Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 25 August 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 25 August 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dies at the age of 66 in New Delhi

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • SEBI announces reward of Rs 1 crore to insider trading informants
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched RuPay card in Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • South Korean automaker Kia Motors launches SUV Seltos from ₹69 lakh

International Current Affairs

  • PM Modi meets his Bahraini counterpart Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa in Manama
  • UAE honours PM Modi with its highest civilian award ‘Order of Zayed’ in Abu Dhabi
  • UAE: PM Modi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan jointly released a commemorative stamp of Mahatma Gandhi
  • Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro authorises the use of the military to battle Amazon rainforest fires
  • Scarlett Johansson tops the Forbes’ list of highest paid female actors in the world
  • Russia launches an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) to the International Space Station
  • David Koch of Koch Industries, world’s eleventh richest man, dies at the age of 79 in US

Sports Current Affairs

  • Badminton World Championship in Basel (Switzerland): India’s B. Sai Praneeth wins bronze in men’s singles after losing to Kento Momota of Japan in semifinal 13-21, 8-21
  • Gokulam Kerala FC win Durand Cup football tournament by beating Mohun Bagan in final 2-1 at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata
  • Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju unveils Nestle Milo’s as title sponsor for the National inter-district junior athletics meet (NIDJAM) to be held November 24 to 26 in Andhra Pradesh


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