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Today Important Current Affairs in English [ 20 December 2019 ] | Today's News Headlines


Today Important Current Affairs in English [ 20 December 2019 ] | Today's News Headlines

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20/12/2019 :

Rajasthan Chief Minister Gehlot inaugurated the first Janta clinic at Valmiki Basti in the Malviya Nagar area to provide free primary health care to people living in slums on 18 December 2019. 

An upgraded version of India's indigenously developed Pinaka guided rocket system was successfully test-fired from Odisha coast on 19 December 2019.

The 2nd Indo-US ministerial 2+2 dialogue was held in Washington DC on 18 December 2019. 

The Goods and Services Tax or GST Council has fixed a uniform tax rate of 28% on both state-run and private lottery. The new rate for the lottery will be effective from March 2020.  The 38th GST Council was chaired by the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi. 

Summit on “Environmental Sustainability and Economic Development” was held in Delhi. 

The World Health Organization (WHO) has now approved a biosimilar medicine that is derived from living sources instead of the chemicals. 

Union Minister of State for Home affairs inaugurate a National Conference on ‘Uniformed Women in Prisons Administration’ begins in Central Academy for Police Training in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on December 19 and 20.

Chennai Corporation, Tamil Nadu launched India’s first waste exchange platform namely “Madras Waste Exchange” (www.madraswasteexchange.com) to buy and sell municipal solid waste online.

Union Minister of Rural Development, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launched the third phase of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.


Shashi Tharoor won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019 for his book An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India on December 18, 2019.

With over 1.35 lakh scientific papers published, India has become the world's third largest publisher of science and engineering articles, according to a US government agency data.

Ministry of Commerce and Industry has notified the setting up of the 1st ever Special Economic Zone in Tripura. Tripura’s first SEZ will be established at Jalefa, Sabroom, South Tripura District.

Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawarchand Gehlot launched Braille version of the book Exam Warriors written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh will embark on a four-day visit to Sri Lanka. 

Quality Council of India along with PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organizing its 11th Regional Quality Conclave on 20th Dec in Rudrapur, Uttarakhand.

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launched the 'Jalsathi' programme which will ensure supply of safe drinking water to all households in the state.

The Indian Navy, in collaboration with Indian Coast Guard, Cochin Port Trust and all other concerned stakeholders, conducted a large-scale anti-hijacking exercise off the Port of Kochi. This was the first time that such a large-scale exercise involving all stakeholders was conducted in Kerala.

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