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

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🌀 Union Minister of Shipping, Surface Transport and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkariinaugurated the second edition of Khasdar Mahotsav at the Ishwar Deshmukh College of Physical Education in Nagpur.

🌀 The Tamil Nadu government hiked the health insurance cover under the Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme (CMCHIS) from Rs two lakh to Rs five lakh.

🌀 The growth rate of eight infrastructure sectors slowed down to 4.8% in October 2018 due to contraction in the production of crude oil, natural gas, and fertiliser.

🌀 RBI announced the date of its implementation of the Net Stable Funding Ration (NSFR) norms to be from April 1, 2020.

🌀 A present Executive Director of Indian Bank Mr. AS Rajeev has been appointed as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Maharashtra.

🌀 UK’s Cambridge Dictionary has confirmed “nomophobia” the inaugural People’s Word of the Year (2018).

🌀 A Chinese Internet Technology firm, LinkSure Network which markets itself as a Global Innovative Mobile Internet Company specializing in free internet access, content and location based services unveiled a plan to providae free worldwide WiFi service with a constellation of 272 satellites by 2026.

🌀 The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed every year on 2nd December. The focus of this day is on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery.

🌀 World Computer Literacy Day will be celebrated on December 2 every year. It aims to “create awareness and drive digital literacy in underserved communities worldwide”.
🍀 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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