Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 30 SEPTEMBER 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 30 September 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Physicist Thanu Padmanabhan gets M P Birla Memorial Award 2019 in Kolkata for Cosmology
  • Former Foreign Secretary K P S Menon (junior) dies in Thiruvananthapuram at the age of 90
  • A minor planet, between Mars and Jupiter, named after classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj
  • Bathukamma, the nine-day festival of flowers, organised in Warangal district of Telangana from September 29 to October 6

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • Govt bans onion exports as prices remain high due to seasonal shortage
  • RBI brings Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) under Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) due to a high level of bad loans

International Current Affairs

  • Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference being held in Kampala, Uganda from September 22 to 29
  • Christian Coleman of the United States wins gold medal in men’s 100m in a time of 9.76 seconds
  • Jamaica’s Tajay Gayle wins gold in men’s long jump with a jump of 8.69 metres
  • Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich wins gold medal in women’s marathon in a time of 2 hours 32 minutes and 43 seconds
  • DeAnna Price (US) wins gold medal in the women’s hammer throw with a throw of 77.54 metres
  • Sifan Hassan of Netherlands wins gold in women’s 10,000 metres in 30m 17.62s
  • Japan’s Yusuke Suzuki wins gold in men’s 50 kilometres walk in 4 hours, 4 minutes and 29 seconds
  • China’s Liang Rui wins gold in women’s 50 kilometres walk in in 4 hours, 23 minutes and 26 seconds
  • Korea Open Badminton tournament was organised at Incheon from September 24 to 29, 2019
  • Kento Momota of Japan wins men’s singles title
  • China’s He Bingjiao wins women’s singles title
  • South Korea’s Kim So-yeong & Kong Hee-yong win women’s doubles title
  • Indonesia’s Fajar Alfian and Muhammad Rian Ardianto win men’s doubles title
  • Thailand’s Dechapol Puavaranukroh & Sapsiree Taerattanachai won mixed doubles title

Sports Current Affairs

  • India’s Kaushal Dharmamer wins men’s singles title at Maldives International Challenge Badminton
  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One Russian Grand Prix at Sochi
  • India win SAFF Under-18 football Championship by defeating Bangladesh 2-1 in final in Delhi
  • Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus wins women’s singles title at Wuhan Open tennis


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