Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 2 December 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 2 December 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Armies of India and Sri Lanka begin Exercise Mitra Shakti-VII at Aundh Military Station, Pune
  • Maharashtra: Nana Patole of Congress elected Assembly Speaker; BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis named leader of opposition
  • Nagaland celebrates its 57th statehood day on December 1, 2019
  • 20th edition of Nagaland Hornbill Festival being organised at the Naga Heritage Village at Kisama from December 1 to 10

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • ICAS (Indian Civil Accounts Service) Officer Soma Roy Burman takes charge as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA)
  • Indian Ordnance Factories’ Service officer (IOFS) Hari Mohan takes charge as new Chairman of the Kolkata-headquartered Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)

International Current Affairs

  • World AIDS Day observed on December 1 with its theme as ‘Communities Make the Difference’
  • MoS, HRD Sanjay Dhotre inaugurates the India Pavilion at International Book fair in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • India becomes first country to make entire process for pilgrims going process digital: Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
  • Irving Burgie, songwriter of calypso hit ‘Day-O,’ dies at 95

Sports Current Affairs

  • 13th South Asian Games inaugurated in Kathmandu by Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari
  • Delhi’s Shamim Khan wins Kensville Open golf tournament in Ahmedabad

BADMINTON

  • 2019 Syed Modi International badminton tournament concluded at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium in Lucknow on December 1, 2019. Winners are:
  • Men’s Singles: Wang Tzu-wei of Chinese Taipei
  • Women’s Singles: Carolina Marín of Spain
  • Men’s Doubles: He Jiting & Tan Qiang of China
  • Women’s Doubles: Baek Ha-na & Jung Kyung-eun of South Korea
  • Mixed Doubles: Rodion Alimov & Alina Davletova of Russia

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