🔰Current Affairs Bilingual - 16 December, 2019🔰
1- Advocate Pratibha Jain has received the 'Woman Lawyer of the Year Award, 2019' in the Law Firm category for being an innovative and impactful leader in the legal profession in India. Additional Solicitor General Madhavi Jain has also won the award in the individual category.
2- Indian-American MP Amy Berra has been elected as the Chairperson of the Asia, Pacific and Nuclear Non-Proliferation Sub-Committee of the US Parliament (Congress).
3- The Rajasthan government has announced state-level Export Awards under which 30 exporters in various categories have been selected.
4- Pakistan and the World Bank has signed a project agreement worth $406.6 million for financing the Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC) project with an aim to promote economic development.
5- Zuari Agro Chemicals said its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Samrat Sen has resigned.
6- 'Mind Master', the book written by five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand was released at a glittering function.
7- Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the first meeting of the National Council for Ganga and reviewed the progress of the Namami Gange project aimed at cleaning river Ganga.
8- The state Cabinet, headed by Chief Minister,Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy has approved to enact the new law, Andhra Pradesh Disha Act, Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2019 and Andhra Pradesh Special Court for Specified Offences against Women and Children Act- 2019.