Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 8 December 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 8 December 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Jal Shakti Ministry and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) led by IIT-Kanpur organised the fourth India Water Impact Summit in New Delhi from December 5 to 7
  • 8th India-China joint training exercise ‘HAND-IN-HAND 2019’ with ‘counter-terrorism’ theme being organised in Meghalaya from December 7 to 20
  • All India Conference of Director Generals /Inspector Generals of Police being organised in Pune from December 6 to 8
  • President inaugurates new building of Rajasthan High Court, at Jodhpur
  • Haryana: Gurgaon city’s Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) for enabling Smart City applications inaugurated by CM Manohar Lal Khattar
  • Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated on December 7
  • Vidita Ashok Vaidya of TIFR, Mumbai wins Rs. 3 crore Sree Ramakrishna Paramhansa Research Grant in Vijayawada (AP) for trauma research
  • Retired IPS officer K. Vijay Kumar appointed Senior Security Adviser to Home Ministry for J&K and LWE-affected States

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • CBIC (Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs) organises GST Stakeholder Feedback Diwas on December 7, 2019 on the new system for filing returns across 125 cities
  • Air India subsidiary Alliance Air starts Guwahati-Dimapur-Imphal flight under regional connectivity scheme (RCS) Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN)
  • Fashion designer Ritu Beri appointed as chief design consultant for TRIFED to promote tribal Arts and Culture
  • TRIFED: Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited

International Current Affairs

  • At least 4 killed after Saudi Arabian air force trainee opens fire at US naval base in Pensacola, Florida

Sports Current Affairs

  • Indian Oil Corporation, New Delhi wins the 15th Guru Tegh Bahadur (GTB) Gold Cup All India Hockey tournament in Mumbai
  • India’s R. Praggnanandhaa wins the FIDE Open category of the London Chess Classic


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