Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: September 21, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for September 21, 2022

INDIA

– Gujarati film ‘Chhello Show’ is India’s official entry for Oscars 2023; titled ‘Last Film Show’ in English, the movie is directed by Pan Nalin

– India’s “longest river cruise service” (4,000 km) between Varanasi (UP) and Bogibeel (Assam) to start in 2023: Shipping Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

– Indian Navy decommissions INS Ajay at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai after 32 years of service

– Out of Rs 23,700 crore donations given by Indians in Oct 2020-Sept 2021, the maximum (64%) went to religious organisations: Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP)

– Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds talks with Egypt’s Defence Minister, General Mohamed Zaki in Cairo

– AIBD (Asia-Pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development) unanimously extends India’s Presidency for one more year

– Central Bureau of Narcotics destroys 1,032 hectares of illicit cannabis (ganja) cultivation Himachal Pradesh

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– IBBI fixes timelines for the liquidation process to reduce delays

– Minister of Education and Skill Development Dharmendra Pradhan launches SCALE app for skill development in leather sector at Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai

– Centre notifies new Medical Device Rules to smoothen licensing procedure; allows self-declaration on portal for licensing purposes

– DPIIT (Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade) planning multi-media campaign to promote over 400 GI products

– Yes Bank to sell stressed assets worth Rs 48k cr to JC Flowers ARC, US-based asset reconstruction company (ARC)

– RBI approves appointment of Rama Subramaniam Gandhi as non-executive chairman of Yes Bank

– RBI removes Central Bank of India from PCA (Prompt Corrective Action) framework after more than 5 years

– RBI asks urban cooperative banks to appoint compliance chiefs by April 2023

– Global Fintech Fest organised in Mumbai by Fintech Convergence Council (FCC), Payment Council of India (PCI) and National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)

– Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar virtually addresses ‘LEADS-2022 conference’ organized by FICCI in New Delhi

WORLD

– Pakistan gets 2nd batch of six J-10C combat aircraft from China

SPORTS

– Australia (211/6 in 19.2) beat India (208/6) by 4 wickets in 1st T20I in Mohali

– ICC announces changes in cricket’s playing conditions, using saliva to polish ball now permanently prohibited

– Bangladesh win SAFF (South Asian Football Federation) Women’s Championship by beating Nepal 3-1 at Dashrath Rangshala Stadium in Kathmandu

– Indian athletes shine in Marrakech Para Athletics Grand Prix with 19 medals

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