Top News Headlines by GKToday – 8 July 2019

NATIONAL

  • BSF launches exercise code named ‘Sudarshan’ to fortify anti-infiltration grid along Pak border in Punjab, Jammu
  • Vice President releases book titled ‘Vivekadeepini’, a concise book of aphorisms initially written by Adi Shankaracharya

INTERNATIONAL

  • Australian Aboriginal site Budj Bim Cultural Landscape included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List
  • Sri Lanka: First model village built with Indian assistance inaugurated at Ranidugama in Gampaha
  • Iran has announced it will break a limit set on uranium enrichment, in breach of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal

SPORTS

  • S. beat Netherlands in final 2-0 to win FIFA Women’s World Cup title at Lyon, France
  • Grand Prix of Spain Women’s Wrestling in Madrid: Vinesh Phogat (53kg): gold, Divya Kakran (68kg): gold, Pooja Dhanda (57kg): Silver, Seema (50kg), Manju Kumari (59kg): Silver and Kiran (76kg): Silver
  • England’s Ian Gould retires after having umpired in 74 Tests and 140 ODIs

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