Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 18 SEPTEMBER 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 18 September 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Hyderabad Karnataka region renamed as ‘Kalyana Karnataka’ by the Karnataka government
  • Hyderabad Karnataka region comprises 6 districts of Karnataka: Bidar, Ballari, Kalaburagi, Koppal, Raichur and Yadgir
  • 5th International Ramayan Festival organized by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), in New Delhi
  • Air-to-air missile Astra of 70 km range, developed by DRDO, flight tested from Sukhoi-30 MKI by IAF
  • ISRO, DRDO ink MoUs for development of human centric systems for human space mission
  • UAV Rustom-2 belonging to DRDO crashes during trial in agriculture field in Chitradurga district of Karnataka
  • All six Bahujan Samaj Party MLAs in Rajasthan defect to the ruling Congress whose tally rises to 106 in 200-seat Assembly
  • 12th century bronze Idol of Buddha, which was stolen from Nalanda Museum of ASI in August 1961, returned to India by UK

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • BSE Sensex: 36,481.09 (–642.22), NSE Nifty: 10,817.60 (–185.90)
  • waives the three-year lock-in period on NRI investments in infrastructure debt funds (IDFs)
  • 46th National Management Convention held by All India Management Association (AIMA) in New Delhi

International Current Affairs

  • Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao resigns
  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina receives Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award in Dhaka
  • Pacific Ocean island nation Solomon Islands ends diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favour of China
  • Sri Lanka unveils 350-metre-tall Lotus Tower, South Asia’s tallest tower, in Colombo city

Sports Current Affairs

  • Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 5 crore to athlete Anju Bobby George’s Athletics Academy at Bengaluru

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