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10 Topic of the Weekly Current Affairs: February 14 to 19, 2022

10 Topic of the Weekly Current Affairs

Veteran singer Bappi Lahiri dies at 69

  • Veteran singer-songwriter Bappi Lahiri passed away on February 15, 2022 at the age of 69. His passing has come as a shock to the country, with condolences from all corners, including the Prime Minister and the President.

India bans 54 Chinese apps

  • India has decided to ban 54 more Chinese apps that pose a threat to India’s security. Recently banned Chinese apps include Garena Free Fire, Beauty Camera, Dual Space Light, Viva Video, Sweet Selfie HD, Tencent XRiver, Isoland 2: Ashes of Time Lite, Equalizer and Bass Booster, and AppLock.

Verdict in case of serial bomb explosion in Ahmedabad

  • On February 18, 2022, a special court ordered the death penalty for 38 of the 49 people convicted in the 2008 Ahmedabad bombings case. The remaining 11 convicts were sentenced to life in prison for their crimes. This is the largest number of people sentenced to death in a single case in the history of India.

Kala Ramachandran – Gurugram’s first female chief of police

  • Kala Ramachandran became Gurugram’s first female police commissioner, succeeding KK Rao who was transferred to the Police Research and Training Center. Ramachandran previously had a long stint at the Intelligence Bureau from 2001 to June 2020.

Check the complete schedule of the Ranji Trophy 2022

  • The 2021-22 Ranji Trophy season will be played in two phases, one before the IPL and one after the IPL. The 57-match Ranji Trophy 2022 league phase will be played from February 16 to March 5. The knockout stage matches will be played after the end of the IPL from May 30.

Ratan Tata received Assam’s highest civilian award

  • Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma honored industrialist Ratan Tata with the state’s highest civilian award, “Assam Bhaibhav”, on February 16, 2022. Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi had earlier awarded the state’s top three civilian awards to 18 other eminent personalities in different fields. during the ceremony.

Malayalam actor Kottayam Pradeep dies

  • Popular Malayalam actor Kottayam Pradeep passed away on February 17, 2022 after a heart attack. The 61-year-old had acted in several Malayalam and Tamil films and was highly praised for bringing humor to films. The sudden passing of the actor has sent a shockwave through the Malayalam film industry.

Assam will launch a portal to change the name of cities

  • The Assam state government has decided to launch a portal that invites suggestions to change the names of cities, towns and localities that are contrary to their current civilization and culture and are derogatory to any caste or community. Assam Prime Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma insisted that the name of a city, town or village should represent its culture, civilization and tradition.

Biological products Vaccine E’s Corbevax recommended for children 12 to 18 years old

  • The DCGI Subject Matter Expert Committee has recommended Emergency Use Restricted approval of the biological vaccine E’s Corbevax for use among adolescents 12 to 18 years of age. Corbevax is a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine to be given at 28-day intervals.

Keegan Petersen and Heather Knight named ICC Players of the Month – January 2022

  • South African batsman Keegan Petersen has been named ICC Men’s Player of the Month for January 2022 and England captain Heather Knight has been named ICC Women’s Player of the Month for January 2022. Petersen was instrumental in helping his team win the test series at home against India. He was declared Player of the Series.

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