Daily Current Affairs 3rd December 2022

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Daily Current Affairs 3rd December 2022
Daily Current Affairs 3rd December 2022

Daily Current Affairs 3rd December 2022

National News

Indians ranked top in the list of expatriate remittances to home country

  • In a report released by the World Bank, Indians have topped the list of remittances from abroad in 2022.
  • In 2022, remittances by Indians will be $100 billion, which are almost 8.1 lakh crore rupees. It is noteworthy that no other country in history has ever received this much money.

International news

India will assume the presidency of the UN Security Council for the month of December

  • Each country holds the monthly presidency of the UN Security Council on a rotating basis; India assumed the presidency in August 2021.
  • Following this, India assumed the leadership on 1st December 2022. Ruchira Kamboj, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN will assume the role of Chairman.

State news

Sylhet Festival 2022

  • Union Minister of Tourism of North Eastern Region G Kishan Reddy and Bangladesh Foreign Affairs Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen will inaugurate the Sylhet Festival 2022 at Silchar in the Barak Valley of Assam on 2nd Dec 2022.
  • The first Sylhet-Silchar Festival celebrated the close cultural ties between the neighboring regions of India and Bangladesh. And also the program is being organized in the context of the historical relationship between Sylhet and Barak Valley of South Assam.

Tamilnadu writer K. Rajanarayanan Memorial Organization was opened

  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin inaugurated the memorial with a full statue of Tamil Nadu writer K.Rajanarayanan at an estimated cost of Rs.1.50 crore. The memorial has a library, administrative office, electronic library and exhibition hall.
  • He also received major literary awards in Tamil including Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel “Gopallapurathu Makkal” in 1991, Literary Thought Award, Tamil Nadu Government Award, Manonmaniam Sundharanar Award, Tamil Literature Achievement Award of Canada Tamil Literary Garden.

One District One Sport scheme launched in Uttar Pradesh

  • Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has launched One District One Sport (ODOS) on the lines of the highly successful One District One Product (ODOP) scheme of the government.
  • Under this scheme ODOS, one sport will be identified in each of the 75 districts of UP and necessary steps taken to find district-wise sport-specific talents and hone their skills in order to enable them to represent the district, state, national and international level tournaments and championships.

Uttar Pradesh state’s 1st structural audit policy was implemented

  • Uttar Pradesh state’s first structural audit policy has been implemented in Noida, under which builders would have to submit a structural audit report to obtain a partial or full Completion Certificate (CC).
  • The structural audit policy is based on three major defects of construction, namely crack and damage in the foundation of the first building, in the second floor and common area and in the walls.

 Appointments        

The first black MP is selected as a leader of Democratic Party in United States

  • Hakeem Jeffries has won the race to become the new leader of President Joe Biden’s Democratic Party in the US House of Representatives.
  • Hakeem Jeffries (52) has been elected the first black person to lead the Democratic Party in the US House of Representatives, and he will take office in 2023.

Chief Auditor of Tamil Nadu was Appointment

  • Nedunjezhiyan took charge as Chief Audit Officer (Audit-1) of Tamil Nadu on December 1, 2022.
  • 1996 joined the IAS service as an officer and in his new charge will be the State Chief Audit Officer, auditing 21 departments out of 37 departments in Tamil Nadu.
  • The department Audits the state government finances, revenue, health, education, local bodies and public sector institutions

Sanjay Kumar appointed as new secretary of Department of School Education

  • Sanjay Kumar is appointed as the new secretary of the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education. He took the charge from Anita Karwal, who held office from 28 November 2020, to 28 November 2022.
  • Sanjay Kumar was previously secretary of the Department of Youth Affairs, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, he held the position of Bihar’s principal secretary for education and he is an IAS (Indian Administrative Service) from the 1990 batch.

Managing Director of Punjab National Bank has been appointed

  • Paramasivam has been appointed for the post of Executive Director of the Bank by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. This appointment was made and came into effect on Dec. 1, 2022.
  • Agriculture graduate M. Paramasivam started in 1990 as an officer in the agriculture division of Canara Bank. Since then, he has worked in various divisions of the banking industry.

Director of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) was appointed

  • Sreenivasan, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Sloka Advertising has been appointed as the Director of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) and has over 30 years of experience in the field of Advertising Operations and Marketing.
  • Association of Advertising Agencies of India, which has been operating since 1947, has members from small, medium and large scale companies in the advertising industry. It is functioning with 80 percent share of members.  

Awards

Digital awards in the Idol anti-trafficking category was Introduced

  • Digital Award has been introduced in Tamil Nadu Idol Anti-Smuggling Unit. For the first time in the country, Tamil Nadu Idol Anti-Smuggling Unit has introduced digital awards.
  • World’s first digital award and token issuance system introduced in Dubai. It has since been introduced in Tamil Nadu, India, and the award was first given to the Tamil nadu police department who confiscated 15 idols.

Banker’s Bank of the Year Award 2022

  • Canara Bank received the “Banker’s Bank of the Year Award 2022” for the India segment at the Global Banking Summit. The event was held in London from November 29-December 1, 2022 where the bank’s MD and CEO L V Prabhakar received the award.
  • The Award winners are judged based on their ability to deliver returns, strategy, innovation, technology and product and services in their respective geographies in the last 12 months.

 Sports news            

T20 World cup tournament for blind 2022

  • The third T20 World Cup Cricket Tournament for the Blind will be held from December 5 to 17, 2022 in India, Around 150 players will be participating from all the countries and the tournament, which has a total of 24 matches, will take place in nine cities in India.
  • The countries participating for the World Cup 2022 are Australia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the host, India. The tournament is being organized to mark the World Disability Day celebrations.

Important day

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

  • December 3 is celebrated as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, The day is observed to highlight issues that affect people with disabilities and to champion their well-being, their dignity and fundamental rights.
  • Theme of the day is “Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fuelling an accessible and equitable world“.

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