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Today’s Current Affairs Headline- 7 April 2022

Today’s Current Affairs headlines for 7th April 2022 by Miliposts.

National News

  • Parliament passed the Criminal Procedure Identification Bill which seeks to reduce the crime rate, increase the conviction rate of criminals and boost the security of the country.
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh says that the Center wants to set up more research centers in the country to support ISRO’s research.
  • India, Netherlands sign four agreements during President Kovind’s state visit
  • Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will release the third list of indigenous defense equipment today.
  • Health Ministry says evidence does not suggest presence of XE COVID variant in India
  • 100 Gati Shakti Cargo Terminal will be set up by the Railways in the next three financial years.
  • The Lok Sabha passes a bill that seeks to prohibit the funding of any activity in relation to weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems.
  • Parliament’s budget session adjourned indefinitely today
  • The Lok Sabha passed the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Distribution System (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022.
  • India’s first underwater river tunnel metro-rail station is under construction in Kolkata

International News

  • The US, the G7 and the European Union imposed serious and immediate costs on Russia for its atrocities in Ukraine, including Butha.
  • The US announced new sanctions on Russia, including personal sanctions for the first time on two daughters of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • The Supreme Court of Pakistan adjourned till April 7 the hearing in the matter related to the validity of the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly who rejected the no-confidence motion against Imran Khan.
    Zimbabwe introduced a new $100 note, its highest paper money denomination.
  • EU medicine watchdog approves second COVID booster shot for people over 80 years old.
  • Burkina’s former President Blaise Compaore was sentenced to life in 1987 for the assassination of revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara.
  • NATO chief Stoltenberg has warned that the Ukraine war could last “many months, even years”.
  • Hundreds of protesters pelted stones at police and blocked roads in Peru’s coastal region of Ica to protest rising fuel prices and tolls.

Environmental News

  • An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 struck 63 km northeast of Campbell Bay, Andaman and Nicobar Islands today.
  • The World Spider Catalog states that the number of spider species in the world has now increased to 50,000 and there may be 50,000 more.

Sports News

  • Pat Cummins hit the joint-fastest fifty in just 14 balls to help KKR beat Mumbai Indians by five wickets at the MCA Stadium on 6 April.
  • Former world number five tennis player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has said that he will retire after this year’s French Open.

 

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