Read 5 most important current affairs for 9 December 2021. Current affairs are a crucial part of the syllabus in any competitive exam.
Sunil Arora: Former Election Commissioner invited to join global democracy body
Sunil Arora was the 23rd CEC from December 2018 to April 2021. A 1980 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Arora earlier headed various key departments in the Central government and the Rajasthan government.
NASA appointed Indian origin doctor as an astronaut
Indian-origin physician Anil Menon is among the ten people chosen by NASA as astronauts for the organization’s upcoming missions. Menon is also a lieutenant colonel with the US Air Force.
Assamese poet Nilmani Phookan won the 56th Jnanpith Award 2021
Nilmani Phjookan is the third Assamese writer to win the coveted literary award. The poet is well-known for his works Kobita, Surya Henu Nami Ahe Ei Nodiyedi, and Gulapi Jamur Lagna.
Hindustan Unilever chairman Sanjiv Mehta to take over as FICCI president
Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director of HUL will be appointed as the president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) President. Forbes rated HUL as the most innovative company in India and the 8th most innovative company in the world.
Over four lakh income tax returns filed daily as deadline nears
As the income tax return filing deadline is getting near, the e-filing website of the Income Tax department is seeing over 4 lakh returns being filed every day, and the number is increasing every passing day.
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