Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 28 November 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 28 November 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • ISRO launches PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 nanosatellites from Sriharikota (AP)
  • Lok Sabha passes bill to merge Union Territories of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli
  • Former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar (1998-2001) dies at the age of 79
  • Lok Sabha passes Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill, 2019
  • Union Cabinet approves MoUs with Saudi Arabia to combat smuggling of narcotic drugs
  • NDTV wins International Press Institute India award for excellence in journalism
  • 4-day long MoEFCC and CMS Vatavaran-2019 Short Film Competition and Festival on Environment begins in New Delhi
  • MoEFCC: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, CMS: Centre for Media Studies
  • Satoshi Suzuki appointed as new Ambassador of Japan of India
  • 15th Higher Education Summit being organised by FICCI in New Delhi from November 27 to 29

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • Authorised capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) increased to Rs 10,000 crore from Rs 3,500 crore
  • Term of 15th Finance Commission extended by one-year to October 30, 2020
  • Finance Commission is to decide on division of tax and other resources between the centre and the states
  • Union Cabinet approves signing of a double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) with Chile
  • Centre approves construction of 331,000 more houses Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), taking the total number to 9.6 million
  • Tata Motors rolls out hatchback Altroz

International Current Affairs

  • At 276, China has highest number of diplomatic missions in the world: Sydney-based Lowy Institute
  • Pakistan: Rules amended to facilitate “extension in tenure” of Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa
  • Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan appointed Governor of the country’s Tamil-dominated Northern Province
  • National University of Singapore is No: 1 in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Asia Rankings 2020
  • Pro-democracy candidates win 389 out of 452 seats in District Council elections in Hong Kong

Sports Current Affairs

  • Asian Archery Championships in Bangkok: Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam win India’s only gold in compound mixed pair event

GOLDEN TARGET AWARD

  • Three India shooters selected for the Golden Target award by International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) for finishing the season as the World No.1.
  • They are Elavenil Valarivan in Women’s 10m Air Rifle, Divyansh Singh Panwar in Men’s 10m Air Rifle men and Saurabh Chaudhary in Men’s 10m Air Pistol

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