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Current Affairs Today Headline – May 13, 2022

International information

  • Six people die of fever in North Korea, after the country announced the first outbreak of COVID-19.
  • North Korea says 187,000 people are ‘isolated and treated’ for fever.
  • PM five times Ranil Wickremesinghe back as Sri Lankan Prime Minister in the midst of an economic and political crisis.
  • G7 countries condemn new Taliban decree imposing hijab on Afghan women.
  • US President Joe Biden announces measures to address the shortage of infant formula in the United States.
  • The HRC must deepen its examination of the situation of rights in Ukraine “arising from Russian aggression”.
  • US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Germany and France from May 14-16.
  • A Sri Lankan court imposes a travel ban on former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family to prevent them from leaving the country amid the crisis.
  • Astronomers reveal the 1st image of the massive black hole at the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way.

Also read: COVID hits North Korea: 6 deaths reported due to ‘spreading fever’ after country announces COVID outbreak

national news

  • India’s active COVID-19 cases have fallen to 18,604, according to the Union Health Ministry.
  • Elections for Rajya Sabha’s 57 seats, spread across 15 states, are due to be held on June 10.
  • India reports deteriorating rights situation in Ukraine to HRC.
  • The FSSAI, Ministry of Ayush formulates regulations for ‘Ayurveda Aahara’ products.
  • Defense Minister Rajnath Singh approves 2022 Enhanced Accommodation Scales for Defense Services.
  • India successfully fired the extended range version of the BrahMos Air Launched missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter jet.
  • The Indian Army is to purchase another 12 Indian-made ‘Swathi’ weapon-locating radars for the Chinese border.

Environment News

  • India’s first ‘Amrit Sarovar’ to be inaugurated by Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi at Rampur of UP today.
  • National Human Rights Commission issues notices to Centre, Delhi government and Central Pollution Control Board over reports of ‘dangerously contaminated’ groundwater near landfills in capital national.
  • The southwest monsoon is expected to arrive early, with the start over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands expected on May 15.

Economy News

  • Retail inflation in April hits its highest level in 8 years, according to government data.
  • Consumer price index (CPI) inflation for April 2022 is 7.79% compared to 6.95% in March 2022 and 4.23% in April 2021.
  • Industrial production grew by 11.3 pc during the 2021-22 financial year.

Sports News

  • India secured their first-ever Thomas Cup medal, after the men’s team beat Malaysia 3-2 to advance to the semi-finals.
  • The Indian women’s team eliminated from the Uber Cup, after losing 0-3 against Thailand in the quarter-finals.
  • Brendon McCullum appointed as England men’s Test team head coach.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins April 2022 Player of the Month award
  • Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by five wickets in the Indian Premier League.

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