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05th December 2019 Current Affairs

1. World malaria report The World Health Organization (WHO) has released the World Malaria Report, 2019. The report provides a comprehensive update on global and regional malaria data and trends including prevention, diagnosis, treatment, elimination and surveillance. According to the report, 228 million cases of malaria are observed worldwide, down from 251 million cases in 2010. Highest Burden: India…

04th December 2019 Current Affairs

1. NATO 70th foundation day The leaders of North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO, will meet today to mark the 70th birthday of the organization in London. The twenty-nine member alliance is the world’s biggest military alliance. NATO was founded in 1949 for the collective defence of its members, linking the…

03rd December 2019 Current Affairs

1. Operation clean art There has been a widespread crackdown on factories making paint brushes with mongoose hair across the country. Brushes made of mongoose hair are preferred because they are superior and hold colour better. Mongoose is listed in Schedule II Part 2 of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 and any smuggling or possession of…

02nd December 2019 Current Affairs

1. Mission Indradanush 2.0 Centre is launching nationwide vaccination drive to prevent eight diseases under Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 across the country today. The government’s flagship scheme is aimed at immunizing children under the age of 2 years and pregnant women against eight vaccine preventable diseases. The IMI covers vaccines…