Top News Headlines by GKToday – 9 July 2019

NATIONAL

  • External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar holds talks with his UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed in New Delhi
  • Army asks its personnel not to join any WhatsApp group where the identity of individuals is not known
  • Operation Milap of Delhi Police: 333 missing children reunited with their families outside Delhi since January
  • 29 killed after Lucknow-Delhi bus falls from bridge on Yamuna Expressway in Agra, UP
  • DRDO carries out three tests of anti-tank missile Nag in one day in Pokhran
  • Union Minister N. S. Tomar launches Coffee Table Book commemorating 50 years of partnership with UNWFP towards food and nutrition security in India
  • Karnataka: Ministers of both Congress and JD(S) resign

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

  • BSE Sensex: 38,720.57 (–792.82), NSE Nifty: 1,558.60 (–252.55)
  • ‘Kaushal Yuva Samwaad’ launched by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to hear ideas of youth
  • to hear their ideas and recommendations
  • Parliament passed amendment bill which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for opening bank accounts and getting mobile phone connections
  • Parliament adopts resolution levying 200% duty on all goods imported from Pakistan

INTERNATIONAL

  • Greece: Kyriakos Mitsotakis sworn-in as new PM after his New Democracy party won parliamentary elections
  • ‘Gully Boy’ wins NETPAC Award for Best Asian Film at Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea
  • Italy’s Prosecco Hills added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list

SPORTS

  • India’s Hima Das wins gold in women’s 200m at Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland
  • Canada Open Super 100 badminton tournament: India’s Parupalli Kashyap loses in men’s singles final to China’s Li Shi Feng 22-20, 14-21, 17-21
  • Hosts Brazil beat Peru 3-1 in final to win 2019 Copa America football tournament at the Maracana Stadium in Rio De Janeiro
  • India loses to Tajikistan 4-2 in the opening game of the Intercontinental Cup football at EKA Arena in Ahmedabad

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