Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: December 1, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for December 1, 2022

INDIA

– Maternal Mortality Ratio declines from 130 per lakh live births in 2014-16 to 97 per lakh live births in 2018-20

– Maternal Mortality Ratio is the number of maternal deaths during a given time period per 1,00,000 live births during the same period

– BJP received Rs 614.53 crore as contributions in 2021-22, Congress: Rs 95.46 crore: Election Commission

– Manipur Sangai Festival 2022 organised by state govt. from Nov 21 to 30

– Assam to provide Rs 10000 annually to female post-graduate students in 10 monthly instalments

– India-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ being held in Uttarakhand, 100 kms from China LAC (Line of Actual Control)

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– India’s GDP grows 6.3% in second quarter of 2022-23

– Growth in eight core industries slows down to 0.1% in October

– India-Australia Economic Cooperation & Trade Agreement to come into force from Dec 29

– Kirit Parikh panel suggests floor and ceiling price for gas from old fields

– RBI authorises Tamilnad Mercantile Bank to undertake government business

– Toyota Kirloskar Vice Chairman Vikram S Kirloskar dies in Bengaluru at 64

– Remittance flows to India to rise 12% to reach $100 billion in 2022: World Bank

WORLD

– China: Former President Jiang Zemin (1993-2003) dies at 96

– Chinese astronauts meet colleagues at under-construction space station; makes country’s first

– Bakery item French baguette given “intangible cultural heritage status” by UNESCO

– Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare observed on November 30

SPORTS

– Stéphanie Frappart of France becomes first female referee in FIFA Men’s World Cup, in Costa Rica v/s Germany match on Dec 1

– 3rd & final India-NZ ODI at Hagley Oval, Christchurch called off due to rain; NZ win series 1-0

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