Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: June 24, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for June 24, 2022

INDIA

– GSAT-24 satellite (4180 kg), built by ISRO for NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), launched by French company Arianespace from Kourou in French Guiana (South America)
– IPS officer Dinkar Gupta appointed director general of National Investigation Agency (NIA)
– Maharashtra: Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs declare Eknath Shinde as their leader
– External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar addresses CHOGM Foreign Ministers’ plenary in Kigali, Rwanda
– Home Ministry extends FCRA validity of NGOs with pending renewal till Sept 30
– Indian Ambassador to China Pradeep Kumar Rawat meets Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing
– No entry of medium, heavy vehicles into Delhi from October 1
– Tamil Nadu government dispatches second consignment of relief materials to Sri Lanka worth Rs.67.70 crore

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– RBI proposes norms for outsourcing of IT services by banks, NBFCs; regulated entities (REs) will not require prior approval from the central bank for the outsourcing of IT and IT-enabled services
– World Bank approves $245-million loan for the railway logistics project to help reduce India’s high carbon emissions
– Seven companies have built ONDC (open network for digital commerce) compatible apps: Piyush Goyal
– Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah addresses National Conclave of Scheduled and Multi-State Urban Co-operative Banks and Credit Societies on Future Role of Urban Cooperative Credit Sector in New Delhi
– PM inaugurates Vanijya Bhawan– the new premises of Commerce & Industry Ministry – in New Delhi
– PM launches NIRYAT (National Import-Export Record for Yearly Analysis of Trade) portal, a one-stop platform for stakeholders to get all necessary information related to India’s foreign trade
– ONGC Videsh Limited announces new discovery in Colombia
– Gautam Adani and his family pledge to donate Rs 60,000 cr for social causes
– IOC unveils indoor solar cook top Surya Nutan
– CBI starts biggest banking fraud probe; registers a case against Dewan Housing Finance Corporation promoters Kapil Wadhawan, Dheeraj Wadhawan and others for defrauding a consortium of 17 banks to the tune of Rs. 34,615 crores

WORLD

– BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) annual summit held virtually; hosted by China
– Germany triggers gas alarm stage, accuses Russia of ‘economic attack’ for cutting gas flows
– International Widows’ Day observed on June 23
– United Nations Public Service Day celebrated on June 23

SPORTS

– Asian Track Cycling Championships in New Delhi: India finish with best-ever nine senior medals
– International Olympic Day celebrated on June 23; theme: ‘Together for a peaceful world’

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