Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 11 SEPTEMBER 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 11 september 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Sri Lanka-India Maritime Exercise SLINEX 2019 being held off the coast Visakhapatnam from September 8 to 12
  • IAF Chief resurrects Ambala-based 17th Squadron ‘Golden Arrows’ to operate Rafale aircraft
  • PM Modi meets PM of St Vincent and Grenadines Ralph Everard Gonsalves in New Delhi
  • Railways to help recharge phones of passengers using plastic bottle crushers at stations
  • Madhya Pradesh government to offer cows for adoption online

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • PM’s of India and Nepal jointly inaugurate the Motihari-Amlekhganj petroleum products pipeline
  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to participate in 8th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER8) in Abu Dhabi from Sept 10

International Current Affairs

  • Restrictive measures in J&K being progressively eased: India at 42nd Session of U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva
  • President Ram Nath Kovind meets Iceland’s President Guoni Johannesson in capital Reykjavik.
  • Eritrea is the world’s worst country for press censorship says US-based Committee to Protect Journalists
  • Thailand becomes first country in Asia to roll out plain cigarette packaging
  • US President Donald Trump fires National Security Advisor John Bolton
UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize

The 2019 UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize, which is sponsored by the government of South Korea, was awarded to:

  1. ‘National Office of Literacy and Education for Adults’ in Algeria for its ‘National Strategy for Multilingual Literacy’ programme
  2. ‘Textile Fibres and Development Company’ (SODEFITEX) in Senegal for its ‘Functional literacy and follow-up vocational training for farmers in southern Senegal in national languages’ programme

The 2019 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy, which is sponsored by the government of China, was awarded to:

  1. ‘Camacol Antioquia’ in Colombia for its ‘Obras Escuala’ programme
  2. ‘BASAbali’ in Indonesia for its ‘BASAbali Wiki’ programme
  3. ‘Nuovo Comitato il Nobel per I Disabili’ in Italy for its ‘TELL ME – Theatre for Education and Literacy Learning of Migrants in Europe’ programme

Sports Current Affairs

  • Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports derecognises Paralympic Committee of India for violating the National Sports Development Code of India, 2011
  • Hero MotoCorp CMD Pawan Munjal to be inducted to Asia Pacific Golf Hall of Fame

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