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Today’s Current Affairs headlines: July 16, 2022

Today’s Current Affairs headlines 

Find today’s current affairs headlines from Miliposts for July 16, 2022.

National News

  • PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Bundelkhand Expressway today.
  • Bill to regulate digital media listed for Parliament’s next monsoon session.
  • Experts say that monkeypox infection is rare but can be fatal to children.
  • Vaccine protection against COVID-19 is short-term, and booster shots are required.
  • The BJP appointed Laxmikant Vajpayee as the top leader of the Rajya Sabha.
  • In the last 24 hours, 601 new cases were reported in Delhi, 0 deaths and 526 cured. Positivity rate 3.64%.
  • India assured continued support for democracy, stability and economic recovery in Sri Lanka.
  • Former Speaker of the Punjab Legislative Assembly and SAD Senior Leader Nirmal Singh Kahlon passed away at age 79 after a long illness.
  • Defense Minister Rajnath Singh launched the GRSE-built stealth frigate ‘Dunagiri’ in Kolkata.
  • IIT Madras Engineering College tops the national ranking by the Ministry of Education, followed by IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay.
  • Delhi Minister Gopal Rai says the Center should have cut GST on raw material, an eco-friendly alternative, before banning single-use plastic.

International News

  • US House of Representatives Approves Defense Budget Amendment to Train Ukrainian Pilots
    Southeast Asia on “alert” for monkeypox: WHO regional director
  • Israeli warplanes attacked a Hamas military site in the Gaza Strip.
  • US President Joe Biden has warned the Saudi Crown Prince against future attacks on dissidents.
  • Over 6 Million People In Sri Lanka Hit By Crisis ‘Food Insecure’: World Food Program
  • The San Francisco airport terminal was evacuated due to a bomb threat.
  • Sri Lanka Parliament meeting to announce the presidency
  • President Joe Biden became the first US president to fly directly from Israel to Saudi Arabia, signalling a warming of ties amid the threat from Iran.
  • US President Biden restored support for ‘2 people for two states’ but said the ‘ground is not ripe’ for resuming Israeli-Palestinian talks.

Sport News

  • Murali Sreeshankar has become the first Indian male long jumper to qualify for the World Championships in Athletics final.
  • The Netherlands and Zimbabwe beat the USA and Papua New Guinea in their respective World Cup qualifying semi-finals to book their places at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.
  • Norway withdrew from Women’s Euro 2022 after a 1–0 loss against Austria on July 15.

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