Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: December 14, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for December 14, 2021

INDIA

– Parliament passes High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021
– Lok Sabha passes Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2021
– Chairperson of Lokpal Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose inaugurates digital Platform for Management of Complaints
– India launches Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo System (SMAT) from Abdul Kalam island off the Odisha coast
– Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Defence inaugurates nation-wide events of Defence Production
– Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr. Virendra Kumar launches National Helpline Against Atrocities on Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
– CBSE drops controversial comprehension from class 10 English board exam paper
– Alejandro Simancas Marin appointed new Ambassador of Cuba to India
– PM inaugurates the first phase of Kashi Vishwanath Dham in Varanasi

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) collaborates with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) for Green Hydrogen production
– Retail inflation inches up to a 3-month high of 4.91% in November
– Hindustan Syringes and Medical Devices (HMD) allowed to continue operations at Faridabad plant
– Walmart-owned Flipkart invests $145 million in agritech startup Ninjacart
– Tega Industries debuts on stock markets at more than 60% premium over issue price

WORLD

– India is 4th most powerful country in Asia after US, Japan and China: Sydney-based Lowy Institute
– India’s Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021 in Israel
– Tesla CEO Elon Musk named Time’s 2021 ‘Person of the Year’
– Dubai govt goes 100% paperless, world’s first: Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
– Two cargo ships collide in the Baltic Sea off the Swedish coast

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