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10 Topic of the Weekly Current Affairs News Headlines: April 25 to 30, 2022

10 Topic of the Weekly Current Affairs News Headlines

Laureus Awards 2022

  • Indian javelin star and Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra missed out on winning the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year award, as the award went to British tennis sensation Emma Radukanu, who became the first qualifier in tennis history to win a Grand Slam. See the full list of winners.

PM Modi Honored with First Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the first Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award on April 24, becoming the first recipient of the prestigious award. The award has been instituted by the family and teacher Deenanath Mangeshkar Smriti Pratishthan Charitable Trust in memory of the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar.

Solar Eclipse 2022

  • The first solar eclipse of the year 2022 will be observed on April 30, when a black moon will block the Sun during the day before and during sunset. The solar eclipse will be partial, as only the Moon will block 64 percent of the solar disk.

India heatwave 2022

  • Since March 22, most of India has faced scorching heat, and many states have started reporting record power outages. The IMD issued a yellow alert in Delhi after the national capital recorded the highest temperature of 44.2 degrees Celsius.

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone will be part of the 75th Cannes Film Festival jury.

  • Deepika Padukone will be part of the special jury of the 75th Cannes Film Festival, which starts on May 17 and ends on May 28. Other jury members include Oscar-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, British actress, and filmmaker Rebecca Hall. And Swedish actress Noomi Rapace.

Denmark becomes the first country to suspend the COVID vaccination program.

  • Denmark has become the first country to suspend a vaccination program against COVID-19. The Danish Health Authority said it would stop inviting vaccinations after May 15. According to health officials, the epidemic has been brought under control.

Elon Musk’s plan with Twitter

  • Elon Musk, the world’s richest man, will buy Twitter in a deal worth $44 billion. Tesla’s CEO has already started planning what he wants to do with the microblogging platform. He plans to turn Twitter into a digital public square where users are free to express their opinions.

Oldest person in the world died at the age of 119

  • The world’s oldest person, Ken Tanaka of Japan, passed away on April 19 at 119 due to old age. He was recognized as the world’s oldest living person by the Guinness Book of World Records in 2019.

Do you know why Indian Railways cancels passenger trains?

  • Indian Railways has decided to cancel around 670 passenger trains until May 24, 2022 to allow faster movement of coal trains to improve coal reserves in power stations and prevent an impending energy crisis. The huge increase in demand for electricity has led to an unprecedented increase in the need for coal.

Quad Summit will be held in Tokyo.

  • The leaders of the four quadruple countries (India, the United States of America, Japan, and Australia) will meet on May 24 in Tokyo, Japan. US President Joe Biden will visit Japan from May 22-24, and as part of the visit he will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on May 23.

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