India Current Affairs December 2024

Current Affairs December

31st December:

  • Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen passes away at 95.
  • Bangladesh election: Sheikh Hasina wins new term as prime minister.
  • India vs Australia: 3rd Test IND won by 137 runs.
  • UAE helicopter crash kills four crew on rescue mission near zip-line.
  • Iran judiciary chief to head powerful expediency Council.

30th December:

  • Cabinet approved 7 CPSEs via IPO.
  • Telangana State cancer institute achieved two world records.
  • Egypt police kill 40 militants in raids after tourist bus blast.
  • ISRO chairman K.Sivan was awarded gold medal by SSI.
  • RBI forms panel on Economic Capital Framework.
  • 6th International Rice Research Institute inaugurated in Varanasi.

29th December:

  • India’s first vertical bridge to replace Pamban Bridge.
  • China Navigation Satellite System ‘BeiDou’ Starts Global Service.
  • Government banned Khalistan Liberation Force under UAPA.
  • Pakistan Cabinet approved to issue ‘Panda bond’ in Chinese currency.
  • Israel Parliament votes to dissolve government.
  • Gen Bajwa installs Lt Gen Bilal Akbar as Mujahid Force Chief.

28th December:

  • Four day 12th Annual ISDSI Conference commenced in SPJIMR, Mumbai.
  • Saudi King Salman cabinet reshuffle.
  • Israel Parliament votes to dissolve government.
  • AIIMS Doctor Allegedly Commits Suicide After Fight With Wife In Delhi.
  • Lok Sabha Passes Triple Talaq Bill.
  • Portfolios allocated to ministers in Rajasthan; Ashok Gehlot keeps 9, Sachin Pilot 5.

27th December:

  • Madhya Pradesh Declares Kuno As National Park.
  • Prof Hamidi Kashmiri Passes Away.
  • Andhra Pradesh Gets New High Court in Amaravati.
  • Russia successfully tested hypersonic missile.
  • Aadi Sai Vijaykaran Wins ‘Top Debater In The World’ Title.
  • Former Union minister Jai Narain Prasad Nishad passed away.

26th December:

  • RBI to soon release new Rs 20 currency note.
  • Former MQM leader Ali Raza Abidi shot dead in Karachi DHA.
  • India officially took operations of Iran’s strategic Chabahar Port.
  • Former Union Minister Jai Narain Prasad Nishad passed away.
  • Libya: 3 dead in attack on foreign ministry building in Tripoli.
  • PV Bharathi Appointed MD And CEO Of Corporation Bank.
  • Kamal Hassan’s MNM appoints 575 constituency incharges in Tamil Nadu.

25th December:

  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Buddhist site museum at Lalitgiri in Odisha.
  • Reformist Prince In World’s Top Oil Exporter Saudi Arabia Dies.
  • Christmas Day Celebrated today.
  • 142nd birth anniversary of Muhammad Ali Jinnah is Celebrated today.
  • Good Governance Day Observed today.
  • 29 killed injured in militant Raid on Kabul Government Compound.

24th December:

  • DRDO: India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable ICBM Agni-IV Missile.
  • PM Manmohan Singh conferred with South Indian Education Society Award.
  • India successfully test-fired ICBM ‘Agni-IV’ from Odisha coast.
  • BVP Rao becomes President of Archery Association of India.
  • China launches the first satellite for space-based broadband to rival Google.
  • India’s stock market becomes 7th largest in the world overtaking Germany.
  • Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Inaugurates IFC-IOR in Gurugram.

23rd December:

  • National Farmers Day ‘Kisan Diwas’ observed today.
  • United States withdraw half US troops from Afghanistan.
  • 15th Global SME Business Summit held in New Delhi.
  • China launches first satellite for broadband communication.
  • Three astronauts return from International Space Station.
  • Famous classical singer Pandit Arun Bhaduri passed away at 75.

22nd December:

  • NITI Aayog Releases SDG India Index: Baseline Report 2024.
  • UP Govet gears up to mark Vajpayee’s 95th birth anniversary.
  • Winter Solstice observed in India today.
  • National Mathematics Day observed today.
  • India, Japan Sign Exchange of Notes and Loan Agreements.
  • Lok Sabha passed Consumer Protection Bill.

21st December:

  • WV Raman appointed as the new coach of the India women’s cricket team.
  • Infosys appoints Airtels Nilanjan Roy as new CFO.
  • Winter Solstice observed today.
  • Karavali Utsav to be inaugurated Today in Mangaluru.
  • Harsh Vardhan Shringla appointed new Indian Ambassador to US.
  • NASA’s Apollo 8 Mission to Moon marks its 50th anniversary today.

20th December:

  • International Human Solidarity Day today.
  • ISRO launches the GSAT 7A satellite from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
  • India’s Largest National Cancer Institute ‘NCI’ set up in Jhajjar, Haryana.
  • India ranked 108th in World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Index.
  • USA pulls out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.
  • Women’s ony political party launched in Delhi.
  • US approves Patriot missile sate worth $3.5bn to Turkey.

19th December:

  • Madhavi Divan is the new Additional Solicitor General of India.
  • GSLV F11 carrying GSAT 7A launched today.
  • Goa Liberation Day observed today.
  • Saudi heritage chief launches Korean exhibition in Riyadh.
  • Cabinet approves India and France MoU on renewable energy.
  • British Airways to resume flights to Pakistan after 10 years.

18th December:

  • Kamal Nath sworn in as 18th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
  • United Arab Emriates President declares 2021 as Year of Tolerance.
  • TN CM inaugrated 35 civic projects.
  • IAF tested military aircraft using blended bio-jet fuel.
  • Andreas Goss is appointed as CEO of Thyssenkrupp Tata Steel B.V.
  • Tamil Nadu CM launched ISRO designed NaVIC to fishermen.

17th December:

  • International Day Against Violence Against Sex Workers Celebrated today.
  • Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as capital of Israel.
  • Bhupesh Baghel became 3rd Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.
  • Ranil Wickremesinghe became new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.
  • Shree Saini from USA crowned Miss India Worldwide 2024.
  • BWF World Tour 2024: PV Sindhu becomes the first Indian to win Gold.

16th December:

  • Pu Zoramthanga swore in as new 5th Chief Minister of Mizoram.
  • India and Saudi Arabia Sign Bilateral Annual Hajj 2021 Agreement.
  • Indias first private UAV factory inaugurated in Hyderabad.
  • Vijay Diwas is celebrated in india today.
  • India & France sign agreement to fight terrorism together.
  • India’s First Railway University ‘NRTI’ inaugurated in Vadodara, Gujarat.

15th December:

  • Ashok Gehlot Becomes 14th Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
  • International Tea Day Observed Today.
  • Supreme Court: NDA Government (BJP) Gets Clean Chit In Rafale Deal.
  • Eminent English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred with Jnanpith Award 2024.
  • PCB issues PSL 4th complete schedule.
  • First National Workshop on Explosives Detection held in Pune, Maharashtra.

14th December:

  • 27th National Energy Conservation Day to be celebrated today.
  • Dam Safety Bill 2024 Introduced In Lok Sabha.
  • Kamal Nath becomes new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
  • President Kovind inaugurates 5th Enterprise India show in Myanmar.
  • India, Russia plans to boost the joint production in defense.
  • Delhi High Court bans the online sale of medicines across India.
  • ADB retains India FY19 growth forecast at 7.3% despite downside risks.

13th December:

  • Mary Kom honored with Meethoileima title.
  • NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft find signs of water on asteroid Bennu.
  • Economist Surjit Bhalla resigned from Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council.
  • India signed the 30-member Trans Regional Maritime Network pact in Rome, Italy.
  • Indian Navy launched DSRV system at Mumbai.
  • Brexit: Theresa May to join EU summit after surviving vote UP to establish Umbrella.
  • University named after former PM late Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

12th December:

  • Shaktikanta Das appointed new RBI Governor.
  • Israel has become the member of FATF.
  • PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate 4th Partner’s Forum today.
  • Sino-Indian militaries begin ‘Hand-in-Hand’ drills in China.
  • UK court orders Vijay Mallya’s extradition to India.
  • Agni-5 Ballistic Missile Successfully Test-Fired.
  • Lt Gen Majid Ehsan appointed corp commander Lahore.

11th December:

  • Sameer Aggarwal is appointed as CBO of Walmart India.
  • At least 5 officials dead in sudan helicopter crash.
  • Nadia Murad,Denis Mukwege Nobel Prize lecture 2024.
  • CJP inaugurates SC Quetta registry building.
  • Five ANA soliders Wounded in Kandahar Chopper Crash.
  • Imran Siddiqui honoured with Sanctuary Wildlife Service Award 2024.
  • Arundhati Bhattacharya appointed as the new chairman of SWIFT India Board.

10th December:

  • India’s Prathamesh Maulingkar wins Mister Supranational 2024.
  • RBI Governor Urjit Patel quits citing personal reasons.
  • Vanessa Ponce de Leon crowned as Miss World.
  • Allahabad University to be renamed as Prayagraj State University.
  • Kerala gets its 4th international airport in Kannur.
  • Railways launched new Buddhist Circuit Tourist Train.

9th December:

  • International Anti-Corruption Day Observed today.
  • Italy Wins Admirals Cup Sailing Regatta 2024.
  • NASA’s ‘OSIRIS-REx’ reached asteroid Bennu.
  • NITI Aayog’s Launches Global Hackathon on Artificial Intelligence.
  • Shi Yomi became 23rd district of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Madhya Pradesh Tourism first in Asia hosts AdventureNext 18.

8th December:

  • Atul Sahai appointed CMD of New India Assurance.
  • Italy nightclub stampede kills six and injures 100.
  • India opposes move to declare Gilgit-Baltistan as fifth province.
  • China mission launches to far side of Moon.
  • IndiGo becomes first Indian carrier to have 200 aircraft in its fleet.
  • German CDU elects Kramp-Karrenbauer as new party leader.
  • Government appoints Krishnamurthy Subramanian as new Chief Economic Advisor.

7th December:

  • International Civil Aviation Day Celebrations Today.
  • Wasim Khan appointed Managing Director of PCB.
  • Yasir Shah breaks 82 years old world record.
  • Iran: Suicide attack hits police post in Chabahar.
  • Afghan election commission rejects kabul vote invalidation.
  • Indian Armed Forces Flag Day Celebrations today.

6th December:

  • India successfully launches heaviest satellite ‘GSAT-11’ from French Guiana.
  • Ayodhya’s Babri Masjid Demolition Day 6th December 1992 Observed.
  • North Korea Secret missile site revealed in new satellite.
  • 5 Marines Missing After 2 US Military Planes Crash Off Japan.
  • First India-ASEAN InnoTech Summit Held in New Delhi.
  • S.Ramakrishnan won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2024 for Sancharam.

5th December:

  • Ajay Narayan Jha appointed as Finance Secretary.
  • India and UAE signs currency swap agreement.
  • Delhi Minister Imran Hussain Gets PETA ‘Hero to Animals’ Award.
  • Chris Dawson Arrest in podcast-highlighted Australian mystery.
  • Kolkata gets its first Muslim mayor, Firhad Hakim.
  • International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development observed on 5th December 2024.

4th December:

  • India celebrates the Indian Navy Day on 4th December.
  • Qatar quits OPEC as Saudis walk tightrope on oil prices.
  • Punjab cabinet approves international airport near Ludhiana.
  • Ullas Narayana won Indias first international medal in ultra running.
  • Pawan Singh is the first Indian to be elected in ISSF judges committee.
  • Yes Bank appoints T.S Vijayan as an independent director to the board.

3rd December:

  • US Navy vice admiral found dead in Bahrain home.
  • Raninder Singh becomes first Indian to be elected ISSF Vice President.
  • Australia Become first Country To Recognize Orphanage Trafficking As Slavery.
  • Shri Sunil Arora takes over as new Chief Election Commissioner of India.
  • China and the United States come to agreement at G-20 summit around fentanyl.
  • 47th UAE National Day celebrated today in Abu Dhabi 2024.

2nd December:

  • PM Modi to be invited to Pakistan for SAARC summit.
  • Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sworn in as Mexico President.
  • Magnus Carlsen retains World Chess Championship 2024 title.
  • World Gold Council appoints David Tait as next CEO.
  • First global conference on Blue Economy held in Nairobi.
  • Shri Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the 13th edition of CII Agro Tech India-2022 in Chandigarh.

1st December:

  • US, Mexico and Canada sign new trade deal to replace NAFTA.
  • World AIDS Day Observed On 1st December 2024.
  • Hornbill Festival 2024 celebrations begins in Nagaland.
  • Y.K.Koo resigns as MD and CEO of HMIL.
  • Abhinav Bindra 1st Indian to receive Blue Cross from ISSF.
  • DAIC and JNU signs MoU to provide and promote research activities.