Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 13 November 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 13 November 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev celebrated as Prakash Parv; President attended event at Sultanpur Lodhi, Kapurthala, Punjab

PRESIDENT’S RULE IN MAHARASHTRA

  • President signs proclamation imposing President’s rule in Maharashtra under Article 356
  • The Assembly has been kept under suspended animation.
  • Union Cabinet had recommended President’s rule after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari submitted a report in this regard

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • Prakash Javadekar given charge of the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises after Arvind Sawant’s resignation
  • Haryana Govt. sets up Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to promote industries in the state
  • Amazon introduces ‘Project Zero’ in India to block counterfeit goods

HARYANA’s ‘Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojna (BBY)’ Scheme

  • Haryana govt. brings more crops under the ‘Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojna (BBY)’ Scheme
  • Under BBP, farmers get compensated for selling their crop at a price lower than that fixed by government

International Current Affairs

  • External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar represents at the second annual Paris Peace Forum held in France
  • Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal attends 9th BRICS trade ministers meet in Brasilia
  • Bolivia’s President Evo Morales resigns, takes political asylum in Mexico

Sports Current Affairs

  • Indian Oil Corporation win the All India Beighton Cup Hockey tournament in Kolkata
  • Sri Lanka becomes the first South Asian nation to criminalise offences related to match-fixing

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