Current affairs 2nd December

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In today’s article you will read about :
1 . 19th Hornbill festival Inaugurated in Nagaland
2 .Croatia won the 2018 Davis Cup, beating France 3-1
3 . Abhinav Bindra Conferred With Shooting’s Highest Honour By ISSF
4 . LG appointed Brian Kwon as Mobile Business President
5 . Australia Become 1st Country To recognise ‘Orphanage Trafficking’ As Slavery

19th Hornbill festival Inaugurated in Nagaland :

Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 19th Hornbill Festival in Nagaland on 55th Nagaland Statehood Day. In 1963, Nagaland attains its statehood and was declared as the 16th state of the Indian Union, by Dr. Sarvapelli Radhakrishnana, the then President of India.

Croatia won the 2018 Davis Cup, beating France 3-1 :

Croatia defeated the defending champion France in the final of 2018 Davis Cup organized by BNP Paribas (Banque Nationale de Paris) for secure the title second time after 13 years. Marin Cilic of Croatia defeated France’s Lucas Pouille by 7-6, 6-3 and 6-3 in the final of Davis Cup and sealed the title for france.

Abhinav Bindra Conferred With Shooting’s Highest Honour By ISSF :

India’s Olympic and world champion shooter Abhinav Bindra has been conferred the sport’s highest honour for his outstanding services as the chairman of the International Shooting Sport Federation’s Athletes Committee. He was a member of the ISSF Athletes Committee from 2010 to 2014 and chairman from 2014 to 2018.

LG appointed Brian Kwon as Mobile Business President :

LG Electronics has announced that it has appointed Brian Kwon as the new president. He is replacing Hwang Jeong-hwan after one year. Brian Kwon is head of LG’s home entertainment business, from December 1. It comes after LG’s mobile business posted a loss of USD 410 million this year, including a USD 130.5 million net loss in the last quarter.

Australia Become 1st Country To Recognise ‘Orphanage Trafficking’ As Slavery :

Australia has become the first country in the world to recognise ‘orphanage trafficking’as a form of modern slavery. Children from smaller countries are recruited in orphanages in the West for the purpose of profit through foreign aid.According to the US State Department, “many orphanages use the children to raise funds by forcing them to perform shows for or interact and play with potential donors to encourage more donations”. As per estimates, 80% of children living in the world’s orphanages have at least one living parent.