Daily GK Update 10 December 2013

  • Human Rights Day was observed across the world on 10 December 2013 to bring to light the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has appointed Sumit Bose, a 1976 batch Madhya Pradesh cadre IAS officer, as Finance Secretary. 
  • The country's fair trade regulator has imposed a penalty of Rs 1,773 crore on Coal India for abusing its dominant position.
  • India on Monday handed over Rs 374.68 million to Nepal to build embankments on three border rivers to control floods affecting both neighbours.
  • AAP to contest all 90 seats in Haryana Assembly polls next year
  • A report released by the World Food Project (WFP) for 2013 on 169 countries has said that India’s midday meal programme stands 12th among 35 lower middle income countries.
  • Ranjan Mathai, the former Foreign Secretary of India took over as the India's High Commissioner to the UK.
  • Veteran activist Anna Hazare launched an indefinite hunger strike at his village to press for the passage of the Jan Lokpal Bill.
  • Vasundhara Raje, the BJP's chief minister-elect in Rajasthan, will be sworn-in Dec 13. She met Governor Margaret Alva Tuesday and staked claim to form the government in the state.
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