Daily Current Affairs With Video Lecture 2 December 2022 [DOWNLOAD PDF]

In today’s current affairs for 2nd December 2022, we are going to see the latest national and international current affairs news. These important current affairs will be very helpful for your upcoming NDA, CDS, CDS OTA, AFCAT, TA, Agniveer Army, Agniveer Navy, Agniveer Air Force, Women Military Police, INET, MNS, ACC exams, SCO, PCSL, CAPF, and SSB interviews, and direct entries for Army, Navy, and Air Force like SSC Tech, TGC, JAG, NCC, TES, 10+2 Cadet. Download a PDF file about current events at the end of this article.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 02 December 2022

Preeti Sudan Appointed As A Member Of UPSC

  • Former Health Secretary, Preeti Sudan (Andhra Pradesh Cadre IAS Officer) Has Been Appointed As A Member Of UPSC.
  • The Oath Was Administered To Her By  Dr Manoj Soni (UPSC Chairman).
  • She Served As Secretary, Department Of Food & Public Distribution, Women And Child Development And Defence Ministries.
  • Her Contributions Regarding Initiating Two Major Flagship Programmes Of The Country, i.e., Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao And Ayushman Bharat.
  • She Was Also A Consultant With The World Bank.
  • She Was A Member Of WHO’s Independent Panel For Pandemic Preparedness And Response.

G-20 Finance Ministers Meeting To Be Held In Bengaluru

  • Nirmala Sitharaman (Union Finance Minister) Has Announced That  Meeting Of G20 Finance Ministers And Central Bank Governors Will Be Hosted By Bengaluru, Karnataka In February 2023.
  • Different Cities In India Have Been Selected To Host G-20-related Meetings Next Year (The Finance Minister Said).
  • Group Of 20 Or G-20:
  • The G20 Is An Intergovernmental Forum Comprising 19 Countries And The European Union.
  • It Works To Address Major Issues Related To The Global Economy, Such As International Financial Stability, Climate Change Mitigation, And Sustainable Development).
  • Founded: 26 September 1999.

58th Raising Day Of BSF

  • It Is Also Known As The Nation’s ’First Line Of Defence’.
  • It Is The Only Force In The Country To Have The Camel Contingents, The Camel Mounted Band & Has A Female Camel Riding Squad.
  • It Is One Of The 7 Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) Which Comes Under The Union Ministry Of Home Affairs.
  • Assam Rifles, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo Tibetan Border Force (ITBP), National Security Guard (NSG) And Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Also Comes Under CAPF.
  • It Have Water Wing, Air Wing And Even An Artillery Regiment Of Its Own.
  • BSF (Border Security Force):
  • Headquarters: New Delhi,
  • Director General: Pankaj Kumar Singh (IPS)
  • 1st Director General : K F Rustamji
  • Motto Of BSF: Duty Unto Death

India Assumes The Presidency Of The UNSC For December

  •  India Has Assumed The Presidency Of The United Nation Security Council (UNSC) For December 2022.
  • India Will Be The President Of The UNSC For 1 Month As The 2 Year Term Of India As A Temporary Member Of The UNSC Ends On 31 December 2022.
  • There Will Be A Debate On Maintenance Of International Peace And Security: New Orientation For Reformed Multilateralism’ And “Threats To International Peace And Security Caused By Terrorist Acts: Global Approach To Counter Terrorism – Challenges And Way Forward.
  • India Became The Temporary Member Of The UNSC On 1 January 2021.
  • During Its 2 Year Terms, India Has Become The President Of The UNSC For The 2nd Time.
  • Earlier It Became President In August 2021.
  • External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar Will Chair Both The Sessions.
  • United Nation Security Council (UNSC):
  • It Is One Of The 6 Principal Organs Of The United Nations And Is Charged With Ensuring International Peace And Security.
  • HQ: New York, USA
  • Founded: 24 October 1945.
  • It Consists Of 15 Members.
  • China, US, Russia, France And The United Kingdom Are Permanent Members.
  • Rest 10 Temporary Members Are Elected For A Period Of 2 Years.

World AIDS Day

  • Every Year On 1 December, World AIDS Day Is Observed. 
  • AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) Is Caused By The Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV), Has So Far Claimed The Lives Of 40.1 Million People.
  • It Is A Serious Public Health Concern Affecting Millions Of People Globally.
  • World AIDS Day Theme 2022: Equalize.
  • The World Should Unite In The Fight Against HIV, Support People Living With HIV, And Remember Those Who Have Died From Aids-related Illnesses.
  • 38.4 Million HIV-positive Persons Worldwide (2021) Of Whom 25.6 Million Were From The African Region.
  • James W. Bunn And Thomas Netter, Two Information Officers Worked For The World Health Organization In The Global Program On AIDS Initiated For This Day. The Day Was First Observed In 1 December 1988 By WHO.

India To Assume Chairmanship Of Wassenaar Arrangement

  • India will assume Chairmanship of Wassenaar Arrangement on 01 January 2023 (1 year period) – MEA. Ambassador Eoin O’Leary of Ireland handed over the Chairmanship to Jagdeep Majumdar, Ambassador and Permanent Representative to UN and International Organizations in Vienna (30 Nov-1 Dec).
  • The Was Established In July 1996 At Wassenaar, Netherlands.
  • It Is A Voluntary Export Control Regime Of 42 Member Countries Who Normally Meet Once A Year At Vienna, Austria. 
  • India Joined The Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) On 08 December 2017 As Its 42nd Participating State.
  • The Member Countries Exchange Information On Transfers Of Conventional Weapons And Dual-use Goods And Technologies.
  • The Main Aim Is To Discourage Its Member Countries From Exporting Conventional Weapons And Dual-use Goods To Countries Which Are A Threat To Global Peace.

Hornbill Festival Begins In Nagaland

  • Hornbill Festival (23rd  Edition) Of Nagaland Started On December 1, 2022 At Naga Heritage Village, Kisama.
  • It Is Celebrated In Nagaland Every Year In The First Week Of December.
  • It Is Also Called “Festivals Of Festivals”.
  • The Festival Is Named After The Bird ‘Hornbill’ (Nagas Most Admired Bird).
  • The Chief Guest Of The Hornbill Festival Was Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar At The Opening Ceremony.
  • Nagaland Governor Jagdish Mukhi Was The Chief Host While Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Was Its Host.
  • This Festival Will Continue Till 10 December.

REVIEW QUESTIONS

  • UPSC Is A Constitutional Body Under ________ Article.
  • 324-329
  • 315-323
  • 79-122
  • None Of The Above

 ANSWER: B

  • Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Started In ________
  • 2012
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: B

  • Recent G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting 2022 Held In ______
  • Rome
  • Munich
  • Münster
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • G-20 Summit 2024 Will Be Held In ______
  • India
  • Italy
  • Brazil
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • G-20 Was Established In ________
  • Duty Unto Death
  • Duty Till Death
  • Duty Is Worship
  • None  Of The Above

ANSWER: A

  • Where Is The HQ Of Indo Tibetan Border Force?
  • Kolkata
  • Itanagar
  • New Delhi
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Who Held Presidency Of The UNSC In November 2022 ?
  • Italy
  • India
  • Ghana
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • India Became a Member Of The UNSC In _______
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: A

  • Who Is Not The Member Of Wassenaar Arrangement?
  • Argentina
  • Estonia
  • China
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Sangai Festival Is Celebrated In ______
  • Nagaland
  • Mizoram
  • Manipur
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

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    1. Thackeray Globules

      G-20 Was Established In ________ Duty Unto Death Duty Till Death Duty Is Worship None Of The Above Options given are wrong and is 26 September 1999

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