Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: May 6, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for May 6, 2022.

INDIA

– PM Modi holds talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris

– Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates 3 floating Border Outposts named Sutlej, Kaveri and Narmada on Indo-Bangladesh Border

– 3-day Swasthya Chintan Shivir-Health Summit being held at Kevadiya, in Gujarat

– Prashant Kishor says will set up Jan Suraaj to work for Bihar’s development

– WHO says 47 lakh people died in India because of Covid-19; Indian govt.’s figure 4.81 lakh in 2020 & 2021

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Food processing minister Pashupati Kumar Paras launches three ‘One District One Products’ brands” Brand Anaras: Ri Bhoi, Meghalaya, Brand Madhurmithas: Muzaffarnagar, UP, Brand Pind Se: Amritsar, Punjab

– SC appoints panel headed by retired HC judge for recovery of monies from defaulters: NSEL

– First FICCI national conference and awards on Industry 4.0 held in New Delhi

WORLD

– World Portuguese Language Day celebrated by UNESCO on May 5

– EU announces new sanctions against Russia over Ukraine issue; plans to cut off European purchases of Russian crude oil within six months

– US Fed hikes rate by a half-percentage point; sharpest increase since 2000

– Taliban stops issuing driving licence to women in Kabul & other provinces in Afghanistan

– Taiwan scraps deal to buy US anti-submarine helicopters

– Australia’s Robert Piper becomes UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ special adviser on internal displacement

– Russia to open humanitarian corridor for evacuation of civilians from the blocked Azovstal plant in Ukraine’s Mariupol

SPORTS

– Santosh Trophy football: Kerala beat West Bengal in penalty shootout to lift title for seventh time; final played at Payyanad Stadium in Malappuram

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