Today's Current Affairs News Headline - May 19, 2022

Today's Current Affairs News Headline - May 19, 2022

Today's Current Affairs News Headline


Get Today's current affairs news headlines for May 19, 2022, by Miliposts here.


National News

Delhi Deputy Governor Anil Baijal resigns for personal reasons

India reported 2,364 new cases, 2,582 cured and 10 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of active cases is 15,419.

President Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Prime Minister Ralph E Gonsalves received him.

Foreign Minister Jaishankar will attend the BRICS Foreign Ministers' meeting today.

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi today to discuss border security issues following protests by the Bhakra Beas Board of Directors and farmers.

The Delhi government will soon launch the Urban Agriculture Policy.

The Union Minister of Health, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, has given the green light for establishing AIIMS in Karnataka following the state's request.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on May 18, 2022, distributed Rs 1,700 crore under the 'Mukhyamantri Kisan Kalyan' scheme.

Anurag Thakur announced two schemes to encourage foreign film shooting in India and make India a preferred destination for foreign filmmakers.

MoS Muraleedharan will attend the Ministerial Meeting on 'Global Food Security with US Secretary of State Blinken.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a youth camp organized by Shree Swaminarayan Mandir, Kundaldham and Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Karelibagh in Vadodara.

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved amendments to the National Biofuels Policy 2018.

Sport News

KL Rahul has become the first Indian batsman to cross the 500-run mark in the fifth consecutive IPL season.

Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen entered the Women's World Boxing Championship final.

PV Sindhu beats Lauren Lam at Thailand Open 2022; HS Prannoy loses in first round

Environmental News.

According to the United Nations, climate change indicators reached an all-time high in 2021.

International News

North Korea has completed preparations for a nuclear weapons test.

Finland and Sweden submitted their applications for NATO membership on May 19, 2022. US President Joe Biden welcomes the applications and looks forward to working with NATO allies and Congress on a process of accelerated adhesion.

The United States resumed operations of the US embassy in Kyiv on May 18 after closing it for three months due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

US President Joe Biden will depart on May 18 on his first visit to Asia.

Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands and Belgium will multiply North Sea wind energy tenfold by 2050.

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen, on May 18, offered up to nine billion euros ($9.5 billion) in additional aid this year to help Ukraine deal with the ravages of war.

Russia closes Canada's CBC office in Moscow, and revokes journalists' visas.

Economy News

The United Nations has warned of a growing global food crisis, saying the war in Ukraine "threatens to push millions of people to the brink of food insecurity."

The World Bank will provide an additional $12 billion in funding to mitigate the "devastating effects" of war, pandemics and climate.

The World Bank will provide an additional $12 billion to address the global food crisis.


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