Current Affairs Daily Digest – December 24 & 25 2021
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1. Good Governance Day observed on 25 December
In India, Good Governance Day (Sushasan Divas) is observed annually on 25th December. On this day nation celebrates the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna and former-Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. In keeping with this principle, Good Governance Day has been declared to be a working day for the government.
2. SAFF U 19 Women’s Championship: Bangladesh defeat India
Bangladesh women team has won the SAFF U 19 Women’s Championship by defeating India in the finals. Shaheda Akter Ripa of Bangladesh scored the maximum number of goals in the tournament. She received the ‘most valuable player’ award. The 2021 SAFF U-19 Women’s Championship was the 2nd edition of the SAFF U-19 Women’s Championship.
3. Maharashtra launched Chalo mobile app & smart card for bus travel
Maharashtra Tourism and Environment Minister, Aaditya Thackeray has launched the Chalo mobile application (app) and Chalo smart cards to facilitate digital and advance purchase of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) bus tickets.
He also launched the NCMC compliant smart card of BEST as well as new fare schemes for the passengers, one that provided 10 trips at Rs 70 and another called ‘Flexifare’.
4. Asian Champions Trophy: India win bronze, Korea lift title
India defeated Pakistan 4-3 to secure the bronze medal, while Korea defeated Japan 4-2 to emerge Asian Champions Trophy men’s hockey tournament held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The five-nation tournament came to an end with two matches being played on the last day of the game.
5. Padma Bhusan Anil Prakash Joshi wins Mother Teresa Memorial Award
Environmentalist Dr Anil Prakash Joshi, who was conferred upon the Padma Bhushan this year, has been awarded the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice 2021. Vidyut Mohan, the winner of the Earth shot Prize, and Ridhima Pandey, a young environmental activist from Uttarakhand, were also the recipients of the award.
6. Anahat Singh becomes first Indian girl to win Jr Squash Open in US
Indian teenager Anahat Singh has scripted history by winning the U-15 girls category of the prestigious Junior US Open Squash tournament in Philadelphia.
The 13-year-old girl from Delhi overcame powerhouse Egypt’s Jayda Marei in the final match 11-9, 11-5, 8-11, 11-5 played at the Arlen Spectre Centre. More than 850 squash junior players, representing 41 countries, participated in the World’s largest junior individuals squash tournament.
7. December 24: National Consumer Day 2021
The National Consumer Day is observed on December 24, every year in India. On this day, the President has given his assent to the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
The National Consumer Day 2021 is being observed under the theme “Tackling Plastic Pollution”.
8. China’s Draft Law on the Protection of Women Rights
China’s Standing Committee of National People’s Congress (NPC) started to review a draft amendment to “Law on Protection of Rights & Interests of Women”.
Amendment was proposed amid increasing number of sexual harassment & domestic violence cases and a yearlong #MeToo movement.
9. ASIGMA: Indian Army’s In-house Messaging app
The Indian Army launched a contemporary messaging application named, ASIGMA, which is dubbed as “Army Secure IndiGeneous Messaging Application”.
It will replace the AWAN (Army Wide Area Network) messaging application. AWAN has been in service for last 15 years.
The new generation web-based messaging application has been developed entirely in-house, exclusively by a team of officers of ‘Corps of Signals’ of the Indian Army.