Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 25 November 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 25 November 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Manipur Sangai Festival being organised in Imphal from November 24 to 30
  • Lachit Divas celebrated in Assam on November 24 in memory general Lachit Borphukan (17th century) of Ahom kingdom
  • Centre extends ban on Assam-based National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) by another five years
  • Etawah Lion Safari inaugurated in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh
  • BJP leader Kailash Chandra Joshi, MP’s first non-Congress CM in 1977-78, dies in Bhopal at 90
  • Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) leader and former West Bengal minister Kshiti Goswami dies at 77
  • National Tribal Craft Mela – 2019 being held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from November 23 to 29

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • Media firm Amar Ujala acquires majority stake in Cygnus Medicare, which operates a chain of super specialty hospitals

International Current Affairs

  • Bolivia’s Congress passes law for new elections without former President Evo Morales

FIT INDIA SCHOOLS

  • PM launches the Fit India School grading system in schools across the country.
  • The grading will be in 3 categories — The Fit India Schools, which is the first level of ranking, Fit India School (3 star) and Fit India School (5 star).

Sports Current Affairs

  • Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge (men’s marathon) and USA’s Dalilah Muhammad (women’s 400 m hurdles) win World Athlete of the Year awards
  • India beat Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs in the Day and Night Pink ball Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata to win the 2-test series 2-0
  • Pakistan beat hosts Bangladesh by 77 runs in final at Mirpur to win ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup
  • ‘Finding the Gaps’, book written by Australian cricket umpire Simon Taufel, released

BADMINTON

  • Winners of Infosys Foundation-India International Challenge badminton organised in Mumbai:
  • Xiaodong Sheng (Canada): Men’s Singles
  • Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy (India): Men’s Doubles
  • Porntip Buranaprasertsuk (Thailand): Women’s Singles
  • Tan Pearly Koong Lee and Thinaah Muralitharan (Malaysia): Women’s Doubles
  • Hoo Pang Ron and Cheah Yee See (Malaysia): Mixed Doubles

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