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TOP CURRENT AFFAIRS 11TH DECEMBER 2018 FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS

Introduction: This post deals with the top current affairs of  11th December 2018, These are fully analyzed and every single detail is provided with the exam point of view, All you need to do is go through it and try to read between the lines so that you can come out with your own opinion.

 TOP CURRENT AFFAIRS 11TH DECEMBER 2018 FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS


International Mountain Day
·     International Mountain Day is celebrated on 11th December every year.
·   The day is celebrated to draw attention to the important roles that mountainous regions play in water and food supply.
·      This year’s theme is- “#MountainsMatter#.
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The Prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award Received by Indian Railway Employee
·    An Indian Railway Employee, Shyam Sundar Besra who is Chief Inspector of Ticket has been conferred the Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel “Marom” in Santhali language.
·     The novel highlights the situation arose after the two main industrial development of the Santhal area after Independence i.e. Masanjore Dam at Dumka & Railway locomotive workshop at Chittaranjan.

Long-Range Missile Agni V Successfully Test Fired
·   Agni V is a long-range surface-to-surface Nuclear Capable Ballistic missile is successfully launched from a canister on a road-mobile launcher at the Dr. Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha.

Air Chief Marshal is on a visit to Japan
·    Air Chief Marshal Birendra Singh Dhanoa is on a visit to Japan from 10th December to 14th December 2018.
·   The aim is to strengthen the existing defense cooperation between the air forces of the two countries.

NDMA is conducting training programme at Indira Gandhi International Airport
·      National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is conducting a 5-day training programme at the Indira Gandhi International Airport at New Delhi from 10 Dec. to 14 Dec 2018.
·  The aim of the training programme is enhancing the preparedness of Airport Emergency Handlers(AEHs) to respond to CBRN ( Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear material) emergencies at the airport.
·        The programme is organized in collaboration with the Airport Authority of India (AAI), Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences (INMAS) & National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)

RBI Governor Urjit Patel Resigns
·    RBI governor Urjit Patel has given resignation from his position in the RBI, effective immediately, due to personal reasons.
·     The move has taken after a tiff between the Indian Govt. & the RBI.
·      RBI-
Ø Reserve Bank of India
Ø India’s Central Bank which controls the monetary policy of the Indian Rupee.
Ø Headquarter- Mumbai, Maharashtra
Ø Established- 1April 1935
Ø Governor- Urjit Patel( Resigned).

Arundhati Bhattacharya the new Chairperson of Swift India
·        Swift India has appointed Arundhati Bhattacharya as the new Chairperson of the Company.
·        She will succeed M.V Nair.
·        Arundhati Bhattacharya was the Chief of SBI.

Sameer Aggarwal is appointed as Walmart India’s CBO
·        The Walmart India has appointed Sameer Aggarwal as the Chief Business Officer.

Govt. raised contribution in National Pension Scheme to 14%
·         Govt. has raised contribution in National Pension Scheme to 14% from existing 10 % in NPS.

·         From now on the withdrawal of pension will be exempted from income tax.

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