Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: November 19, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for November 19, 2023


  • The Tamil Nadu Assembly, in a Special Session, again passed 10 Bills for which Governor R.N. Ravi had earlier withheld assent.
  • Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bagged the SKOCH National Award – 2023 for its ₹1 crore accident relief Sarige Suraksha Insurance Scheme.
  • FSSAI launched the Food Safety Compliance System (FoSCoS) portal in multiple regional languages.
  • Tamil writer Perumal Murugan has won the coveted JCB Prize for Literature for his novel, Fire Bird, an English translation of his Tamil novel Aalandapatchi.
  • Uttar Pradesh government has banned labelling halal on eatables such as dairy products, sugar, bakery items, peppermint oil, savouries and edible oil.


  • Former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) S. Venkitaramanan (92), passed away.
  • Multilateral development banks’ reforms are incomplete without similar reforms at IMF: Niti Aayog’s Suman Bery.
  • India’s import of personal computers, including laptops and tablets, shot up in September by 42 per cent to USD 715 million.


  • Nicaragua’s Sheynnis Palacios has been crowned Miss Universe for the year 2023.
  • Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu requests India to withdraw military personnel.
  • U.S. President Joe Biden and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged to work together to tackle the fentanyl and migration crises.
  • SpaceX’s Starship makes progress as booster separated from the spaceship, but both exploded.


  • Football: Kylian Mbappé scored a hat trick as France defeated Gibraltar 14-0 at Euro 2024 Qualifiers.
  • Tennis ATP Finals 2023: Djokovic defeats Alcaraz to set up title match against Jannik Sinner.
  • Football Euro 2024 Qualifiers: Netherlands, Switzerland, Romania teams qualify.


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