Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: May 13, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 13, 2022.

INDIA

– Rajiv Kumar appointed new Chief Election Commissioner

– Extended-range (400 kms) BrahMos ALCM (Air Launched Cruise Missile) test fired from Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft

– Finish Mathura-Idgah case hearing within 4 months, orders Allahabad HC

– Gujarat: PM addresses “Utkarsh Samaroh” in Bharuch district

– Prasar Bharati inks MoU with Madagascar counterpart for broadcasting collaboration

– External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar speaks to his Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud

– India-UK Healthcare Conference held in London

– Chhattisgarh government chopper crashes at Raipur airport; two pilots killed

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Country’s foreign exchange reserves declined by USD 28.05 billion to USD 607.31 billion at the end of March 2022: RBI

– Retail inflation in India surges to 8-year high of 7.79% in April

– Tata Sons appoints Campbell Wilson as CEO & MD of Air India

– Sanjiv Bajaj, CMD of Bajaj Finserv, takes over as CII President

WORLD

– Ukraine halts some Russian gas flows to Europe

– US President Joe Biden convenes 2nd global COVID-19 summit

– FAO celebrates International Day of Plant Health on May 12

– International Nurses Day celebrated on May 12

– AI Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh killed by Israeli troops in Palestine

– Google adds 24 new languages including Bhojpuri & Konkani to its Google Translate platform

– Google launches Pixel 6A smartphone and Pixel Buds Pro wireless earphones

– Cameroon: Small passenger plane crashes in a forest near capital Yaoundé

– Sri Lanka: Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe (73) appointed new PM

– Nepal’s Lakpa Sherpa (48) reaches summit of Mount Everest for record 10th time; highest by any woman

SPORTS

– Athletics: Jyothi Yarraji creates new national record in women’s 100 m hurdles

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