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Today Important Current Affairs in English [ 18 & 19 December 2019 ] | Today's News Headlines

Today Important Current Affairs in English [ 18 & 19 December 2019 ] | Today's News Headlines

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18/12/2019 and 19/12/2019 :

On Vijay Diwas, the government appointed Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane as the next Army chief.

Exercise Surya Kiran XIV, a joint military training exercise between India and Nepal, concluded at Nepal Army Battle School (NABS), Salijhandi, Rupendehi district of Nepal.

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) removed 'Racist' the Belgian carnival from the heritage list.

World championships silver medallist Deepak Punia has been named the 'Junior Freestyle Wrestler of the Year' by United World Wrestling (UWW).

CBI officer BP Raju has won the India Cyber Cop of the Year 2019 award by the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)-Data Security Council of India (DSCI). 

Jammu and Kashmir has been selected by the Union Ministry of Rural Development for the national award in the best performing category for implementing the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).

Ellyse Perry was named as women's Best cricketer and ODI player of 2019. 

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has accepted to name a white-yellow star in Sextans constellation and its Jupiter-like exoplanets.  The star HD-86081 has been named Bibha (Bengali pronunciation of the Sanskrit word Vibha, or a bright beam of light) while its exoplanet HD-86081b would be called Santamasa (Clouded in Sanskrit signifying the atmosphere of the plant).

The Centre has decided to extend the mission period of the flagship initiative Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) by two more years. 

Sridhar Patra was appointed as the chairman-cum-managing director of NALCO.

The Supreme Court gave 3 months’ time to the Centre and Delhi govt for the pilot project of setting up a ‘smog tower’ at Connaught Place in Delhi to deal with the problem of air pollution, while brushing aside their request seeking nine months for the same.

The 1st ever Global Refugee Forum takes place from 17 to 18 Dec 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. It was announced by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). 

The deepest point on continental Earth has been identified in East Antarctica, under Denman Glacier.

Smriti Mandhana is the only Indian to have found a place in both the ICC Women's ODI Team and T20I Team of the Year.

The Laura Alexandra Marsh, England cricketer announced her retirement. Laura has won three World Cups in her 13-year career, she made her debut in 2006 as a seamer, later on, she switched to spin.

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