Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: April 29, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for April 29, 2022.

INDIA

– PM Modi inaugurates cancer care centres in Assam

– Film and TV actor Salim Ghouse dies at 70; known for roles in Shyam Benegal’s TV Series ‘Bharat Ek Khoj’

– ‘The First Responders: Women Who Led India Through The Pandemic’, a book published by Reliance Foundation and Observer Research Foundation, celebrates women at forefront of Covid fight

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– RBI modifies norms for banks on short term crop loan scheme

– Department of Posts starts providing National Pension Scheme (NPS) services through online mode

– IP (intellectual property) protection: India among most challenging economies, says USTR (US Trade Representative)

– IndiGo becomes 1st airline to land aircraft using navigation system GAGAN (GPS-aided geo-augmented navigation)

– Govt. hikes Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) rates for phosphatic and potassic (P&K) fertilisers for the Kharif season (April-September, 2022)

– Govt. to sell 3.5% stake in LIC (Life Insurance Corporation of India) in IPO; listing on May 17

– WhatsApp confirms giving cashback for making digital payments in India

– Chennai-based Veranda Learning Solutions signs agreement to acquire test-prep institute T.I.M.E. (Advanced Educational Activities Pvt. Ltd.) for ₹287 crore

WORLD

– International Girls in ICT Day celebrated on April 28; theme: “Access and Safety”

– World Day for Safety and Health at Work observed on April 28

– Indonesia bans export of all forms of palm oil, both crude and refined

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