Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 30 November 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 30 November 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • PM Modi announces financial assistance of USD 450 million to Sri Lanka after talks with newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in New Delhi
  • Malayalam poet Akkitham wins 55th Jnanpith Award; had won Padma Shri and Sahitya Akademi Award earlier
  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds talks with his Mozambique counterpart Atanasio Salvador M’Tumukeis in New Delhi

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • India’s Q2 GDP growth dips to over 6-year low of 4.5%
  • India’s fiscal deficit hit 102.4% of 2019-20 Budget Estimate at Rs 7.2 lakh crore at the end of October
  • Foreign exchange reserves touch a new high of USD 448.6 billion in the week to November 22
  • RBI sends troubled mortgage lender Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) for bankruptcy proceedings, making it the first financial services player to go NCLT for a possible debt resolution
  • Former RBI deputy governor H R Khan appointed first chairman of the panel on the Code for Responsible Lending (CRL) in micro-credit
  • Govt extends mandatory FASTag roll-out date for toll payments on National highways to Dec 15; free FASTags till Dec 15
  • Zurich Airport International AG wins contract to develop the Jewar airport on the outskirts of Delhi
  • UK India Business Council (UKIBC) sets up Aerospace and Defence Industry Group
  • Centre to make hallmarking compulsory for gold jewellery from January 15, 2020: Union Minister for Consumer Affairs Ram Vilas Paswan

International Current Affairs

  • Indo-Nepal joint military Exercise SURYA KIRAN – XIV to be held in Nepal from December 3 to 16
  • India to set up 12 hi-tech parks in Bangladesh at a cost of $193 million: High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Riva Ganguly Das
  • Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone (1982-87) dies at 101
  • International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People observed on November 29

Sports Current Affairs

  • India take 2-0 lead against Pakistan in Davis Cup tie at Nur-Sultan; Ramkumar Ramanathan and Sumit Nagal win singles matches


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