In pursuance of judgment of Honorable Supreme Court, the Government has decided to set up a bench of National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) at Chennai.
MSMEs contribute 29.7% of GDP and 49.66% of Indian Exports.
Over 93 lakh houses have been sanctioned and over 55 lakh are at various stages of construction under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). Over 28 lakh houses have been completed and delivered to the allottees.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu launched the Bharatiya POSHAN Anthem in New Delhi.
Saudi Arabia has taken over the G20 Presidency from Japan. It is the first Arab nation to assume the G20 presidency. It will host world leaders for a global summit in its capital on 21-22 November in 2020.
Donyi Polo Cultural & Charitable Trust and Indigenous Faith & Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh celebrated ‘Indigenous Faith Day’ at Pasighat with religious fervour.
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind graced and addressed a National Convention on ‘Empowerment of Women for Social Transformation’ at the headquarters of Brahma Kumaris in Mount Abu, Rajasthan.
Archaeological Survey of India has identified 138 numbers of monuments as Must See Monuments and information thereof is made available on “Must See” portal of Archaeological Survey of India.
Rajya Sabha passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019.
The West Bengal government organized a two-day Business Conclave at Digha in East Midnapore District to attract more industrial investments in the State.
The 18th round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Myanmar was held in New Delhi.
Xiaomi launched service “Mi Credit” in India for Android phones.
Switzerland will be the country partner at the 17th edition of BioAsia2020 scheduled to be held from February 17-19, 2020 with the theme “Today For Tomorrow” in Hyderabad, Telangana.
Indian match referee GS Lakshmi is set to become the first woman match referee to officiate a men’s ODI match.
Shri C. SugandhRajaram (IFS:2001), presently Consul General, Consulate General of India, Munich has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Ghana.
Veteran opener WasimJaffer became the first player in Indian cricket to feature in 150 Ranji matches.
Chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), B B Kumar, passed away.
The Federation of Indian Association (FIA) has invited Super 30 founder Anand Kumar to a function on the eve of India’s Republic Day celebrations in New York.
Malaysia has reported the first case of Polio in 27 years, when a three-month-old Malaysian infant boy was diagnosed with polio.
President of India conferred 36 awardees with the National Florence Nightingale Awards 2019.
The National Energy Conservation Day is observed on 14th December.
The 11th edition of the Delhi Dialogue was held at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi. The theme for this year’s Delhi Dialogue is Advancing Partnership in Indo-Pacific.
UNESCO has removed the ‘Carnival of Aalst’ of Belgium from its Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity List.
The 11th Regional Quality Conclave (RQC) is being organized on 20 December 2019 at Rudrapur, district Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand.
Poland left 2050 Climate Neutrality Agreement of European Union as the Union demanded for more funds to support nuclear power and for economic transition.
In a first, GST Council fixes 28% uniform tax rate for lottery.
India is set to host the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) in New Delhi
World Design Organization (WDO) will be launching its new global programme ‘World Design Protopolis’ in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
The Union Government appointed a senior Gujarat Cadre IPS officer Atul Karwal, as Director of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad.
Government of India launched EChO Network, a national program to provide a template for cross-disciplinary leadership in India.
US President Donald Trump has picked Indian-American computer scientist Sethuraman Panchanathan to lead the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) in USA.
Centre Government launched the National Broadband Mission (NBM) to provide broadband access to all villages by 2022.
Google searches for “Operation Twist” surged in India after the central bank announced its version of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s unconventional monetary policy.
Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik launched the ‘Jalsathi’ programme which will ensure supply of safe drinking water to all households in the state.
National Rail Transport Institute (NRTI) signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Birmingham in Rail Bhawan, New Delhi to set up its first Centre of Excellence for Next Generation Transportation Systems.
India’s first ever fresh vegetable export to Dubai by Sea Route.
The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), a statuary body under Union Ministry of Power, conducted an International Workshop on 12-13 December 2019 on ‘Energy Efficient Cooling’ at Scope Convention Centre in New Delhi.
The Seventh Economic Census is being conducted nationwide through Common Service Centres (CSC) and is expected to be completed by March 2020.
The Indian Council on Medical Research has issued guidelines on Gene Therapy. The aim of the guideline is to enable the stakeholders comply with the R&D of Gene Therapeutic Products being produced and tested inside the country.
The Government of India for the first-time invoked Drug Price Control Order, 2013 in order to increase the prices of 21 medicines to ensure their availability.
Indian squash player Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu clinched the men's title while Hana Ramadan of Egypt won the women's crown in the third leg of the HCL-SRFI (Squash Rackets Federation of India) India Tour Squash Tournament in Mumbai.
Noted archaeologist R. Nagaswamy was honoured at the Silver Jubilee International Conference of Art in Dhaka by Bangladesh.
Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai, inaugurated a State-of-the-Art DNA Analysis Centre at Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL), Chandigarh.
The ‘Nagpur Resolution- A holistic approach for empowering citizens’ was adopted during the Valedictory session of the two-day Regional Conference on ‘Improving Public Service Delivery – Role of Governments’, in Nagpur, Maharashtra .
34,74,000 approx. numbers of passengers were flown under RCS-UDAN Scheme till date.
NITI Aayog will launch the second edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index, which documents the progress made by India’s States and Union Territories towards implementing the 2030 SDG targets.
France's armed forces carried out a drone strike for the first time, during operations in Mali.
Private sector lender Federal Bank has tied up with online real estate platform Magicbricks for listing and e-auctioning of immovable properties repossessed by it in recovery proceedings.
Reserve Bank of India has introduced a new semi-closed prepaid payment instrument (PPI) which can be used for the transaction of goods and services up to a limit of Rs 10,000.
Afghan President won second term with 50.6% of preliminary vote count.