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Monthly Current Affairs of December 2021 along with PDF

Current affairs is the most important part in the government exams like SSC and Railways from the General Awareness section. It has been seen in the past trend of exams that the maximum number of the questions in the General awareness are asked from this section. So all the students who are preparing for this kind of exam have to read the current affairs on daily bases, but some students don’t get time for the daily current affairs. For that kind of student we have created this short one liner monthly current affairs of December 2021.

It will be useful for exams for all competitive exams UPSC, SSC, IAS, Railway-RRB, UPPSC, MPPSC & Other State Government Jobs / Exams and latest Current Affairs 2021 for banking exams SBI Clerk, SBI PO, IBPS PO Clerk, RBI, RRB and more. Keep reading current affairs and GK facts updated on a daily & monthly basis on this page. Stay aware about the recent happenings in the country and across the world and sharpen your preparation for the upcoming govt. exams.

Important one linear Current Affairs for December 2021

December Current Affairs

  • Barbados got freedom from Britain, it is a Caribbean country in the Atlantic ocean it was in the control of Britain since  1625. Sandra Manson was appointed as the first president of this country.
  • “Call your  Cop” mobile app was launched by the Nagaland Police.
  • Aharbal festival was first celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir near the Aharbal waterfall.
  • Tel Aviv is the most expensive city in the world. It is located in Israel. And Damascus is the cheapest city in the world. This city is in Syria. This report was released by the Economic international.
  • Democracy Politics and Governance book written by   Surya Parkash and it was released by the vice President Venkaiah Naidu.
  • 27th CARAT naval Exercise between the USA and Bangladesh, it was conducted virtually in the Bay of Bengal.
  • 40th International Trade Fair 2021 was organized at Pragati Maidan in Delhi it’s was inaugurated by Piyush Goyal. Its theme was Vocal for Local. Bihar won the best Trade award.
  • SRESTHA scheme launched by the ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment of the SC students for class 9 to 12. Financial support of 300 crore will be invested for this scheme released on the 6 December on the Death anniversary of B.R Ambedkar.
  • “Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana” launched by the Ministry of Culture to preserve the culture of Buddhists and Tibet people.
  • Perseverance is declared the word of the year 2021 by Cambridge Dictionary.
  • Oxford dictionary declared the Vax as the word of the year 2021.
  • NFT (non fungal token) is declared the word of the year by the Collins dictionary.
  • Merriam-Webster dictionary declared the  Vaccine as the word of the year 2021.
  • “Humar Apan Budget” web portal was released by the Jharkhand government for the 2022-23 budget . in this people can give their suggestions.
  • Anil Menon has been selected by NASA in the group of astronauts going to the moon.
  • Gujarat has displaced Maharashtra to become the largest manufacturing hub in the country. According to the data released by the RBI.
  • First CDS of India General Bipin Rawat died in the Chopper crash in Tamil Nadu on 8th December 2021.
  • Nirmala Sitharaman got the 37th Rank in the Forbes World 100 most powerful women list. This list is topped by Machenzie scott and 2nd is Kamala Harris.
  • PANEX-21 exercise will be hosted in Pune, Maharashtra for the BIMSTEC countries.
  • Kazhuveli Bird Sanctuary located in Tamil Nadu delclared the 16th bird sanctuary of Indiạ.
  • Haiderpur Wetland in Uttar Pradesh  is declared as the 47th wetland of India.
  • Palki Ambulance launched in the Alipurduar hill Buxa, West Bengal.
  • Ranjan Gogoi’s new book Justice for the Judge is released as his autobiography.
  • NITI Aayog established 1000 Atal tinkering Labs in Jammu and Kashmir. It is a science lab for children.
  • PM Modi launched the 9802 crore  Saryu Canal National Project in Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh.
  • To honor the martyrs of the 1857 war a memorial museum will be built by the Haryana government in Ambala, with the investment of 300 crore.
  • India successfully tested the SANT (stand-off Anti-Tank ) missile from Pokhram ranges. Its range is 10km and it is tested by DRDO.
  • Harnaaz Sandhu of Chandigarh became the Miss Universe 2021. After 21 years the Miss Universe title was won by the Indian. This event was held in Israel.
  • All the five central Asia countries Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,  Turkmenistan, Tanzisktsin and Uzbeskistain will be the chief guest on the 2022 Republic Day.
  • Maharashtra retains the top position on the India skills report 2022. Report was released by the Wheebox and it was their 9th edition.
  • NASA Parkar mission probe reaches the  outer layer  Corona of the Sun.
  • Mithila Makhana got the GI tag from Bihar.
  • “Unnati” is an e-learning  platform developed by the Delhi Police for the Youth under YUVA yojana.
  • Pardhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana launched on 1st July 2015, Cabinet has extended for next 5year  till 2026.
  • Durga Puja was put in the UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list. It is the 14th site of India listed from Kolkata.
  • The Union Cabinet approved the women’s legal  marriage age from 18 to 21 year. This committee was led by Jaya Jaithly.
  • Askot Wildlife Sanctuary located in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand will be declared an eco sensitive zone to conserve the Musk Deer.
  • Shashi Tharoor released his new book “Pride, Prejudice and Punditry.
  • PM Narendra Modi was honoured by Bhutan with its highest civilian award Ngadag Pel Gi Kharlo. For supporting Bhutan during the Covid Pandemic.
  • Government approved for setting up the largest nuclear power generating site in Maharashtra.
  • West Bengal topped the Foundational Literacy Index and Bihar was at the bottom. This report was released by The economic Advisory council.
  • Raj Kapoor: The master of work book released by M. Venkaiah Naidu and this book was written by Rahul Rawail.
  • Tamil Nadu DMK Government declared the “Tamil Thai Vazhthu” as its State Song.
  • President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the landmark Kali Bari temple in Dhaka Bangladesh, it was destroyed by  the Pakistani forces in the war of 1971.
  • SAHAY (Sports action toward harnessing aspiration of youth) scheme launched in Jharkhand on 15 December 2021 for the youth belonging from the Naxal affected district.
  • The Monk who transformed Uttar Pradesh book authored by Shantanu Gupta. This book is written on the CM of UP Yogi Yogi Adityanath.
  • The Uttar Pradesh government has distributed  the free smartphone and Tablets to the 1 crore final year students.
  • The Indian Air Force has deployed the 1st S-400 air Defence System which came from Russia in the  border of Punjab.
  • “T-Setu” bridge over the Mahanadi river in Odisha was inaugurated by Naveen Patnaik, it is the longest bridge of Odisha.
  • James Webb Telescope will be launched by NASA on 24 December in place of the Hubble Space Telescope.
  • Krishna Balram Jagarnath Rath Yatra in Punjab declared the State festival.
  • The World Press Freedom Index was released by the Reporter without Border in which India Rank was 142 and the list was topped by Norway.
  • India overtook the United Kingdom and ranked 3rd in the number of Unicorns StartUp. After the USA and China.
  • Chalo mobile application and smart card launch in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • India first medical city to come up in Jammu and Kashmir, Medical college and the multi-specialist hospital to be set up.
  • The Turnover Wizard-Saviour  of thousands is the autobiography of Anup Roy Chaudhary.
  • The Modi Gambit Decode 2.0 book authored by Sanju Verma.
  • Apatani Textile made by the Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh got the GI Tag.
  • Telangana became the 1st large state to complete the 100% vaccination of 1st Dose.
  • E.O. Wilsom passed away; he was known as the father of Biodiversity he belonged from the USA.

 Appointment in the Month of December 2021

  • Magdalen Anderson appointed as the first female prime Minister of Sweden. She belongs to the Social democratic party.
  • Sanjay Dutta appointed as the Brand Ambassador for the tourism of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Gita Gopinath to take on a new role at IMF as first deputy managing director. Managing director is Kristalina Georgieva. In 2018 she worked as the Economic advisor of the IMF.
  • Sambit Patra was appointed as chairperson of the Indian Tourism Development Corporation for 3 years. Tourism Day is observed on the 27 of September. G. Krishna Reddy is the tourism minister.
  • Alka Upadhyay was appointed as the chairperson of the National Highway authority of India. NHAI was formed in 1988 and is headquartered in Delhi.
  • Sanjiv Mehta  appointed as the Chairman of  FICCI.
  • Catherine Russell was appointed as the head of UNICEF by the secretary general of the UN, Antonio Guterres.
  • Gabriel Boric is elected as the Youngest president of Chile which is located in South America.
  • Rishabh Pant was appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Uttarakhand to promote its culture.
  • Atul Dinkar Rane appointed as the CEO and MD of BrahMos Aerospace limited.
  • Vikaram Misri appointed as India’s new deputy National Security Advisor in the National Security Council Secretariat.
  • Atul Kumar Goel appointed as the MD and CEO of Punjab National Bank he will serve the post from 1st February 2022.

Important Days of December and their themes

  • World AIDS Day is celebrated on the 1st of  December and its theme was “ End inequality End AIDS. It started to be celebrated from 1988.
  • BSF celebrated 57th raising day on 1st of December. It was formed on 1 December 1965. It is the largest Border force in the world. Pankaj Kumar  is the Director general of BSF.
  • National Pollution Control Day is observed on the 2nd December in the memory of Bhopal Gas tragedy on 2-3 December 1984 in which Methyl Isocyanide gas was leaked and many people died of this.
  • India Navy Day is observed on the 4th of December. On this day Operation Trident was launched by the Indian Navy against Pakistan in 1971.
  • World soil day was observed in 5thDecember.
  • Armed forces Flag Day is observed on 7th December. On this day a Donation fund is collected by the Armed forces for their welfare.
  • World Human Right Day is observed on the 10th December. Theme was “Equality, Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights“. Head of the national human rights commission is Arun Kumar.
  • Vijay Diwas was celebrated on 16 December. This day is celebrated in remembrance of the victory of India over Pakistan on 16 December 1971 for war freedom of Bangladesh. It was the 50th edition as Bangladesh completed 50 year of freedom.
  • National Mathematic Day is celebrated on 22 December on the birth anniversary of Srinivasa Ramanujan.
  • National Farmer Day is observed on the 23rd December on the birth anniversary of Chudhary Charn Singh.
  • National Consumer Right Day is observed on the 24th December by the ministry of commerce.
  • Good Governance Day is observed on the 25th December. In 2021 Gujarat top to good governance Index report released by the NITI Aayog.

 Important Awards given in December 2021

  • Praveen Rao won the 7th Dr M.S Swaminathan Award for the period  of 2017-2019, he belongs to Telangana. This award was given by the Indian council of Agriculture and Research.
  • Anju Bobby Geroge named as the world Athletics woman of the year award 2021. She belongs to Kerala. She was a long jumper.
  • Ratan Tata to be honored with the Assam’s  highest Civilian Award “Assam BaibhavContribution Towards Cancer Care
  • Nilmani Phookan from Assam won the 56th Jnanpith Award for the Assamese language and Damodar Meuzo won the 57th Jnanpith award for the Konkani Language.
  • Indian Architect Balkrishna Doshi wins the Royal Gold medal 2022, it is the highest award in the field of architecture given by Britain.
  • Neena Gupta was given the Ramanujan prize which is given in the field of mathematics.
  • Steel Authority of India limited (SAIL) received the Golden Peacock environment management award for controlling the emission of Carbon dioxide.
  • Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pendnekar named the PETA India’s most beautiful vegetarian celebrities 2021 award.
  • Emma Raducanu related to the Tennis awarded BBC sport personality of the year 2021 award.
  • Dr. Anil Prakash Joshi was conferred with Mother Teresa memorial award for social Justice 2021.
  • Alia Bhatt named PETA India’s 2021 Person of the year award for her company Phool which produces leather from the flower used in Temple.

 Sport Current Affairs of the December 2021

  • Ajaz Patel of New Zealand cricket team took 10 wickets against Indian Cricket team in the single Inning of his International Debut.
  • Junior Hockey men World Cup won by the Argentina  defeating Germany. India was at 4th place .It was held in Kalinga stadium Odisha.
  • Davis Cup 2021 won by the Russian Tennis team. This is known as the world cup of the Tennis.
  • PV Sindhu won the silver medal at the BWF world  tour final in 2021.
  • Sanket Mahadev Sagar Won the gold medal by creating the new national record in Commonwealth weightlifting.
  • Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the title of FIDE world Chess championship in Dubai.
  • Simone Biles named Athlete of the year 2021 by Times Magazine. She is a gymnast from the USA.
  • The Sport Journalists Federation of India has decided to honor former Indian Cricketer and Commentator Sunil Gavaskar with SJFI Medal 2021 in Guwahati, Assam.
  • Lakshya Sen won the bronze medal and Srikanth Kidambi  won the silver medal in the BWF world Championship (Badminton tournament).
  • Avani Lekhara  a Indian Paraolymicpic got best female debut award won the two medal in shooting fivent by the International Olympic committee.
  • The Indian Men’s hockey team won the Bronze medal beating  Pakistan in Asian Championship in Dhaka.
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy won by Himachal Pradesh for the first time defeating Tamil Nadu.
  • Uttar Pradesh won the 11th Junior National Men’s Hockey tournament defeating Chandigarh.

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