Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: December 21, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for December 21, 2022


  • Indians can enjoy visa-free travel to 22 countries, according to Arton Capital Passport Index.
  • Parliamentary Standing Committee flags victimisation of SC/ST employees of PSUs
  • Nominated Rajya Sabha member P.T. Usha joins Vice-Chairman’s panel; first nominated member to be on the panel in the history of the Rajya Sabha.
  • The fifth Scorpene-class submarine, Vagir, was delivered to the Navy by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders; scheduled to be commissioned into service in January.
  • Sethrichem Sangtam was awarded the first Rohini Nayyar prize for outstanding contribution to rural development.
  • Bill seeking to amend the law on multi-State cooperative societies was referred to a joint committee of Parliament.


  • Share buybacks through stock exchanges to be phased out under new SEBI rules
  • CIBIL, SIDBI, Online PSB loans launch MSME rankings – model uses machine learning to predict the probability of MSME becoming a NPA
  • Puducherry, Lakshadweep and Goa emerged as best-performing states on the Social Progress Index (SPI)
  • Fitch Ratings affirmed India’s long-term foreign currency issuer default rating at ‘BBB-‘ with a stable outlook.


  • Nepal blacklists 16 Indian pharma companies, including Baba Ramdev’s Pharmacy
  • Taliban authorities ordered a nationwide ban on university education for girls
  • Elon Musk will step down as the Twitter CEO; to quit after finding a replacement.
  • NASA’S Mars rover Perseverance to start dropping samples of rock on surface of Mars


  • Reigning World champion Nikhat Zareen and World Championships bronze medallist Simranjit Kaur win on the opening day of National women’s boxing in Bhopal.
  • Indian men’s doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty reached a career-best world No. 5







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