Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 9 December 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 9 December 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Indian Rafale fighter jets to fly with BS-series tail numbers honouring ex-IAF Chief Birender Singh Dhanoa.
  • Chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), B. B. Kumar, passes away
  • 43 killed in factory fire in Anaj Mandi on Rani Jhansi Road in Delhi

International Current Affairs

  • SAARC Charter Day celebrated on December 8; its signing on Dec 8, 1985 established SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)
  • Malaysia records first polio case in 27 years
  • Four diplomats honoured with ‘The Diwali – Power of One’ award in New York in recognition of their work at UN
  • The awards were established by the Diwali Foundation USA, Inc in 2017
  • Winners: Kairat Abdrakhmanov (Kazakhstan), Nicholas Emiliou (Cyprus), Frantisek Ruzicka (Slovakia) and Volodymyr Yelchenko (Ukraine)

Sports Current Affairs

  • Indian captain Virat Kohli (2,563 runs) surpasses Rohit Sharma as the leading run-scorer in the T20I cricket
  • Sweden’s Henrik Stenson win Hero World Challenge golf tournament in Nassau, Bahamas
  • Britain’s Anthony Joshua wins world heavyweight boxing title by beating Andy Ruiz of US


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