Top News Headlines by GKToday – 10 July 2019

NATIONAL

  • SC directs States, UTs and high courts to apprise it on the status of vacancies of judicial officers as on June 30
  • Forest & Environment Ministry panel recommends ‘in-principle’ permission for exploration of Uranium in Amrabad Tiger Reserve in Telangana
  • A fortnightly bulletin of the National Museum of Indian Cinema, brought out by the Films Division, launched in Mumbai
  • India has adequate number of healthcare professionals: Indian Institute of Public Health
  • Plan Bee earns Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) the best innovation award in Indian Railways for the 2018-19 fiscal. Plan Bee is an amplifying system imitating the buzz of a swarm of honey bees to keep wild elephants away from railway tracks

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

  • BSE Sensex: 38,731 (+10), NSE Nifty: 11,556 (+3)
  • BCC (Bharat Chamber of Commerce) signs MoU with BRICS of Commerce and Industry to promote trade
  • India – ASEAN Troika Trade Ministers’ meeting held in New Delhi for informal consultation on RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership)
  • Arun Kumar appointed Director General in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)
  • Pravin Kumar Purwar appointed as CMD of BSNL
  • Ducati launches Multistrada 1260 Enduro priced at Rs 20 lakh

INTERNATIONAL

  • India hands over 250 pre-fabricated houses to Myanmar for displaced Rohingya returnees in Rakhine State
  • French govt. to impose a tax of up to €18 on plane tickets for all flights from airports in France from 2020 to fund less-polluting transportation projects
  • Former Argentine President Fernando de La Rua dies in Buenos Aires at the age of 81
  • Ross Perot, founder and former CEO of Electronic Data Systems and Perot Systems, dies in US at 89

SPORTS

  • All India Football Federation (AIFF) 2018-19 awards: Men’s footballer of the year: Sunil Chhetri, Women’s footballer of the year: Ashalata Devi
  • A. U. Celestine: Former India football goalkeeper  dies at the age of 73
  • India win 13 medals on the opening day of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship in Apia, Samoa
  • India’s Abhijeet Gupta (men’s) and Tania Sachdev (women’s) win Commonwealth chess championship in New Delhi July 7, 2019
  • India’s Muhammed Anas (men’s 200m, 21.18s) and M.P. Jabir (men’s 400m hurdles, 50.21s) win gold medals at Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland

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