Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: April 7, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for April 7, 2022.

INDIA

– Parliament passes Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill 2022; will authorise taking measurements of convicts and other persons for the purposes of identification and investigation in criminal matters and to preserve records.

– Parliament passes Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2022; enables inclusion of certain community in the list of Scheduled Tribes in Tripura

– Lok Sabha passes weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems (prohibition of unlawful activities) amendment Bill, 2022

– IMF lauds India’s PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana program which prevented extreme poverty in country during Covid Pandemic

– Netherlands: President Ram Nath Kovind meets PM Mark Rutte in Amsterdam

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Indian economy to grow 7.5% in 2022-23, 8% in 2023-24: Asian Development Bank Outlook 2022

– Govt.-owned Union Bank of India launches super-app UnionNXT and digital transformation project SMBHAV

– Hindustan Aeronautics Limited ties up with Israel Aerospace Industries to convert civil aircraft to multi mission tanker transport aircraft

– Google rolling out toll prices on Maps in India to help users make the choice between toll roads and regular roads

– Flipkart launches ‘Flipkart Health+’ app to provide access to medicines and healthcare services

WORLD

– EU declares a number of Russian diplomats working in Brussels “persona non grata” and orders them to leave host nation Belgium

– Sri Lanka: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa revokes state of emergency declared on April 1

– Serbia: Aleksandar Vučić of Serbian Progressive Party re-elected President

– International Day of Sport for Development and Peace observed on April 6; theme: “Securing a Sustainable and Peaceful Future for All: The Contribution of Sport”

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