Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 7, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 7, 2022
INDIA
– NDA candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar elected as 16th Vice President of India
– UGC asks all Universities and Colleges to observe August 14 as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day
– New CAT (Central Administrative Tribunal) Chairman Justice Ranjit Vasantrao More takes charge
– Govt to make 1.5 lakh Ayushman Bharat Health, Wellness centres functional by December this year
– India opens door for persecuted minorities from Pakistan to practise medicine; NMC (National Medical Commission) invites applications
– Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama honoured with the ‘dPal rNgam Duston’ award by Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC)
ECONOMY & CORPORATE
– SEBI constitutes 15-member committee to attract foreign investment; Former Chief Economic Advisor K V Subramanian appointed Chairman
– Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal unveils digital version of One District-One Product gift catalogue
WORLD
– Israel and Gaza militants exchange fire after deadly strikes
– Hiroshima in Japan observes 77th anniversary of the atomic bombing on August 6
– US: Indiana becomes first state to implement abortion ban post SC ruling
SPORTS
– Birmingham Commonwealth Games: Wrestlers Bajrang Punia (men’s 65 kg), Deepak Punia (men’s 86 kg) and Sakshi Malik (women’s 62 kg) clinch gold medals
– Birmingham Commonwealth Games: Athletes Avinash Sable (men’s 3000 metres steeplechase) and Priyanka Goswami (women’s 10,000m race walk) win silver medals

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