Top News Headlines by GKToday – 28 July 2019

Here are the top current affairs and major news headlines of 28 July 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • 5th Dharma-Dhamma conference being held in Rajgir, Bihar: July 27-28
  • 1st batch of four Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack helicopters arrive at IAF’s Hindon airbase
  • Lt Gen Paramjit Singh to be the next Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) of the Indian Army
  • Foundation day function of the Ministry of Earth Sciences celebrated on July 27
  • New website of India Meteorological Department ‘www.mausam.imd.gov.in’ launched

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • GST council approves rate cut on Electric Vehicles (EVs) from 12% to 5% and on EV chargers from 18% to 5%
  • Samprada Singh, founder of pharma company Alkem Laboratories, dies at 94

International Current Affairs

  • US approves $125-mn military sales to support, monitor Pakistan’s F-16 jets
  • US Supreme Court allows Trump administration to use $2.5bn in Pentagon funds for construction of wall on Mexican border
  • Oscar-winning Mexican filmmaker Alejandra Gonzalez Iñárritu to get Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award at the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival (Aug 16-23)
  • Iran test fires Shahab-3 medium-range missile (1100 km)

Sports Current Affairs

Thailand Open Boxing
  • India win eight medals at Thailand Open International boxing tournament in Bangkok: 1 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze
  • Gold: Ashish (men’s 75 kg)
  • Silver: Nikhat Zareen (women’s 51kg), Deepak (men’s 49kg), Mohammed Hussamuddin (men’s 56kg), Brijesh Yadav (men’s 81kg)
  • Bronze: Manju Rani (women’s 48kg), Ashish (men’s 69kg), Bhagyabati Kachari (women’s 75kg)
  • MyTeam11 becomes title sponsor for India tour of Windies, starting August 3
  • Khelo India Youth Games will be held in Guwahati in January 2020

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