Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 29 December 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 29 December 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Ladakhi New Year Losar celebrated on December 28
  • Maharashtra: Farmers whose crop loan and restructured loan exceeds Rs two lakh will be ineligible for the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Farmer Loan Waiver Scheme
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar unveils statue of former Union Minister Arun Jaitley in Patna on his birth anniversary
  • Former Doordarshan Director-General Shiv Sharma dies in Gurugram at 85
  • Composer Ilaiyaraja wins 2019 Harivarasanam award given by the government of Kerala
  • Marathi litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade and Hindi writer Gynanranjan win ‘Akashdeep Sanman’ awards given by Amar Ujala media group

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • Statistics ministry sets up 28 member Standing Committee on Statistics (SCES) chaired by former Chief Statistician Pronab Sen to improve quality of data

International Current Affairs

  • Pakistan rolls out first batch of its indigenous dual-seat fighter jets JF-17 manufactured in collaboration with China
  • UNGA approves resolution that will start the process of drafting a new international treaty to combat cybercrime
  • UNGA adopts USD 3.07-billion operating budget for 2020; USD 2.9 billion in 2019
  • UNGA approves resolution extending the investigation into the mysterious 1961 death of secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold
  • Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino wins Director of the Year Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

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