Current Affairs 21st November 2019
We are here with the Current Affairs 21st November 2019 comprising most important headlines of the morning related to national, international, business and sports news. Current affairs form a very important part of competitive exams like banking, insurance, SSC level exams etc.
- Home Minister Amit Shah announced that National Register of Citizens would be implemented across India and will be repeated in Assam.
- Fastags will become compulsory across India from December 1.
- Madhya Pradesh government is planning to launch rapid rail, faster than the Metro trains, in a bid to improve intra-state connectivity. MP Urban Development Minister Jaivardhan Singh told reporters the plan was to run rapid rail between Indore- Ujjain, Indore-Pithampur and Indore-Dewas. The detailed project is being developed in coordination with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
- Trump administration approves sale of $1B of Naval Guns to India. The proposed foreign military sale of up to 13 MK-45 5inch/62 caliber (MOD 4) naval guns and related equipment is at an estimated cost of $ 1.0210 billion
- India and Singapore on Wednesday exchanged a Letter of Intent that could pave the way for the city-state to conduct live firing of missiles like the Spyder air defence system
It is the first time that India will open Chandipur Integrated Test Range for any foreign country
- NASA confirms water vapour on Jupiter’s moon Europa.
Banking / Business / Science
- Telcos get Rs. 42000 crore lifeline as government defers spectrum payout by 2 years.
- Reserve Bank of India has superseded DHFL board, will initiate insolvency proceedings.
- Government has approved strategic stake sale in five PSU’s including BPCL and Shipping corporation of India, Power companies THDCIL, and NEEPCO and logistics firm Concor. The move will help government around 85000 crores in revenue.
- Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella tops fortune’s businessperson of the year 2019 list.
- The government will set up a unified regulator for International Financial Services Centres. Currently RBI is working as a regulator for IFSC