Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 13, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 13, 2022
INDIA
– Indian, Oman Army exercise ‘Al Najah’ concludes in Bikaner
– India, Malaysia air force exercise ‘Udarashakti’ being conducted in Malaysia
– India ‘opposes unilateral change to Taiwan status quo’
– Initiative ‘SMILE’ (Support for Marginalised Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise) launched to make cities, towns and municipal areas begging-free
ECONOMY & CORPORATE
– India’s foreign exchange reserves decline by $897 million to $572.978 billion in the week ended August 5
– RBI asks banks, regulated entities to prevent harassment by recovery agents; no phone calls before 8 am and after 7 pm
– National Conference of Rural Cooperative Banks organized by the Ministry of Cooperation & National Federation of State Cooperative Banks (NAFSCOB) in New Delhi
– Consumer Price Index-based inflation (retail) eases to 6.71% in July from 7.01% in June
– IIP (Index of Industrial Production) growth decelerates to 12.3 percent YoY in June
– DST StartUp Utsav organised at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre in Delhi
– Department of Consumer Affairs asks all states, UTs to enforce stock disclosure by stockholders of Tur pulse
– Over 7% Indians owned cryptocurrency in 2021: UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development)
WORLD
– International Youth Day celebrated on August 12; theme: ‘Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages’
– World Elephant Day celebrated on August 12
– Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum becomes first south Asian to win Lisbon Triennale Millennium bcp Lifetime Achievement Award
– US, Indonesia, Australia hold Super Garuda Shield exercises on Sumatra Island
– Martian equator contains little or no ice, says seismic data from NASA’s Mars InSight mission

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