Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 14, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 14, 2022
New RAMSAR SITES IN INDIA 
– India adds 11 more wetlands to the list of Ramsar sites to make total 75 Ramsar sites
– 4 in Tamil Nadu, 3 in Odisha, 2 in Jammu and Kashmir and 1 each in MP and Maharashtra
– Tamil Nadu: Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary, Suchindram Theroor Wetland Complex, Vaduvur Bird Sanctuary, Kanjirankulam Bird Sanctuary
– Odisha: Tampara Lake, Hirakud Reservoir, Ansupa Lake
– J&K: Hygam Wetland Conservation Reserve, Shallbugh Wetland Conservation Reserve
– MP: Yashwant Sagar
– Maharashtra: Thane Creek
INDIA
– J&K: Golden joint of world’s highest Chenab railway bridge inaugurated
– Centre reinstates J&K IAS Officer Shah Faesal as Deputy Secretary in Tourism Ministry
ECONOMY & CORPORATE
– Saline Water Lantern using sea water to power specially designed LED lamps launched by Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Dr. Jitendra Singh
WORLD
– Sri Lanka allows docking of Chinese research ship at Hambantota port from August 16-22
– WHO announces new names for variants of monkeypox virus in circulation; Clade I, Clade II
– World Organ Donation Day observed on August 13
SPORTS
– Football: Real Madrid lift Super Cup by beating Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 at Helsinki

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