Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: September 2, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for September 2, 2022

INDIA

– WCD Ministry’s Rashtriya Poshan Maah begins across India with key focus on “Mahila aur Swasthya” and “Bacha aur Shiksha”
– Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh announces India’s first indigenously developed vaccine, “CERVAVAC” for the prevention of cervical cancer
– Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri presents Smart Solutions Challenge & Inclusive Cities Awards 2022, in New Delhi
– Union Home & Cooperation Minister Amit Shah launches “CAPF eAWAS” web portal in New Delhi
– Vasudha Gupta assumes charge as DG, AIR News
– Ravi Capoor relieved of duties as Sansad TV CEO; Utpal Singh, currently holding the post of Secretary General Lok Sabha, will additionally discharge the functions of CEO Sansad TV
– Kerala Assembly passed the contentious University Laws (Amendment) Bill 2022, which would result in curtailing the powers of the Governor as Chancellor of state universities
– NIA announces Rs 25 lakh reward for information on gangster Dawood Ibrahim, a key accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts
– Delhi reverts to old excise policy as 300 govt-run liquor vends open
– ‘The Architect of the New BJP: How Narendra Modi Transformed the Party’, book by journalist Ajay Singh, released
– Delhi Police is first force to make collection of forensic evidence mandatory in crimes punishable by more than six years

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) launches Pharma Sahi Daam 2.0 app
– Cabinet Committee on Security approves Tejas Mark-2 fighter jet Project
– India’s urban unemployment rate at 7.6% in April-June quarter: Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS)

WORLD

– India participating in multi-nation Exercise Vostok 2022 being held in Russia from Sept 1 to 7
– UNHRC says extent of arbitrary detentions against Uyghurs and others in China may constitute crimes against humanity
– Russia completely halts gas supplies to Europe via major pipeline, citing maintenance

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