Current Affairs Today Headline- 6 May 2022

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Created On: May 6, 2022 10:47 IST
Current Affairs Today Headline- 6 May 2022
Current Affairs Today Headline- 6 May 2022

National News

  • The Assam government reorganized existing Health and Family Welfare Department into two separate departments - Health & Family Welfare Department and Medical Education & Research Department.
  • Congress Working Committee to meet on May 9 to discuss agenda of Nav Sankalp Shivir .
  • EAM Dr S Jaishankar participated in the event to celebrate the 74th Independence Day of Israel, today in Delhi.
  • NTAGI recommends COVID-19 precaution dose before 9 months for those flying abroad.
  • PM Modi stresses need for measures to avoid deaths due to heatwave during high-level review meeting. 
  • India objects to WHO using mathematical models for excess COVID mortality estimates.
  • Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting to be held in AICC headquarters on 9th May.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the inaugural session of Jain International Trade Organisation’s ‘JITO Connect 2022’ on 6th May 2022 through video conferencing.
  • Rajya Sabha by-polls for seat each in Bihar, Telangana to be held on May 30.
  • India highlights food, energy security challenges emanating from Ukraine war at UNSC

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Sports News

  • Tokyo Olympian Kamalpreet Kaur provisionally suspended after testing positive for banned drug
  • David Warner surpasses Chris Gayle to hold the record of most T20 half-centuries.
  • Mandeep Singh equals Rohit Sharma's record of most ducks in IPL history.
  • TOPS approves extension of Neeraj Chopra's international training in Turkey
  • India to begin BWF Thomas and Uber Cup 2022 campaign on May 8.

Environment News 

  • World's smallest porpoise, Vaquita, on the edge of extinction with just 10 left in their sole habibat within Mexico's Gulf of California.
  • A cyclonic circulation has developed around South Andaman sea & its neighboring areas, as intimated by IMD.

Corporate News

  • LIC IPO subscribed 1.03 times on second day of bidding.
  • Apple, Google and Microsoft say they are ready to get rid of passwords and replace them with a more secure way to access accounts or devices.
  • US FDA limits use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine over blood clot risk.
  • Pfizer inaugurates a first-of-its-kind global drug development centre in IIT Madras Research Park campus.

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International News 

  • WHO estimates 14.9 million excess COVID associated deaths in 2020, 2021.
  • Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro vetoed bill proposing to grant $600 million in aid to artists and cultural programs reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said that Russian leader Vladimir Putin has apologised for remarks made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who claimed Adolf Hitler may have had "Jewish blood". 
  • Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has invited Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to visit.
  • Russian President Putin says Russian army 'still ready' to give safe passage to civilians from Azovstal steel plant. 
  • Saudi Arabia, Russia and other key oil producers have agreed to another marginal increase in output, bolstered by risks to demand amid coronavirus restrictions in China.
  • US President Biden announces Karine Jean-Pierre as new White House Press Secretary.
  • Karine Jean-Pierre has become the first Black woman and first member of the LGBTQ community to serve as top spokesperson for the executive branch. 
  • Nepal, US sign USD 659 million development assistance agreement.

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