Daily Current Affairs 25 November 2019: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 25 November 2019. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 25 November 2019. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 25 November 2019 Current affairs test.

National News

1. ‘Destination North East’ Festival

  • Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the ‘Destination North East’ Festival in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
  • To organise their handicrafts, handloom, organic products and cultural troupes.

2. Agro Vision-2019

  • The 11th edition of Agro Vision-2019 is inaugurated by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at Nagpur.
  • Nitin Jairam Gadkari is an Indian politician from Maharashtra who is the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India and Shipping Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the Government of India. Gadkari earlier served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party from 2010-13.

3. National Intelligence Grid

  • Ministry of Home Affairs has confirmed that National Intelligence Grid or NATGRID will come into operation by 2020.
  • National Intelligence Grid is the integrated intelligence grid connecting databases of core security agencies of the Government of India to collect comprehensive patterns of intelligence that can be readily accessed by intelligence agencies.

4. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana 2019

  • Jammu and Kashmir have achieved the highest road length in the country this year so far under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.
  • The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana is a nationwide plan in India to provide good all-weather road connectivity to unconnected villages.
  • Official website: pmgsy.nic.in || Launch year: 2000 || Sector: Rural development || Status: Active || Launched by (prime minister): Atal Bihari Vajpayee || Ministry: Ministry of Rural Development || Location: India

International News

1. World’s biggest Islamic Congregation

  • Bhopal TablighiIjtema which is termed as the World’s biggest Islamic Congregation, is an annual Islamic Ijtema (congregation) or AalmiIjtema held in Bhopal, India.
  • Madhya Pradesh: Governor: Lal Ji Tandon || Chief Minister: Kamal Nath.

2. Mr. Universe 2019

  • Chitahresh Natesan has become first Indian to win ‘Mr. Universe (Pro) 2019’ in 90kg category at the 11th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship(WBPF) in South Korea.
  • Chitahresh Natesan 33yr old former hockey player turned bodybuilder also known as the ‘Indian Monster’ by bodybuilding circles

3. International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

  • The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
  • Theme: ‘Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape’.

4. Ocean Dance Festival 2019

  • Ocean Dance Festival 2019 has started in Bangladesh which is the largest international dance festival of Bangladesh.
  • Theme: ‘Bridging the distance’.
  • Bangladesh Capital: Dhaka || Currency: Taka || Prime Minister: Sheikh Hasina.

Business News

1. Documentary ‘SHIKHAR SE PUKAR’

  • Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has released a short documentary film on Water Conservation named ‘SHIKHAR SE PUKAR’.
  • The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation is the apex body for formulation and administration of rules and regulations relating to the development and regulation of the water resources in India.

2. RythuMitra app

  • Telangana Government has launched RythuMitra app for farmers.
  • Farmers can get 18 services through the app.
  • Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan || Capital: Hyderabad || Chief minister: K. Chandrashekar Rao

3. World’s largest GPU-accelerated cloud-based supercomputer

  • NVIDIA has announced world’s largest GPU-accelerated cloud-based supercomputer ‘NDv2’ on Microsoft Azure.
  • Nvidia Corporation, more commonly referred to as Nvidia, is an American technology company incorporated in Delaware and based in Santa Clara, California. It designs graphics processing units for the gaming and professional markets, as well as system on a chip units for the mobile computing and automotive market.
  • CEO: Jensen Huang || Headquarters: Santa Clara, California, United States

4. K12 Education Transformation Framework

  • Microsoft has rolled out its K12 Education Transformation Framework in India.
  • It is launched at the second edition of the Microsoft Education Days in Gurgaon.
  • Microsoft: CEO: Satya Nadella || Founded: April 4, 1975 || Headquarters: Washington DC.

Sports News

1. Copa Libertadores

  • The CONMEBOL Libertadores, also known as the Copa Libertadores de América, is an annual international club football competition organized by CONMEBOL since 1960. It is the highest level of competition in South American club football.
  • Winner: Flamengo
  • Runner-up: River Plate
  • Most successful clubs so far: Independiente; (7 titles) || Qualifier for: Recopa Sudamericana; FIFA Club World Cup || Number of teams: 47 (from 10 associations) || Founded: 1960

2. Scottish Open title

  • Lakshya Sen of India has won the Scottish Open badminton men’s singles title.
  • He defeated Ygor Coelho of Brazil.
  • Capital of Scotland: Edinburgh || Currency: Pound sterling.

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