Today's Current Affairs News Headline- 18 May 2022

Today's Current Affairs News Headline- 18 May 2022

Today's Current Affairs News Headline

National News

In India, 1,829 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, 2,549 were cured, and 33 people died.

Led by I&B Minister Anurag Thakur, the Indian delegation, including R Madhavan, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, attended the Cannes 2022 red carpet.

The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has formed a Joint Working Group under the chairmanship of Shrivari Chandrasekhar, Secretary of the Department of Science and Technology, to identify critical chemicals to be produced in the country.

In a cabinet decision on May 17, the UP government accepted the proposal to exclude new madrasahs from the list of subsidies.

Rajasthani singer Mame Khan makes history by becoming the first folk artist to open the Cannes red carpet for India.

The Indian Army launched a rescue operation in Cachar, flood-affected Assam.

Court Gives Two More Days to Submit Gyanvapi Mosque Survey Report, Dismisses Commissioner Ajay Kumar Mishra

International News

The 2022 Cannes Film Festival kicked off with a virtual address to world cinema by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.

Finland and Sweden will present their offers to join NATO on May 18, despite Turkey's threat to stop the military alliance's expansion.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Germany would "intensify" military cooperation with Sweden and Finland amid the NATO offer.

According to an official, the United States has eased some sanctions on Venezuela to promote political dialogue.

NASA's InSight lander has exhausted its power to remove this heat as dust builds up on its solar panels.

According to a new global report, around 9 million people died prematurely in 2019 due to pollution.

Billionaire Elon Musk has said that his Twitter buyout will not proceed unless he is confident of the bots they say plague the platform.

On May 17, the International Criminal Court sent a 42-member team to Ukraine to investigate alleged war crimes since the Russian invasion.

Sport News

Jasprit Bumrah became the first Indian fast pitcher to take 250 T20 wickets.

Ravi Dahiya and Bajrang Punia are among the six fighters selected to represent the country at CWG 2022.

PM Modi will host the Deaflympics 2021 Indian contingent on May 21.

World number two Daniil Medvedev missed his first match at the Geneva Open after suffering a hernia operation, leaving him out of practice before next week's French Open.

Wrestler Satendra Malik has been banned by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) after punching referee Jagbir Singh.


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