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Today’s Current Affairs News Headline – May 16, 2022

Today’s Current Affairs News Headline

Find today’s current affairs news headlines for May 16, 2022, by Miliposts here.

National News

• India reported 2,202 new cases, 2,550 cured and 27 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases to 17,317.
• India will host the central counter-terrorism meeting of the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) today in New Delhi, which a three-member Pakistani representative will also attend.
• Prime Minister Modi will today lay the foundation stone for the Center for Buddhist Heritage and Culture in Lumbini, Nepal.
India and Nepal will sign five memoranda of understanding during Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Lumbini.
• President Ram Nath Kovind’s four-day visit to Jamaica, the first visit by Indian Heads of State, began today with an enthusiastic welcome from people of Indian origin.
• Rajiv Kumar took over as the 25th Chief Elections Commissioner.
• International Museum Day: The National Museum will organize a special event between May 16 and 20.
• Congress adopted the Udaipur Declaration; proposals include 1 family, 1 ticket.
• The Congress will start the ‘Kanyakumari to Kashmir India Jodi’ journey on 2nd October.
• Cannes XR will premiere AR Rahman’s directorial debut, Le Musk.

Environmental news

• The flood situation in the Cachar district of Assam remains critical, and thousands of people are affected.
• The mercury touched 49 degrees Celsius in some parts of the national capital on May 15, advising people not to go out unless necessary.

Sport News

• Anurag Thakur announced a cash prize of Rs 1 crore for the Indian men’s team for winning the Thomas Cup trophy.
• Hockey India will host the 2022 FIH Academy Level ‘2’ and ‘3’ Coaches Course in Bhubaneswar.
• Shreya Singla, a girl from Bathinda, has made the country proud by winning a gold medal in badminton at the 24th Olympic Games for the Deaf in Brazil.
• Novak Djokovic won his sixth Italian Open title by defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-0, 7-6 (7/5) in Rome on Sunday.

International News

• Switzerland voted to promote the availability of organs for transplantation by making everyone a potential donor after death unless they say so explicitly.
• The President of Singapore launched the new Indian organization.
• Kim Jong Un condemned North Korea’s response to the pandemic and ordered the military to help distribute the medicine. More than a million people refer to Pyongyang as a “fever”, and 50 deaths have been reported.
• Former President Hassan Sheikh Mohamed was elected to a new term as President of Somalia on May 15, with celebratory gunfire in the capital, Mogadishu.
• Spain will join a few countries worldwide that offer paid leave for painful periods.

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