Top News Headlines by GKToday – 11 July 2019

NATIONAL

  • Goa: 10 out of 15 Congress MLAs join BJP; BJP’s strength in 40 seat Assembly rises to 27
  • Pro-Khalistan group The Sikhs for Justice banned by the govt.

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

  • BSE Sensex 38,557 (–174), NSE Nifty: 11,498 (–57)
  • PAN not linked to Aadhaar card will become invalid from September
  • Lok Sabha passes New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (NDIAC) Bill, 2019
  • CCEA approves 3rd phase of PMGSY (Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana)
  • 2nd India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue (IRSED) held in New Delhi
  • Army places order for procuring anti-tank Spike missiles from Israel
  • India’s current total installed nuclear power capacity is 6780 MW: Govt.
  • Kerala Govt. to set up a Non-Resident Keralites Investment company with 74% stake to be held by expats
  • TCS iON partners AICTE to equip students with career skills
  • New Delhi’s Connaught Place (CP) is the ninth most expensive office location in the world with an annual rent of nearly $144 per sq ft: property consultant CBRE
  • International Tractors Ltd launches Solis and Yanmar range of tractors

INTERNATIONAL

  • Sir Kim Darroch, Britain’s ambassador to the US, resigns

SPORTS

  • India (221/10 in 49.3) lost to NZ (239/8 in 50) by 18 runs in ICC World Cup semifinal at Old Trafford, Manchester
  • Indian athlete Dutee Chand wins gold medal in women’s 100 m (11.32 seconds) in the World Universiade in Napoli, Italy

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