36th National Games: To be held in Gujarat from Sep 27 to Oct 10

Bhupendra Patel, the chief minister of Gujarat, declared that the 36th National Games will be held in his state from September 27 to October 10 for the first time ever. Due to a number of factors, including the coronavirus pandemic since 2020, the prestigious event is being hosted after a seven-year hiatus; the previous one was in Kerala in 2015.

Kharchi festival begins in Tripura 2022

A week-long traditional Kharchi festival, offering prayer to 14 gods and goddess, began with thousands of devotees converging at Khayerpur on the eastern outskirts of the Tripura. Kharchi Puja is predominantly a tribal festival but it owes its origins to Hindu religion. Devotees and sadhus from across India and neighbouring Bangladesh have also participated in the festival.

R K Gupta named as deputy Election commissioner

Senior bureaucrat R K Gupta was appointed as the deputy election commissioner, an order issued by the Personnel Ministry said. He comes in place of T Sreekanth. Gupta, a Central Secretariat Service (CSS) officer, will serve as deputy election commissioner (Joint secretary level) till 28 February next year, the date of his superannuation.

Sri Lankan President Flees away as the protestors invaded the Official Residence

Sri Lankan protesters broke through police barricades and entered the official residence of the President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The President of Sri Lanka had to flee away from his residence as soon as the protestors entered the residence in Colombo. The protestors arrived from across the country in buses, trains, and trucks to Colombo to protest against the President.

UP becomes first state to have 13 expressways in the nation

Uttar Pradesh‘s largest expressway network now has a foundation thanks to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The state will soon have better highway connectivity from many other nations throughout the world. The state now boasts 13 expressways, making it the first state in the nation to do so. Six of the 13 expressways totaling 3200 km are in use while the other seven are under construction.

Malaysia Open Badminton Tournament 2022 conclude

The 2022 Malaysia Open (officially known as the Petronas Malaysia Open 2022 for sponsorship reasons) was a badminton tournament that took place at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 28 June to 3 July 2022 and had a total prize of US $675,000. The 2022 Malaysia Open was the twelfth tournament of the 2022 BWF World Tour.

Western Railways opened longest skywalk connecting Mumbai’s Bandra Terminus to Khar station

The Western Railway’s (WR) longest skywalk from the Khar Road railway station to the nearby Bandra Terminus has been opened for the passengers to reach the platforms to board trains easily. The skywalk spans 314 meters long and is 4.4 meters wide.

Rajasthan government will introduce India’s first right-to-health bill

The Rajasthan government is soon likely to introduce in the Assembly the Right to Health Bill, “the first of its kind in India”, which aims to commit to quality and affordable health care services through government and private health care providers. In January, the government had prepared a draft bill that defines the rights of patients, their attendants and health care providers, as well as a system for addressing grievances of the stakeholders.

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