Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 November 2019
The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019 has been passed by the Parliament.
NRC to cover all citizens of India: Home Minister Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced in the Rajya Sabha on November 20, 2019 that the process of NRC will now be carried out in the entire country. The Home Minister said that no citizen of India will be left out of the NRC list, irrespective of their religion.
Parliament passes Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019
The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019 has been passed by the Parliament. The bill comprises a provision to amend the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Act 1951. Under the bill’s provisions, the central government can remove the trustees before they complete their term.
India introduces new visa exemptions for foreigners seeking medical treatment
India will now allow foreign nationals to seek medical treatment in India up to 180 days without having a medical visa. The foreigners will now be able to get indoor treatment and get admitted to hospitals without converting their primary visa into medical visa.
Road Accidents in India: UP recorded the highest number of deaths, Tamil Nadu tops in number of accidents
As per the 'Road Accidents in India - 2018' report, the number of road accidents in India has increased by almost 0.46% in 2018. The death rate in India also increased to 2.37 during the period. The report also revealed that almost 15 percent of pedestrians lost their lives in road accidents.
Google Stadia: Price, launch countries, launch titles and all you need to know!
Google has launched Google Stadia, its new cloud-based gaming service. Google Stadia has been launched in 14 countries with 22 launch titles including Tomb Raider and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. The game can be accessed through google chrome from laptop, computer or tablets. The game is only available on Pixel phones.
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