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Today’s Current Affairs News Headline- 10 May 2022

Today’s Current Affairs News Headline

National News

• Home Minister Amit Shah announces digitization of census to 100 percent enumeration, providing the basis for the country’s development plans for the next 25 years.
• Active COVID-19 cases in the country fall to 19,637, announces Union Health Ministry.
• Rupee surges 20 paise to 77.24 against US dollar in early trade.
• Minor blast occurs outside Punjab Police Intelligence Department building.
• DGCA forms a 3-member team for ‘fact-finding inquiry’ into a specially-abled child being barred from boarding IndiGo flight in Ranchi.
• Lt Gen Amardeep Singh Aujla takes over as new Chinar Corps Commander.
• LIC IPO subscribed 2.95 times on the final day.

Environment News

• Severe Cyclonic Storm Asani is about 590 km southwest of Puri & about 510 km south-southwest of Gopalpur, Odisha.
• Telangana is likely to receive thunderstorms with lightning during the next two days, as per MET director Naga Ratna.
• Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray inaugurated a first-of-its-kind EV charging station powered by bio-gas in Mumbai.
• United Nations warns it will cost $20 billion to clean up an oil spill in the event of the “imminent” break-up of an oil tanker abandoned off Yemen.
• There is an even chance that global temperatures will temporarily breach the benchmark of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels in the next five years, as per the United Nations.

Sports News

• Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians by 52 runs in the IPL match on May 9th.
• Australia’s Alyssa Healy is April’s ICC Women’s Player of the Month.
• South African spinner Keshav Maharaj named ICC Men’s Player of the Month for April 2022.

International News

• Yoon Suk-yeol, sworn in as new South Korean president, calls for ‘complete denuclearization of North Korea.
• Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the State Opening of Parliament due to longstanding mobility issues.
• Prince Charles will replace his 96-year-old mother, Queen Elizabeth II, at the ceremonial opening of the UK parliament on May 10th.
• 2022 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography awarded to Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, Amit Dave, and late Danish Siddiqui of Reuters.
• the US is closely monitoring the situation in Sri Lanka amid houses of ministers set on fire by protestors.
• Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa’s residence set on fire in Kurunegala.
• Russian President Vladimir Putin likens Russia’s action in Ukraine to the Soviet fighting in World War II.

 

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