TNPSC Group 2 Exam: Daily Current Affairs One line news – 1st December, 2018 !!

CURRENT AFFAIRS English
🌀 NITI Aayog initiated a series of Development Dialogue through its first event on “Health Systems for A New India: Building Blocks” in New Delhi.

🌀 The Indian Railways launched a software named- ‘eDrishti’, that will enable the Union Railway Minister Shri. Piyush Goyal to keep track of punctuality of trains as well as freight and passenger earnings from anywhere in the country.

🌀 Dr Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC) and Jawaharlal Nehru University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Socio-economic Transformation and Sustainable Development.

🌀 Australia became the first country in the world to criminalize the act of falsely inducing children into orphanages as a form of slavery.

🌀 According to the data released by Central Statistics Office (CSO), India’s GDP (gross domestic product) growth rate for the second quarter (July-September) for the financial year 2018-2019 was 7.1%.

🌀 The European Central Bank (ECB) launched the first pan-eurozone instant payment system called ‘TARGET Instant Payment Settlement’ (TIPS) system in Rome.
🍀 Paris city stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary ‘Freedom of Paris’ award over her failure to speak out against a crackdown on Rohingya minority.

🌀 India’s Olympic and world champion shooter Abhinav Bindra was conferred the Blue Cross, the ISSF’s highest award at the General Assembly in Munich.

🌀 Raninder Singh has become the first Indian to be elected as one of the four Vice-Presidents of the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF).

🌀 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has appointed former Uttarakhand High Court judge, Justice U C Dhyani, as head of the three-member committee to oversee rejuvenation work of the Ganga river.

🌀 Four Indian-origin technology executives have made it to the Forbes’ list of America’s 50 women in technology moguls, a list that includes tech heavyweights IBM CEO Ginni Rometty and Netflix executive Anne Aaron.
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🌀 The 22 Years old Australian Golfer, Minjee Lee became the first woman to win prestigious Greg Norman Medal as the best Australian golfer on the international stage after her brilliant performance in 2018.

🌀 The former US President George HW Bush passed away. He was 94 years old.

🌀 World AIDS Day is observed on 1st December each year. The theme for 2018 is ‘Know Your Status’.

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