Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 9 OCTOBER 2019

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


IAF receives first of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft purchased from France

The Indian Air Force on October 8, 2019 received its first Rafale fighter jet from a series of 36 aircraft purchased from France in presence of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh in Merignac, France. Prior to his visit to Merignac, Singh called on French President Emmanuel Macron at Elysee Palace in Paris.

Squadrons of IAF that were part of the Balakot operation decorated with citations

On the occasion of 87th Indian Air Force Day on October 8, 2019, Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria awarded citations to 51 Squadron, the 9 Squadron and the 601 Signal Unit for their role in the airstrike on terror camps in Pakistan’s Balakot in February.


India International Cooperative Trade Fair to be held in New Delhi from Oct 11 to 13

A three-day India International Cooperative Trade Fair will be held in New Delhi from October 11 to 13, 2019. The first-ever such fair is aimed at promoting cooperative to cooperative trade within India and abroad leading to enhanced rural and farm prosperity.


Nobel Physics Prize given for research that increases the understanding of our place in the Universe

Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz on October 8, 2019 won the Nobel Physics Prize for their contribution to the understanding of the evolution of the universe and earth’s place in the cosmos.

US blacklists 28 Chinese entities involved in a crackdown on Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province

United States on October 7, 2019 blacklisted 28 Chinese entities involved in a crackdown on Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that the US will not tolerate the brutal suppression of ethnic minorities within China.


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