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Latest Current Affairs 21st December 2018 22 December 2018

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1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Delhi HC dismisses Sajjan Kumar’s plea: The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the application of Sajjan Kumar’s plea that sought 30 more days to surrender.

Delhi HC grants 2-weeks time to vacate Herald House: The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the petition filed by Associated Journals Limited challenging the eviction order of Oct 30 by land and development authority.

Both Houses of Parliament adjourned till 27 Dec: There is no end in sight as far as the repeated adjournments in both the houses are concerned.

MHA’s surveillance order: Govt says no new powers conferred to security agencies: Government has clarified that no new powers have been conferred to security or law enforcement agencies.

India, China holds a high-level meeting on cultural, people-to-people ties: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is engaged in extensive talks with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.

Sohrabuddin case: All 22 accused acquitted: After several twists and turns over the last 13 years, all 22 accused in the alleged fake encounter case of Sohraduddin Shaikh was acquitted on Friday.

North India shivers as temperatures plummet: Cold wave conditions prevail in most parts of northern India.

Calcutta High Court allows BJP to hold Rath Yatra: In a setback for Mamta Banerjee Govt in West Bengal, the Calcutta high court has allowed Bharatiya Janata Party to hold Rath Yatra in the state.

PM Modi inspects “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat” parade at Statue of Unity in Kevadia: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat is chairing the annual conference of state Director Generals of Police (DGP) and IGPs.

Lok Sabha passes Consumer Protection Bill: The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the Consumer Protection Bill, 2018 that seeks to replace the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

Sri Lankan parliament passes the vote of account to meet govt expenditure: Sri Lankan parliament on Friday passed the vote of account to meet government expenditure for the first four months of New Year.

Pentagon chief Mattis quits, citing policy differences with Trump: U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, a retired Marine Corps general who was known as a stabilizing force in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, will leave his job at the end of February.

Government moves to enhance bank recapitalization outlay to Rs. 1,06,000 crore: Government has moved to enhance bank recapitalization outlay to Rs. 1,06,000 crore in the current financial year.


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