Current Affairs : 30-09-2019 in English

Days in Focus

  • World Heart Day - 29 September.


  • Indian Navy's first new stealth frigate - INS ‘Nilgiri’ (first ship of Project17A).


  • The Reserve Bank of India has initiated Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) against Chennai-based - Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB).


  • A two-term French president, nicknamed “Le Bulldozer”, who was the first leader to acknowledge France’s role in the Holocaust, died on 26 September - Jacques Chirac.
  • ‘Global Carbon Index’, the first benchmark for the global price of carbon credits, launched by - IHS Markit, London.
  • The Bedari Kindness Institute, World's first institute to study kindness, opened by - University of California, Los Angeles.


  • ‘SkyFit’, an e-book for aviation personnel to tackle the growing stress, developed by - Airports Authority of India (AAI).
  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given approval to the acquisition of 70 percent stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) by - Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabian Oil Company.


  • Winner of the gold medal of the men’s 100m event at World Athletics Championships 2019 - Christian Coleman (American).
  • Winner of 42.195km Marathon in the World Athletics Championships 2019 in Doha (Qatar) - Ruth Chepngetich (Kenya).

General Knowledge

  • World Heart Federation (WHF) – Founded: 1978; Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Competition Commission of India (CCI) was established in – 2003.
  • Airports Authority of India (AAI) was founded in – 1995 (01 April).
  • Indian Navy was founded in – 1612.

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