Top GKToday’s News Headlines-10 March 2020

Here are Top GKToday’s News Headlines for 10 March, 2020

INDIA

  • Allahabad High Court orders immediate removal of the roadside posters in Lucknow with names and photos of those accused of vandalism during the anti-CAA protests
  • J&K: 2 labourers killed in an explosion at an Ammunition Depot of Army in Anantnag district
  • Punjab Govt. launches “Cova Punjab” mobile app to spread awareness on coronavirus precautions
  • Karnataka: Shaadi Bhagya Scheme launched by previous government scrapped; Muslim brides were given Rs. 50,000 for marriage expenses on submission of Aadhar and BPL cards
  • Lt Gen KJS Dhillon appointed as the Director-General of Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA)

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • BSE Sensex: 35,634.95 (–1,941.67), NSE Nifty 10,451.45 (–538); biggest ever single-day drop in absolute terms for both
  • PSU Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd (TCIS) signs with The Gambia for the latter’s participation in the eVBAB Network Project for tele-education and tele-medicine in Africa

WORLD

  • Ashraf Ghani sworn in as Afghanistan President for 2nd term; rival Abdullah-Abdullah holds a parallel inauguration

SPORTS

  • Poonam Yadav is the only Indian player to feature in the Women’s T20 World Cup team of the tournament: ICC
  • The Indian women’s tennis team comprising Ankita Raina, Rutuja Bhosale and Sania Mirza created history in the Fed cup tournament by progressing to the play-offs for the first time after defeating Indonesia 2-1 in Dubai

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