Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz_Sharif
News Digest

News Digest: April 11-17, 2022

of Top 10 Important News Events

April 11

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz_Sharif

• Shehbaz Sharif elected as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan.

April 12

• Three dead and 14 rescued in Jharkhand ropeway accident.

April 13

• University Grants Commission (UGC) allows students to pursue two full-time degrees at the same time.

April 14

• Six people killed and 15 injured in a chemical reactor blast in a pharma unit in Andhra Pradesh’s Eluru.

• 16-year-old Indian chess grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa wins Reykjavik Open 2022.

April 15

• Karnataka Rural Development and Panchayat Raj minister K.S. Eshwarappa resigns over alleged involvement in the contractor Santosh Patil’s death case.

April 16

• Violence breaks out in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti.

• Leaders of 13 opposition parties issue a joint statement expressing concern over communal violence.

• Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha wins Asansol Lok Sabha bypoll for All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) by margin of 3,03,209 votes.

• Court in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras district sentences two men to 21 years in jail for impregnating 11-year-old girl.

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