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The Awards for the first-ever VATAVARAN-2019 Short Film Competition and Festival on Environment was presented in New Delhi. Who among the following presented the awards?
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Who: Awards for the first ever VATAVARAN 2019
What: were presented
When: published on 30th November 2019

The Awards for the first ever Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and Centre for Media Studies (CMS) VATAVARAN - 2019 Short Film Competition and Festival on Environment were presented in a glittering ceremony at New Delhi today.  Shri Ravi Agrawal, Additional Secretary, MoEF&CC presented the awards along with other senior officials of the Ministry.

The award distribution ceremony was the culmination of the four day festival where all the shortlisted films were showcased.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://pib.gov.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=195237
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The Indigenous Faith Day (IFD) 2019 was celebrated in:
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Who: Indigenous Faith Day (IFD) 2019
What: Celebrated in Tezu
When: published on 2nd December 2019

The Indigenous Faith Day (IFD) 2019 was celebrated with fanfare at the  Jubilee Ground near Tezu. Speaking on the occasion as the chief guest, Tezu legislator Karikho Kri extended his greetings to all the indigenous tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. He also called for preserving one’s culture and identity.  Stating that “Lohit district has been home to various tribes of Arunachal Pradesh since  time immemorial”, he added that “all the tribes have been residing in the district in  peace and harmony.” The Indigenous Flag was unfurled by the Chief Guest, followed by lighting of the lamp in front of the portraits of indigenous Gods and offering of prayers by the priests of various communities. The IFCSAP calendar was also launched in the event. Various tribes of the district showcased their cultures in a colourful programme. The programme concluded with a prayer song by Amik/Ringya (Tanchow/Klumya) group.

The programme was organized by the Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society of Arunachal  Pradesh (IFCSAP) Tezu and was attended by SP Tezu, D.W. Thongon and all the HODs,  participants from all the tribes inhabiting in the district.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.sentinelassam.com/north-east-india-news/arunachal-news/indigenous-faith-day-ifd-2019-celebrated-in-tezu/
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Hornbill Festival is being celebrated in which of the following states?
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Who: Hornbill Festival
What: is being celebrated in Nagaland
When: published on 1st December 2019

Hornbill Festival is one of the most popular festivals of Nagaland, It is celebrated every year from 1st to 10th December. The Hornbill Festival is indeed the most renowned celebration of Nagas. There is a huge gathering for merrymaking in the form of drinking, eating, singing, and dancing. The Hornbill Festival is one of the largest celebrations of the indigenous warrior tribes of Nagaland. Naga people have a rich tradition of maintaining their unique heritage and customs. For this reason, people plan their visit and book Nagaland Hornbill Festival tours so that they can experience the uniqueness of this tribe and spent some time with the locals.

In spite of the tremendous modernity entering into their lives, the people have preserved their customs and legacy. The state is called the 'Land of Festivals' and people dwelling here have a fondness of celebrating the deeds of their ancient warriors and folk heroes. Moreover, the medleys that immortalize love stories, folk tunes, and gospel songs are also cherished. The festival is named after Hornbill, one of the most respected bird species in the state. Interestingly, the importance of the bird is reflected in several tribal cultural expressions, songs, and dances. Almost 85% of the state's population still depends on agriculture for their living. So most of their festival's customs and activities revolve around agriculture.

For the complete information kindly visit link:

https://www.indianholiday.com/fairs-and-festivals/nagaland/hornbill-festivals-kohima.html
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Which of the following states has celebrated 57th statehood day on 1 December?
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Who: Nagaland
What: celebrated 57th statehood day on 1 December
When: published on 1st December 2019

Nagaland Nagaland is celebrating its 57th Statehood Day today. It became the 16th State of the Union of India on 1st December 1963. The formal inauguration was done by the then President of India Dr. S. Radhakrishnan.

Celebrating the Day in Kohima, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio addressed the people and said the state has come a long way in the midst of all the turmoil. He remembered the founding fathers for their sacrifices and resoluteness that brought the state into a reality.

The Chief Minister said the quest for a final solution to the Naga political issue continues till today. He said negotiations between various Naga political groups and the Government of India have concluded and a solution could be very close.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

http://newsonair.nic.in/News?title=Nagaland-celebrates-its-statehood-day&id=375408
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The government has appointed who among the following as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA)?
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Who: Govt. of India
What: appoints Soma Roy Burman as new Controller General of Accounts
When: published on 2nd December 2019

The government on Sunday said it has appointed Soma Roy Burman, a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service Officer, as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA). Burman is the 24th CGA and is the seventh woman to hold this position.

"The government appointed Burman, as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) with effect from December 1, 2019," the Finance Ministry said in a statement.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://government.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/governance/govt-appoints-soma-roy-burman-as-new-controller-general-of-accounts/72325254

Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers: 3rd December 2019
 
1. International Day for the Abolition of Slavery was observed on December 2.

(3rd December 2019 Current Affairs Capsule)

The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, marks the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (resolution 317(IV) of 2 December 1949).

The focus of this day is on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery, such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, the worst forms of child labour, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict.

2. Ajit Doval was given honorary doctorate by HNB Garhwal University.

(Current Affairs Questions and Answers of 3rd December 2019)

National security advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval was conferred with an honorary degree of ‘Doctor of Literature’ at the seventh convocation of Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal Central University (HNBGU) in Srinagar, Pauri Garhwal, on Sunday. On the occasion, Union HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank also gave away 45 gold medals and 419 degrees to students.

Addressing students after receiving the degree from Nishank, the university’s chancellor Yogendra Narain and vice-chancellor Annpurna Nautiyal, Doval said, “Warriors do not have destinations, but milestones to achieve. Otherwise, they would stop at the destination, which one shouldn’t. Life is all about moving and growing and sticking to your mission.”

3. Lewis Hamilton won the 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix title.

(Important Current Affairs Quiz of 3rd December 2019)

Lewis Hamilton dominated the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to end the season in which he won a sixth world drivers' title on a high.

The Mercedes driver led away from pole position and cruised off into the distance, untroubled by anyone behind.

In a soporific race, Red Bull's Max Verstappen took a comfortable second after Ferrari slipped backwards.

Charles Leclerc ran second in the early laps, ahead of Verstappen, but slipped back to third.

Leclerc held off an attack from Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas in the closing stages, the Finn right on his gearbox on the final lap, after an excellent race from the back of the grid.

4. Indo-Sri Lankan joint Military & Army Exercise 'Mitra Shakti 2019' begins in Pune.

(Most Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers of 3rd December 2019)

The 7th edition of joint military & Army Exercise Mitra Shakti 2019 aimed at enhancing interoperability and operational efficiency between the armies of India and Sri Lanka when deployed as part of the United Nations peace keeping forces commenced today at Aundh Military Station, Pune.

The objective of the Exercise is to build and promote positive relations between the armies of India and Sri Lanka through focus on subunit level training on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in urban and rural environment under the United Nations mandate.

The joint training exercise also signifies the strength of Indo-Sri Lankan relations in the field of military cooperation and engagement, which is vital for refining the interoperability and operational preparedness.

5. Hari Mohan takes over as Chairman, Ordnance Factory Board.

(Top 10 Objective Current Affairs Quiz of 3rd December 2019)

Mr Hari Mohan has taken over the charge as Chairman, Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) with effect from December 1, 2019 from Mr Saurabh Kumar who superannuated from the services.

A 1982-batch Indian Ordnance Factories’ Service (IOFS) officer with Post Graduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mr Mohan had been a topper of University of Allahabad & University of Pune while obtaining his Bachelor & Masters in Mechanical Engineering. He holds an M Phil in Public Administration.

In a career spanning 39 years, he has contributed significantly in various positions in Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) Hardwar, Vehicle Factory Jabalpur, Engine Factory Avadi, Heavy Vehicle Factory Avadi, Ammunition Factory Khadki, Ordnance Factory Bolangir, Ordnance Factory Chanda, Ordnance Factory Dehu Road, OFB New Delhi Office and Ministry of Steel & Mines, a Defence Ministry statement said on Sunday.

6. Govt. of India appoints Soma Roy Burman as new Controller General of Accounts.

(Top 10 MCQs on Current Affairs of 3rd December 2019)

The government on Sunday said it has appointed Soma Roy Burman, a 1986-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service Officer, as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA). Burman is the 24th CGA and is the seventh woman to hold this position.
"The government appointed Burman, as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) with effect from December 1, 2019," the Finance Ministry said in a statement.
7. Nagaland celebrated 57th statehood day on 1 December.
(Latest Current Affairs PDF of 3rd December 2019)
Nagaland Nagaland is celebrating its 57th Statehood Day today. It became the 16th State of the Union of India on 1st December 1963. The formal inauguration was done by the then President of India Dr. S. Radhakrishnan.

Celebrating the Day in Kohima, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio addressed the people and said the state has come a long way in the midst of all the turmoil. He remembered the founding fathers for their sacrifices and resoluteness that brought the state into a reality.

The Chief Minister said the quest for a final solution to the Naga political issue continues till today. He said negotiations between various Naga political groups and the Government of India have concluded and a solution could be very close.

8. Hornbill Festival is being celebrated in Nagaland.

(Today’s Current Affairs in Short of 3rd December 2019)

Hornbill Festival is one of the most popular festivals of Nagaland, It is celebrated every year from 1st to 10th December. The Hornbill Festival is indeed the most renowned celebration of Nagas. There is a huge gathering for merrymaking in the form of drinking, eating, singing, and dancing. The Hornbill Festival is one of the largest celebrations of the indigenous warrior tribes of Nagaland. Naga people have a rich tradition of maintaining their unique heritage and customs. For this reason, people plan their visit and book Nagaland Hornbill Festival tours so that they can experience the uniqueness of this tribe and spent some time with the locals.

In spite of the tremendous modernity entering into their lives, the people have preserved their customs and legacy. The state is called the 'Land of Festivals' and people dwelling here have a fondness of celebrating the deeds of their ancient warriors and folk heroes. Moreover, the medleys that immortalize love stories, folk tunes, and gospel songs are also cherished. The festival is named after Hornbill, one of the most respected bird species in the state. Interestingly, the importance of the bird is reflected in several tribal cultural expressions, songs, and dances. Almost 85% of the state's population still depends on agriculture for their living. So most of their festival's customs and activities revolve around agriculture.

9. Indigenous Faith Day (IFD) 2019 Celebrated in Tezu.

(Current Affairs and GK Quiz of 3rd December 2019)

The Indigenous Faith Day (IFD) 2019 was celebrated with fanfare at the  Jubilee Ground near Tezu. Speaking on the occasion as the chief guest, Tezu legislator Karikho Kri extended his greetings to all the indigenous tribes of Arunachal Pradesh. He also called for preserving one’s culture and identity.  Stating that “Lohit district has been home to various tribes of Arunachal Pradesh since  time immemorial”, he added that “all the tribes have been residing in the district in  peace and harmony.” The Indigenous Flag was unfurled by the Chief Guest, followed by lighting of the lamp in front of the portraits of indigenous Gods and offering of prayers by the priests of various communities. The IFCSAP calendar was also launched in the event. Various tribes of the district showcased their cultures in a colourful programme. The programme concluded with a prayer song by Amik/Ringya (Tanchow/Klumya) group.

The programme was organized by the Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society of Arunachal  Pradesh (IFCSAP) Tezu and was attended by SP Tezu, D.W. Thongon and all the HODs,  participants from all the tribes inhabiting in the district.

10. Awards for the first ever VATAVARAN 2019 were presented.

(Latest Current Affairs Questions and Answers of 3rd December 2019)

The Awards for the first ever Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and Centre for Media Studies (CMS) VATAVARAN - 2019 Short Film Competition and Festival on Environment were presented in a glittering ceremony at New Delhi today.  Shri Ravi Agrawal, Additional Secretary, MoEF&CC presented the awards along with other senior officials of the Ministry.

The award distribution ceremony was the culmination of the four day festival where all the shortlisted films were showcased.

 
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