Current Affairs Today Headline- 18 April 2022

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Current Affairs Today Headline- 18 April 2022
Current Affairs Today Headline- 18 April 2022

National News

  • PM Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat from April 18 to 20, ahead of UK PM Boris Johnson's visit. 
  • India reports 2,183 new COVID19 cases, 1,985 recoveries and 214 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking India's active COVID-19 cases to 11,558.
  • Section 144 continues to remain in place in  Hubballi city after a stone-pelting incident took place at Old Hubli Police Station on 17 April. 
  • Assam Congress president Ripun Bora resigns from Congress, joins TMC.
  • Top Army commanders to carry out an extensive review of India's national security challenges along borders with China and Pakistan at five-day conclave beginning on April 18.
  • Manipur CM N Biren Singh to call on Prime Minister Modi today morning.
  • Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb to meet Union Home Minister Amit* Shah today evening over state issues.
  • Air India flights to and from Hong Kong of 19th and 23rd April stand canceled in the wake of restrictions imposed by Hong Kong authorities.
  • Auto, taxi unions go on two-day strike in Delhi from April 18. 
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to embark on US visit on April 18. 

Sports News 

  • Top Tamil Nadu table tennis player D. Vishwa dies in road accident on April 17 while travelling by road from Guwahati to Shillong for 83rd Senior National Table Tennis Championship.
  • Women's IPL likely from next year, as per BCCI Sources.
  • Gujarat Titans beat Chennai Super Kings by three wickets in Indian Premier League.
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Punjab Kings by seven wickets in Indian Premier League.
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas defeats Alejandro Davidovich to win Monte-Carlo Masters.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar surpasses Zaheer Khan for most number of wickets in powerplay in IPL.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar becomes first Indian pacer to scalp 150 wickets in IPL history.

International News

  • A new cycle of violence in Israel, West Bank may lead to military confrontation with Hama.
  • Sri Lanka seeks bridging finance from India till bailout by the International Monetary Fund. 
  • Cruise ships return to Australia after two-year ban due to COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • China's economy faces 'significant challenges', as per officials.
  • The death toll from floods IN South Africa's east coast has risen to 443, as dozens more are still missing.
  • China's Shanghai reports first COVID deaths since the beginning of lockdown.
  • Russia launches “long-range attacks” with air raids and missile strikes across Ukraine’s capital Kyiv and other major cities on April 16. 

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