Important Current Affairs 6th December 2023
In this article, we will discuss all the Current Affairs of 6th December including national, international, banking, finance, sports, awards, and many others. So if you are interested to know about the latest 6th December 2023 current affairs then read this article till the end.
Current Affairs of 6th December – National News
1. Kolkata hosts the start of the 11th Bangladesh Book Fair.
◉ The eleventh Bangladesh Book Fair gets underway in College Square, with participation from 65 publishing houses.
◉ Since many publishers are unable to participate in the Kolkata International Bookfair, this would enable the publishers to connect with more readers interested in Bangladeshi literature in Kolkata.
◉ The fair is scheduled to run through December 13.
2. Takeda and BIRAC collaborated on innovative healthcare in India.
◉ Takeda and the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) of India have inked a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide advising and mentorship services to healthcare innovators and entrepreneurs.
◉ The cooperation was unveiled at the Global Bio-India 2023 conference and serves as a model for how the public and commercial sectors may work together to achieve significant improvements in healthcare.
◉ Established by the Indian government’s Department of Biotechnology, BIRAC is a public sector company.
◉ Through the collaboration, Takeda will be able to help innovators and entrepreneurs with everything from concept to commercialization of cutting-edge healthcare solutions.
3. Over the previous three years, 18 crore 50 lakh people have enlisted in the PM Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana and PM Suraksha Bima Yojana.
◉ The Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) have enrolled 18 crore and 50 lakh beneficiaries in total during the previous three years, according to information provided to the Rajya Sabha by Minister of State for Finance Bhagwat Karad.
◉ These two insurance programs lessen the financial vulnerability of the impoverished and those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
◉ Following an assessment, the yearly premium for the PMSBY was raised from 12 to 20 rupees for accidental death and disability coverage of 2 lakh rupees. Before this, both two schemes were losing money.
4. China Adopts Financial Risk Management Approach of “One Province, One Policy”
◉ Under Li Yunze’s direction, China’s National Financial Regulatory Administration is implementing a ground-breaking strategy to address financial risks at the province level.
◉ This action follows worries about the nation’s economic difficulties, which are made worse by the ongoing property crisis and the residual consequences of stringent Covid Zero regulations.
◉ The “one province, one policy” edict by Li Yunze emphasizes the dedication to individualized risk management strategies. By recognizing and addressing the distinct difficulties that each province faces, this change seeks to improve the efficacy of financial policies.
5. The RBI revokes Shankarrao Pujari Bank’s Maharashtra license.
◉ The license of Shankarrao Pujari Nutan Nagari Sahakari Bank Limited in Kolhapur city has been revoked by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
◉ It has also been requested that an order be issued by the Commissioner for Cooperation and Registrar Cooperative Societies, Maharashtra, to wound up the bank and designate a liquidator.
◉ The RBI claims that the license was revoked because the bank did not meet the requirements of Sections 11(1) and 22(3)(d) read with Section 56 of the Banking Regulation Act of 1949, and did not have sufficient capital or earning potential.
◉ In addition, the bank has broken several other Banking Regulation Act of 1949 provisions.
6. India’s GDP is predicted by S&P to rise to the third rank by 2030.
◉ According to an S&P Global Ratings estimate, India’s economy would rise to become the third largest in the world by 2030.
◉ India’s gross domestic product (GDP) is predicted to increase by 7% in 2026–2027. India’s economy currently ranks fifth in the world, behind that of the US, China, Germany, and Japan.
◉ S&P predicted that India would be the world’s fastest-growing emerging market in its “Global Credit Outlook 2024.” However, the country’s ability to emerge as the next major global manufacturing hub will be its biggest test.
7. Telangana Congress President and recently elected Kodangal MLA Revanth Reddy takes the oath of office as Telangana’s chief minister.
◉ The Congress had stormed to power, taking 64 seats in the 119-house legislature and unseating the ruling BRS.
◉ Reddy will be the second man to hold the state’s chief medical officer position since it was established in 2014.
◉ Anumula Revanth Reddy was born in the Mahboobnagar area and began his political career as a student with the ABVP. Additionally, he was connected to the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, which is now known as the Bharat Rashtra Samithi.
◉ Reddy has served as an MLA three times: once from the Congress, which he joined in 2017, and twice from the TDP.
8. India is the first country to have achieved the accomplishment of successfully landing on the Lunar South Pole, thanks to the efforts of ISRO and the Chandrayaan-3 team, which was recognized at the India Business Leader event.
◉ The mission’s success confirmed India’s place as a space powerhouse and brought ISRO recognition at the India Business Leader Awards.
◉ Chandrayaan-3 demonstrated the scientific tenacity and inventiveness of India by enduring harsh lunar conditions.
◉ Extreme weather was experienced during the Chandrayaan-3 mission, including lunar nights when the temperature dropped as low as minus 280 degrees Celsius. Its Vikram rover accomplished its goals by navigating previously unexplored lunar regions.
9. The winner of the 35th Jimmy George Foundation Award is Olympian M. Sreeshankar
◉ Olympian M. Sreeshankar was named Kerala’s top sportsman and received the renowned 35th Jimmy George Foundation Award.
◉ This acknowledgment is a monument to Sreeshankar’s extraordinary accomplishments, which include winning the silver medal in the long jump at the Asian and Commonwealth Games.
◉ Sreeshankar’s victory in winning the 35th Jimmy George Foundation Award as Kerala’s greatest sportsperson is evidence of his commitment, talent, and steady performance in the sport of athletics.
10. On Navy Day, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) handed over the largest survey vessel ever built in India, INS Sandhayak, to the Indian Navy via the Indian Navy.
◉ GRSE is building four large Survey Vessels (Large), the first of which is INS Sandhayak. The Navy ship made its debut on December 5, 2021.
◉ The first of four sophisticated Survey Vessels (Large), or SVLs, is called INS Sandhayak. It is a redesigned variant of a ship of the same name that served as a survey ship in the Indian Navy between 1981 and 2021. The older, decommissioned vessels are not as sophisticated as the newly built INS Sandhayak and its colleagues.
11. December 6 is the National Day of the Microwave Oven.
◉ December 6th is National Microwave Oven Day each year.
◉ The goal is to raise awareness of the functions of a microwave oven and investigate methods for making cooking tasks easier.
◉ Self-taught engineer Percy Spencer discovered in 1945 that a candy bar he had in his pocket was melting while he was using active radar.
12. DR. BR Ambedkar’s Mahaparinirvan Diwas is on December 6.
◉ Every year on December 6, India celebrates Mahaparinirvan Divas in honor of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, also known as Dr. BR Ambedkar.
◉ The primary architect of the Indian Constitution, BR Ambedkar, was born on April 14, 1891. As a politician, social reformer, economist, and jurist, Dr. BR Ambedkar—fondly called Baba Saheb—inspired several subsequent social movements.
◉ The first law minister of independent India was Dr. BR Ambedkar, who spearheaded campaigns against social discrimination against the Untouchables (Dalits).
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