Current Affairs : 07-10-2019 in English

Defence

  • Defence Ministry approved enhancement of monetary assistance to Next of Kin (NOK) of all categories of Battle Casualty (BC) from Rs 2 lakh to - Rs 8 lakh.
  • Indian Army’s first biggest ever mountain combat exercise - ‘Him Vijay’ (launched in Arunachal Pradesh).

Economy

  • As on 1 October 2019, the foreign exchange reserves of India touched a record high of - $434.6 billion.

National

  • The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 is to amend 1955 Act that had mandated that those who cross the border to India from these countries and belong to “minority communities”, would not be treated as illegal immigrants - Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

Persons in News

  • New Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court - Justice Ravi Shankar Jha.
  • New Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court - Justice L N Swamy.
  • New Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court - Justice Indrajt Mahanty.
  • New Chief Justice of Kerala High Court - Justice A Mani Kumar.
  • New Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court - Justice Ajai Lamba.
  • New Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court - Justice J K Maheshwari.
  • New Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court - Justice A K Goswami.
  • Winner of the Asian Star Awards at the 24th Busan International Film Festival - Tannishtha Chatterjee (director of ‘Roam Rome Mein’ movie).

Sports

  • First-ever Indian cricketer who played 100 T-20 international matches - Harmanpreet Kaur.
  • Winner of the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) 2019 -Marc Marquez (Spain).

State Current Affairs

  • The Central Government has given approval for setting up Tripura's first ever Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at - Sabroom.
  • State that has launched the YSR Vahana Mitra scheme which will provide Rs. 10,000 allowance to self-employed drivers - Andhra Pradesh.

General Knowledge

  • Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) - Founded: 04 October 1968; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Andhra Pradesh – Statehood: 1 November 1956; Capital: Amaravati.
  • Tripura – Founded: 21 January 1972; Capital: Agartala.
  • Indian Army was established in – 1895 (01 April).

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