DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 3RD DEC 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. HAILAKHANDI FIRST IN ASSAM TO PAY TEA WORKERS VIA BANK ACCOUNT
i. Hailakandi has become the first district in Assam to pay wages to tea garden workers through individual bank accounts.
ii. The state has set december 15 as deadline for cashless transactions to the plantation workers.
2. INDIA TO TRAIN QATAR POLICE TO HOST FIFA WORLD CUP 2022
i. India will train Qatar police for handling the security during the FIFA World Cup 2022 scheduled to be held in that country.
ii. The training arrangement was agreed upon during a meeting between Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi.
3. HEART OF ASIA' CONFERENCE HAS KICKED OFF IN AMRITSAR
i. The sixth 'Heart of Asia' ministerial conference has started in n Amritsar, Punjab .
ii. The main aim is to discuss peace, cooperation and economic development in Afghanistan.
iii. Delegates from nearly 40 countries will participate in the conference organised on the theme 'Addressing Challenges, Achieving Prosperity'.
iv. The main conference has been inaugurated jointly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani.
4. INDIA WOMEN’S TEAM BEAT PAKISTAN BY 17 RUNS TO WIN ASIA CUP.
i. India women’s cricket team won the Asia Cup T20 after beating arch-rivals Pakistan in the final of the regional tournament by 17 runs.
ii. India had beaten Pakistan in the group stages too and made it two-in-two in the final on 04th December 2016.
5. UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD NAMED WORLD'S BEST ATTRACTION.
i. Universal Studios Hollywood has been named the Best Attraction in the World by ticket selling site 'AttractionTix'.
ii. Warner Brothers Studio Tour was voted the best attraction in the UK while Magic Kingdom Park in Walt Disney World Resort was named the Best Family Attraction.