourkela

* The 2023 Tournament Will Be 15th Edition Of The Men’s FIH Hockey World Cup

* 2nd Bangladesh-India Cotton Festival 2020 Held At Dhaka , Bangladesh

* Trevor Gonsalves Appointed Coach Of Vidarbha Cricket Team

* Indian Navy’s Vice Admiral Srikant Passes Away Recently

* Eswatini Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini Passed Away Recently

* Ambrose Dlamini Had Been The PM Of Eswatini Since October 2018

* Edtech Startup Classplus Signs Sourav Ganguly As Its Brand Ambassador

* Spice Money Ropes In Sonu Sood As Brand Ambassador

*UK’s PM Boris Johnson To Be Chief Guest At India’s Republic Day 2021

*Boris Johnson Is The 6th From The UK To Be Republic Day Chief Guest – He Will Also Be The 1st British PM Since John Major In 1993 To Be Chief Guest

In The Past , Members Of The British Royalty Have Been Chief Guests – Prince Philip (1959) , Queen Elizabeth (1961) , Rap Butler (1956) , Lord Louis Mountbatten (1964)

* Niti Aayog Releases ” Vision Document 2035 ” On Strengthening Public Health Surveillance System

* Loksabha Speaker Om Birla Released ” The Shaurya Unbound-Tales Of Valour Of The CRPF ”

* A Collection Of 13 Most Exemplary Acts Of Valour Of CRPF Brave Hearts

* Pawan Singh Re-Elected As Member Of The Judges Committee Of ISSF

*ISSF : International Shooting Sports Federation

* US Has Decided To Remove Sudan From The List Of ” State Sponsors Of Terrorism ”

* UNESCO Announces 2021 As International Year Of Creative Economy For Sustainable Development

* UNESCO Adopts Proposal For The Establishment Of UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize

* UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize In The Field Of The Creative Economy

* Department Of Posts & IPPB Unveil New Digital Payment App ” DakPay ”

IPPB : India Post Payments Bank

Ministry Of Ayush Approves 200 AYUSH Health & Wellness Centres In Almora District Of Uttarakhand

UNWTO & Google Hosted Their 2nd Global Tourism Acceleration Program In The MENA Region

MENA : Middle East And North Africa

UNWTO : United Nations World Tourism Organization

* Former Cricket Player Of Australia Eric Freeman Passed Away Recently

* Guwahati To Host 3rd Edition Of Assam Downhill Championship On Dec19 , 20

* Itanagar To Host Indian National Rally Championship On December 16

* Organised By The Federation Of Motor Sports Clubs Of India (FMSCI)

* Tom Moody Appointed As The Director Of Cricket For SunRisers Hyderabad

*Justice Hima Kohli Appointed As New Chief Justice Of Telangana High Court

* Justice S Muralidhar Appointed As New Chief Justice Of Odisha High Court

* Anita Nair Appointed As UNHCR’s High Profile Supporter In India

* Marzouq Al-Ghanim Re-Elected As Kuwait’s Parliament Speaker

* Indore To Host 48th National Convention Of Company Secretaries On Dec 17-19

* Indore Will Be The 1st City Of MP To Host This Convention For The 1st Time

* RBI To Establish 1st Automated Banknote Processing Centre In Jaipur .

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