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What is the theme of International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2018?
International Volunteer Day (IVD) is observed every year on 5 December.
It is an international observance mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985.
The theme for IVD 2018 is 'Volunteers build Resilient Communities'.
IVD is a chance for individual volunteers, communities and organisations to promote
their contributions to development at the local, national and international levels.
Who has been appointed as new Finance Secretary of India?
Marathon world-record holder Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya and Colombian long jumper
Caterine Ibarguen won the 'IAAF Athletes of the Year' awards on 4 December 2018.
Kipchoge had set a new marathon world record in Berlin in September 2018.
Ibarguen had won the long and triple jumps at the Central American and Caribbean
Games, the IAAF Continental Cup, and at the IAAF Diamond League finals in 2018.
Who has been newly appointed as CEO of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)?
The government of India has included Gangotri and Yamunotri in Uttrarakhand,
Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh and Parasnath in Jharkhand under the 'Pilgrimage
Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive' (PRASAD) scheme.
'PRASAD' is a central scheme to develop pilgrimage and heritage destinations in the
PRASAD scheme was launched by the Ministry of Tourism.
Which ministry has released a booklet titled “A Handbook for Students on Cyber Safety” to aware teenagers about online Crimes and Threats?
India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed two agreements, including one
on currency swap on 4 December 2018.
Currency Swap is such a pact between two countries that allows trading in their own
currency and payments to import and export trade at pre-determined exchange rate.
The second agreement would enable both sides to undertake development projects
Admiral Sunil Lamba, chief of the Naval Staff, released a book titled ‘Blue Waters
It tells Indian Navy’s History from 2001-10.
It was unveiled on the occasion of the Indian Navy Day, celebrated every year on 04
The book is authored by Vice Admiral Anup Singh, who retired as the Flag Officer
Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command in 2011.