TNPSC Current Affairs Today in English Medium - Date: 21.12.2018

NITI Aayog to release SDG India Index - Baseline Report 2018
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, CEO Amitabh Kant and UN Resident Coordinator Yuri Afanasiev will release the Sustainable Development Goal, SDG India Index: Baseline Report 2018 in New Delhi on 21.122018. In exercise of these roles, NITI Aayog has developed the SDG India Index, a comprehensive Index to measure the progress of States and Union Territories, through a single measurable Index and the First Baseline Report for 2018, prepared with the support of Global Green Growth Institute and UN in India.

India, China hold high level meet on people-to-people ties
Representational Pic Putting people to people ties at the centre, the 1st meeting of India-China High-Level Mechanism is now being co-chaired by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi

PM Modi attends annual conference of DGPs, IGPs in Gujarat 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now attending the annual conference of DGPs and IGPs at Kevadia colony of Narmada district. The venue for the conference is a Tent city set up nearer to the statue of unity. The Prime Minister arrived in Gujarat today on a two-day visit to the state

India is Afghanistan's most reliable regional partner: US
NSD Logo The US has praised New Delhi's contributions to the peaceful development of the war-torn Afghanistan and said India is a most reliable regional partner of the war-torn country.

UN General Assembly adopts global framework on International migration
The UN General Assembly has adopted the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, the first-ever negotiated global framework on a common approach to international migration in all its dimensions.

WV Raman appointed India women's team coach
Former India opener, W. V. Raman has been appointed the new coach of the Indian women's cricket team

Virat Kohli retains top spot in ICC Test rankings
India skipper Virat Kohli maintains his top spot, while young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant and pacer Jasprit Bumrah attained their career-best positions in the latest ICC Test rankings. 

BWF Rankings: PV Sindhu jumps three spots
Olympic silver medalist PV Sindhu has climbed 3 spots to Number 3 in the latest world badminton rankings released on 20.12.2018. Saina Nehwal remains at the ninth position. Kidambi Srikanth is still eighth position.

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