Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 1 OCTOBER 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 1 October 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • DRDO testfires land-attack version of 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile off the coast of Odisha.
  • UNESCO and Doordarshan to telecast TV bilingual programme ‘Mahatma Lives’/’Bapu Zinda Hain’ on Oct 1-2
  • IIS (Information Service) Officer Kuldeep Singh Dhatwalia appointed Principal Spokesperson of the government
  • India records highest rainfall since 1994 this monsoon, says IMD as season officially ends
  • PM Modi awards winners of Singapore-India Hackathon 2019 in Chennai
  • Kerala tops NITI Aayog releases School Education Quality Index (SEQI) for 2016-17; Uttar Pradesh last
  • National Health Authority (NHA) organising ‘Arogya Manthan’ on Sept 30-Oct 1 to mark 1st anniversary of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana
  • Veteran Bollywood actor Viju Khote dies at the age of 77
  • EC cuts disqualification period of Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang from 6 years to 1 year, 1 month

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • BSE Sensex: 38,667.33 (–155.24), NSE Nifty: 11,474.45 (–37.95)
  • Eight core industries grow at 0.5% in August, the lowest growth rate in over three-and-half years
  • India’s external debt rises to US$ 557.4 billion end-June 2019
  • PSU NBCC bags Rs 400-crore contract to develop National Sports University at Imphal
  • Website of 11th edition of DefEXpo, to be held in Lucknow February 5 to 8, 2020, launched
  • Maruti launches mini SUV S-PRESSO priced at Rs 3.69 lakh

International Current Affairs

  • The International Translation Day celebrated on September 30
  • Typhoon ‘Mitag’ bearing down on northern Taiwan

Sports Current Affairs

  • India’s Sumit Nagal wins men’s singles title at Buenos Aires Challenger tennis tournament
  • Japan wins FIBA Women’s Asia Cup Division-A basketball tournament in Bengaluru


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