Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 2, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 2, 2022

INDIA

– Parliament passes bill to ban funding of weapons of mass destruction
– Parliament passes bill to extend domestic laws to Indian research stations Maitri and Bharati in Antarctic region
– President of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih arrives in New Delhi on four-day visit to India
– Speaker Om Birla withdraws suspension of 4 Congress MPs after one week
– Centre forms task force to monitor monkeypox virus situation in nation
– Arsenic found in groundwater in parts of 209 districts, uranium in parts of 152 districts: Govt
– Kannada daily ‘Udayavani’ founder T. Mohandas Pai dies at 89
– India reports its first death from Monkeypox in Thrissur, Kerala

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– 5G spectrum auction concludes with bids of over Rs 1.5 lakh crore; Reliance Jio top bidder
– Jet fuel (ATF) price cut by steep 12%, commercial LPG rate reduced by Rs 36

WORLD

– First ship carrying 26,000 tonnes Ukrainian grain leaves port of Odesa for Lebanon
– ‘Star Trek’ TV series actress Nichelle Nichols dies at 89

SPORTS

– Birmingham Commonwealth Games: India’s Achinta Sheuli wins gold in men’s 73 kg weightlifting

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