Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 30, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 30, 2022

INDIA

– Queen Máxima of Netherlands calls on President Droupadi Murmu in New Delhi
– New envoys: 1. Francisco Teodoro Maldonado Guevara, Ambassador of Ecuador 2. Ahmed Ali Dahir, Ambassador of Somalia 3. Philipp Ackermann, Ambassador of Germany 4. Arunkoemar Hardien, Ambassador of Suriname

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– All subsidised fertilisers, including Urea and DAP (Diammonium phosphate), to be sold from October under single brand name – “Bharat” – as part of the Centre’s ‘One Nation, One Fertiliser’ initiative
– Delhi HC sets aside arbitral award directing ISRO’s Antrix Corporation to pay damages of USD 562.2 million with interest to Devas Multimedia Private Limited for unlawfully terminating a deal in 2011
– Large scale exports and deepening the ecosystem vital to higher Domestic Value Addition in Electronics Sector: ICRIER report
– Stop charging platform fee on BBPS (Bharat Bill Payment System) payments: NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India) directs payment apps

WORLD

– Iraq: Influential Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr (49) announces retirement from politics
– Pakistan Floods: First aid flights begin arriving in country from Turkey, UAE
– International Day against Nuclear Tests observed by UN on August 29
– Stockholm World Water Week being held from August 23 to Sept 1; theme: “Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water”

SPORTS

– National Sports Day celebrated on August 29, birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand.

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