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International Universal Health Coverage Day: 12 December

International Universal Health Coverage Day
  • International Universal Health Coverage Day is a United Nations’ recognized international day commemorated annually on December 12 to spread awareness of the need for strong and resilient health systems and universal health coverage with multi-stakeholder partners.
  • The theme of International Universal Health Coverage Day 2020 is ‘Health For All: PROTECT EVERYONE’. The theme indicates that to end this crisis (COVID-19) and build a safer and healthier future, we must invest in health systems that protect us all—now.

Sri Lanka to host Asia Cup in 2021

Asia Cup in 2021
  • Sri Lanka will host the Asia Cup in June 2021 while Pakistan has gained the rights to host the tournament in 2022.
  • As per the original schedule, the tournament was supposed to be hosted by Pakistan in 2020, however, it got delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

15th G20 Summit conducted under the chairmanship of Saudi Arabia

  • The 15th G20 Summit was conducted under the chairmanship of Saudi Arabia. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia chaired the Summit through video-conferencing, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The two-day Summit was held under the theme “Realising the Opportunities of the 21st Century for All”.

Sonu Sood’s autobiography to be named ‘I Am No Messiah’

I Am No Messiah
  • An actor, producer and humanitarian, Sonu Sood is set to write his autobiography named “I Am No Messiah”.
  • The book will be written along with Meena Iyer. The book will account for the experience of Sonu Sood during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Finance Minister declares ‘Aatmanirbhar’ Package 3.0

Nirmala Sitharaman
  • The Finance Minister of India, Smt Nirmala Sitaraman has declared the ‘Aatmanirbhar’ Package 3.0.
  • Addressing a press conference to declare more stimulus measures to promote growth. According to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman, PMI rose to 58.9 in October 2020 showing a strong comeback of the economy from the COVID-19 crisis.