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Today Top Current Affairs 19 & 20 December 2021

Current Affairs 19 & 20 December 2021 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related govt exams, covering the top news, Major Issues, Top 10 Current News of the day, Important events in National Current News, and International Current News.

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National News

Union Cabinet approves Rs 76,000 crore push for semiconductor manufacturing

Indian govt has approved a Rs 76,000-crore scheme to boost semiconductor and display manufacturing and the scheme will help in making India a global hub for hi-tech production, and attract large chip makers.

  • It will aim to be self-reliant in electronics manufacturing and will create massive investments and result in 35,000 specialised jobs apart from indirect employment for one lakh people.
  • The semiconductor scheme was launched due to a severe crunch of semiconductors.
  • the semiconductor is a key component used in cars to electronic devices.

Design Linked Incentive (DLI) scheme

  • The Design Linked Incentive (DLI) scheme will support to 100 domestic companies of semiconductor design for Integrated Circuits (ICs), Chipsets, System on Chips (SoCs), Systems & IP Cores and semiconductor linked design.

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PM Modi world’s 8th most admired man in 2021

As per data analytics company YouGov, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ranked 8th on the list of the world’s top 20 most admired men, in a survey. Narendra Modi is ahead of Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Virat Kohli.

  • The survey was conducted taking feedback from 42,000 people in 38 countries.
  • Other Indians, Sachin Tendulkar, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Virat Kohli were the most admired in 2021.

List of world’s 10 most admired men 2021

  1. Barack Obama
  2. Bill Gates
  3. Xi Jinping
  4. Cristiano Ronaldo
  5. Jackie Chan
  6. Elon Musk
  7. Lionel Messi
  8. Narendra Modi
  9. Vladimir Putin
  10. Jack Ma

List of the world’s 10 most admired women:

  1. Michelle Obama
  2. Angelina Jolie
  3. Queen Elizabeth II
  4. Oprah Winfrey
  5. Scarlett Johansson
  6. Emma Watson
  7. Taylor Swift
  8. Angela Merkel
  9. Malala Yousafzai
  10. Priyanka Chopra

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State News

Jharkhand launched SAHAY scheme for Maoist-hit areas

The state govt of Jharkhand has launched a scheme named “SAHAY “, aimed at nurturing young sporting talents in Maoist-hit districts

  • The Sports Action toward Harnessing Aspiration of Youth (SAHAY) scheme has been launched in Saraikela-Kharsawan, West Singhbhum, Khunti, Gumla and Simdega districts.
  • Under the scheme, 14-19 aged group boys and girls will be registered from villages to ward level and will be provided opportunities to display their skills in basketball, volleyball, hockey and athletics.

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Books News

Rewinding the first 25 years of MeitY! book by SS Oberoi

The Secretary of MeitY, Ajay Prakash Sawhney has launched a new book titled ‘Rewinding of First 25 years of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. the book has been authored by S S Oberoi, who is the former adviser at the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).

  • The book covers life experience, challenges working as an advisor under the MeitY.
  • S S Oberoi has served as the first head of the Software Development Agency and the first adviser of Information Technology.

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Awards News

Kumar Mangalam Birla wins Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Aditya Birla Group’s chairman, Kumar Mangalam Birla has been conferred with the Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his extraordinary leadership of a globally diversified conglomerate during the unprecedented period of global turmoil. with this, he becomes the first Indian industrialist to receive this prestigious award.

  • Kumar Mangalam Birla has included an exclusive list of global entrepreneurs to receive the award.
  • Elon Musk received “Global Entrepreneur of the Year – Immigrant Entrepreneur”, and Jeff Bezos, and Satya Nadella were awarded “Global Entrepreneur of the Year – First Generation” and “Global Entrepreneur of the Year – Entrepreneurial CEO” respectively.

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Important Days

Goa Liberation Day 2021

Every year, Goa’s Liberation Day is marked on 19th December in India. it aims to recognise the achievements of Goa in the tourism sector and also for being the highest per capita income among all the states and Union Territories in the country.

  • This day also highlights enormous celebrations and events which bring honour to the country’s smallest state.
  • The theme of this year for Goa Liberation Day is ‘Goa@60’.

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International Migrants Day 2021

Every year, International Migrants Day is observed on 18th December across the world. the main purpose of the day is to mark the importance of protecting the rights and dignity of migrants around the world.

  • The General Assembly introduced a resolution on the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families in 1990.
  • The resolution was to the economies of their host and home countries promote respect for their basic human rights.
  • The theme of International Migrants Day 2021 is “Harnessing the potential of human mobility”.

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Minorities Rights Day 2021

Every year, Minorities Rights Day is observed on 18th December in India. the main purpose of this day is to create awareness about the respect and dignity of the minorities and uphold the right to freedom and equal opportunities for the ethnic minorities in the country.

  • It also marks the rights of the religious, cultural, linguistic, and ethnic minorities.
  • In 1992, United Nations declared December 18th as the Minorities Rights Day and highlighted the individual’s Rights belonging to religious or Linguistic National or Ethnic Minorities.

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World Arabic Language Day 2021

Every year, World Arabic Language Day is observed on 18th December to mark the cultural diversity of the Middle Eastern region and the language spoken.

  • The main objective of this day is to create awareness of the history, culture and development of the language by preparing a program of special activities and events.
  • The theme 2021 of World Arabic Language Day is “The Arabic Language and Civilizational Communication”.

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International Human Solidarity Day 2021

Every year, International Human Solidarity Day (IHSD) is marked on 20th December across the world. the main purpose of this day is to honour unity in diversity.

  • It also promote the culture of cooperation, equality and social justice.
  • In 2005, The UN General Assembly declared ‘solidarity’ which is one of the most crucial pillars of human relationships.
  • The theme of International Human Solidarity does not change in the United States every year.

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