Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: October 1, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for October 1, 2022

INDIA

– Gujarat: PM flags off Gandhinagar-Mumbai Central Vande Bharat Express train

– Gujarat: PM launches phase-1 of Ahmedabad Metro rail project at Kalupur station

– R. Venkataramani appointed next Attorney-General (A-G) by President Droupadi Murmu for a period of three years

– UNESCO lists 50 iconic Indian textiles in ‘Handmade for the 21st Century: Safeguarding Traditional Indian Textile’

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– RBI policy: Repo rate hiked by 0.5% to 5.9%; FY23 GDP forecast cut to 7% (7.2% earlier)

– Card tokenisation to be implemented from October 1, no further extension signals RBI

– RBI categorises 16 large financial entities as upper-layer NBFCs

– IBBI amends norms; allows Insolvency Professional Entities to act as IPs (insolvency professionals)

– Centre appoints Ajay Kumar Srivastava as MD & CEO of Indian Overseas Bank

– Natural gas prices hiked 40%; CNG, piped cooking gas to cost more

– Output of eight core infrastructure sectors grew 3.3% in August — the lowest in nine months

WORLD

– Russian President Vladimir Putin declares annexation of 4 Ukrainian regions: Donetsk & Luhansk in east and Kherson & Zaporizhzhia in South

– International Translation Day celebrated on Sept 30

– Sabotage suspected after leaks in Russia-Europe gas pipelines

– Thailand’s Constitutional Court rules PM Prayuth Chan-Ocha can stay, did not exceed term limit

SPORTS

– 36th National Games open at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad

– St. Patrick’s School, Gumla, Jharkhand wins 61st Subroto Cup under-17 girls football tournament

– FIFA releases 3-episode series on Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri on its website

– Former cricket captain Sunil Gavaskar given SJFI medal by Sports Journalist Federation of India in Thiruvananthapuram

– India wins two golds at World cadets chess championship in Georgia: A. Charvi (girls’ under-8) and Shubhi Gupta (girls’ under-12)

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