Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 3 OCTOBER 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 3 October 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • PM declares India open defecation-free at ‘Swachh Bharat Diwas’ programme at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad
  • PM releases commemorative stamps, Rs 150 coins on Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary
  • Defence Minister unveils statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Delhi Cantonment
  • Ministry of Tourism organising Paryatan Parv 2019 from October 2 to 13; its 3 components: Dekho Apna Desh, Tourism for All and Tourism & Governance.
  • Railway cleanliness survey: Jaipur, Jodhpur, Durgapura in Rajasthan emerge top three clean stations among 7200 stations
  • Most effective Swachchta Ambassador award presented to Sachin Tendulkar in Delhi
  • Noted nephrologist and Padma Shri awardee H L Trivedi dies at 87 in Ahmedabad
  • Chhattisgarh govt. launches Mukhyamantri Suposhan Scheme to fight malnutrition, Chief Minister Haat-bazaar Clinic Scheme for improving healthcare
  • Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches ‘Mo Sarkar’ (my government) initiative, speaks to people
GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS
  • Students from Delhi and NCR created two Guinness World Records on October 2, 2019.
  • First is the largest number of assembly and lighting of solar lamps (5000)
  • Second is environmental sustainability lessons to the largest number of students (5000) at one place

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • WEF organising India Economic Summit in New Delhi on October 3-4 under the theme — ‘Innovating for India: Strengthening South Asia, Impacting the World’
  • Samsung unveils smartphone Galaxy Fold — that comes with a foldable display —at a price tag of ₹1,64,999

International Current Affairs

  • K. Court dismisses Pakistan’s claim over Nizam’s funds, now worth 35 million pounds, transferred to a London bank in 1948
  • Kyrgyz human rights lawyer Azizbek Ashurov wins UNHCR’s Nansen Prize
  • Ecuador to withdraw from OPEC in January 2020
  • US military tests 6750 km range Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile
  • Viola Davis to receive Lifetime Achievement honour at Rome Film Festival
  • Global opera legend Jessye Norman dies at the age of 74 in New York
  • International Day of Non-Violence observed on October 2

Sports Current Affairs

  • Sports Ministry organises the Fit India Plog Run across the country to promote clean and fit India

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