Current Affairs being an integral part of any government/banking/insurance exam, requires regular updation along with the daily revision. Current Affairs usually forms a good part of the general awareness section and given that there are a lot of current affairs to cover, we bring you, Daily Current affairs Update – 20 Dec 2019 with the concise and precise information required for the exam preparation. Prepare for exams like SSC CPO, LIC Assistant, IBPS SO, SSC CGL and many more with Oliveboard. Let’s start with the blog to learn the latest news for the day.
Daily Current Affairs Update – 20 Dec 2019
Daily Current Affairs Update – National
Shashi Tharoor won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019 for his book, ‘An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India’. He is the Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthpuram.
MeitY will partner with NASSCOM to create an online platform to upskill IT professionals to increase their employability. The programme is called Future Skills PRIME(Programme for Reskilling Upskilling of IT Manpower for Employability).
Odisha Govt. has launched the “Jalsathi” programme to ensure supply of safe drinking water to all households in the state.
The 7.5 MWp Solar Photo Voltaic Plant functioning in BHEL Tiruchi has won the Corporation Indian Green Energy Award 2019 in the ‘Outstanding Renewable Energy Generation Projects(Solar) category instituted by the Indian Federation of Green Energy.
International Human Solidarity Day is observed on 20 December. The day celebrates unity in diversity.
BMW Financial Services India recently appointed Kathrin Frauscher as MD & CEO.
Daily Current Affairs Update – International
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, through its subsidiary CPPIB credit investment, has committed to invest $225 million in the India Resurgence Fund Platform, set up by Piramal Enterprise Ltd. & Bain Capital Credit.
India & the US have agreed to deepen the bilateral cooperation and increase defence trade. They also agreed to intensify their coordination with like-minded countries like Japan.
Daily Current Affairs Update – Sports
KKR bids the highest amount so far in IPL history, going par at INR 15.5 cr and bagging Pat Cummins.
P. Gopichand launched a new project called “Badminton Gurukul” which is a specifically conceptualised national coaching programme.
That is all from us in this blog; Daily Current Affairs Update – 20 Dec 2019. Keep checking the space for more latest updates. Stay Tuned!
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