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NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS 15 DEC | RAS
Published on December 15, 2022 by Abhishek Shekhawat |
Last Updated on March 15, 2023 by Just Prep Raj
NATIONAL NEWS | 15 DEC | RAS | PRE | MAINS
- Jeremy Farrer (74) has been appointed as a new chief scientist of the World Health Organization (WHO).
- He will join WHO in the second quarter of 2023.
- He has replaced Soumya Swaminathan, who had served as chief scientist from 2019 to 2022.
- Polish Tennis Player, Iga Swiatek (World No. 1) has been selected for the 2022 WTA player of the year by the Woman’s Tennis Association.
- Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has announced a new train- ‘Kashi Tamil Sangamam’ between Kashi in UP and TamilNadu to Commemorate the incredible cultural bond between Kashi and TamilNadu.
- Kashi Tamil Sangamam is a month long programme organized by the Ministry of Education, as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
- Kerala Forest Department has launched ‘Vanikaran’ project to restore natural Vegetation.
- Sri Aurobindo Ghosh 150th Birth Anniversary:- Dec 13, 2022, PM will release a Commemorative Coin and postal stamp in honor of Sri Aurobindo.
- Indian International Science 8th edition will be held in Bhopal. It is an initiative of Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Science of GOI.
- New Zealand has passed a new Anti- Smoking laws, which banned the future generation of NZ from purchasing Tobacco.