Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: September 26, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for September 26, 2022

INDIA

– Sex ratio (number of females per 1,000 males): Uttarakhand (814) worst, Kerala (974) best

– External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar meets UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York

– Chandigarh airport to be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary that falls on September 28: PM

– Operation Megh Chakra: CBI conducts searches in 20 states over child pornography

– Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma unveils memorial in Guwahati to the greater one-horned rhino and the forest guards of Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Lord Venkateswara’s properties are worth Rs 85,705 crore across India, says TTD (Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams) Chairman

– Centre withdraws incentives, special allowance to IAS, IPS officers working in north-east regions

– IAS officer Rajendra Kumar appointed ESIC Director General

– PSU BPCL signs pact with Brazil’s Petrobras to diversify crude oil sourcing

WORLD

– Bangladesh: 24 killed as boat capsizes in Karatoya river

– Super Typhoon Noru slams into the Philippines

– World Bank pledges $2 bn in aid to flood-hit Pakistan for reconstruction

– Storm Fiona ravages east coast of Canada

– Singer Elton John gets National Humanities Medal from US President Joe Biden for work done by Elton John AIDS Foundation

SPORTS

– Norway’s Magnus Carlsen beats India’s Arjun Erigaisi in final to win Julius Baer Generation Cup chess online tournament

– India (187/4 in 19.5) beat Australia (186/7 in 20) by six wickets in third T20I at Hyderabad, clinch series 2-1

– Cricket: West Zone (275, 585-4-declared) beats South Zone (327, 234) by 294 runs in final at Coimbatore to win Duleep Trophy

– India (169/10 in 45.4) beat England (153/10 in 43.3) by 16 runs in 3rd and final women’s ODI at Lord’s, London to sweep series 3-0

– Tennis: Team World clinches Laver Cup in London by beating Team Europe 13-8

– US defeats International 17.5-12.5 to win Presidents Cup golf tournament at Charlotte

– Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge wins Berlin Marathon in 2:01:09, betters own world record

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