Current Affairs - December 8, 2013

Mr. Ahmet Uzumcu re-appointed as OPCW Director General

  • OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons 
  • Headquarter: The Hague, Netherlands 
  • Mr. Ahmet Uzumcu belongs to Turkey 

Brazil versus Croatia, opening match of 2014 FIFA World Cup

  • 12 th June’ 2014: Start day of FIFA World Cup 
  • First match will be played in Sao Paulo, Brazil 

USD 35 Million: FIFA World Cup winner’s prize from 2014

  • Winner’s amount increased by 17% from Spain’s in 2010. 
  • Second Team: USD 25 Million 
  • Third Team: USD 22 Million 
  • Each Team: USD 1.5 Million 
  • There are 32 teams in FIFA 2014 

31 st October from 2014 will be observed as World Cities Day

Maruti Suzuki India Pvt. Ltd. to pay Rs. 2.25 Lakh for selling defective car

  • New Delhi’s Consumer Forum directs Maruti Suzuki India Pvt. Ltd. to pay Rs. 2.25 Lakh for selling defective Wagon R 

Vote Counting will start in 4 major states

  • Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh 

Sahara India, floated its tender paper for the new contract regarding logo sponsorship of Indian Cricket Team

  • Sahara Chairman, Mr. Subrata Roy, earlier unhappy with BCCI’s decision on Sahara Pune Warriors was not interested in renewing its contract 

WTO’s Trade Agreement to add 1 Trillion USD to Global Economy

  • Finally WTO could get the consensus of Cuba (Capital: Havana) , Bolivia (Capital: La Paz), Nicaragua (Capital: Managua) and Venezuela (Capital: Caracas) to facilitate the agreement 
  • The deal is suppose to create 21 Million Jobs, out of which 18 Million in developing countries 

Venezuela’s Miss Alyz Henrich wins Miss Earth’ 2013

  • Miss Sobhita Dhulipala from India won 2 sub titles including Miss Eco Beauty and Miss Photogenic 

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