Latest Current Affairs 29th September 2019

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh undertakes “a day at sea” on board INS Vikramaditya: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh undertook “a day at sea” on board INS Vikramaditya with the Western Fleet, which is currently sailing along India’s western coastline.

HM Amit Shah: No restrictions in J&K now; life is normal in Valley: Home Minister Amit Shah has rejected outrightly the reports of curfew in Kashmir, saying life is normal in the Valley after the scrapping of Article 370.

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to inaugurate Delhi-Meerut PKG-3 tomorrow: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the Delhi Meerut package 3 on Monday which connects Dasna in Ghaziabad to Hapur.

PM Modi to attend IIT Madras convocation tomorrow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 56th convocation ceremony of IIT Madras on Sep 30. During his visit to IIT Madras, the Prime Minister will also address the participants of the second Indo-Singapore Joint Hackathon and will take stock of various start ups which started at the Research Park located there…IIT Madras is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee of its establishment.

Cong releases list of 51 candidates for Maharashtra polls: Congress has released the first list of 51 candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra.

BJP announces candidates for bypoll in 32 Assembly seats: The BJP on Sunday named its candidates for bypolls to 32 Assembly constituencies, which are spread across several states, to be held on October 21.

Govt bans export of onion with immediate effect: Concerned over rising onion prices, the Govt banned the export of the key kitchen staple and imposed a stock limit on traders to improve the domestic availability of the commodity and provide a relief to consumers.

Close shave for students after truck gets washed away in Rajasthan: A truck carrying school students was swayed into river in Rajasthan’s Dungarpur.

Heavy rain batters many parts of UP; over 40 dead in rain related incidents: In Uttar Pradesh, moderate to heavy rainfall for the last several days at various places has caused great loss to life and property.

Rain wreaks havoc in several parts of Bihar: In Bihar, heavy rain in several parts of the state since Friday have thrown normal life out of gear affecting road, rail, air traffic, healthcare facilities and schools.

India has taken a lead in environmental protection: PM in Mann Ki Baat: The government will organise Fit India Plogging Run on 2nd October across the country. It is a unique combination of picking up litter while jogging. In his Mann Ki Baat address on All India Radio today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi drew the nation’s attention towards plogging.

PM Modi greets the people on occasion of Navratri: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the occasion of Navratri. In his message, PM Modi hoped that the occasion will infuse people with new energy, zeal and enthusiasm.

Voting for Presidential elections in Afghanistan concludes amidst threat by Taliban: Afghans voted in presidential elections amid tight security, as Taliban insurgents determined to disrupt the process unleashed a string of attacks on polling centres across the country that killed at least five people.

Sri Lanka’s former Army Commander General Mahesh Senanayake joins Presidential race: Sri Lanka’s former Army Commander General Mahesh Senanayake on Sunday joined ┬áthe Presidential race after being named candidate of the National People’s Movement (NPM).

Bada Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepal begins: Bada Dashain, the biggest festival of Nepal has begun. The festival starts on first day of Navaratri with Ghatsthapana (traditional urn).

Austria holds snap elections on Sunday: Austria holds snap elections on Sunday after a corruption scandal in May prompted the spectacular collapse of the right-wing coalition government.

No intention to retire from politics, says Lankan Prez: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena says he has no intention to retire from politics and would make a massive transformation in the country’s development after December. Addressing a function in Polonnaruwa last evening, President Sirisena said he is in good health and would not retire. He said he will continue his agenda for the country.

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 30: govt: The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Indonesia’s remote Maluku islands rose to 30 on Sunday, including several toddlers, the disaster agency said.

India lifts SAFF Under-18 Football Championship 2019; defeats Bangladesh 2-1: India has lifted SAFF Under-18 Football Championship 2019. India defeated Bangladesh 2-1 in the final in Kathmandu this evening.

India to take on Bangladesh in final of SAFF Under-18 Football Championship 2019: India will take on Bangladesh in the final of SAFF Under-18 Football Championship 2019 in Kathmandu today. The match will start at 2.45 PM IST.

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