Current Affairs [20-12-2014]

Current affairs refer to the important incidents that have occurred and hold social importance in the world.  understanding Current affairs is an effort to build a habit in the among everyone , to stay updated and hence, to stay aware.

The important role of current affairs can be evident with the various eligibility criteria adopted by the job sector, where individuals are hired based on their knowledge of their surroundings. Knowledge of current affairs works on two levels. For some it is mere knowledge of an event that occurred, while for others it is an important of their exam syllabus. Competitive exams portray the importance of current affairs in our lives.

They dedicate a major section of their question paper to current affairs. Therefore, for students appearing for any competitive exam like civil service exam, bank exam, and insurance sector jobs etc it is very essential to prepare the current affairs.

Current Affairs for the Day [20-12-2014]:

Union Home Ministry issued guidelines to step up security in Schools

  • Who: guidelines to step up security in Schools
  • What: Issued by Union Home Ministry
  • When: 19 December 2014

South Korea constitutional court ordered dissolution of leftist Unified Progressive Party

  • Who: leftist Unified Progressive party of South Korea
  • What: Dissolved by South Korea constitutional court
  • When: 19 December 2014
  • Why: For pro-North Korea activities

Chief of Vikatan Group S. Balasubramanian died

  • Who: S. Balasubramanian
  • Where: Tamil Nadu
  • What: Died
  • When: 19 December 2014

Vasan Srinivasan inducted into the Australian Multicultural Council

  • Who: Vasan Srinivasan
  • What: inducted into the Australian Multicultural Council
  • When: 18 December 2014

Zomato acquired Cibando, the restaurant search service of Italy

  • Who: Restaurant search service of Italy Cibando
  • What: was acquired by online restaurant search firm Zomato
  • When: 19 December 2014

NASA found the Meteoritic Evidence of Water Reservoir at Mars

  • Who: NASA and a team of planetary scientists
  • Where: Mars
  • What: found the Meteoritic Evidence of Water Reservoir
  • When: findings were published on 18 December 2014

Pakistan became Associate Member Sate of CERN

  • Who: Pakistan
  • What: became Associate Member Sate of CERN
  • When: 19 December 2014

Union Finance Ministry approved 8.75 percent interest rate on PF deposits for 2014-15

  • Who: Union Finance Ministry
  • What: approved 8.75 percent interest rate on PF deposits
  • When: 19 December 2014

Union Government introduced Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill to facilitate introduction of GST

  • Who: Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill, 2014
  • What: Introduced in Lok Sabha by Union Government
  • When: 19 December 2014
  • Why: to facilitate introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Bombay High Court appointed a team of 17 lawyers to function as Commissioners of Court

  • Who: Bombay High Court
  • What: appointed a team of 17 lawyers to function as Commissioners of Court
  • When: 19 December 2014
  • Why: to help in removing the illegal hoardings

US and Cuba restored ties by ending 50 years hostility

  • Who: US and Cuba
  • What: restored ties by ending 50 years hostility
  • When: 17 December 2014

DRDO successfully tested an indigenous 1000 kg glide bomb

  • Who: Defence Research and Development Organisation
  • What: successfully tested an indigenous 1000 kg glide bomb
  • When: 19 December 2014
(Visited 7 times, 1 visits today)
About Haja

Software Engineer by profession, Author and the Founder of “bench3” you can connect with me on Twitter , Facebook and also on Google+

Speak Your Mind

*