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December 2021 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of December 2021 related to politics, sports, culture, science, awards, person in news, etc. Monthly edition of our current affairs carries important news and events happening in India and around the world. These current affairs are important for competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, Banking, CDS, NDA, LIC, PSC, MAT, CAT, Railways, etc.

Latest current affairs for the month of December 2021 are given below. Hope you like it.


Who became the 24th Director General (DG) of the Indian Coast Guard? VS Pathania
Name the Bollywood actress who has been named PETA India Person of the Year 2021? Alia Bhatt
Name the Indian cricketer who has announced retirement from all forms of cricket? Harbhajan Singh
Who became the fastest Indian on December 28, 2021 to reach 100 dismissals in Test cricket, breaking former skipper and wicketkeeper MS Dhoni's record? Rishabh Pant
Which State has topped the NITI Aayog Health Index 2021 among the larger states? Kerala
Which State has been ranked at the top of the NITI Aayog Health Index 2021 among the smaller states? Mizoram
Which Union Territory has been ranked at the top of the NITI Aayog Health Index 2021? Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu
Which State has topped the Good Governance Index 2021? Gujarat
Which Union Territory has topped the Good Governance Index 2021? Delhi
Who has been appointed as Deputy National Security Adviser of India? Vikram Misri
On which day National Consumer Rights Day is observed? 24 December
Which station has been renamed by Uttar Pradesh Government as Veerangana Laxmibai Railway Station? Jhansi
Who has become the second Indian-born woman after Kalpana Chawla to fly to space in July 2021? Sirisha Bandla
Who won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2021 in the English language category for the work - Things to Leave Behind? Namita Gokhale
Who won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2021 in the Hindi language category for the work - Samrat Ashok? Daya Prakash Sinha
The Union Government has decided to extend Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in which State? Nagaland
On which day India observes National Mathematics Day every year to celebrate the life and work of Srinivasa Ramanujan, a great Indian mathematician? 22 December
Who has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to China? Pradeep Kumar Rawat
Who became the first Indian male shuttler to win silver at the BWF World Championships on December 19, 2021? Kidambi Srikanth
Which country has honoured Prime Minister Modi with the country's highest civilian award- Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo? Bhutan
In which State, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Ganga Expressway project? Uttar Pradesh
On which day Vijay Diwas is observed annually in India to commemorate the victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war that led to the formation of Bangladesh? 16 December
Uttarakhand Government appointed which cricketer as state brand ambassador on December 19, 2021? Rishabh Pant
The Parliament on December 14, 2021 passed the Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill 2021 to extend the term of Enforcement Directorate (ED) Director to a maximum of ___ years. 5 years
Which festival of West Bengal has been included in UNESCO's list of 'Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity'? Durga Puja
On which day Goa Liberation Day is observed every year to mark the success of Operation Vijay of the Indian armed forces that led to the liberation of the state from Portuguese rule? 19 December
In which city, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kashi Vishwanath corridor? Varanasi
Name the Indian Army Chief General who has been appointed as the Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee? MM Naravane
On which day Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's death anniversary was observed? 15 December
The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal to raise the legal marriage age of women from 18 to how many years? 21 years
What is the name of contemporary messaging application that was launched by Indian Army recently? ASIGMA
Name the indigenously developed surface-to-surface missile which was successfully tested recently by DRDO? It has the ability to change its path mid-air and defeat interceptor missiles. Pralay
India’s first green hydrogen-based microgrid project is being undertaken in which State? Andhra Pradesh
Which institute has developed Bhu Parikshak device to detect soil health in 90 seconds? IIT Kanpur
In which State, the first S-400 air defence missile system received from Russia have been deployed? Punjab
Name the Indian Mathematician who has been awarded 2021 DST-ICTP-IMU Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from developing countries? She has become the fourth Indian mathematician and third woman to win the coveted award. Neena Gupta
Name the veteran Indian journalist who died after a prolonged illness following a Covid infection? He worked in Doordarshan and NDTV India, and was also awarded Padma Shri for Journalism in 2008 by the Government of India. Vinod Dua
Name the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh who passed away on December 4, 2021? K. Rosaiah
Name the Chief of Defence Staff who along with his wife and 11 others died after the Mi-17V5 helicopter crashed in the southern state of Tamil Nadu on December 8, 2021? General Bipin Rawat
Name the legendary Indian long jumper who has been bestowed with the Woman of the Year award by World Athletics for grooming talent in India? Anju Bobby George
With which company, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship signed an MOU to train 6000 individuals for 3 years in the Fintech Industry? Paytm


Which is the first antiviral pill that has so far shown success in treating COVID-19? Molnupiravir
Name the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and South Africa's anti-apartheid hero who passed away on December 26, 2021? Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Which country has decided to close all of its nuclear power plants by 2025? Belgium
Name the former South African captain who announced his retirement from Test cricket on December 30, 2021? Quinton de Kock
Which country has become the newest member of the BRICS New Development Bank? Egypt
Name the New Zealand cricketer who announced his retirement from international cricket on December 30, 2021? Ross Taylor
Name the Australian cricketer who has become the new world no.1 batsman in ICC Men's Test Batsmen Rankings 2021? Marnus Labuschagne
Which country has banned its citizens from laughing, drinking and shopping for 11-days to observe Kim Jong Il's death anniversary? North Korea
On which day, International Tea Day 2021 was observed? 15 December
Who has been appointed as the new Global CEO of Chanel, a French luxury fashion house? Leena Nair
Who has been crowned Miss Universe 2021 at the 70th Miss Universe Pageant held in Eilat, Israel on December 13, 2021? Harnaaz Sandhu (India)
Who won the Formula One World Championship 2021? Max Verstappen
Which city has become the first in the world to go 100 percent paperless? Dubai
On which day, United Nations Human Rights Day was observed? 10 December
Name the NASA spacecraft which has flown through the Sun's upper atmosphere for the first time in history – the corona? Parker Solar Probe
Which city will host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games from February 4-20, 2022? Beijing (China)
Name the Social Democratic Party member who sworn-in as the new Chancellor of Germany? Olaf Scholz
On which day, World Soil Day was observed? 5 December
Which word was chosen by Merriam Webster as the Word of the Year for 2021? Vaccine
On which day, World AIDS Day was observed? 1 December