Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: December 16, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for December 16, 2022


  • India successfully conducts trials of nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni V.
  • The Nation celebrates Vijay Diwas to commemorate India’s victory over Pakistan in 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War
  • Chennai International Film Festival inaugurated
  • ‘States can enact laws on uniform civil code’: Union Law and Justice Minister Kiran Rijiju
  • 16th Edition of Indo-Nepal joint army training exercise “SURYA KIRAN” begins.
  • Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates a direct flight between Mumbai & San Francisco
  • India receives all 36 Rafale aircraft from France, with the last one landing on Decemeber 15


  • Centre spent Rs 2,355 crore on ads in the last five years: Information and Broadcasting Ministry.
  • Reserve Bank will issue two tranches of Sovereign Gold Bonds for public subscription in December and March.
  • Reliance Consumer Products launches FMCG brand ‘Independence’.
  • Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd set to market general insurance products of Kotak Mahindra General Insurance.


  • US imposes new sanctions on Russia’s financial sector
  • Peru government announces nationwide emergency amid fiery protests
  • The UN Economic and Social Council votes to oust Iran due its systematic violation of the rights of women and girls
  • World Bank Report: Curbing air pollution in India needs efforts across South Asia


  • R Praggnanandhaa tops USD 10,000 Julius Baer Challenger Championship in Tel Aviv.
  • Rafael Nadal was crowned the ITF world champion for the fifth time in his career; Top-ranked Iga Swiatek won the women’s award.


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