Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: May 14, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 14, 2022.

INDIA

– ISRO successfully tests large human-rated solid rocket booster for Gaganyaan mission

– IAS officer Nidhi Chibber appointed as Chairperson of CBSE

– 6th Road Safety Conference on “Safer & Sustainable Mobility with Innovations and Technology” held in New Delhi

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Union environment ministry relaxes expansion of coal mining norms amid supply crunch

– NITI Ayog launches National Data and Analytics Platform to make available easily govt data to public

– India-UAE Economic Partnership Summit organised by CII in Mumbai

– RBI opens banks credit for NBFCs to on-lend continuously to priority sector

– India’s industrial output expanded 1.9% in March

– Reliance Industries Ltd (53) is top-ranked Indian company on Forbes’ latest Global 2000 list of public companies worldwide

– NTPC initiates Girl Empowerment Mission for uplifting lives of underprivileged girls

– PepsiCo-USAID (US Agency for International Development) awards 6 women farmers in Bengal for breaking gender stereotypes

– Swiggy acquires restaurant booking platform Dineout

WORLD

– India abstains in UNHRC resolution on deteriorating human rights situation in Ukraine due to Russian aggression

– US scientists for first time grow plants in lunar soil brought back to Earth

– Elon Musk says $44-bn Twitter deal on hold, seeks details on spam accounts

– Shell agrees to sell Russian retail business to Lukoil

– Kenya’s Anna Qabale Duba wins $250,000 global nursing award for fighting FGM (female genital mutilation)

– United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan dies at 73

SPORTS

– Priyanka Mohite becomes first Indian woman to climb 5 peaks above 8000 metres

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