*DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 4 DECEMBER 2020*
1. International Day of Banks : 4 December
Indian Navy Day : 4 December
2. Rajinikanth to launch political party ahead of 2021 Tamil Nadu elections
3. A teacher from a small hamlet in the Western state of Maharashtra is the latest to win the coveted $1 million Global Teacher Prize.
Ranjitsinh Disale, who transformed the life chances of young girls at the Zilla Parishad Primary School – Paritewadi, Solapur, Maharashtra, was named the winner of the Global Teacher Prize .
4. John Abraham named Person of the Year for 2020 by PETA
He had sent a letter urging an e-retailer to stop trading in live animals. He is also pushing for a ban on use of animals in circuses
5. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 750th career goal during Juventus` 3-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League game.
6. Referee “Stephanie Frappart” becomes first woman to officiate men’s Champions League match
7. The National Defence Academy (NDA) has instituted a new award for motivating cadets which has been named after Lt Ummer Fayaz who was kidnapped and killed by terrorists in 2017 in the Kashmir valley.
8. India records largest reductions in malaria cases in South-East Asia, says WHO
- 9. Nongpok Sekmai police station in Manipur’s Thoubal district has been selected as the best police station in the country, fresh rankings for 2020 announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).