Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 27 November 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 27 November 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis resigns; Uddhav Thackeray of ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’ (Congress, NCP & Shiv Sena) to become new CM
  • Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 passed by Parliament
  • Constitution Day celebrated on November 26, the day when India adopted its Constitution in 1949
  • Defence Ministry organising DEFCOM INDIA 2019 seminar on Nov 26-27 in Delhi on theme: “Communications: A Decisive Catalyst for Jointness”
  • DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy awarded honorary fellowship by the Royal Aeronautical Society of UK
  • Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Dhar dies at the age of 87
  • Parliament passes National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill; NIDs at Amaravati (AP), Bhopal (MP), Jorhat (Assam) and Kurukshetra (Haryana) declared as institutions of national importance
  • HRD Minister launches kartavya.ugc.ac.in portal on ‘Constitution Day’ for holding monthly essay competitions for students

LOKPAL LOGO & MOTTO

  • The Chairman of Lokpal, Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, launched the logo of Lokpal in New Delhi
  • Logo design of Prashant Mishra of Prayagraj (UP) was selected
  • The motto of Lokpal “मा गृधः कस्यस्विद्धनम् (Do not be greedy for anyone’s wealth) was also adopted.

PETROL PUMP NORMS

  • unveils norms for setting up petrol pumps
  • Non-oil companies can also set up petrol pumps
  • Any entity seeking authorisation for retail marketing only should have a minimum net worth of at least Rs 250 crore
  • Licensees required to set up a minimum of 100 outlets with at least 5% of them in remote areas
  • Licensee would also be required to “install facilities for marketing at least one new generation alternate fuels like CNG

MILK STATS

  • November 26, birth anniversary of Dr. Verghese Kurien (1921-2012), celebrated as National Milk Day
  • Data on milk production and availability in India announced by Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying Giriraj Singh
  • India is the largest milk producing country in the world
  • Milk production in India was 187.75 million tonnes in 2018-19
  • Per capita availability of milk was 394 grams in 2018-19

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • CSB Bank IPO subscribed 87 times on final day of bidding

International Current Affairs

  • Pakistan’s Supreme Court suspends Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s three-year term extension
  • Goar Vartanyan, Soviet spy who helped prevent a Nazi assassination of allied leaders in Tehran in 1943, dies at 93 in Moscow
  • Pre-dawn earthquake of 6.4 magnitude kills 16 in Albania
  • 13 French soldiers killed in helicopter collision during an operation against militants in Mali

Sports Current Affairs

  • Norway’s Magnus Carlsen wins Tata Steel Chess Rapid and Blitz title in Kolkata

ARCHERY

  • Indian archers won three bronze medals at the ongoing Asian Championship in Bangkok.
  • Atanu das won in men’s recurve individual event
  • Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai and Jayanta Talukdar won in men’s recurve team event
  • Deepika Kumari, Laishram Bombayla Devi and Ankita Bhakat won in women’s recurve team event

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