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Latest Current Affairs 06th December 2018


HM stresses need for strengthening country’s civil defence:Home Minister Rajnath Singh has stressed the need to strengthen the Civil Defence and make it more effective.

UP CM Adityanath meets late inspector Subodh Kumar’s family:Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Thursday met the family members of Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh who was killed in the Bulandshahr violence and assured them of justice and strict action against the culprits.

SC orders attachment of Amrapali’s 5-star hotel, malls, theatre, factories:Supreme Court has ordered attachment and sale of Amrapali group’s five-star hotel, cinema hall, malls and factories across India.

AgustaWestland case: Christian Michel’s questioning continues:The BJP has alleged that the Congress Party’s extended hand is defending alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper deal Christian Michel.

Sri Lanka: Parliament website changes Rajapaksa’s designation from ‘PM’ to ‘MP’:In Sri Lanka, the parliament website has been edited to recognise Mahinda Rajapaksa as a MP and not Prime Minister, after several MPs raised the matter in house during past days.

State funeral given to former US President Bush in Houston:The body of former President George H.W. Bush arrived in Houston on Wednesday (December 5) where there was a funeral service on Thursday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church.

If US develops more missiles, so will Russia, warns President Vladimir Putin:Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned the United States that if it walks out of a key arms treaty and starts developing the type of missiles banned by it, Moscow will do the same.

Cabinet approves Agriculture Export Policy:In a major decision Cabinet approves agriculture export policy in line with government’s commitment to double farmer’s income by 2022.

RBI keeps all key policy rates unchanged:The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) maintained status quo on all key policy rates in the fifth bi-monthly monetary policy review announced Wednesday afternoon.

Adelaide Test: India 250/9 at stumps against Australia:Cheteshwar Pujara fought his way to a gritty century even as familiar batting woes on foreign soil left India struggling at 250/9 on the opening day of the first cricket Test against Australia in Adelaide on Thursday.

Men’s Hockey WC: New Zealand play 2-2 draw against Spain:New Zealand registered a came from behind 2-2 draw against Spain in Pool A match of the Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar on Thursday.

Kevin Hart will host Oscars in 2019:Comedian Kevin Hart will host the next Academy Awards ceremony in February 2019, the “Ride Along” actor said in an Instagram post on Tuesday.

At 14.8 mn, PM Modi becomes most followed Instagrammer!:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emerged as the most popular global leader on social media platform Instagram with 14.8 million followers.

Curbing climate change could save millions of lives: WHO:The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday that mitigating climate change would save millions of lives at a global level.


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