Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 17 SEPTEMBER 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 17 September 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • DRDO hands over to a new-generation wargaming software developed by New Delhi-based ISSA (Institute for Systems Studies and Analysis) to the Indian Navy
  • Trilateral naval exercise involving India, Singapore and Thailand in Port Blair from September 16 to 20
  • Himachal Pradesh: Mukhya Mantri Seva Sankalp Helpline ‘1100’ launched for redressal of public grievances

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • BSE Sensex: 37,123.31 (–261.68), NSE Nifty: 10,996.10 (–79.80)
  • Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation unchanged at 1.08 per cent in August
  • RBI allows all repetitive bill payments such as school fees, insurance premiums and municipal taxes through Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS)
  • Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN) and Sa-Dhan along with FIDC (Finance Industry Development Council) launch Code for Responsible Lending (CRL)
  • National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development (NCCCR&D) inaugurated at IISc, Bengaluru
  • Same Deutz-Fahr (SDF) India launches Agromaxx range of tractors
  • German consumer electronics brand Telefunken enters the Indian TV market

International Current Affairs

  • International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer observed on September 16 with its theme as ‘32 Years and Healing’
  • Tokyo tops the list of World’s Safest Cities by The Economist Intelligence Unit; Mumbai 45th, Delhi 52nd
  • Russia holding Center-2019 military exercises involving other nations from September 16 to 21
  • India’s Raghu Rai wins the inaugural edition of the William Klein Photography Award in France
  • Wing Commander Anjali Singh becomes India’s 1st female military diplomat to be posted in an Indian mission abroad
  • President Ram Nath Kovind meets his Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor in capital Ljubljana
  • Bangladesh accords Guard of Honour to India Coast Guard Director General Krishnaswamy Natarajan

Sports Current Affairs

  • India’s Kaushal Dharmamer clinches men’s singles title at Myanmar International Series Badminton


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