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Current Affairs of December 2013:


National and International Current Affairs and Events of December 2013:

NATIONAL

Who has received TRAINAIR PLUS accreditation certificate and membership plaque by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)Airport Authority of India (AAI)
Who has sworn in as the youngest Chief Minister of DelhiArvind Kejriwal of Aam Aadmi Party
The Union Home Minister who was named as the Person of the Year by PETA – India for his role in animal protectionShashi Tharoor
This Bollywood actor died due to heart attack in DubaiFarooq Sheikh
Who has been appointed as new head of National Security Guard (NSG)J.N.Chaudhary
Who has been appointed as new chief of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)Arvind Ranjan
Pension proposal of employees of which public sector company who joined from the Department of Telecom got approved by the CabinetMTNL
The Union Cabinet approved the constitutional status toJudicial Appointments Commission (JAC)
Winner of 34th National Archery ChampionshipDeepika Kumari
Who has been appointed as new Environment and Forests MinisterM. Veerappa Moily
Who took charge as the President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)Sidharth Birla
Winner of men’s and women’s titles at the 78th Senior National Badminton Championship at New DelhiKidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu
Which airport received the Sword of Honour award for safety management in LondonRajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad
Which nuclear capable ballistic missile was successfully test-fired from the Wheeler Island of Odisha CoastAgni-III
Kisan Diwas was observed on23 December
Fourth Indian bowler to claim 300 wickets in Test CricketZaheer Khan
Who was transferred to India’s Permanent Mission in United Nations in New York to provide her diplomatic immunityDevyani Khobragade
Minorities Rights Day was observed on18 December
Who was selected for the BCCI’s prestigious Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award for the year 2013Kapil Dev
Which Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha and the Rajya SabhaLokpal and Lokayukta Bill 2013
New Chief of Air StaffAir Chief Marshall Arup Raha
National Consumers Right Day observed on24 December
Which country was defeated by India in the final to win the Kabaddi World CupPakistan
The new Chairman, Chief of Staffs CommitteeGeneral Bikram Singh
This cricketer was awarded Emerging Cricketer of the Year trophy at the ICC Annual awardsCheteshwar Pujara
Which country was defeated by India in the final to win the Women's Kabaddi World CupNew Zealand
Autobiography of Olympic medal-winning boxer M C KomUnbreakable
Homosexuality is an offence, this verdict was given bySupreme Court
New Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo IndiaShivakumar
Which has replaced Sahara India as the new Official Sponsor of Indian CricketStar India
Which party won Assembly Elections 2013 in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and ChhattisgarhBJP
8th Asia Gas Partnership Summit was held atNew Delhi
Who was appointed as new Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India.Sushma Singh
India will host Under-17 FIFA World Cup in2017
Which cricketer won the International Cricket Council (ICC) People’s Choice Award for the year 2013Mahendra Singh Dhoni


INTERNATIONAL

The country which has adopted a resolution that eases the one child policy of the countryChina
Youngest person to reach the summit of Aconcagua, the highest mountain of AmericaTyler Armstrong
Inventor of AK47 weapon died at the of 94Mikhail Kalashnikov
Developer of Chickenpox vaccine died at the age of 85Dr. Michiaki Takahashi
Who was elected as the German chancellor for third term by the German Parliament- BundestagAngela Merkel
The application launched by Microsoft for the safety of the women mobile (windows) usersGuardian
Time’s Person of the YearPope Francis
Antarctica hits coldest temperature ever recorded on Earth- 94.7 C
First country in the world to legalise marijuana for recreational useUruguay
Who was crowned Miss Earth 2013 at the Versailles Palace, PhilippinesAlyz Henrich, Venezuela
Which country was elected to UN Security Council as a Non-Permanent MemberJordan
9th WTO Ministerial Conference concluded atBali, Indonesia
The anti-apartheid revolutionary of South Africa died at the age of 95Nelson Mandela
The official 2014 FIFA World Cup match ball was unveiled by manufacturers AdidasBrazuka
ICC cricketer of the year (Sir Garfield Sobers)Michael Clarke (Australia)
ICC test cricketer of the yearMichael Clarke (Australia)
ICC ODI cricketer of the yearKumar Sangakara (Sri Lanka)