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News Digest

News Digest: January 31-February 6, 2022

of Top 10 Important News Events

January 31

• Madras High Court orders CBI probe into the alleged suicide of a class 12 girl after a petition filed by her father who accused the school of forcing her to convert.

February 1

• Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents the Union Budget 2022.

February 3

• Member of Parliament and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Assaduddin Owaisi’s convoy attacked in Uttar Pradesh.

February 4

• JNU Vice Chancellor M Jagadesh Kumar appointed as Chairman of University Grants Commission (UGC).

February 5

• 11th century saint Sri Ramanujacharya’s 216-foot statue inaugurated in Hyderabad.

• Karnataka government bans clothes which disturb equality, integrity and public order in schools and colleges.

• Jammu and Kashmir hit by an earthquake of 5.7 magnitude with its epicentre at Afghanistan-Tajikistan border.

• India beat England in ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup final to win its fifth consecutive U-19 title.

February 6

• Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar dies aged 92.

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• Nine people killed as lorry rams into SUV in Andhra Pradesh’s Ananthapuramu district.

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