Wisden Almanack named Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah amongst "Five Cricketers of the Year".

  • The Wisden Almanack has named India captain Rohit Sharma and bowler Jasprit Bumrah among the Five Cricketers of the Year for 2022.
  • Rohit Sharma amassed 368 runs at an average of 52.57 in four Tests, completing an outstanding tour with a second-innings 127 at The Oval, his first Test century away from home.
  • Others that made the cut include England fast bowler Ollie Robinson, South African women’s player Dane van Niekerk, and New Zealand opener Devon Conway.
  • Former England captain Joe Root has been crowned the World’s Leading Cricketer, while South African Lizelle Lee has been named the World’s Leading Woman Cricketer, and Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan has been named the World’s Leading T20 Cricketer.

Sarita Mor and Sushma Shokeen won bronze medals in Asian Wrestling Championships.

  • Sarita Mor and Sushma Shokeen won bronze medals for India in their respective women's freestyle weight categories at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • She first beat Uzbekistan's Dilfuza Aimbetova by technical superiority and then followed that up with a 5-2 win over Diana Kayumova.
  • In the 55 kg weight category, Sushma Shokeen lost her matches to Umi Imai of Japan and Otgonjargal Ganbaatar of Mongolia via technical superiority.
  • India have so far won seven bronze medals at the championships.

Russian Central Bank adds new payment system "Hello" to the National Register.

  • Russian Central Bank has included a new payment system called HELLO into the national register of credit institutions.
  • Payment system HELLO is a set of payment services and institutions that facilitates money transfer transactions.

Indian Rajya Sabha member Raghav Chadha honored with "Young Global Leader" by Forum of Young Global Leaders Community.

  • Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Raghav Chadha was honoured as a ‘young global leader.
  • The Forum of Young Global Leaders Community, which is aligned with the WEF, encourages leaders across borders and sectors to shape a more inclusive and sustainable future.
  • Mr Chadha, who was recently elected to Rajya Sabha after AAP's massive victory in Punjab, was earlier his party's MLA in the national capital.
  • The 2022 Class of Young Global Leaders (YGLs) include researchers, innovative entrepreneurs, activists and promising political leaders between the ages of 30 and 40.

India to give additional $500 million Fuel Aid to Sri Lanka.

  • India will provide an additional $500 million in financial aid to help the Srilanka island nation buy fuel, and that Bangladesh was willing to postpone $450 million in swap repayments to help Colombo.
  • This is the second $500 million in gasoline credit that India has given to a Sri Lankan government grappling with the country’s greatest financial crisis in living memory.
  • The proposal will now be forwarded to the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
  • The airport, with international standard facilities, will be inaugurated in December this year.
  • The Shivamogga airport will have the second longest runway in Karnataka after Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.

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