Top 5 Current Affairs: 18 November 2019
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has decided to file a review petition against the Supreme Court’s landmark Ayodhya verdict.
The Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh was launched today by the WCD Minister Smriti Irani along with Microsoft c-founder Bill Gates. The Kosh aims to help tackle the challenge of malnutrition in India by encouraging the growth of nutritional crops.
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has decided to file a review petition against the Supreme Court’s landmark Ayodhya verdict on November 9, 2019. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board stated that under the Sharia law the mosque land cannot be given up just like that and a mosque cannot be built on any alternate land.
Veteran Indian boxer Sarita Devi has been elected unopposed as a member of the AIBA Athletes Commission. She was the sole nominee from the Asian region. She is now among the six boxers who were elected from five different continents to be the members of the AIBA Athletes Commission.
Sri Lanka has got a new president in form of Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The 70-year-old is considered as a ‘war hero’ by a majority of the Sinhalese Buddhists.
UNICEF has released a new booklet on nutritious food called ‘From Uttapam to Sprouted Dal Parantha’. The booklet data shows that 35 percent of the children under the age of five years are stunted, while 33 percent are underweight.