Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 November 2019
Haryana has decided to set up a new department of Foreign Cooperation to promote investment in the state.
Haryana has decided to set up a new department of Foreign Cooperation to promote investment in the state and promote the welfare of the local citizens in the state as well as the NRIs. The department will work alongside the Union Ministry of External Affairs to promote the state’s culture and skill development.
The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2019 has been awarded to renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough. David Attenborough has been honoured with the award for his tireless efforts to highlight the need to protect and preserve the nature.
ISRO will be launching Cartosat-3 and 13 nano satellites from the US on November 25. Cartosat-3 is a high resolution imaging satellite, which will boost the country’s border security by stationing “more eyes in the sky”.
New Zealand has introduced stricter foreign investment rules to block investments in strategic assets that are against the national interest. Now all foreign investors will be required to convince the government that it would not hamper the security and democracy of the nation.
The International Men's Day is observed annually on November 19. The 2019 theme of the day is “"Making a Difference for Men and Boys." The theme aims to give importance to men and boys and focus on improving the health of men and boys across the world.