Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 14 SEPTEMBER 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 14 september 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Indian Armed Forces to organise HimVijay exercise on the Chinese border in October
  • Naval variant of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas makes a successful short arrested landing on the Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF) in Goa
  • Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launches maritime communication services at Mumbai for supporting those travelling on sea
  • 12-day long 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) concludes in Greater Noida with the adoption of the Delhi Declaration
  • Rajasthan launches ‘Jan Soochna Portal’ under the Rajasthan for quick access to infotmation on govt. departments

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • S&P BSE Sensex: 37,407.36 (+303.08), NSE Nifty: 11,080.75 (+97.95)
  • Foreign exchange reserves increase by USD 1.004 billion to USD 429.608 billion in the week to September 6
  • Exports drop 6% to $26.13 bn in August, imports down 13.45% to $39.58 billion; trade deficit narrows to $13.45 bn
  • RBI proposes Rs 200 crore minimum equity capital to set up small finance bank under the ‘on tap’ licence regime
  • ‘Internal Working Group’ set up by RBI pitches for federal body like GST Council in farm sector
  • Indian Railways signs MoU with CII for facilitation of green initiatives such as energy savings
  • Indian Railways removes flexi-fare scheme from Humsafar trains
  • Hero Electric launches two new electric scooters Optima ER and Nyx ER priced from Rs. 68,000

International Current Affairs

  • President Ram Nath Kovind meets Swiss President Ueli Maurer in Berne, addresses the Federal Council of Switzerland
  • UNESCO to translate and publish anthology of Guru Nanak Dev’s writings in world languages on his 550th birth anniversary
  • India gifts solar panels to UN — one each for 193 member states – for installation at UNHQ in New York
  • India’s Lieutenant General (Retired) Abhijit Guha appointed as the head of the UN mission in Hodeidah, Yemen

Sports Current Affairs

  • Spain to face Argentina in final of Men’s basketball World Cup in Beijing.
  • 2020 FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup to be held in India from Nov 2-21

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