Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 24 December 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 24 December 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • BJP’s Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das hands over his resignation to Governor Draupadi Murmu in Ranchi after party’s defeat in Assembly polls
  • Jharkhand Assembly election results (78/81): AJSU Party: 2, BJP: 24, CPI-ML: 1, Independent: 1, Congress: 16, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha: 29, Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik): 3, NCP: 1, RJD: 1
  • Indian Ambassador to US Harsh Vardhan Shringla appointed next Foreign Secretary
  • QRSAM (Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile) system developed by DRDO successfully flight-tested from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the Odisha coast
  • Bachan Singh, Delhi’s oldest voter who voted in 2019 Lok Sabha election, dies at 111
  • Minister of State for Home, Nityanand Rai inaugurates a State-of-the-Art DNA Analysis Centre at Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL), Chandigarh
  • Home Minister Amit Shah delivers the 32nd Intelligence Bureau (IB) Centenary Endowment Lecture in New Delhi
  • NASVI and FSSAI to jointly organise national street food festival in Delhi on December 25-29
  • NASVI: National Association of Street Vendors of India; FSSAI: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • RBI caps lender’s exposure on a peer-to-peer lending (P2P) platform to all borrowers at Rs 50 lakh
  • SEBI signs pact with Kazakhstan’s Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) for mutual co-operation
  • Hiranandani Group MD Niranjan Hiranandani takes over as new President of Assocham
  • Ampere Vehicles launches electric scooter Reo Elite priced at Rs 45,099

International Current Affairs

  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar meets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin opens 19-km long railway bridge connecting Russia to Crimea

Sports Current Affairs

  • Lazio beats Juventus 3-1 in Riyadh to win Italian Super Cup football tournament

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