Top 5 Current Affairs: 15 November 2019
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day 2020 celebrations in India.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day 2020 celebrations in India. President Bolsonaro accepted the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, showing his agreement to broaden the strategic partnership between the two countries.
Trace Bribery Matrix has released the annual ranking of 200 countries, revealing that Bangladesh is the highest risk country in the context of bribery in South Asian region. India stood at 78th rank in the index of 200 countries. Gaganyaan is India’s first manned space mission, wherein, ISRO will be sending 3 Indians to space for 7 days on-board the spacecraft.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the 11th BRICS Summit in Brazil. PM Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and Chinese President Xi Jinping in capital Brasilia on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit 2019.
As per the Lancet Countdown Report 2019, if the world continues to act in the same way and the global warming does not, the children of today will be facing a 4 degree hotter weather on their 71st birthday, indicating that today’s children will be the most affected by this climate change.
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has selected 12 members for India's first manned space mission 'Gaganyaan'. These 12 people belong to the Indian Air Force IAF and 7 of them are undergoing training in Russia. The remaining 5 selected people will undergo the training after the first batch of 7 people completes the service.