DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-10 DECEMBER 2014
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1). NOBEL PEACE PRIZE
Ø Child Rights Activists Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai jointly received the Nobel Peace Prize on 10 December at Norway Capital Oslo.
Ø Malala Yousafzai is youngest ever to receive Nobel Peace Prize.
Ø Nobel Peace Prize is given at Norway and all other prizes are given at Sweden.
Ø Kailash Satyarthi founded the ‘Bachpan Bacho Andolan’ in 1980.
2). WARREN BUFFETT BECOME THE 2ND RICHEST PERSON IN WORLD
Ø According to the ‘Bloomberg Billionaires Index’ Warren Buffett become the 2nd richest person in world.
Ø He replaces Carlos Slim of Mexico.
Ø Bill Gates is World’s richest Person.
Ø Warren Buffett is chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
3). Pakistan 8th most dangerous country to live in the World: Report
Ø According to US based Intelligence Think Tank Pakistan is 8th Most Dangerous Country in the World.
Ø This list is lead by Iraq.
4). The State oil Market companies have started selling 5 kg LPG Cylinder at Subsidized rates.
Ø Till now Subsidy was available for domestic use in 14.2 kg cylinder.
Ø Till now consumer can get 12 cylinder at subsidized rates.
Ø Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that consumer can avail 34 cylinders of 5 kg in a year at subsidised rates.
5). Human Rights day observed on 10th December.
Ø Theme of 2014 Human Rights day is ‘Human Right 365’.
Ø 1st Human Rights day was celebrated in 1950.
Other Important News Related To Current Affairs:
1). The Government has decided to discrimilise ‘Attempt to Suicide’ by deleting Section-309 of IPC from the Statute Book.
2). Union Cabinet approved the Insurance Amendment Bill with a Composite Investment Cap of 49%.
3). Government allowed public sector Banks to raise upto 1.60 lakh crore from market by diluting Government holding to 52% in phases so as to meet Basel III capital adequacy norms.
4). J & K wins Ranji Trophy Match against 40 times Champion Mumbai at Wankhede Stadium ,Mumbai.
5). Russian President Vladimir Putin reached India for two day visit. The two sides are expected to sign nearly two dozen agreements on Space, Defense Corporation and Energy.
6). India’s GDP to grow between 5 – 6 % in 2015 say Moody.
According to global rating agency India’s GDP will grow in the range of 5- 6 % helped by strong domestic demand and diversified export market.