DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 20 DEC 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. FC BARCELONA WON 2015 FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP
i. FC Barcelona won the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup after defeating Argentina’s River Plate at the International Stadium in Japan.
ii. The FIFA Club World Cup is an international men’s association football competition managed by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association.
iii.It was established in 2000 and formerly was known as the FIFA Club World Championship.
2. WEST BENGAL GOVERNMENT APPROVED PROPOSAL FOR FORMATION OF FIVE NEW DISTRICTS
i. The West Bengal Government cleared the proposal for setting up five new districts in the state.
ii.These five new districts will increase the number of districts of West Bengal to 25.
iii.The state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had promised to set up new districts for better administrative control and for deliverance of public service at the door steps of the people living in remote areas.
iv. Five new districts will be:
3. KANE WILLIAMSON BECAME FIRST-EVER KIWI BATSMAN TO TOP ICC TEST RANKINGS
i. Kane Williamson, became the first cricketer from New Zealand to top the International Cricket Council’s Test rankings.
ii. He clinched the spot after guiding New Zealand to clinch five-wicket win in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Hamilton.
4. MISS PHILIPPINES PIA ALONZO WURTZBACH CROWNED MISS UNIVERSE 2015
i. Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach crowned Miss Universe 2015 at the final of 64th edition of Miss Universe held in Las Vegas, the USA.
ii.She was crowned by Miss Universe 2014 winner Paulina Vega of Columbia.
iii.Urvashi Rautela has represented India in the Miss Universe contest .
5. MISS SPAIN MIREIA LALAGUNA ROYO CROWNED MISS WORLD 2015
i.Miss Spain Mireia Lalaguna Royo was crowned Miss World 2015 at the Beauty of Crown Theater in Sanya, China.
ii.It is the first time Spain has won the title of Miss World.
iii.23 year old Mireia a medical college student and a pianist from Barcelona has crowned Miss World Spain 2015.
iv.Miss India Aditi Arya won the People’s Choice Award which ensured her direct entry in the competition.