Current Affairs – September 8, 2020 [Today’s News Headlines]

Here are top Current Affairs of September 8, 2020


  • At 96.2%, Kerala tops literacy rate chart; AP worst performer at 66.4%:  National Statistical Office (NSO) survey
  • DRDO successfully flight tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle
  • Centre launches 24X7 toll free mental health rehabilitation helpline ‘KIRAN’ (1800-599-0019)
  • Indian Civil & Administrative Services (Central) Association renamed as IAS Association.
  • World Bank to provide $82 million loan for implementation of Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation Project
  • Ganga to be safe for bathing in 97 towns in 2 years: Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, NMCG (National Mission for Clean Ganga) Director General
  • Kerala CM P. Vijayan inaugurates final stretch of Phase-I construction of Kochi Metro; network length now 28.61 km
  • RBI constituted KV Kamath committee names 26 sectors for loan restructuring
  • Vodafone Idea rebrands as ‘Vi’; Vodafone India and Idea Cellular had merged 3 years ago


  • UNICEF to lead global procurement and supply of coronavirus vaccines when they are available
  • First International Day of Clean Air for blue skies celebrated on September 7


  • Men’s World No: 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting line judge with ball during a 4th round match



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