Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 13 SEPTEMBER 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 13 september 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Ladakh: Indian, Chinese soldiers engage in face-off briefly near Pangong Tso Lake
  • Jharkhand: PM inaugurates multi-modal cargo terminal on River Ganga at Sahibganj online from Ranchi
  • PM inaugurates New Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha building in Ranchi
  • HRD Ministry introduces study of Artificial Intelligence at school level
  • India joins the Global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development (R&D) hub
  • Military Medicine Conference of Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) countries in New Delhi on September 12-13
  • Uttarakhand: ‘Mukhya Mantri Dal Poshit Yojana’ to provide ration card holders 2 kgs of pulses at subsidised rates every month
  • National Green Tribunal (NGT) forms committee to stop illegal groundwater extraction
  • Indo-Thailand Joint Military Exercise Maitree – 2019 in Meghalaya from September 16 to 29
  • Sudha Murthy’s new book titled ‘The daughter from a wishing tree’
PENSION SCHEME FOR FARMERS
  • PM launches Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana (KMDY) for farmers in Ranchi
  • KMDY will provide pension of Rs 3,000 per month farmers on attaining the age of 60
  • Farmers between the age of 18 to 40 years can join
PENSION SCHEME FOR TRADERS
  • PM launched the National Pension Scheme for Traders and Self-Employed Persons in Ranchi
  • Open for traders with annual turnover not exceeding Rs 1.5 crore.
  • Pension of Rs 3,000 per month will be provided on attaining the age of 60.
  • Traders between the age of 18 to 40 years can join.

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • BSE Sensex: 37,104.28 (–166.54), NSE Nifty: 10,981.05 (–54.65)
  • RBI reduces the risk weight requirement for consumer loans to 100% from 125%
  • India’s factory output, as measured by the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), grows 4.3% in July 2019
  • Inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (retail inflation) was 3.21% in August
  • Gujarat retains top spot on LEADS (Logistics Ease Across Different States) Index for 2019
  • Athlete Hima Das named brand ambassador of Gatorade by PepsiCo

International Current Affairs

  • Outgoing India’s ambassador to UAE Navdeep Singh Suri conferred with the Order of Zayed II honour
  • No Indian university in top 100 of Times Higher Education World University Ranking
  • 17 Indian peacekeepers in UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) awarded medals in recognition of their service to the people
  • Indian woman police officer Chhaya Sharma among 6 winners of the 2019 Asia Society Game Changers award announced in New York
  • International Day for South-South Cooperation observed on September 12 with its theme as ‘From Commitment to Action — Follow up to Buenos Aires Plan of Action+40’.
  • Tonga’s Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva dies in Auckland (NZ) at the age of 78

Sports Current Affairs

  • Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) renames the Feroz Shah Kotla as Arun Jaitley stadium

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