GKToday Archives: November, 2019

UNEP Emissions Gap Report 2019

Recently released United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Emissions Gap Report-2019 warns that the Earth’s average temperature may rise by 3.2 degrees Celsius by 2100. Moreover, despite all scientific warnings and political commitments emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) couldn’t decrease globally. ..


Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 1 December 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 1 December 2019 for all competitive examinations of India. National Current Affairs Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi govt. of Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance passes floor test in Maharashtra Assembly Two Army soldiers killed in ..

UKIBC sets up Aerospace and Defence Industry Group

The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) announced the establishment of Aerospace and Defence Industry Group to boost bilateral cooperation in the areas. The initiative demonstrates close ties between Indian and United Kingdom’s aerospace and defence industry as well as recognises ..


DHFL becomes 1st financial services firm to be taken to NCLT

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has referred Dewan Housing Finance Corp. Ltd (DHFL) to the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for insolvency proceedings, making it the first financial services player to go NCLT for a possible debt resolution. DHFL ..


Malayalam poet Akkitham wins 55th Jnanpith Award

Eminent Malayalam poet Akkitham has been chosen for 55th Jnanpith Award for the year 2019. The announcement in this regard was made by Jnanpith Selection Board chaired by novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray. About Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri Born ..

Pension Week to be celebrated from 30th Nov-6th Dec

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has decided to celebrate Pension Week from 30th November-6th December 2019 to drive enrolments and create awareness about the National Pension Scheme for Traders and Self-Employed Persons (NPS-Traders) and Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan ..