Top 5 Current Affairs of the Day: 25 October 2022 - World Team Chess Championship, Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak becomes the first Indian-origin Prime Minister of U.K. from Britain’s Conservative Party.

Top 5 Current Affairs of the Day: 25 October 2022
Top 5 Current Affairs of the Day: 25 October 2022

Myanmar added to list of high-risk countries by FATF

Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has included Myanmar on the list of high-risk countries called as ‘Black List’ with ‘strategic deficiencies in regimes to counter money laundering, terrorist financing, and proliferation financing. Myanmar is the third to be listed along with North Korea and Iran. The city was added to the FATF list of high-risk nations for its failure to mark strategic deficiencies as committed by it in February 2020. 

ISRO launched LVM3 M2, first commercial mission to place all 36 satellites into intended orbits

Indian Space Research Organization launched its first commercial mission of Launch Vehicle Mark 3(LVM3) M2 satellite successfully from the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

U-23 World Wrestling Championships: Aman Sehrawat becomes first Indian wrestler to win Gold medal

Aman Sehrawat creates history by winning a gold medal at the U-23 World Wrestling Championships in wrestling. He became the first Indian wrestler to win the gold medal in Pontevedra, Spain. Olympic medallists Bajrang Punia and Ravi Kumar Dahiya had made the final in their categories in early editions but could only win the silver medal.

Men's 2022 World Team Chess Championship: India in 12 top chess-playing nations

12 top chess-playing countries including India, United States, China and the Netherlands have been listed in the lineup for the 2022 Men’s World Team Chess Championship in Jerusalem, Israel November 2022. The other participating countries include India, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, China, the United States, Azerbaijan, Spain, France, the Netherlands, Poland, and the host Israel. 

Rishi Sunak creates history, to be first Indian-origin Prime Minister of U.K.

Rishi Sunak becomes the first Indian-origin Prime Minister of U.K. from Britain’s Conservative Party. Sunak succeeded the throne after Liz Truss resigned within 45 days of her appointment, becoming the shortest ruling PM.

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