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

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

INDIA

– Himachal Pradesh: PM participates in ‘Garib Kalyan Sammelan’ in Shimla

– IMD raises 2022 monsoon forecast to 103% of LPA on likely La Nina effect

– India sends one more consignment of 40,000 metric tonnes of diesel to Sri Lanka

– Monkeypox: Health ministry issues advisory for international passengers

– J&K: National Panthers Party Chief Bhim Singh dies in Jammu at 81

– Playback singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, dies in Kolkata at 53

– Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visits Gabon capital Libreville

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Indian economy grew 8.7% in 2021-22: National Statistics Office

– India’s fiscal deficit improves to 6.7% in FY22 on higher tax mop up

– India’s annual per capita income at constant prices remains below the pre-COVID level at Rs 91,481 in 2021-22

– Govt releases Rs 86,912 cr to states, clears entire GST compensation dues

– India’s domestic crude oil production slips to 28-year low of 28.4 million tonnes (MT) in 2021-22

– Govt. raises premium for its flagship insurance schemes — Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)

– Defence Ministry inks Rs 2,971-cr contract with Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) to procure ASTRA Mk-I missile system

– India’s core sector output expands at six-month high of 8.4% in April

– TechEagle drone delivers mail in Gujarat under a pilot project in tie up with India Post

– Former SBI executive Natarajan Sundar joins NARCL (National Assets Reconstruction Company Ltd) as MD & CEO

WORLD

– EU leaders agree on partial embargo on Russian oil amid Ukraine war; imports delivered by pipeline exempted

– Russia’s Gazprom says will halt gas supplies to Netherlands from May 31 for refusal to pay in rubles

– World No-Tobacco Day observed on May 31; theme: ‘Tobacco: Threat to our environment’

SPORTS

– ISSF World Cup 2022 in Baku: Indian women’s shooting team of Elavenil Valarivan, Shreya Agarwal and Ramita bags gold in the 10m air rifle women’s team event

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