Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 11, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 11, 2022
INDIA
– Bihar: JD(U)’s Nitish Kumar takes oath as CM, RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav appointed Deputy CM
– Justice Uday Umesh Lalit appointed 49th CJI, to take oath on Aug 27; will have a term till November 8
– Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launches indigenous Lumpi-ProVac vaccine to protect livestock from Lumpy Skin disease
– Fisheries & Animal Husbandry Minister Parshottam Rupala launches ‘Fish and Seafood’ book; aim is to boost the domestic consumption of fish and seafood
ECONOMY & CORPORATE
– RBI releases regulatory framework for digital lending; lending business can be carried out only by entities regulated by the central bank
– Centre releases 2 instalments of tax devolution to state govts amounting to Rs 1.16 lakh crore
– World Biofuel Day celebrated on August 10; PM inaugurates second generation (2G) ethanol plant in Panipat, Haryana
– Centre decides to remove fare cap on air tickets from August 31
– LIC consolidates its leadership position with 68.57% market share
WORLD
– China says exercises near Taiwan, conducted post Nancy Pelosi visit, have ended
– WHO decries increasing attacks on monkeys over fears of spread of monkeypox in Brazil
– World Lion Day celebrated on August 10
SPORTS
– India’s CA Bhavani Devi wins gold in Commonwealth Fencing Championship 2022 in London
– Serena Williams announces retirement from professional tennis; won 23 grand slam titles starting from US Open in 1999

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