News Headlines : 24 October 2022

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches mega recruitment drive; hands over letters to 75 thousand newly recruited appointees for various posts in Central Government.
  • Over 4 lakh 51 thousand families get their own houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – GRAMIN in Madhya Pradesh; Mr Modi says, PM-Awas Yojna has become a tool for social and economic empowerment.
  • Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya says, Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana has helped citizens in saving 18 thousand crore rupees.
  • India and a few other places in the world will witness a partial SolarEclipse tomorrow. Most parts of India will also be able to witness the event, except some parts of northeast region.
  • Partial solar eclipse will be visible from 4:29 pm and will end with the sunset at 5:42 PM.
  • ISRO to launch its first dedicated commercial satellite LVM3 from Sriharikota a few minutes after midnight.
  • Western countries accused Russia of plotting to use threat of bomb laced with nuclear material as pretext for escalation in Ukraine.
  • In joint statement, foreign ministers of France, Britain & US said, they have all rejected the allegations & reaffirmed their support for Ukraine.
  • Prime Minister to participate in Deepotsav Festival in Ayodhya, on the eve of Deepawali.
  • Bombay Stock Exchange launched Electronic Gold Receipts(EGRs) with two new products of 995 & 999 purity. It will be traded in multiples of 1 grams & deliveries in multiples of 10 grams & 100 grams. EGR is the new solution for investors, Jewellers & institutions to invest in Gold.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping, secures an unprecedented third term at National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing.
  • The rain hit match between South Africa and Zimbabwe was washed out at Blundstone Arena Stadium, Australia, today.
  • T-20 World Cup: India and Pakistan to lock horns in their opening match at Melbourne tomorrow; New Zealand beat Australia and England outplay Afghanistan in today’s matches.