Top 5 Current Affairs: 25 November 2019
SC reserves order on NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena petition for Tuesday at 10.30 am
The Supreme Court is expected to deliver its judgment on the Maharashtra floor test tomorrow at 10.30. The top court had heard all the arguments and reserved its order on the petition filed by Shiv Sena-NCP and Congress combined. While the three parties requested an immediate floor test, the BJP has demanded for more time.
Greta Thunberg wins International Children’s Peace Prize
Greta Thunberg has won the International Children's Peace Prize 2019 for her fight towards environmental protection. Thunberg had initiated ‘Fridays for Future’ campaign against climate change along with the school children across the world.
India's Lakshya Sen wins Scottish Open title
Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen has become the fourth Indian to win the Scottish Open title. Before him, only Pullela Gopichand, Anand Pawar and Arvind Bhatt have won the title. This is Sen’s fourth title since September 2019.
Indian Railways to launch automatic train protection system
The Indian railways is planning to launch an automatic train protection system across its 68,000 km route to make railways safer and more secure. This would do away with other manual signals and reduce the chances of mistakes at the hands of the drivers.
UP launches immunisation campaign against Filaria
The UP government has launched an intensive campaign to eradicate Filaria from the state. The Filaria disease is caused due to biting by infected mosquitoes. It is spread through mostly female mosquitos. The central government has made the goal of eradicating Filaria from India by 2021.