Current Affairs Weekly Updates One Liner December 8 - December 14, 2020

Posted by Editorial Stuff on Monday, December 14, 2020
Current Affairs Weekly Updates of December 8 - December 14, 2020

"Fitness Ka Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz" campaign by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju got praised by World Health Organization (WHO). The campaign promotes 30 minutes of physical activity every day for Indian citizens to stay fit and health.

UNESCO has recently launched an International prize in the name of Bangladeshi politician Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the field of “Creative Economy”. Currently there are total 23 awards by UNSECO in the name of various celebrities and organizations all over the world.

The Union cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi has recently given permission for the setting up of public Wi-Fi by Public Data Office Aggregators (PDOAs) for the proliferation of Broadband Internet Services through public Wi-Fi network. The network will be known as PM-WANI. PDAOs and other services providers need to register themselves through the portal of DoT There will be no licence fee or registration fee for the providers.

The FIH has announced that the 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup will be held in Odisha, at two cities, Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.

The spy-turned-novelist John le Carre has died after a short illness. He was 89. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy published in 1974 is one of his popular novels.

The first service of Pawan Hans MI 17 Helicopter starts on December 13, 2020 between Kargil to Srinagar. The fare of the service per passenger is Rs. 9000.

India has launched a movie series called "cinemaSCOpe" for Shanghai Cooperation Organisations (SCO) in which more than 24 Indian films dubbed in Russian language, which will be screened on monthly basis.

The Maharashtra government is all set to launch the MahaSharad platform for distributing assistive devices to lakhs of persons with disabilities. The platform will be available from March 2021 on Google Play Store.

Indian Railways will conduct a mega recruitment drive from December 15th to fill up 1.4 lakh vacancies. In a statement the Railway officials also states that more than 2.44 crore participants from different cities in India will participate in this recruitment event.