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

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


– SC suspends Bombay HC order of acquitting former Delhi University professor GN Saibaba, others in Naxals link case

– PM chairs Council of Scientific and Industrial Research society meeting in New Delhi

– Indian Coast Guard hosting 18th Heads of Asian Coast Guard Agencies Meeting (HACGAM) on Oct 14-18

– K. Vijay Kumar resigns as security advisor of Ministry of Home Affairs citing personal reasons

– Aadhaar enrolment for newborns to be expanded to all states, currently 16 covered

– Global Hunger Index 2022: India ranks 107 out of 121; ranking by NGOs Concern Worldwide (Ireland) and Welthungerhilfe (Germany)

– Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer’s Welfare celebrates ‘Mahila Kisan Diwas’ on Oct 15


– Centre hikes windfall tax on domestic crude oil, jet fuel and diesel export


– International Day of Rural Women celebrated on Oct 15; theme: ‘Rural women confront the global cost-of-living crisis’

– Turkey: Death toll rises to at least 40 in coal mine explosion

– British PM Liz Truss sacks Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng; Jeremy Hunt appointed new Treasury chief


– India (71/2 in 8.3) win Women’s Asia Cup Cricket by defeating Sri Lanka (65/9 in 20) by 8 wickets in final at Sylhet, Bangladesh

– Sports Ministry to set up India’s first dietary supplements testing facility at National Forensic Science University in Ahmedabad



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