Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: March 26, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for March 26, 2022

INDIA

– UP: Yogi Adityanath takes oath as CM for 2nd term; Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak are deputy CMs
– External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi hold talks in New Delhi
– Ex-MLAs to get pension for one term only: Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann
– EAM Jaishankar lists 6 principles behind India’s response to Ukraine crisis
– Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launches BRO Tourism portal that will facilitate online booking of guided tours to the road infrastructure projects of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO)
– At 513 per 1 lakh population, Delhi has highest incidents of pulmonary tuberculosis cases in India, Kerala lowest (115): National TB Prevalence Survey 2019-2021
– West Bengal: CBI takes over case of Birbhum killings following Calcutta HC order

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– RBI releases framework for geo-tagging of payment system touch points
– Gujarat again tops NITI Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index 2021 followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka
– Delhi 3rd nationwide in per capita income after Sikkim, Goa according to the Economic Survey of Delhi 2021-22
– Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill; completes budgetary exercise for 2022-23

WORLD

– United Nations General Assembly adopts resolution demanding aid access and civilian protection in Ukraine, criticising Russia for creating a ‘dire’ humanitarian situation; India and China among 35 countries that abstained
– EU member Bulgaria ends controversial ‘golden passports’ scheme; citizenship was granted to foreigners on investing one million euros in the country
– Edward “Ned” Johnson III, who grew Fidelity Investments into the financial giant it is today, dies at 91 in US
– US hydrologist Wilfried Brutsaert awarded Stockholm Water Prize 2022 by SIWI (Stockholm International Water Institute)
– UN observes International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery on March 25
– UN observes International Day of Solidarity with Detained & Missing Staff Members on March 25
– North Korea confirms test-firing of biggest ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) Hwasong-17 of 6240 kms range
– US dollar’s dominance is being stealthily eroded, says IMF report

SPORTS

– Australia win series against Pakistan 1-0 by winning third & last test match at Lahore by 115 runs; get Benaud-Qadir Trophy

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