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Dear Great Ambitionists, here are today's (11th December 2016) Important Current Affairs updates. Happy Reading :)
Daily Current Affairs of 11th December 2016
International Current Affairs
- Today (11th December) is International Mountain Day.
- This day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2003.
- This year, the celebration of this Day aims to highlight Mountain Products. Mountain peoples, who are largely family farmers, base their livelihoods on highly diversified activities.
- 2016 Theme — "Mountain Cultures: Celebrating diversity and strengthening identity"
- 'Greenery' has been announced as the 'Color of The Year' for 2017 by Pantone Color Institute, a world renowned authority on colours.
- India has abstained from voting on a UN General Assembly resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire in Syria.
- India has abstained from voting on the resolution in line with its traditional approach that it doesn’t mix humanitarian issues with political issues.
- The resolution was adopted by a vote of 122 in favour, 13 against and 36 abstentions on Friday.