Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 14 November 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 14 November 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Office of Chief Justice of India is public authority, falls under Right to Information Act, says Supreme Court
  • SC upholds disqualification of 17 rebel Cong-JD(S) MLAs in Karnataka by the Speaker on July 23 but allows them to fight bypolls
  • LCA Tejas’ naval variant makes successful night-time arrested landing at SBTF (Shore Based Test Facility) in Goa
  • Justice Muhammad Raffiq takes charge as Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court
  • Ajay Kumar Mittal who is now the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court
  • India gets USD 43 million from Green Climate Fund to boost climate resilience in 3 coastal states of AP, Maharashtra and Odisha
  • Rs 2 lakh fine, imprisonment for those found guilty of hoarding sand in Andhra Pradesh

IITF

  • 39th India International Trade Fair (IITF) being held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi from November 14 to 27
  • Theme: ‘Ease of Doing Business’
  • This year the status of ‘Partner Country’ has been accorded to Afghanistan
  • South Korea will be the Focus Country
  • Bihar and Jharkhand will be the focus states.

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • Retail price-based consumer inflation spikes to 16-month high of 4.62% in October
  • BHIM UPI goes global; QR code-based payments demonstrated at Singapore FinTech Festival
  • India’s Ravi Prakash wins USD 25,000 BRICS-Young Innovator Prize for inventing an affordable indigenous milk chilling unit
  • Godrej Locks to observe 3rd Home Safety Day on November 15

International Current Affairs

  • BRICS Summit being held in Brasilia on November 13-14; theme: ‘BRICS: Economic Growth for an Innovative Future’
  • New Zealand’s Parliament votes in favour of a bill to legalize euthanasia; referendum to be held in 2020 for it to go into effect
  • Reliance Foundation Chairperson Nita Ambani elected to the board of Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York
  • India pledges USD 5 million in 2020 to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
  • Hollywood veteran Robert De wins Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Life Achievement Award

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