Top GKToday’s News Headlines-7 July 2020

Here are the Top GKToday’s News Headlines-7 July 2020

INDIA

  • China starts withdrawing troops from Galwan Valley, Gogra Hot Spring and Pangong Tso in Eastern Ladakh
  • Wang Yi (Chinese Special Representative of the China-India Boundary Question, State Councillor and Foreign Minister) and Ajit Doval (Indian Special Representative and National Security Advisor) talked on phone

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

  • Last date for linking Aadhaar and PAN (Permanent Account Number) extended to March 31, 2020
  • NHAI to undertake performance assessment and ranking of the national highways
  • Paytm to acquire general insurance company Raheja QBE for Rs 568 crore
  • Bombardier Transportation awarded contracts to build metro coaches, signalling solution for Agra and Kanpur Metro projects
  • ONGC reports its first-ever quarterly loss in January-March
  • Vodafone Idea posts highest-ever loss annual by an Indian company at Rs 73,878 cr in 2019-20

WORLD

  • Kuwait to limit number of Indians to 15% of its total population; 8 lakh may be required to leave the Gulf country
  • Bucking China pressure, Taiwan, Somaliland establish diplomatic ties

SPORTS

  • Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland wins season-opening Formula One Austrian Grand Prix at Spielberg
  • Russia’s Valentina Gunina wins 2nd Grand Prix leg of FIDE Chess.com Women’s Speed Chess
  • Norway’s Magnus Carlsen wins Chessable Masters online tournament
  • Chess: G. Akash becomes India’s 66th Grandmaster
  • Quinton de Kock named men’s Cricketer-of-the-Year at Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) annual awards

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