Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 4, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 4, 2022
INDIA
– Lok Sabha passes Central Universities (Amendment) Bill 2022; Provides for establishing Central universities in various States
– Centre launches State University Research Excellence scheme to create robust Research and Development Ecosystem
– Union Cabinet approves India’s updated NDC (Nationally Determined Contribution) to be communicated to UNFCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)
– Suresh N. Patel sworn in as Central Vigilance Commissioner
– Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav: Archaeological Survey of India announces free entry at all monuments from August 5-15
ECONOMY & CORPORATE
– DRI (Directorate of Revenue Intelligence) detects customs duty evasion of 2,217 crore rupees by Vivo Mobile India Private Limited
– Enforcement Directorate seals Young India office at Herald House in New Delhi
– Congress-promoted Young Indian Private Limited owns the National Herald
– Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approves highest ever Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of 305 rupees per quintal of sugarcane for sugar season 2022-23 (October-September)
– Government withdraws Data Protection Bill, 2021 from Parliament
WORLD
– US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan ‘dangerous and stupid’, says China
SPORTS
– Parliament passes National Anti-Doping Bill, 2022 that seeks to provide a statutory framework for the functioning of the National Anti-Doping Agency and the National Dope Testing Laboratory
– Birmingham Commonwealth Games: Malaysia win gold in mixed team badminton by beating India 3-1 in final

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