Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 12 August 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 12 August 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • India cancels Samjhauta Express train after Pakistan suspends operations on its side
  • 2-day exhibition on DAE Technologies: Empowering India through Technology in New Delhi on August 11-12
  • Army launches ‘Mission Reach Out’ in Jammu to ensure basic necessities and essential services
  • Lessons Life Taught Me, Unknowingly’, autobiography of Anupam Kher, released
  • Listening, Learning and Leading’, book based on M. Venkaiah Naidu’s two years as Vice President, launched
  • Noted freedom fighter Dayanidhi Nayak dies at the age of 95 in Odisha

International Current Affairs

  • International Youth Day on August 12, theme: ‘Transforming education’

Sports Current Affairs

  • Chennai Lions beat Dabang Delhi 8-1 in final to win Ultimate Table Tennis title in Delhi
  • Men’s Asian U-23 Volleyball Championships at Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar): India lose in final to Chinese Taipei 1-3
  • Medved Wrestling tournament in Minsk, Belarus: India’s Vinesh Phogat loses in final of women’s 53kg freestyle to N. Malisheva of Russia
  • Sourabh Verma wins men’s singles title
  • Singapore’s Yeo Jia Min wins women’s singles title
  • South Korea’s Baek Ha Na and Jung Kyung Eun win women’s doubles title
  • Indonesia’s Muhammad Shohibul Fikri & Bagas Maulana win men’s doubles title
  • Malaysia’s Hoo Pang Ron & Cheah Yee See win mixed doubles title


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