Top GKToday’s News Headlines-13 April 2020

Here are Top GKToday’s News Headlines for 13 April, 2020


  • HRD Ministry launches YUKTI (Young India Combating COVID with Knowledge, Technology and Innovation) portal


  • At 1.5%-2.8%, Indian economy’s growth will be the worst since the 1991 liberalisation this fiscal year: WB said in its ‘South Asia Economic Focus’ report


  • COVID-19 to hit South Asia very hard, likely to wipe out gains made in poverty alleviation: WB said in its ‘South Asia Economic Focus’ report
  • US (20,597) overtakes Italy (19,468) with highest coronavirus deaths on April 11
  • British PM Boris Johnson discharged from hospital following week-long intensive care treatment for coronavirus
  • Bangladesh: Former President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s killer Abdul Majed hanged in Dhaka
  • International Day of Human Space Flight celebrated, marks the historic space flight of USSR’s Yuri Gagarin on 12 April, 1961


  • British Formula One racing driver Stirling Moss dies aged 90 in London
  • Former Chelsea and England goalkeeper Peter Bonetti dies aged 78 in London



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