December 2018 Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month of December 2018 from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations. Here you can find various fields of India and the world like: Appointments, Resignations, Sports and Sportsmen, Politics, Awards and Honors, Important Days, Deaths, Reports, Business, Planning, Politics, Education, Books and Authors, Economy, Accidents, Science, Technology You can get general knowledge about important current affairs related to geography, records, settlement, convention and entertainment etc.
|31 December 2018 | Obituary Current Affairs
Filmmaker Mrinal Sen has passed away at the age of 91. Mrinal Sen was a noted Bengali film producer based in Kolkata. Along with his contemporaries Satyajit Ray and Ritwik Ghatak, he is often regarded as one of the greatest ambassadors of Bengali parallel cinema on the global stage.
|30 December 2018 | Economics Current Affairs
From April 1, all motor vehicles will be fitted with tamper-proof high-security registration plates (HSRPs) that will protect against forgery. It will amend the 'Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989'. HSRPs is a chromium-based hologram applied by hot stamping onto the number plate.
|29 December 2018 | Inauguration Current Affairs
Maharashtra government has announced to start 'Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee International School' for students in rural areas. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launched the 'Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee International School' for students from rural areas on the occasion of late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 94th birth anniversary.
|28 December 2018 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs
Train 18 will replace the existing Shatabdi Express. Shatabdi Express trains are a series of fast passenger trains operated by the Indian Railways to connect metro cities with other cities important for tourism, pilgrimage or business. Shatabdi Express are day trains and they return to the origin station on the same day.
|27 December 2018 | World Current Affairs
Japan has announced its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission in a bid to resume commercial whaling. The International Whaling Commission (IWC) is the global body responsible for the conservation and management of whales. IWC currently has 89 member governments from countries around the world.
|26 December 2018 | Obituary Current Affairs
Singer Dwijen Mukhopadhyay has passed away at the age of 91. Dwijen Mukhopadhyay was an Indian composer and singer whose musical career spanned six decades. He was an accomplished performer of Rabindrasangeet, Bengali original songs, Bengali and Hindi film songs. He has recorded over 1500 songs, of which around 800 are Rabindranath Tagore's songs.
|25 December 2018 | Special Day Current Affairs
Kisan Diwas, National Farmer's Day is a national occasion celebrated every year on 23 December. National Farmers Day is celebrated in the honor of former Prime Minister of India Chaudhary Charan Singh. Chaudhary Charan Singh served as the 5th Prime Minister of India between 28 July 1979 and 14 January 1980. Historians and people alike refer to him as the 'Champion of the Farmers of India'.
|24 December 2018 | Economics Current Affairs
Facebook is developing a 'stablecoin' which is a type of cryptocurrency. This could be for the payments feature on its messaging platform WhatsApp.
|23 December 2018 | Inauguration Current Affairs
A new award has been instituted in the name of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel for outstanding efforts in the field of furthering national integration. Vallabhbhai Patel, popularly known as Sardar Patel, was an Indian politician. He served as the first Deputy Prime Minister of India.
|22 December 2018 | Special Day Current Affairs
National Unani Day was celebrated in the country and the state on Saturday to mark the birth centenary of renowned freedom fighter, renowned Unani medicine practitioner and educationist Hakim Ajmal Khan. The Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM) will start a 50-day countdown for Unani Diwas 2019.
|21 December 2018 | Scheme Current Affairs
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will inaugurate the World Herbal Forest Project at Morni Hill. It is a collaboration between Patanjali and the Government of Haryana to promote Ayurvedic products. Morni is a village and tourist attraction in the Morni Hills at an altitude of 1,267 meters in the Panchkula district of the Indian state of Haryana.
|20 December 2018 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs
Department of Posts released a postage stamp on Rajkumar Shukla in New Delhi. Raj Kumar Shukla was the person who helped Mr. M.K. Gandhi on a visit to Champaran He was born in 1875 in Satwariya village of Champaran, where his Bhatt Brahmin ancestors had lived for 200 years. Mr. Shukla himself told about this before the Champaran Agriculture Committee.
|19 December 2018 | India Current Affairs
NITI Aayog today released the Comprehensive National Strategy for India, which defines clear objectives for 2022-23. It is a comprehensive description of 41 key areas, recognizing the progress already made.
|18 December 2018 | Books Current Affairs
Written by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. In 'Changing India', published in five volumes, Manmohan Singh has assessed the work done during his 10 years as Prime Minister and the economy as an economist.
|17 December 2018 | Award Current Affairs
Producer Ashok Amritraj was honored with the French Knight of the National Order of Merit for his contribution to the world of cinema and the Indo-French film industry. The award was presented to him at the closing ceremony of the 2-day Indo-French business meeting for the film and television industry held in Mumbai, India.
|16 December 2018 | World Current Affairs
The European Parliament approved a free trade agreement between Japan and the European Union, covering 635 million people and nearly a third of the world's economy.
|15 December 2018 | Special Day Current Affairs
The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under the Ministry of Power celebrated National Energy Conservation Day 2018 across the country. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under the guidance of the Ministry of Power recognizes their efforts in reducing energy consumption by conferring National Energy Conservation Awards (NECA) to industrial units, institutions and establishments on National Energy Conservation Day celebrated on 14th December every year. gives recognition.
|14 December 2018 | India Current Affairs
In the memory of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday released a coin of 100 rupees. The weight of the coin is 35 grams. It has a portrait of Atalji along with his name on one end. The name is written in English and Devanagari. Atalji's year of birth 1924 and year of death 2018 is written below the picture.
|13 December 2018 | India Current Affairs
These four devices have been included in the category of drugs by the Ministry under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act-1940, under which blood pressure monitors, nebulizers, digital thermometers and glucometers have been kept in the category of drugs. With this decision, the quality and functioning of these equipments will be ensured.
|12 December 2018 | Books Current Affairs
The book 'Off Counsel: The Challenge of the Modi-Jaitley Economy' authored by former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramaniam was launched in Mumbai. He has criticized demonetisation (November 8-December 30, 2016) in this book.
|11 December 2018 | Resignation Current Affairs
The RBI governor resigned from his post in December 2018 citing personal reasons. Urjit Patel's four-year term as RBI governor began in September 2016, when decisions like demonetisation were taken while Urjit Patel was the RBI governor.
|10 December 2018 | Sports Current Affairs
Mexico's Vanessa Ponce de Leon won the Miss World 2018 title. Leone beat 118 competitors. The first runner up was Miss Thailand Nicolene Limsnukan. India's Anukreethy Vaas, who reached the top 30, could not make it to the top 12.
|9 December 2018 | Sports Current Affairs
India's Shubhankar Sharma has won the 2018 Asian Tour of Merit title, becoming the fifth and youngest Indian to win the title, previously held by Jyoti Randhawa, Arjun Atwal, Jeev Milkha.
|8 December 2018 | Conference Current Affairs
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the 3-day annual India Water Impact Summit 2018 in New Delhi. It ended on December 7, 2018. The conference is being jointly organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the Center for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga).
|7 December 2018 | Sports Current Affairs
Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah became the fastest cricketer to break Australian leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett's record of 200 Test wickets in 82 Tests in 1936 in the 36th Test against South Africa at Johannesburg.
|6 December 2018 | Entertainment Current Affairs
Media company Forbes has released the list of highest-grossing Indian celebrities. Newly wed couple Deepika-Ranveer has got a place in the top-10 of this list, Deepika Padukone has got fourth and Ranveer Singh has got 8th place in this list.
|5 December 2018 | Special Day Current Affairs
India celebrated its 47th Navy Day. The day is celebrated in honor of the role of the Marine Corps during the 1971 war with Pakistan when Indian warships attacked the port of Karachi. 'Operation Trident' was launched to give a befitting reply to Pakistan. This campaign was started by targeting the headquarters of Pakistan Navy in Karachi.
|4 December 2018 | Technology Current Affairs
India's first locomotive-less train, known as Train-18, has clocked a speed limit of 180 kmph during a test run on the Kota-Sawai Madhopur section in Rajasthan. When this indigenously designed train becomes operational, it will become the fastest train in the country.
|3 December 2018 | Conference Current Affairs
The two-day Asia Pacific Summit-2018 has begun in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. This summit was organized by the Universal Peace Federation based in South Korea, 45 countries including India and 1500 participants have participated in this summit.
|2 December 2018 | Sports Current Affairs
India's lone Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra was on Friday given the top shooting honor. The Blue Cross is the highest award given by the ISSF, the apex body of international shooting, and the 36-year-old Bindra is the first Indian shooter to receive the honour.
|1 December 2018 | India Current Affairs
8 states have achieved 100% saturation in household electrification under Saubhagya scheme. They are Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Mizoram, Sikkim, Telangana and West Bengal. With this a total of 15 states in India now have 100% household electrification.