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TOP CURRENT AFFAIRS 2ND DECEMBER 2018 FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS


 Introduction: This post deals with the top current affairs of 2nd 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 2ND DECEMBER 2018 FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
International Day for the abolition of slavery is observed on 2nd December every year. 
 
India met EU on the sidelines of the G-20 summit

  •  India has met European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker & German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of G-20 summit held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • To strengthen India-EU relations which includes joint efforts to counter terrorism, extremism, & radicalization.
  • Notably, India & EU had met earlier in November during India-EU annual counter terrorism and political dialogue held in Brussels

India, Russia, China held a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of G-20 summit

  • India, Russia & China has held a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit to discuss cooperation in various areas.
  • This is the 2nd trilateral meeting of these three countries after 12 years.
  • Notably, India is going to host the G-20 summit in 2022 which will be the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence.

Centre has given Rs. 353 crore to Tamil Nadu for Gaja relief measures

  •  Centre has given Rs. 353 crore to Tamil Nadu for Gaja relief measures.
  • Tamil Nadu has sought Rs. 15000 crore for carrying out long-term rehabilitation programme and 1500 for speeding up relief and restoration works.
  • Gaja cyclone had arrived in Tamil Nadu on 16 Nov. 2018 and caused massive destruction to the coastal region of Tamil Nadu and some parts of Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka.

Explosion took place inside an express train in Assam

  • 11 people injured due to an explosion took place inside one of the coaches of an express train Harisanga in Assam’s Udalguri.
  • The express train was Rangia- Dekargaon Intercity express train.\
 First Black Congress woman to be honored with a statue in NewYork
  • First black congress woman Shirley Chisholm  will be honored with a statue at Prospect Park in New York. 
  • She was the first woman to seek the Democratic nomination as president. 

P.M has invited South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa to be Chief Guest in 2019 Republic Day Celebrations

  • P.M Narendra Modi has invited South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa to be the Chief Guest in 2019 Republic Day Celebrations.
  • P.M has invited him on the sidelines of G-20 summit and he has accepted the invitation. 

24th meeting of Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC

  • The 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held at Katowice, Poland, which will be starting from 2nd December to 14th December 2018. 
  • It is expected to finalize guidelines for implementation of the Paris Agreement adopted in 2016.
  • India will also create a pavilion on the sidelines of COP-24 to create awareness about India’s positive climate actions in various sectors of the economy.
  • The theme of India’s this year pavilion is – ‘ One World One Sun One Grid’.

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