Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 9, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 9, 2022
– Both houses of Parliament adjourned sine die concluding the Monsoon Session
– Parliament passes Central Universities (Amendment) Bill 2022; seeks to convert the National Rail and Transportation Institute at Vadodara into the Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya which will be a central university
– Indian Army launches Him Drone-a-thon programme in collaboration with DFI (Drone Federation of India) to develop drone capabilities for meeting requirements of frontline troops
– Lok Sabha passes Bill to rename the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre as the India International Arbitration Centre
– Lok Sabha passes Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022
– Lok Sabha recommends Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022 to Parliamentary Standing Committee for further examination
– NIXI offers domain names for Rs 75 under ‘Har Ghar Digital, Har Jeevan Digital’ campaign
– Cease-fire between Palestinians, Israel takes effect in Gaza after 3 days
– India beat West Indies by 88 runs in fifth and final T20 International at Lauderhill in Florida (US) to win five-match series 4-1
– Chess: 15-year-old V. Pranav becomes India’s 75th Grandmaster
– India (22 Gold, 16 Silver, and 23 Bronze) finish 4th in medals tally behind Australia, England and Canada
– PV Sindhu wins gold in women’s singles badminton
– Lakshya Sen wins gold in men’s singles badminton
– Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty win gold in men’s doubles badminton
– Achanta Sharath Kamal wins gold men’s singles Table Tennis
– Achanta Sharath Kamal and Sreeja Akula wins gold in mixed doubles Table Tennis
– Australia beat India by nine runs to win gold medal in the women’s cricket
– Australia win gold in men’s hockey by beating India 7-0 in the final.




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