Keeping up with the country’s current affairs and that of the rest of the world is essential. After all, the changing political climate impacts life more than we realise. A political decision can collapse banks, affect revenue, cause global outrage, etc. The only way to keep up with the changing times is through the news. As the year comes to an end, let’s recap the top news stories of 2022.
Top News Of 2022
The following are the top news stories of 2022.
The Russo-Ukrainian War
The war between Russia and Ukraine escalated to another level in February 2022. Russian invasion caused countless deaths on both sides, resulting in Europe’s largest refugee crisis since World War 2. Mass arrests and media censorship in these war-torn countries continue to make top news.
Singer Lata Mangeshkar Died At 92
The demise of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar made it to the top news in 2022. The nightingale of India died in Mumbai on 6th February. She was admitted to Breach Candy Hospital after testing positive for Covid-19. Mangeshkar was also being treated for pneumonia before her death.
India Bagged First-Ever Medal At The IBSA Judo Grand Prix
In May, Kazakhstan held the 2022 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Judo Grand Prix in Nur Sultan. In top news from this tournament, martial artists Kapil Parmar and Mukesh Rani became the first Indian Judokas to win bronze medals in men’s and women’s categories, respectively.
The US Supreme Court Overturned Roe v. Wade
In June 2022, The US Supreme Court overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade legislation became one of the top news of 2022. The overturning dismantled five decades of legal protection, paving the way for states to curtail or ban abortion rights while making abortion a federal crime in many American states.
Assassination Of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
On 8th July 2022, Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated while speaking at a political event in Nara City. The shooter, Tetsuya Yamagami, shot Abe dead to retaliate against Abe’s family’s political ties in the Unification Church movement, which lead the Yamagami family to bankruptcy.
CDSCO Approved World’s First Intra-nasal Covid Vaccine
In late November, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) approved Bharat Biotech’s iNCOVACC, the world’s first intranasal vaccine, making it one of the best news of 2022. The vaccine is to be strictly used in emergencies as a heterologous booster for individuals above 18 years.
India And Germany – Migration And Mobility Agreement
On 5th December 2022, Germany’s Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock and India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar signed a migration and mobility partnership. This partnership aims to facilitate the movement of both nationalities’ citizens for studies, work and research.
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