Top Current Affairs Today’s News Headlines – 14 OCTOBER 2019
Here are the top current affairs Today’s News Headlines of 14 October 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.
National Current Affairs
- India-US joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’ being held in Seattle (US) from October 13 to 28
- Ministry of Culture of the central government organising Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav in Jabalpur (MP) from October 14 to 21
- Malayalam and Hindi film producer Priyadarshan awarded MP’s National Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018-19; actor Waheeda Rehman wins the award for 2017-18
Economy & Business Current Affairs
- India International Cooperative Trade Fair organised at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi from Oct 11 to 13
International Current Affairs
- PM Modi crosses 30 million follower-mark on Instagram, becomes most followed world leader
- Indian nun Mariam Thresia (1876-1926) declared Saint by Pope Francis at the Vatican City
- Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent charge) Prahlad Singh Patel attends BRICS Culture Ministers’ meeting in Curitiba, Brazil
- Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu announces opening of a High Commission in Sierra Leone in capital Freetown
- International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction observed on October 13 with its theme as ‘Reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services’
Sports Current Affairs
- Women’s World Boxing Championship at Ulan-Ude (Russia): India’s Manju Rani wins silver medal in 48 kg
- Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas wins Formula One Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka
- Russia’s Daniil Medvedev wins men’s singles title at Shanghai Masters tennis
- India’s Lakshya Sen wins men’s singles title at Dutch Open Badminton at Almere
- India (601/5 d) beat South Africa (275, 189) by an innings and 137 runs in second Test at Pune, clinch series
- All national and state sports federations, leagues and clubs allowed to organise sports events in all sporting facilities owned by the government from November 1
- Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei shattered Paula Radcliffe’s 16-year-old women’s marathon world record, winning in 2 hours, 14 minutes and 4 seconds.
- Men’s race won by Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono in 2:05:45.