International Affairs 

Updates on the War Between Russia and Ukraine 
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Russian missiles hit two cities in central Ukraine early Saturday, causing infrastructure and residential buildings damage, according to the governor of the Poltava region. “Poltava.

One of the infrastructure facilities was struck by a missile overnight.” Dmitry Lunin Kremenchuk wrote about his feelings in an internet article. 

Several attacks on the city occurred in the morning. 

Quick Fact: The Poltava region is centred in Poltava city, which is located east of Kyiv, and Kremenchuk is one of the region’s major cities.

National Affairs 

The website ‘Temple 360’ was launched by the Ministry of Culture. 
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Meenakshi Lekhi, the Minister of State for Culture and External Affairs, has launched the ‘Temple 360’ website. 

Under the auspices of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, a Ministry of Culture event was held at the IGNCA Ampitheatre, Indira Gandhi National Centre of Arts, New Delhi. 

Temple 360 is a digital platform that allows anyone to attend or do darshan of the 12 Jyotirlinga and Char Dham from anywhere in the world, making life easier for everyone while also keeping them connected. 

Quick Fact: A devotee can also perform e-Darshan, e-Prashad, e-Aarti, and a variety of other services using the website.


NABH has elected Mahesh Verma as its chairman.
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Mahesh Verma, the Vice-Chancellor of Indraprastha University, has been named the next chairperson of the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH). 

The Quality Council of India’s NABH is a constituent board (QCI). This organisation is in charge of establishing quality norms and certifying hospitals and other health care institutions. 

Dr. Verma is a Padma Shri and Dr. B. C. Roy award holder. In addition, he has received the National Science and Technology Award.

Quick Fact: NABH is a member of the Asian Society for Healthcare Quality’s board of directors (ASQua). 


The 83rd National Table Tennis Championship is scheduled to take place in Meghalaya in 2022. 
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The 83rd National Table Tennis Championship 2022 will be held at the SAI Indoor Training Centre, NEHU in Shillong from April 18 to 25, and Meghalaya is gearing prepared to host it. 

The world’s largest table tennis competition will be held for the second time in the Northeast. 

The tournament is being held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the state’s independence.


Citibank’s India consumer business is being acquired by Axis Bank in a deal of Rs 12,325 crores. 
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Citigroup has stated that Axis Bank will purchase Citibank’s India consumer division in an all-cash agreement for USD 1.6 billion (Rs 12,325 crores). 

The consumer banking activities of Citibank India, including retail banking, credit cards, consumer loans, and wealth management, will be included in this transaction. 

Quick Fact: Amitabh Chaudhary is the MD and CEO of Axis Bank

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