Current Affairs Today Headline- 20 June 2022

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Current Affairs Today Headline- 20 June 2022
Current Affairs Today Headline- 20 June 2022

National News

  • India reports 12,781 new cases, 8,537 recoveries and 18 deaths in the last 24 hours, active cases stand at 76,700.
  • Centre bans 35 WhatsApp groups for spreading fake news on Agnipath scheme.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Karnataka today where he will attend programmes in Bengaluru and Mysuru. 

International News

  • A teenager was shot dead and three others including a police officer injured in a shooting in the Washington DC shooting.
  • Australia's Deputy Prime Minister & Minister for Defence, Richard Marles to visit India from 20-23 June.
  • EU signs energy deal with Egypt and Israel to wean itself off Russian gas.
  • Trust in news falling globally with India one of the exceptions,as per Reuters Digital News Report 2022.
  • Leftist ex-guerrilla Gustavo Petro lead with 65 percent  of Colombian presidential votes counted.
  • French President Emmanuel Macron’s alliance got the most seats in the final round of the parliamentary election on Sunday, but lost its parliamentary majority.
  • Germany announced emergency measures on Sunday to ensure its energy needs after a drop in Russian gas supplies, including reverting to coal in what it called a "bitter but indispensable" step.
  • The soaring temperatures in Europe in line with scientists' predictions that such phenomena will now strike earlier in the year due to global warming.

Corporate News

  • Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra announces to recruit Agnipath Scheme trained young people.
  • SpiceJet Q400 aircraft was operating SG-2962 (Delhi-Jabalpur) returned to Delhi safely after pressurization was not regained with rise in cabin altitude. 
  • A Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight returned to Patna airport after engine issues in the aircraft.
  • The Delhi-bound IndiGo flight (6E 6394) from Guwahati returned to Guwahati airport due to a suspected bird hit after the takeoff. All passengers accommodated on another flight to Delhi. 

Sports News

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches torch relay for the 44th Chess Olympiad at Indira Gandhi Stadium in Delhi
  • The 5th T20I between India and South Africa in Bengaluru abandoned due to rain, five-match India-SA series drawn 2-2.
  • England's Matt Fitzpatrick wins US Open for first major title.
  • World champion Max Verstappen wins Canadian Grand Prix, increasing his lead in this year’s Formula One title race on June 19, 2022. 

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