Current Affairs : 15-12-2019 in English

Important Day

  • National Energy Conservation Day - 14 December.


  • Winner of the Space Oscars awards 2019 at the international competition Copernicus Masters in Finland - Blue Sky Analytics (first Indian Startup).
  • The European Union (EU) left this country out of a 2050 climate neutrality agreement - Poland.
  • This country and the World Bank has signed a project agreement worth USD 406.6 million for financing the 48km’s Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC) project - Pakistan.
  • Winner party that has secured a majority by winning 326 seats out of 650 in the House of Commons of the UK - PM Boris Johnson's Conservative Party.


  • This company has signed an agreement with UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace (MGIEP) to enable school teachers to adopt technology in classrooms - Dell (India) Technologies (with ‘Dell Aarambh’ initiative).
  • To facilitate the action research and up-scaling of the various technologies and innovative agricultural systems, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) signed a MoU with the - National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
  • The first National Ganga Council meet was held on 14 December 2019 in – Kanpur, UP.

Persons in News

  • Indian winner of Crystal Award which given by the World Economic Forum (WEF) - Deepika Padukone.

General Knowledge

  • ‘Namami Gange Programme’ was launched under the National Mission for Clean Ganga in - 2014.
  • National Mission for Clean Ganga(NMCG) was registered as a society in – 2011 (12 August).
  • Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) was established in year – 2002.
  • Competition Commission of India (CCI) was established in – 2003.
  • World Economic Forum (WEF) - Founded: 1971 (01 January); Headquarters: Cologny, Switzerland.
  • The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries - England, Scotland, and Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • The United Kingdom (UK) – Capital: London; Currency: Pound Sterling.
  • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) - Founded: 1982 (12 July); Headquarters: Mumbai.

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