Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: April 4, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for April 4, 2022.

INDIA

– Andhra Pradesh to have 13 new districts starting from April 4; total now 26

– World Health Organization (WHO) suspends UN supply of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine for Covid-19 following deficiencies found during inspection

– IONS (Indian Ocean Naval Symposium) holds maiden maritime exercise at Goa and in the Arabian Sea from March 26 to 30

– Chandigarh to go by Central services rules

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– India’s exports rose 40% in 2021-22 to hit a record $417.8 billion

WORLD

– Pakistan: President Arif Alvi dissolves National Assembly on advice of PM Imran Khan; election to be held within 90 days

– Sri Lanka: All Cabinet Ministers resign; PM Mahinda Rajapaksa remains in office

– Ukraine: Russia targets Black Sea port city of Odessa

– South Sudan: Rival leaders, President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar, agree on creation of a unified armed forces command

– Afghanistan: Taliban announce ban on poppy cultivation; country world’s biggest opium producer

– Arunabha Ghosh, CEO of the Delhi-based Council for Energy Environment and Water, appointed member of the ‘High-Level Expert Group on the Net-Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities’ constituted by UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, to bolster action against global warming

SPORTS

– Australia (356/5) beat England (285/10 in 43.4) by 71 runs in final at Christchurch, NZ to win seventh Women’s World Cup title

– Paris Marathon: Judith Jeptum (2:19:48) of Kenya win’s women’s race, Deso Gelmisa (2:05:07) of Ethiopia wins men’s race

– M. Sreeshankar improves his own national record in men’s long jump with a jump of 8.36m at Federation Cup athletics in Kerala

– Miami Open tennis:  Poland’s Iga Swiatek defeats Japan’s Naomi Osaka to win women’s singles title

– Orleans Masters badminton tournament in France: India’s Mithun Manjunath loses in men’s singles final

– Arjun Erigaisi wins Delhi International Open chess tournament

– Kiran George (men’s) and Anupama Upadhyaya (women’s) win singles titles at Polish Open International Challenge badminton tournament in Arłamow

– Adidas unveils Al Rihla —the official match ball for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

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