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Today Top Current Affairs 22 December 2020

Today Top Current Affairs 22 December 2020

Current Affairs 2020: Latest Current Affairs with all basic data, Today top Current Affairs 22 December 2020 includes top news, Major Issues, Current News, Important occasions in National Current News just as International level with clear clarification.


National

Centre introduces Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules 2020

The Power Ministry has introduced the Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules 2020. this new rule will make consumers empower to get reliable services and quality electricity.

  • On 21st December 2020, The Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister Shri R K Singh have announced the Electricity Rules 2020.
  • As per the rule, the new connection will be released and modification, meter arrangement, Billing and Payment will be included.
  • The distribution will supply 24×7 power to all consumers.

Status of Leopards in India 2018 report published

Shri Prakash Javadekar Ji (Environment Minister ) has published a report headlined ‘Status of Leopard in India 2018’.

  • According to the report, leopard’s population has grown by almost 60 per cent in the last 4 years since 2014.
  • At present, India has 12,852 leopards (this is estimated numbers in 2018). in the 2014 year, 7910 leopards were estimated.

Which States have highest leopard

STATELEOPARDS
Madhya Pradesh3,421
Karnataka1,783
Maharashtra 1,690

Meeting

6th Indo-Japan SAMVAD Conference, PM Addressed

On 21st December 2020, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has addressed the 6th India-Japan SAMVAD conference. the conference was organized virtually.

  • PM Modi suggested for making a library of traditional Buddhist literature and scriptures in the country.
  • The library will have a collection of digital copies of Buddhist literature which will be received from across the globe.
  • the role of the library is to translate these works and it will help in offering for scholars and monks of Buddhism.
  • The 1st edition of India-Japan conference as Samvad-I was conducted in the year 2015. it was held in New Delhi.

Samvad Conference Aim

  • It aims to promote dialogue and discuss the need to strengthen the future of Asia.
  • It will also share values of democracy, humanism, Ahimsa, freedom and tolerance across people in Asia.

Sports

Lewis Hamilton achieved BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020

The World champion of Formula One Lewis Hamilton has been honoured with BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020.

  • 35 years old Lewis got this award for 2nd time. before this, he was awarded the award in the year 2014.

Sports Personality 2020 Winners

WINNERAWARD
Captain Sir Tom MooreHelen Rollason Award
Marcus RashfordExpert Special Panel Award
Jurgen KloppCoach of the Year
Liverpool FCTeam of the Year
Sgt Matt RatanaUnsung Hero
Tobias WellerCaptain Tom Young Unsung Hero
Andrea Spendolini-SirieixCaptain Tom Young Unsung Hero

Khelo India Youth Games 2021

The Sports Ministry has given its approval to add more four indigenous Games to 2021 Khelo India Youth Games. the Khelo India Youth Games 2021 will be organized in Haryana.

The new added four games

  • Gatka,
  • Kalaripayattu,
  • Thang-Ta
  • Mallakhamba

The added games belong to different parts of the nation and the states will achieve national recognition.

Games with origin

  1. Kalaripayattu – Kerala.
  2. Mallakhamba – Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
  3. Gatka – Punjab.
  4. Thang-Ta – Manipur marital art.

Indian Boxers got 9 Medals at Cologne Boxing World Cup

The boxers from India has clinched nine medals at Cologne Boxing World Cup 2020. in which three gold, two silver and four bronze are included. the Cologne Boxing World Cup 2020 is being hosted by Cologne, Germany between 17 December 2020 and 19 December 2020.

Gold Medal Winners

  • Amit Pangha – 52 Kg
  • Manisha Moun – 57 kg
  • Simranjit Kaur -60 Kg

Silver Medal Winners–

  • Sakshi Choudhary – 57 kg
  • Satish Kumar – 91 Kg

Bronze Medal Winners

  • Sonia Lather, Gaurav Solanki – 57 Kg
  • Pooja Rani – 75 kg
  • Mohamed Hussamudin – 57 Kg

Obituary

Congress leader Motilal Vora died due to Covid-19

On 22nd December 2020, The Senior and noted leader of Congress Shri Motilal Vora has taken his last breath at the age of 93. he was suffering from COVID-19 complications.

  • He was the senior leader in the Congress party among others.
  • He was born in Jodhpur in Rajasthan and started his career as a journalist.
  • he had served as Madhya Pradesh’s chief minister for two times. first, he became CM between 1985 and 1988. also, as CM in 1989 for only 11 months.
  • along with it, he also served as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh from 1993 to 1996.
  • he served as Rajya Sabha member for 4 times and one time, worked as a Lok Sabha member, representing Chhattisgarh.

Important Days

National Mathematics Day 2020

people celebrate Mathematics Day on 22nd December and this day also marks the birth anniversary of Ramanujan.

History

  • In the year 2012, the former Prime Minister of India Shri Manmohan Singh Ji declared December 22 to observe as National Mathematics Day at an event in Chennai.

Significance

  • The main purpose of this day is to create awareness among the people the role of mathematics. it also highlights to make the positive attitude towards the learning.

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