Today News Headlines 20th September 2019
- The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently said that NBFCs will not be declared NPA until March 2020.
- Rajnath Singh became the first-ever Defence Minister to fly in ‘Tejas’ which is a light combat aircraft.
- ISRO recently tweeted that the orbiter continued performing the experiments meanwhile, they are analyzing the cause of communication loss with Vikram lander.
- The government notified an 8.65% interest rate for 6 crores and more EPFO members for 2018-19.
- After the implementation of the revised Motor Vehicle Act, there has been a nine-fold increase in the number of vehicles getting PUCs. Bihar and Uttarakhand are the two places in India with the maximum increase in the number of PUCs.
- The government has initiated steps to address the issues of poor mobile connectivity and slow internet connections in public places and residential areas. The RWA across the country cannot strike deals with a single telecom operator anymore.
- Farmers from UP to gather and march to Delhi from Noida in order to draw attention to money from sales of sugarcanes owing to the UP government and rise in electricity rates.
- The GST council meeting at Panaji has begun in the presence of Nirmala Sitharaman.
Today News Headlines 20th September 2019 – Sports
- Bajrang Punia lost the controversial bout against Daulet Niyabekov in the Semifinals of the World Championship but qualified for the Tokyo Olympics.
- Mirabai Saikhom Chanu did not win any medals at the World Championship but became the first Indian Woman Weightlifter to lift a total of 201 kgs under the 49kg category.
- In the Pro Kabaddi league match, the Bengal Warriors beat Haryana Steelers 48-36 while U Mumba beat UP Yoddha 39-36.
- The Indian Football Team, the Blue Tigers have dropped one point from 105 to 104 in the latest FIFA rankings revealed on 18th September 2019.
Today News Headlines 20th September 2019 – Entertainment
- Prassthanam starring Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Chunky Panday, Manisha Koirala, Satyajeet Dubey, Ali Fazal, and Amyra Dastur has released in the theatres today.
- Kangana Ranaut who is playing the lead role of CM Jayalalithaa in ‘Thalaiva’ recently underwent prothetic measurements at the Jason Collin’s Studio in LA for her character in the film.
- Alia Bhatt shared a heartfelt post on her Instagram for her Dad, Mahesh Bhatt on his Birthday today.
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