DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5TH DEC 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. WORLD’S LARGEST BIRD FESTIVAL IN AGRA
i. UP Eco-tourism has organized a three-day international festival on birds at the National Chambal Sanctuary in the Bah tehsil, Agra.
ii The main of the event is to promote eco-tourism in Uttar Pradesh and to declare it as an international bird watching destination.
2. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES OBSERVED-3RD DECEMBER
i. The theme for the day is ‘Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want’.
ii. IDPD is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992.
iii. Earlier it was called the International Day of Disabled Persons.
3. NICO ROSBERG ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
i. Formula One Player Nico Rosberg announced his retirement after he grabbed his first-ever F1 World Champion title in the season’s final race at Abu Dhabi.
ii. He belong to Britain.
4. INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S PEACE PRIZE
i. Kehkashan Basu, a 16-year-old UAE-based Indian teenager won the International Children’s Peace Prize for her work towards climate justice and combating environmental degradation.
ii. The International Children’s Peace Prize is an annual award, which is conferred to those children who fight courageously for children’s rights.
iii. Kehkashan Basu founded Green Hope at the age of twelve.