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10 Topic of the Weekly Current Affairs News Headlines from 2 to 7 May, 2022

Weekly Current Affairs News Headlines

Know about FIFA+

  • FIFA has launched a new free video streaming service, FIFA+, which will deliver live competition games and Netflix-style documentaries worldwide. The platform will offer a collection of all World Cup and Women’s World Cup matches recorded so far.

Indian-born Nand Moolchandani named CIA’s first chief technology officer

  • Nand Moolchandani, of Indian origin, has been appointed as the first Director of Technology of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States of America. He is an alumnus of Bluebells School International, Delhi. He has more than 25 years of experience in Silicon Valley.

Controversy over the Hippocratic Oath line

  • The controversy over the Hippocratic Oath began when the National Medical Commission, a regulator of medical education and practices, suggested to medical schools on February 7 that the Charaka Oath should replace the Hippocratic Oath.

Nicholas Pooran appointed as new ODI, T20 West Indies captain.

  • Nicholas Pooran has been appointed as the new captain of the West Indies ODI and T20I teams after captain Kieron Pollard retired from international cricket. Shai Hope has been recommended as vice-captain of the West Indies ODI team.

Total Lunar Eclipse 2022

  • The first lunar eclipse of the year 2022 will take place between May 15 and 16. The lunar eclipse will begin when the first blooming moon enters Earth’s shadow. The celestial phenomenon is expected to be visible in most countries worldwide.

Harshada Sharad Garuda becomes the first Indian weightlifter to win gold at the 2022 IWF Junior World Championships.

  • Harshada Sharad Garuda has become the first Indian weightlifter to win gold at the IWF World Junior Championships in Heraklion, Greece. The 18-year-old won the gold medal in the women’s 45kg category by lifting 153kg (70kg + 82kg).

ISRO will launch the first mission to Venus in December 2024

  • ISRO plans to launch India’s first Venus mission, ‘Shukrayan-1’, in December 2024. If ISRO misses the planned launch date, the next similar window will appear only in 2030. The Shukrayaan mission aims to establish an orbiter to study the surface and atmosphere of Venus.

1.5-year work permit extension announced by the US government

  • Under the administration of President Joe Biden, the US government has announced an automatic 1.5-year extension to work permit expiration for certain categories of immigrants. According to reports, the decision will benefit the vast majority of India.

2022 Asian Games postponed

  • In September this year, the 2022 Asian Games, scheduled to take place in Hangzhou, China, were postponed to an unspecified date. The news was shared by Chinese state media. A resurgence of COVID-19 cases in China is expected to be the reason for the postponement.

Indian Olympic star Kamalpreet Kaur was temporarily suspended.

  • Indian Olympian Kamalpreet Kaur has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after she tested positive for a banned drug. She reached the final of the women’s discus throw event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.



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