Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: December 9, 2023

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for December 9, 2023


  • Trinamool Congress member Mahua Moitra was expelled from the Lok Sabha over cash-for-query allegations.
  • The 28th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) kicks off in Kerala.
  • Five weather systems in the Bay of Bengal had paths similar to the recent Cyclone Michaung since 1971.
  • Karnataka government will consider a proposal to carry out cloud seeding in the State in the wake of forecast of cloudy weather conditions.
  • Telangana government has issued guidelines for the implementation of Maha Lakshmi scheme, aimed at providing free travel to women in TSRTC buses.
  • Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) leader Lalduhoma was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Mizoram.
  • Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) on a plea by the Delhi government to release funds for its Farishtey Dilli Ke scheme.


  • Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to keep key interest rates unchanged, raised its GDP growth projection for 2023-24 to 7%, and retained its average inflation forecast at 5.4%.
  • The Centre has imposed a ban on the export of onions till March 31, 2024 to curb the surging local prices of the product.
  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) enhanced the UPI payment limits for healthcare and education to ₹5 lakh from ₹1 lakh.


  • Bhutanese author Tshering Tashi was conferred the Premchand Fellowship of the Sahitya Akademi.
  • New climate draft at the UN’s climate summit seeks tripling of renewable energy capacity.
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a pair of gene therapies for sickle cell disease.


  • The Formula 4 street racing planned in Chennai on December 9 and 10 was indefinitely postponed.
  • Badminton: India’s Malvika Bansod defeated Letshanaa Karupathevan of Malaysia 21-12, 21-16 in the women’s quarterfinals of the Guwahati Masters BWF Super 100 tournament.



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