Top GKToday’s News Headlines – 6 OCTOBER 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 6 October 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • PM Modi holds bilateral talks Bangladesh’s PM Sheikh Hasina in New Delhi
  • Defence Minister approves four-fold hike in monetary aid for battle casualties from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh
  • CSIR introduces improved formulations for green crackers to reduce pollution hazard


  • The fifth World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy 2019 was organised by MIT World Peace University in Pune from October 3 to 5, 2019
  • ‘Vishwa-Vigyan-Darshanik Award’ given to Prof Dr Vishwanath D Karad for his outstanding contribution to science, spirituality, and philosophy by creating the world’s largest dome dedicated to world peace.
  • Dr Karan Singh conferred with Philosopher Saint Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prize 2019

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • Project for import of LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) from Bangladesh for distribution in the North Eastern states inaugurated
  • 22nd India International Security Expo 2019 organised at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from October 3 to 5 by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) in collaboration with ITPO

International Current Affairs

  • World Teachers’ Day celebrated by UNESCO on October 5 with its theme as ‘Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession’

Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)

  • 24th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) being organised in Busan, South Korea from October 3 to 12
  • Tannishtha Chatterjee wins Asia Star Award for her directorial debut ‘Roam Rome Mein’
  • Bhumi Pednekar wins Face of Asia award

Sports Current Affairs

  • Niki Poonacha (men’s) and Sowjanya Bavisetti (women’s) win singles titles at Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship in New Delhi


  • In women’s 400 metre hurdles, Dalilah Muhammad (US) wins gold in 52.16 seconds and improves her own world record
  • In men’s 400 metres, Steven Gardiner of Bahamas wins gold in 43.48 seconds
  • In men’s 20 km walk, Japan’s Toshikazu Yamanishi wins gold in 1 hour 26 minutes 34 seconds

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