Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: July 27, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for July 27, 2022

INDIA

– Lok Sabha passes Family Courts’ Amendment Bill, 2022; validates existence of the 3 family courts in Himachal Pradesh and 2 in Nagaland with retrospective effect
– 19 Opposition MPs suspended over misconduct from Rajya Sabha for a week
– Prasar Bharati signs MoU with IIT, Kanpur to develop Next Generation Broadcast solution
– Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated across the country on July 26; marks victory in Operation Vijay in 1999
– Gujarat: Death toll in hooch (spurious liquor) tragedy in Botad district rises to 33
– EAM Jaishankar meets USAID (United States Agency for International Development) Administrator Samantha Power in New Delhi
– India lost 329 tigers in last 3 years due to poaching, natural and unnatural causes: Govt.

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Bidding for first ever auction of 5G spectrum begins; Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Adani Data Networks in the fray
– Defence ministry approves arms procurement proposals worth Rs 28,732 cr
– Defence’s Ministry iDEX-DIO (Innovations for Defence Excellence–Defence Innovation Organization) signs its 100th innovation contract
– IMF slashes India’s 2022-23 GDP growth forecast by 0.8% to 7.4%
– 8% decline in amount of bank frauds in last two years: MoS for Finance Bhagwat Karad
– Non-Performing Assets of Scheduled Commercial Banks in country declined in last four years: Govt

WORLD

– Russia will withdraw from International Space Station (ISS) project after 2024; jointly run by space agencies of Russia, USA, Europe, Japan and Canada since 1998
– IMF cuts growth forecast for global economy in 2022 to 3.2% in its World Economic Outlook (WEO) report
– US actor Paul Sorvino dies at 83, famous for his role in the gangster classic “Goodfellas”

SPORTS

– Hosts US top medals tally at World Athletics Championships; Armand Duplantis of Sweden breaks own world record in men’s pole vault with 6.21 metres

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