Top GKToday’s News Headlines-15 July 2020

Top GKToday’s News Headlines-15 July 2020

INDIA

  • Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot sacked as Deputy Chief Minister, State Congress President
  • HRD Ministry issues guidelines to States, U.T.s regarding education of migrant workers’ children
  • Number of undernourished people in India declined from 249.4 million in 2004-06 to 189.2 million in 2017-19
  • HRD Ministry announces PRAGYATA guidelines for online classes by schools; recommends restriction on the screen time
  • Disabled entitled to same benefits as SC/ST in public employment and education: SC

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • Nitin Gadkari inaugurates and lay foundation stone of 11 national highway projects worth over Rs 20,000 crore in Haryana
  • BSE signs MoU with IIT Alumni Council to encourage listing culture for startups
  • Tata group Chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran and Lockheed Martin CEO Jim Taiclet win USIBC (US-India Business Council) Global Leadership Award
  • Alcohol-based hand sanitisers to attract 18% GST, not exempted: Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR)
  • Wholesale price-based inflation declines to –1.81% in June 2020

WORLD

  • Andrzej Duda re-elected as Poland’s President
  • Britain bans China’s Huawei from 5G network; all kit to be removed by 2027

SPORTS

  • Jack Charlton, a member of the England 1966 World-Cup winning side, dies at 85

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