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Updated On : December 20, 2023

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Today's Current Affairs 10th December 2023

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Uttar Pradesh Delegation Heads to Davos for World Economic Forum

  • Uttar Pradesh government is set to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland, scheduled from January 15 to 19.
  • Lucknow is India’s pioneering AI city.

Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates ‘Krishnaveni Sangeetha Neerajanam’ in Vijayawada

  • Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, inaugurated the Krishnaveni Sangeetha Neerajanam at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram in Vijayawada.

Supreme Court Upholds Abrogation of Article 370

  • The Supreme Court’s landmark decision on December 11, 2023, upheld the Union Government’s 2019 move to abrogate the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) under Article 370 of the Constitution.
  • The judgment, delivered by a Constitution bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud.
  • The Court addressed the modification of Article 367 through Constitutional Order 272.

Invest India to Host 27th World Investment Conference, New Delhi

  • Invest India, the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of the Government of India, is set to host the 27th World Investment Conference (WIC) from December 11-14, 2023.
  • The event, under the aegis of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).
  • This year’s conference will delve into the theme of “Empowering Investors: IPAs Pioneering Future Growth.”

OBITUARY

Former West Indies batter Joe Solomon dies at 93

  • Joe Solomon, the former West Indies and Guyana cricket player, has passed away at the age of 93.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Nikhil Dey Named ‘2023 International Anti-Corruption Champion’ by the US Government

  • Indian social activist Nikhil Dey has been honored as an International Anti-Corruption Champion by the US government for 2023.
  • Dey is the co-founder of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS), a Rajasthan-based organization.

RANKING

India’s Remarkable Climb to 7th Place in Global Climate Performance Index

  • India has clinched the 7th position in the latest edition of the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI).
  • Published annually since 2005, the CCPI serves as an independent monitoring tool, enhancing transparency in international climate politics. Developed by Germanwatch.

PM Modi Retains Title of World’s Most Popular Leader with 76% Approval: Morning Consult Survey

  • In a recent survey conducted by US-based consultancy firm ‘Morning Consult,’ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has secured the top position as the world’s most popular leader, boasting an impressive approval rating of 76%.

Startup funding: India slips to 4th spot in global ranking after dismal 2023

  • Slipping to the fourth position in the global ranking among the highest-funded geographies in 2023.
  • This decline comes after securing the third spot in both 2021 and 2022.
  • In the third quarter of 2023, India further slipped to the fifth position among the highest-funded countries, lagging behind the US, the UK, China, and France.

ITC becomes world’s 3rd most valuable tobacco company after London-based BAT sinks

  • ITC Ltd has emerged as the third most valuable tobacco company globally, overtaking British American Tobacco (BAT).
  • Becoming India Tobacco Company Limited in 1970 and later I.T.C. Limited in 1974.
  • BAT Plc, formed in 1902 through a joint venture of American Tobacco Co Ltd and Imperial Tobacco Co Ltd, holds a substantial 29.04% stake in ITC, valued at $19.9 billion.

Daily Current Affairs 10th December 2023 Check Here

Author : Palak Khanna

December 20, 2023

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Today's Current Affairs 10th December 2023

NATIONAL

Uttar Pradesh Delegation Heads to Davos for World Economic Forum

  • Uttar Pradesh government is set to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland, scheduled from January 15 to 19.
  • Lucknow is India’s pioneering AI city.

Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates ‘Krishnaveni Sangeetha Neerajanam’ in Vijayawada

  • Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, inaugurated the Krishnaveni Sangeetha Neerajanam at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram in Vijayawada.

Supreme Court Upholds Abrogation of Article 370

  • The Supreme Court’s landmark decision on December 11, 2023, upheld the Union Government’s 2019 move to abrogate the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) under Article 370 of the Constitution.
  • The judgment, delivered by a Constitution bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud.
  • The Court addressed the modification of Article 367 through Constitutional Order 272.

Invest India to Host 27th World Investment Conference, New Delhi

  • Invest India, the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of the Government of India, is set to host the 27th World Investment Conference (WIC) from December 11-14, 2023.
  • The event, under the aegis of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).
  • This year’s conference will delve into the theme of “Empowering Investors: IPAs Pioneering Future Growth.”

OBITUARY

Former West Indies batter Joe Solomon dies at 93

  • Joe Solomon, the former West Indies and Guyana cricket player, has passed away at the age of 93.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Nikhil Dey Named ‘2023 International Anti-Corruption Champion’ by the US Government

  • Indian social activist Nikhil Dey has been honored as an International Anti-Corruption Champion by the US government for 2023.
  • Dey is the co-founder of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS), a Rajasthan-based organization.

RANKING

India’s Remarkable Climb to 7th Place in Global Climate Performance Index

  • India has clinched the 7th position in the latest edition of the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI).
  • Published annually since 2005, the CCPI serves as an independent monitoring tool, enhancing transparency in international climate politics. Developed by Germanwatch.

PM Modi Retains Title of World’s Most Popular Leader with 76% Approval: Morning Consult Survey

  • In a recent survey conducted by US-based consultancy firm ‘Morning Consult,’ Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has secured the top position as the world’s most popular leader, boasting an impressive approval rating of 76%.

Startup funding: India slips to 4th spot in global ranking after dismal 2023

  • Slipping to the fourth position in the global ranking among the highest-funded geographies in 2023.
  • This decline comes after securing the third spot in both 2021 and 2022.
  • In the third quarter of 2023, India further slipped to the fifth position among the highest-funded countries, lagging behind the US, the UK, China, and France.

ITC becomes world’s 3rd most valuable tobacco company after London-based BAT sinks

  • ITC Ltd has emerged as the third most valuable tobacco company globally, overtaking British American Tobacco (BAT).
  • Becoming India Tobacco Company Limited in 1970 and later I.T.C. Limited in 1974.
  • BAT Plc, formed in 1902 through a joint venture of American Tobacco Co Ltd and Imperial Tobacco Co Ltd, holds a substantial 29.04% stake in ITC, valued at $19.9 billion.

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