Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 6 November 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 6 November 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • India-US defence exercise ‘Tiger Triumph’ to be held off Visakhapatnam and Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh from November 13 to 21
  • Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) delivers Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) ICGS Annie Besant to the Indian Coast Guard in Kolkata
  • Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik inaugurates DRDO’s Igniter Complex at High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) in Pune
  • Centre reconstitutes Nehru Memorial Museum and Library; PM is President and Defence Minister is Vice-President
  • Bihar: Use of government vehicles more than 15 years old banned
  • IIT, Madras launches country’s first indigenously designed standing wheelchair named ‘Arise’
  • National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Jal Shakti Ministry, organise ‘Ganga Utsav’ in New Delhi

TATA LITERATURE AWARDS

  • Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest will be held from November 14-17.
  • Marathi and English writer Shanta Gokhale wins Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement award 2019
  • Malayalam poet K. Satchidanandan wins Poet Laureate award

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • BSE Sensex: 40,248.23 (–53.73), NSE Nifty: 11,917.20 (–24.10)
  • RBI imposes penalty of Rs 5 crore on The Mehsana Urban Co-operative Bank, Gujarat for violating loan giving norms
  • RBI hikes cash withdrawal from the scam-hit Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank to Rs 50,000 per account
  • India’s sugar output in 2019-20 to be 21.6 million tonnes, 21.5% lower than previous year: Indian Sugar Mills Association
  • International Import Expo (CIIE) in Beijing: India among 15 nations given designation of ‘Guest Countries of Honour’
  • Flipkart launches ‘MarQ TurboStream’ streaming stick, price starts Rs 3,499

International Current Affairs

  • US notifies UN of its withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement from November 4, 2020
  • NASA’s Voyager 2 becomes second spacecraft after Voyager 1 in 2012 to reach interstellar space
  • World Tsunami Awareness Day observed on November 5
  • India provides Rs. 38 crores for setting up Nepal-Bharat Maitri Polytechnic at Heated town
  • Busts of Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela unveiled at Tolstoy Farm in South Africa by Mahatma Gandhi Remembrance Organisation
  • India contributes USD 1 million for World Food Programme’s humanitarian activities in North Korea
  • Fujifilm buying Xerox’s stake in Fuji Xerox making it a wholly owned subsidiary

Sports Current Affairs

ASIAN SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN DOHA

  • 14th Asian Shooting Championship is being held in Doha.
  • Deepak Kumar: Bronze in men’s 10m air rifle
  • Manu Bhaker: Gold in women’s 10m air pistol
  • Manu Bhaker, Yashaswini Singh Deswal & Annu Raj Singh: Bronze in women’s 10m air pistol team event
  • Elavenil Valarivan, Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela: Silver in women’s 10m air rifle team event

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