Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 10 OCTOBER 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 10 October 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • PM releases a commemorative stamp to honour Marshal of the Air Force late Arjan Singh
  • BJP national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha in by-election from UP
  • launches ‘The WHO India Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) 2019–2023: A Time of Transition’
  • CCS provides a strategic roadmap for WHO to work with the Government of India towards achieving its health sector goals
  • launches GEMINI device for ocean states forecast and mapping potential fishing zones
  • GEMINI: Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • BSE Sensex: 38,177.95 (+646), NSE Nifty: 11,313.30 (+187)
  • Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) launches Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme with IIM Bangalore to boost skill development at the district level
  • Motoroyale launches MV Agusta Dragster Series motorcycles with price starting at Rs 18.73 lakh

International Current Affairs

  • 3 researchers — John Goodenough of USA, UK’s Stanley Whittingham and Japan’s Akira Yoshino – win Nobel Chemistry Prize for development of lithium-ion batteries
  • India ranked 68th among 141 economies on 2019 Global Competitiveness Index by Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF), Index topped by Singapore
  • US imposes visa restrictions against Chinese govt. officials over human rights violations of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang
  • Defence minister Rajnath Singh holds Second India-France Ministerial level Annual Defence Dialogue in Paris with his French counterpart Florence Parly

Sports Current Affairs

  • Indian sprinter Nirmala Sheroen banned for 4 years for doping, stripped off her 2 golds won at 2017 Asian Athletics Championships in 400 m and 4×400 m relay

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