Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Airport ranked 9th busiest in the world in 2022.

  • According to the data shared by the Airports Council International (ACI) World, Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport has secured the ninth position in the list of the world's busiest airports in 2022.
  • As per the data, this airport is handling 59.5 million passengers annually.
  • IGI Airport has improved its ranking from 2021 (13th).
  • Top: Georgia’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (93.6 million passengers).

Centre declares Tripura best state in NE for e-procurement.

  • Tripura has been given the best state award in the northeastern region by the Centre for the successful implementation of e-procurement.
  • To maintain transparency, the state has made it mandatory to go for e-procurement if the value of any government purchase or contract goes beyond Rs 25,000.
  • The total value of payments made through e-procurement and Government eMarketplace (GeM) portals increased from Rs 4,451 crore in 2020-21 to Rs 7441 crore in 2021-22.

Telangana's Kanti Velugu programme screens 1 crore for eye problems.

  • A flagship initiative of Telangana government to prevent controllable blindness, Kanti Velugu program, has achieved a milestone by screening 1 crore people for eye problems.
  • The second phase of the programme started on 19th January and will continue till 15th June.
  • Health staff is screening all individuals over 18 years old at Kanti Velugu camps set up in all Gram Panchayats in the State.
  • A total of 1,500 teams are working towards creating a Guinness World Record.

Dr.Nitya Abraham awarded young urologist of the Year award.

  • An Indian-American physician and professor, Dr. Nitya Abraham was honored with the Young Urologist of the Year Award by the American Urological Association (AUA).
  • She is an Associate Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Program Director for the Montefiore Urology residency program.
  • Other honorees: Rena Malik, Jesse D. Sammon, Sarah Vij, Alexander J.Ernest, Kerri Thurmon, Zachary Klaassen, and Yahir Santiago- Lastra.
  • AUA HQ: Linthicum, Maryland

Aleksander Ceferin re-elected UEFA president until 2027.

  • A Slovenian lawyer, Aleksander Ceferin has been re-elected unopposed as UEFA president for a four-year term (2023-27).
  • He was elected as the seventh president of UEFA in 2016 to replace Michel Platini, who was banned from the football administration due to ethics violations.
  • The UEFA Champions League is an annual club football competition.
  • It is organized by the Union of European Football Associations and contested by top-division European clubs.

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