Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: July 8, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for July 8, 2022


– Women & Child Development Minister Smriti Irani given additional charge of the Ministry of Minority Affairs
– Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M Scindia given additional charge of Steel Ministry
– Music composer Ilaiyaraaja, former athlete PT Usha, philanthropist Veerendra Heggade and screenwriter V. Vijayendra Prasad Garu nominated to Rajya Sabha
– PM inaugurates, lays foundation for projects worth Rs 1,774 cr in Varanasi
– PM inaugurates Akshaya Patra midday meal kitchen with cooking facility for one lakh students in Varanasi
– PM inaugurates 3-day Akhil Bhartiya Shiksha Samagam in Varanasi to implement National Education Policy (NEP 2020)
– WCD Ministry issues guidelines for Mission Vatsalya Scheme for welfare and rehabilitation of children
– Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launches SVANidhi Mahotsav, a cultural festival for celebrating the success of PM SVANidhi Scheme
– Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann marries Mohali-based Dr Gurpreet Kaur in Chandigarh
– India elected to UNESCO panel on Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage
– External Foreign Minister S Jaishankar meets with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi ahead of the G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia


– Govt approves Rs 2,415-cr road project to connect Haryana to the upcoming Jewar International Airport in Gautam Budh Nagar (UP)
– Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) elects R. Dinesh of TVS as President Designate for 2022-23
– Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-owned Akasa Air gets airline license from DGCA


– UK: Boris Johnson resigns as PM
– Ukrainian forces raise national flag on recaptured Snake Island in Black Sea
– 10th World Peace Forum organized in Beijing by Tsinghua University
– UNSECO celebrates first World Kiswahili language day on July 7



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