7 October Current Affairs Today News Headlines

7 October Current Affairs Today News Headlines

7 October Current Affairs Today News Headlines-

National Affairs:

  • NC team meets Farooq, Omar for first time since detention.
  • The only Indian in the largest ever Arctic expedition-Vishnu Nandan, a native of Kerala, will be part of the study of Arctic climate .
  • Onion prices in Delhi have dropped below the rs.60 a kg mark in the retail market for the first time in two weeks as the Centre’s measures, imposing stock limits and banning exports, took
    effect, cooling off the prices in most parts of the country.
  • Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is scheduled to speak at the C40 Cities Climate Summit in Copenhagen, between October 9­12, is yet to receive clearance from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to travel abroad, Delhi government sources claimed.
  • Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig. (Retd.) B.D. Mishra on Sunday called on Union Minister Jitendra
    Singh and discussed with him a wide range of issues pertaining to the State, particularly a separate cadre for all India service officers.
  • As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) goes all out to win the October 21 Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address his first rally towards the end of the campaigning in Satara, western Maharashtra, on October 17.
  • The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a plea against felling of 2,646 trees at the Aarey colony by the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) to make way for a Metro car shed.

 

International Affairs:

  • Dhaka will go by the assurances given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and not the public statements by other Indian leaders, on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue, said a senior Bangladesh government offi­cial.
  • Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has decided not to stand for re­election in the November election as the politically influential Rajapakse family has nominated two candidates by final registration on Sunday.

Sports:

  • Destructive Shami, wily Jadeja send South Africa to its doom-Ashwin becomes joint ­fastest to 350 Test wickets; record for most sixes in a match breached.
  • Nia Ali of the United States stormed to victory in the 100m hurdles, in a personal best time of 12.34sec at the Khalifa Stadium here on Sunday, even as world record holder Keni Harrison’s wait
    for a major title continued.
  • Manchester City’s bid to win a third successive Premier League title suffered a huge setback as the champion crashed to a shock 2­0 defeat against Wolves on Sunday.
  • In front of a crowd of close to 18,000 at the Lalbhai Contractor Stadium on Friday night, Harmanpreet Kaur accomplished a feat no Indian cricketer (male or female) has — a 100th Twenty20 International.
  • Former champion L. Sarita Devi (60kg) was on Sunday knocked out of the World women’s boxing championships by Russia’s Natalia Shadrina on a disappointing day for India. The fourth
    seed, who got a first­ round bye, frittered away a strong start to lose 5-­0.
  • Sumit Nagal lost 6­4, 6­1 to Juan Pablo Ficovich of Argentina in the semi-finals of the $54,160 Challenger tennis tournament here.
  • World No. 1 Novak Djokovic won the Japan Open title on Sunday crushing Australian qualifier John Millman 6­3, 6­2, to mark his 10th win in a tournament main draw debut in his celebrated career, which includes 16 Grand Slams.