Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: May 25, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 25, 2022.

INDIA

– National Health Authority launches revamped ABHA (Ayushman Bharat Health Account) mobile application to manage health records under Ayushman Bharat

– Punjab: Health Minister Vijay Singla sacked by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on corruption charges; arrested

– Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) opposes petition for the “restoration of 27 temples” alleged to have been destroyed to construct the Qutub Minar complex

– Odisha: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams inaugurates new Lord Venkateswara temple in Bhubaneswar

– Vinai Kumar Saxena appointed new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

– India ranked 54th on Travel and Tourism Development Index by WEF

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Govt allows duty-free import of 20 lakh tonnes per year of crude soyabean, sunflower oil

– India imposes restrictions on sugar exports from June 1; is world’s biggest producer of sugar and the second biggest exporter after Brazil

– Indian companies have emerged as the most trusted by the domestic population, followed by China, Canada, the US and the UK, according to Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report

– International Conference on New Technologies and Innovations in Rural Roads inaugurated in New Delhi by Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Giriraj Singh

– Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal addresses the event ‘India at 75: Strategic Outlook’ at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos,

– World Economic Forum announces new “Alliance of CEO Climate Action Leaders India” that will work towards fast-tracking decarbonisation

– Logistics services provider Delhivery lists after IPO at premium over issue price

– Venus Pipes & Tubes lists after IPO at premium over issue price

– National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) defends service charge being levied by restaurants across the country

– Triumph launches all-new Tiger 1200 adventure motorcycle in four variants; prices starting from Rs. 19 lakhs

– Tata group hospitality firm Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) reappoints Puneet Chhatwal as Managing Director and CEO for another term of five years

– Anant Rangaswami, the founding editor of ad magazine Campaign India, dies at 61

WORLD

– Quad (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) summit organised in Tokyo; participants: PM Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, Japan’s PM Fumio Kishida and Australia’s PM Anthony Albanese

– Quad recognises urgent need to address climate change; launches ‘Q-CHAMP’ (Quad Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Package)

– QUAD leaders launch Quad fellowship programme for graduate STEM degrees in the US

– UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights) Michelle Bachelet visits China; meets Foreign Minister Wang Yi

– WHO (World Health Organisation) DG (Director-General) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus reappointed for a second five-year term

– Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya addresses 75th session of World Health Assembly in Geneva

– World Economic Forum’s Chief Economists Outlook report warns consequences from fragmentation of global economy

– DCO (Digital Cooperation Organization) and WEF (World Economic Forum) announce new initiative to boost flows of digital foreign direct investments globally

– Karuna Nundy, Gautam Adani and Khurram Parvez, three Indians on TIME 100 Most Influential People list

– US President Joe Biden says America will intervene militarily if China invades Taiwan

– US: Teenage gunman kills 18 children in a shooting at an elementary school in Texas

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