Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: September 27, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for September 27, 2022

INDIA

– Karnataka: President Droupadi Murmu inaugurates Mysuru Dasara Festival at Chamundi Hills

– Karnataka: President Droupadi Murmu inaugurates new campus of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Dharwad

– Direct flight between Delhi and Shimla started by Alliance Air

– Former J&K CM Ghulam Nabi Azad launches ‘Democratic Azad Party’

– Indian Navy participating in ‘Operation Southern Readiness’ maritime exercise in Seychelles

– Arogya Manthan 2022 organised in New Delhi on Sept 25-26; Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya awards best performing states for PMJAY (Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana) and ABDM (Ayushman Bharat Digital Health Mission)

– Gujarat: Home Minister Amit Shah lays foundation stone of 350 bedded ESIC hospital at Sanand

– Rural Development Ministry develops “JALDOOT App” to measure water level of wells

– Supreme Court to live-stream proceedings of Constitution benches from Sept 27 on webcast.gov.in/scindia/

– Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh announces One Week One Lab theme-based campaign to showcase technological breakthroughs & innovations of CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) labs

– Housing & Urban Affairs Ministry launches Swachh Toycathon — a competition to make toys from waste

– External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar meets US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J Austin in Washington

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20) extended for six months from Oct 1

– Govt commits Rs. 7,385 crore under Fund of Funds for Startup India Investment for 88 Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs); 720 startups supported by AIFs

– &P Global Ratings projects India’s FY23 GDP growth at 7.3%, pegs inflation above 6%

– Rupee ends beyond 81 against US dollar for the first time

– WAPCOS Ltd, under Jal Shakti Ministry, files DRHP (draft red herring prospectus) with SEBI for IPO

– Tamil Nadu Cabinet gives assent to ordinance to regulate online gambling

– Centre launches indigenously-developed aviation fuel AVGAS 100 LL; developed by Indian Oil Corporation

WORLD

– Putin grants Russian citizenship to US whistleblower Edward Snowden

– Global economy to grow at 2.7% in 2022, 2.3% in 2023: Moody’s Analytics

– Plenipotentiary Conference of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) held in Bucharest, Romania

– Unilever CEO Alan Jope to retire at the end of 2023

– UN’s Education Cannot Wait fund receives $42 million from donors

– Pakistan: Military helicopter crashes in Balochistan province; all 6 killed

– Russia: 17 dead in school shooting in Izhevsk city

– International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons observed on Sept 26

– World Pharmacist Day celebrated on Sept 25, theme: ‘Pharmacy united in action for a healthier world’

– World Rivers Day celebrated on Sept 25, theme: ‘The importance of Rivers to Biodiversity’

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