NITI Aayog Vice Chariman Rajiv Kumar
News Digest

News Digest: April 18-24, 2022

of Top 10 Important News Events

April 18

• Supreme Court cancels the bail granted to Lakhimpur Kheri accused Ashish Mishra by Allahabad High Court.

April 20

• Supreme Court stops demolition drive in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area.

April 21

• CBI files chargesheet against ex-NSE head Chitra Ramakrishna and aid Anand Subramanian in co-location scam.

April 22

• Bomb blast at a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 33 and wounds dozens of people.

NITI Aayog Vice Chariman Rajiv Kumar

• Rajiv Kumar steps down as Niti Aayog vice chairman.

April 23

• CBSE drops ‘democracy and diversity’, Mughal courts, poems by Faiz from syllabus.

• UGC, AICTE direct students not to pursue higher education in Pakistan.

• Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins his third straight Asian Championship gold medal.

April 24

• Palli in Jammu and Kashmir becomes India’s first ‘carbon neutral’ panchayat.

• Emmanuel Macron wins the second term as French President, defeats far-right politician Marine Le Pen.

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