Current Affairs Today Headline- 16 May 2022

Find here Today’s Current Affairs News Headlines by Jagran Josh for 16 May 2022.

Current Affairs Today Headline- 16 May 2022

National News

  • India reports 2,202 fresh cases, 2,550 recoveries, and 27 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total active cases to 17,317.
  • India to host key SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) anti-terror meet today in New Delhi, three-member Pakistani delegate to participate as well.
  • PM Modi to lay foundation stone for Centre of Buddhist Culture and Heritage in Nepal’s Lumbini today.
  • India, Nepal to sign five MoUs during PM Modi’s Lumbini visit.
  • President Ram Nath Kovind’s four-day Jamaica visit, first- ever visit by Indian head of state commences today with rousing welcome from Indian diaspora.
  • Rajiv Kumar takes charge as 25th Chief Election Commissioner.
  • International Museum Day: National Museum to organise special events between May 16-20.
  • Congress adopts Udaipur Declaration, proposals include 1 Family, 1 Ticket.
  • Congress to launch ‘Kanyakumari to Kashmir Bharat Jodo’ Yatra from October 2.
  • Cannes XR to premiere AR Rahman’s directorial debut film ‘Le Musk’.

Environment News

  • Flood situation in Assam’s Cachar district remains grim with thousands of people affected.
  • Mercury touches 49 degree Celsius in parts of national capital on May 15th, people advised not to venture out unless necessary.

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Sports news

  • Anurag Thakur announces Rs 1 crore cash award for Indian men’s team for clinching Thomas Cup trophy.
  • Hockey India to conduct FIH Academy Level ‘2’ & ‘3’ Coaching Course 2022 in Bhubaneswar.
  • Bathinda girl Shreya Singla makes country proud, wins gold in Badminton at 24th Deaflympics in Brazil.
  • Novak Djokovic won his sixth Italian Open title on Sunday after a straight-sets victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-0, 7-6 (7/5) in Rome

International News

  • Switzerland votes to boost availability of transplant organs by making everyone a potential donor after death unless they have expressly say no. 
  • Singapore President launches new Indian organisation.
  • Kim Jong Un slams North Korea’s pandemic response and orders the army to help distribute medicine, as more than a million people suffer from what Pyongyang is referring to as a “fever” and 50 deaths have been reported.
  • Former president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was elected to a new term as Somalia’s president on May 15th, with celebratory gunfire erupting in the capital Mogadishu.
  • Spain is poised to join only a few other nations worldwide in offering paid leave for painful menstruation.

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