11 October Current Affairs Today News Headlines –
- The government launched a device GEMINI, that will provide information related to disaster warnings when fishermen move away from the coast beyond 10 to 12 kilometres.
- GEMINI: Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information device.
- The ambitious Pradhan Mantri Innovation Learning Programme, DHRUV, kick-started from ISRO in Bangalore and will conclude on 24th of this month at IIT, Delhi.
- It aims to further sharpen innovative imagination, skills and knowledge of the students who are expected to contribute to bringing solutions to socio-economic, political and environmental issues in the country.
- The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino.
- At 97, John B Goodenough is the oldest person to receive a Nobel Prize.
- German World Cup champion Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement from soccer.
- Schweinsteiger spent a majority of his career with European giants
Bayern Munich, where he won eight Bundesliga titles and seven
German cups as well as the Champions league in 2013.
- India women’s cricket captain Mithali Raj became the first female player to last more than 20 years in international cricket.
- Mithali, who made her ODI debut against Ireland on June 26, 1999, completed 20 years and 105 days in the 50-over format.
- Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Chennai on a two-day visit to India for the Second Informal Summit.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi had their inaugural Informal Summit in Wuhan, China in April last year.
- The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated Prime Minister of Portugal, Mr. António Costa and his Partido Socialista, on winning Portugal general election.
- ‘Carpenters and Kings: Western Christianity and the Idea of India’ is a book written by Siddhartha Sarma.
- The book shows the story of how Christianity arrived and found a home in India has lessons for Indians as well as the world.
- World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year.