Top GKToday’s News Headlines- 30 October 2019

Here are the top News Headlines of 30 October 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde appointed next Chief Justice of India (CJI), will take oath on Nov 18
  • Odisha Disaster Preparedness Day observed on October 29
  • Delhi Police doubles ‘PRAKHAR’ anti-street crime vans


  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman released a special commemorative coin to mark 125th birth anniversary of Paramahansa Yogananda
  • Yogananda was the founder of two organisations — Yogoda Satsanga Society of India and Self-Realisation Fellowship

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • BSE Sensex: 39,832 (+582), NSE Nifty: 11,786.85 (+160)
  • Finance Minister chairs Governing Council (GC) meeting of the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)
  • RBI imposes penalty of Rs 1 crore on Bandhan Bank for not bringing down the promoter shareholding to 40%
  • India exported organic products worth Rs 5,151 crore in 2018-19: APEDA
  • APEDA: Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
  • India, US sign SOI (Statement of Intent) to strengthen dialogue on defence technology cooperation
  • CBI arrests Pailan group chief Apurba Saha in Kolkata Rs 574-crore ponzi scam case
  • National Corporate Social Responsibility Awards (NCSRA), instituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, presented by the President in New Delhi
  • HCP Design, Planning and Management wins consultancy bid to redevelop Parliament and the Central Vista

International Current Affairs

  • 2 killed in as an earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale struck the southern Philippines
  • Argentina’s Rafael Grossi elected new Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
  • PM Modi calls on Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Riyadh.
  • PM Modi meets King Abdullah II of Jordan in Riyadh
  • Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui wins Golden Dragon Award at the Cardiff International Film Festival in Scotland
  • Japan’s Sadako Ogata, the first woman to head the UN’s refugee agency UNHCR, dies at 92

Sports Current Affairs

  • ICC bans Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh for two years over breach of Anti-Corruption Code for not reporting being approached by a bookie during IPL in April 2018.


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