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

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

INDIA

– Himachal Pradesh: PM inaugurates AIIMS, Bilaspur, Government Hydro Engineering College, Bandla

– Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) renamed as Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) by CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao

– Defence Minister performs ‘Shastra Pooja’ at Auli Military Station in Uttarakhand

– UAE’s Minister of Tolerance inaugurates Hindu temple in Dubai

– India’s Mars orbiter Mangalyaan dies after 6-month mission lasts eight years

– Arunachal Pradesh: Pilot killed in army helicopter crash near Tawang

– Uttarakhand: 33 killed as bus falls into gorge in Pauri Garhwal district

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– India emerges as world’s largest producer and consumer of sugar and its second largest exporter in 2021-22 season (October-September)

– No charge for RuPay credit card use on UPI (Unified Payments Interface) for transactions up to Rs 2,000: NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India)

– Cough syrups by Indian firm potentially tied to 66 deaths in Gambia: WHO

– Apollo Hospitals acquires 60% stake in Ayurveda hospital chain AyurVAID

– Union Minister Piyush Goyal meets business delegation led by Swiss minister Guy Parmelin

WORLD

– Nobel Prize in Chemistry jointly awarded to Carolyn Bertozzi (US), Morton Meldal (Denmark) and Barry Sharpless (US) for their work on snipping molecules together, known as ‘click chemistry’

– World Teachers’ Day celebrated on Oct 5; theme: “The transformation of education begins with teachers”

– WTO slashes global 2023 global trade growth forecast to 1%, ups 2022 forecast to 3.5%

– Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina launched to space from US in SpaceX flight along with 3 other astronauts

– Charles Fuller, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of acclaimed ‘A Soldier’s Play’, passes away at 83

SPORTS

– Shooting returns, Golf set for debut in 2026 Commonwealth Games in Australia

– Hockey: PR Sreejesh, Savita Punia voted FIH Men’s and Women’s Goalkeeper of the Year

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