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News Digest

News Digest: February 21-27, 2022

of Top 10 Important News Events

February 21

• Karnataka’s Shivamogga district administration clamps prohibitory orders and announces holiday for schools and colleges in the wake of killing of a Bajrang Dal activist.

• Andhra Pradesh Industries & IT Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy, 50, dies of heart attack in Hyderabad.

February 22

• Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh gets Z-plus security on his release on furlough from Haryana jail. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar says the security cover was provided based on threat perception.

February 23

• Enforcement Directorate arrests Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik in a money laundering case.

February 24

• Russian President Vladimir Putin announces military operation in Ukraine. Condemning the attack, US President Joe Biden says America and allies will respond in ‘decisive way’.

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February 25

• Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrests Anand Subramanian, the ‘yogi’ in the National Stock Exchange (NSE) scam case.

February 26

• India abstains on United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution that condemns Russia’s ‘aggression’, seeks ‘immediate and unconditional’ withdrawal of forces from Ukraine.

• Court in Odisha’s Balasore district sentences 70-year-old man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping 13-year-old girl, who worked as domestic help in his house

• Former Odisha chief minister Hemananda Biswal dies at the age of 82.

February 27

• India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in third T20I in Dharamsala to sweep series 3-0.

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