Daily Current Affairs December 09

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December 09| Daily Current Affairs 2022

Important Days – Daily Current Affairs December 09

1. International Anti-Corruption Day 2022 is observed on___________?
A) December 8
B) December 9
C) December 10
D) December 11
E) None of these
Answer: B) December 9

  • DAY : International Anti-Corruption Day 2022
  • DATE : December 9
  • OTHERS : To promote awareness of a corruption-free society. Everyone is aware that corruption affects all aspects of society

Sports – Daily Current Affairs December 09

2. Who finished 25th at World championships?
A) Bindyarani Devi
B) Renu Bala Chanu
C) Sanamacha Chanu
D) Khumukcham Sanjita
E) None of these
Answer: A) Bindyarani Devi

  • Bindyarani Devi totalled 200kg to finish 25th in the women’s 59kg weight class at the World weightlifting championships in Bogota.
  • Competing in Group ‘D’, Bindyarani — a Commonwealth Games silver medallist in 55kg with an aggregate of 202kg — lifted 86kg in snatch (second attempt) and 114kg in clean and jerk (third attempt, preceded by two ‘no lifts’ at 112kg).

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs December 09

3. Who clarified on ‘schemes of arrangement’ for entities with listed debt securities?
E) None of these
Answer: A) SEBI

  • Capital markets regulator Sebi clarified on the framework pertaining to ‘schemes of arrangement’ for entities that have only listed their debt securities.
  • Scheme of arrangement is a court-approved agreement between a company and its shareholders or creditors.
  • Sebi, in November, had put in place operational guidelines pertaining to ”scheme of arrangement” by entities who have listed their debt securities — non-convertible debentures (NCDs) or non-convertible redeemable preference shares (NCRPS).

Securities and Exchange Board of India:

Formed : April 12, 1988
Headquarters : Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chairman : Madhabi Puri Buch
Parent department : Ministry of Finance

4. Which bank will work with India to prepare country-specific strategies?
C) World Bank
E) None of these
Answer: B) NDB

  • New Development Bank (NDB) president Marcos Prado Troyjo said that the multilateral funding agency will work jointly with India to prepare country-specific strategies for boosting infrastructure investment.
  • The Shanghai-based funding agency’s president said that Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) has suggested country-specific strategies for member nations.
  • Such a country strategy would provide the overarching framework for guiding the bank’s priorities in the country, he said in a recorded message.

5. Govt extended dateline for submitting expression of interest of which of the following bank disinvestment?
B) Axix Bank
D) HDFC Bank
E) None of these
Answer: A) IDBI

  • The deadline for the submission of expression of interest (EoI) by interested parties for IDBI Bank is likely to be extended as the lender’s transaction advisor has requested for an extension, according to finance ministry sources.
  • The last date for expression of interest (EoI) submission is December 16.
  • In October, the government and the LIC decided to offload a little over 30 per cent each in IDBI Bank.
  • They issued a preliminary information memorandum, inviting EoIs for an aggregate 60.72 per cent stake, along with management control.

IDBI Bank:

Founded : 1 July 1964
Headquarters : Mumbai
MD & CEO : Rakesh Sharma

6. ADB approves __________million USD policy-based loan to strengthen logistics sector?
A) USD 200 million
B) USD 250 million
C) USD 300 million
D) USD 350 million
E) None of these
Answer: B) USD 250 million

  • The ADB said it has approved a USD 250 million policy-based loan to support India’s wide-ranging reforms that aim to strengthen and modernise the country’s logistics infrastructure, improve efficiency, and lower costs.
  • The loan will finance the first sub-program of the strengthening multimodal and integrated logistics ecosystem program, which supports the government’s efforts to create a comprehensive policy, planning, and institutional framework at the federal, state, and city level, it said in a release.
  • “This will rationalise India’s high cost of logistics and reduce greenhouse gas emission,” the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said.

Business and Economy – Daily Current Affairs December 09

7. Who among the following launched India’s first private market index?
A) Nifty Bank Index
B) Financial Services 25/50 Index
C) StocX.in
D) IT Index
E) None of these
Answer: C) StocX.in

  • StocX.in, an online unlisted securities portal, has launched India’s first private market index known as StocX Private Market Index (SPMI).
  • Until now, there was no way to track the price movements of privately traded securities (i.e the stocks of companies that are not yet listed in the stock market).
  • The biggest challenge in constructing such an index is availability of price.
  • The unlisted market does not have transparent pricing and therefore price may vary from portal to portal and it is quite difficult to compile price movements and build an index.
  • StocX.in claims to have achieved this by using the concepts of indexing & basic statistics.

Awards – Daily Current Affairs December 09

8. Who won Australia’s top sports award for second time?
A) Ash Barty
B) Gauff Cori
C) Azarenka Victoria
D) Bencic Belinda
E) None of these
Answer: A) Ash Barty

  • Ash Barty’s Australian Open singles title in January was enough to ensure the former tennis No. 1 won Australia’s top annual sports award despite retiring from the game less than two months later.
  • Barty has been given The Don Award, named after its most accomplished and famous cricketer Don Bradman.

Science and Technology – Daily Current Affairs December 09

9. Who among the following successfully completed joint ‘hypersonic vehicle trials’?
A) SpaceX
D) European Space Agency
E) None of these
Answer: B) ISRO

  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully conducted a joint hypersonic vehicle trial along with the Headquarters, Integrated Defence Staff (HQ IDS).
  • According to the country’s premier space research agency, the joint hypersonic vehicle trial matched with the predetermined targets.
  • A post on ISRO’s official Twitter handle read, “@ISRO and JSIIC @HQ_IDS have jointly conducted Hypersonic vehicle trials.
  • The trials achieved all required parameters and demonstrated Hypersonic vehicle capability.”


Formed : 15 August 1969
Chairman : Sreedhara Panicker Somanath
Headquarters : Bangalore, India

10. Who launched internet satellites for London-based rival company OneWeb?
A) SpaceX
D) European Space Agency
E) None of these
Answer: A) SpaceX

  • SpaceX launched internet satellites for a competitor, stepping in to help after the London-based OneWeb company halted its flights with Russia over the invasion of Ukraine.
  • The Falcon rocket blasted off at sunset with 40 mini satellites bound for polar orbit.
  • They will expand OneWeb’s constellation to just over 500, nearly 80% of the planned total of about 630 satellites.

International Affairs – Daily Current Affairs December 09

11. Who among the following lead an Industry-First Initiative – #OneForOurPlanet?
A) Pernod Ricard India
B) United Breweries Limited
C) Globus Spirits Limited
D) Khoday India
E) None of these
Answer: A) Pernod Ricard India

  • Pernod Ricard India (PRI), a global leader in the wine and spirits industry, launches an industry-first initiative – #OneForOurPlanet, as it continues its journey towards the removal of permanent mono-cartons from its packaging.
  • With this landmark sustainability initiative, the company is removing 100 per cent permanent mono-cartons from its packaging by June 2023, in a phased manner.
  • #OneForOurPlanet reiterates the company’s commitment to reduce the environmental impact of packaging across each step of its value chain, from grain to glass.
  • It also aims to nudge today’s purpose-driven consumers to make eco-conscious purchase decisions.

12. Global Refugee Forum 2023 will be hosted by Switzerland and UNHCR in ___________?
A) Basel
B) Geneva
C) California
D) Tokyo
E) None of these
Answer: B) Geneva

  • UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, confirmed that six states – Colombia, France, Japan, Jordan, Niger and Uganda – will co-convene, together with UNHCR, the next Global Refugee Forum (GRF), scheduled for December 2023.
  • The forum will continue to be hosted by Switzerland and UNHCR, and will be held in Geneva.
  • The GRF is the world’s largest international gathering on refugees and was first launched by UNHCR in 2019 as a quadrennial platform.
  • The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, announced 2023’s co-convenors during an official handover ceremony in the closing plenary of a two-day Dialogue on Protection Challenges.

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs December 09

13. iHUB DivyaSampark Inaugurated its which edition incubation and innovation facility?
A) 1st
B) 2nd
C) 3rd
D) 4th
E) None of these
Answer: B) 2nd

  • iHUB DivyaSampark has inaugurated its second incubation and innovation facility at the Greater Noida Extension Center of IIT Roorkee.
  • Under the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NMiCPS) mission, which was declared in the 2019 union budget, iHUB DivyaSampark, Technology Innovation was established.
  • Department of Science & Technology (DST) and IIT Roorkee have collaborated to develop iHub Divyasampark as a section 8 not for profit corporation.
  • The three main focal areas of iHub divyasmapark At IIT Roorkee are Smart City, Digital Health, and Industry 4.

14. Which of the following ministry organised One Day Mega Health Camp ‘Abua Bugin Hodmo-Our Better Health’ at Saraikela Kharsawan, Jharkhand?
A) Sports Ministry
B) Tribal Affairs Ministry
C) Tourism Ministry
D) Jal Shakti Ministry
E) None of these
Answer: B) Tribal Affairs Ministry

  • The Ministry of Tribal Affairs successfully hosted a free One-Day Mega Health Camp – ‘Abua Bugin Hodmo’ (‘Our Better Health’), at Seraikela Kharsawan on 4th December 2022.
  • This is the second successful health camp to offer improved healthcare services to the tribal people in the state after the Khunti camp’s success in June.
  • The Mega Health Camp was jointly organised by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Ministry of Ayush, Tata Steel Foundation and the District Administration, envisaging better health and related facilities for the tribal society.

Ministry of Home Affairs:

UNION MINISTER : Shri Arjun Munda (Jamshedpur,Jharkhand)

15. How many airports were covered under Krishi Udan Scheme 2.0?
A) 56
B) 57
C) 58
D) 59
E) None of these
Answer: C) 58

  • Krishi Udan Scheme 2.0 was announced on 27 October 2021 enhancing the existing provisions, mainly focusing on transporting perishable food products from the hilly areas, North-Eastern States and tribal areas.
  • For facilitating and incentivising movement of agri-produce by air transportation, Airports Authority of India (AAI) provides full waiver of Landing, Parking, Terminal Navigational Landing Charges (TNLC) and Route Navigation Facility Charges (RNFC) for Indian freighters and P2C (Passenger-to-Cargo) Aircraft.
  • The scheme primarily covers around 25 airports focusing on North Eastern, Hilly and Tribal region besides 28 airports in other regions/areas.
  • After evaluation of Krishi Udan 2.0, five more airports have been included making it to total 58 airports.

Over All Review

Important Days

  • International Anti-Corruption Day 2022.


  • Bindyarani finishes 25th at World championships.

Banking and Finance 

  • Sebi clarifies on ‘schemes of arrangement’ for entities with listed debt securities.
  • NDB to work with India to prepare country-specific strategies.
  • Govt may extend dateline for submitting expression of interest of IDBI Bank disinvestment.
  • ADB approves $250 mn policy-based loan to strengthen logistics sector.

Business And Economy

  • StocX.in launches India’s first private market index.


  • Ash Barty wins Australia’s top sports award for second time.

Science and Technology

  • ISRO successfully completes joint ‘hypersonic vehicle trials’.
  • SpaceX launches internet satellites for London-based rival company OneWeb.

International Affairs

  • Pernod Ricard India leads an Industry-First Initiative – #OneForOurPlanet; Removes permanent Mono-Cartons from its packaging.
  • Global Refugee Forum 2023 to be hosted by Switzerland and UNHCR in Geneva.

National Affairs

  • iHUB DivyaSampark Inaugurates its 2nd incubation and innovation facility.
  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs organised One Day Mega Health Camp ‘Abua Bugin Hodmo-Our Better Health’ at Saraikela Kharsawan, Jharkhand.
  • 58 airports covered under Krishi Udan Scheme 2.0.


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