Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: October 3, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for October 3, 2022

INDIA

– Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2022 awards: Telangana first among Big States; Andaman & Nicobar first in Small States and UTs category

– 74% rural households receive water on 7 days, 8% once a week: Jal Shakti ministry

– PM’s Scheme for Mentoring Young Authors – YUVA 2.0 launched; YUVA: Young, Upcoming and Versatile Authors

– Ajay Bhadoo appointed Dy Election Commissioner, Akash Tripathi MyGov’s CEO

– 26 killed in an accident in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh

– Punjab Assembly passes bill to dissolve State Vigilance Commission

– IAF retires Srinagar-based No. 51 ‘Sword Arms’ squadron

– Madhav Hada awarded Bihari Puraskar of KK Birla Foundation for his 2015 literary criticism book ‘Pachrang Chola Pahar Sakhi Ri’

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Govt issues draft guidelines for RRBs (regional rural banks) listing; minimum net worth Rs 300 cr

– Concessional custom duty on Edible Oil import extended till March 2023 to keep domestic price under control

– PayU calls off USD 4.7 billion acquisition of BillDesk

– Suzlon Energy founder Tulsi Tanti dies at 64

– Switzerland 1st, India 40th in Global Innovation Index of WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation)

– U.S. sanctions Indian petrochemical company, Mumbai-based Tibalaji, for Iran oil purchases

WORLD

– Russia announces withdrawal of its troops from city of Lyman in Ukraine’s Donetsk region

– Indonesia: 125 killed in stampede after football match in Malang city of East Java province

SPORTS

– Red Bull’s Sergio Perez wins Formula One Singapore Grand Prix

– Fit India Freedom Run 3.0 launched at Major Dhyanchand National Stadium, New Delhi

– Kiren Rijiju, Anurag Singh Thakur launch Fit India Freedom Run 3.0 on Gandhi Jayanti at Major Dhyanchand National Stadium, New Delhi

– India (237/3) defeat South Africa (221/3) by 16 runs 2nd T20I at Guwahati; take 2-0 lead in 3-match series

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