9 October current affairs - on this day in history, economy, international, national, sports

9th October

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

 

  • 2012 Assassination Attempt on Malala Yousafzai
  • 1962 Ugandan independence
  • 1986 Phantom of Opera makes its theatrical debut

 

ECONOMY

  • SBI writes off Rs 76,600 crore of 220 defaulters.
  • Beijing sharply rebuked Washington on Tuesday for adding some top Chinese artificial intelligence startups to its blacklist, crushing hopes for progress in high-level talks aimed at ending a 15-month trade war between the both of them.

 

DEFENSE

 

  • Two custom-made B777 planes will be used to fly Prime Minister Narendra Modi from July next year, will be operated by pilots of the Indian Air Force, not of Air India, said a senior.
  • PM Modi releases stamp on Marshal of the Air Force, Arjan Singh
  • NHAI is planning land appreciation taxes to finance projects for India.

 

ENVIRONMENT

 

  • Antarctica's Emperor penguins will be in real difficulty come 2100 if the climate warms as expected.
  • Climate scientists say Greta Thunberg's efforts are building real momentum and how it’s very important.

 

WORLD

 

  • Delhi is set to turn into the principal Indian city to completely execute a law that ensures road sellers against the danger of expulsion, experts in the capital said on Thursday, five years after the milestone enactment was first presented.
  • U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions during an event to sign executive orders on "transparency in federal guidance and enforcement" in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, U.S

 

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

 

  • Kathak is a classical dance form of Uttar Pradesh.
  • The first Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro
  • The total number of judges of the International Court of Justice(ICJ) is 15.
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