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Football Legend Diego Maradona passes away
Current Affairs Headlines of 27th November, 2020

→ Air India has announced it will operate flights twice-weekly to the United States from January 11, 2021, from Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport.

→ All Fixed to Mobile calls will be dialled with prefix ‘0’ from 15th January 2021.

→ Auckland-based commercial lawyer and director of New Zealand Cricket (NZC) since 2012, Greg Barclay has been elected as the new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC), after the second round of voting.

→ In Karnataka, the Minister for Urban development, B A Basavaraj has launched the ‘service at the doorstep’ facility for the citizens.

→ India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) has launched a low-cost insurance scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)’ for its customers to bring large sections of the underserved and unserved population into the financial mainstream.

→ Kerala and West Bengal became the latest states to choose Rs 1.1 lakh crore option to meet the shortfall from GST implementation, and will get Rs 10,197 crore through special borrowing window.

→ Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has granted the annual recognition to Archery Association of India as a National Sports Federation (NSF).

→ One of the greatest footballers of all time, Diego Maradona passed away.

→ PM Modi chaired the PRAGATI meeting on 25 Nov 2020.

→ PM Narendra Modi has released a book on the life and ideals of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism and first of its ten gurus.

→ PM Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the 3rd Global Renewable Energy Investors Meet and Expo (RE-INVEST 2020) on 26 Nov 2020.

→ Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has launched the second edition of Fit India School Week program.

→ Super Specialty facilities and state-of-the-equipment have been inaugurated at Sri Balaji Medical College, Hospital and Research Institute in Tirupati

→ The 12th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks is being observed on 26 Nov 2020.

→ The Defence Research and Development (DRDO) Chairman G Satheesh Reddy has flagged off the first Production unit of Heavy Weight Torpedo (HWT), Varunastra.

→ The UP govt has imposed the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) in the state.

→ Union Food Processing Industries Minister Narendra Singh Tomar virtually inaugurated a mega food park at Phagwara in Kapurthala district of Punjab.

→ Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot has e-launched a ‘National Portal for Transgender Persons’ and e-inaugurated a ‘Garima Greh: A Shelter Home for Transgender Persons’ in Vadodara, Gujarat.

→ Union Ministver Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 16 highway projects in Uttar Pradesh on 26 Nov 2020.

→ Vice president of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), Maulana Kalbe Sadiq passed away.

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