Page-50 of Current Affairs - April, 2022

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

On 6th April, the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) is observed annually. This day is celebrated to highlight the importance of sports in society. Overview: This day recognizes the positive impact due to sports on the harmony and peace of various communities across the globe. Sports help in promoting social ties, ..

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Bucha Civilian Killings

Following the Russian withdrawal from the outskirts of Kyiv, videos and images of civilians lying dead on the streets of Bucha, Ukraine, some with their hands tied behind their back have emerged. The gruesome images have attracted worldwide condemnation and call for an investigation and stronger sanctions against Russia. About the massacre On 1st April ..

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Russia’s Wagner Group of Mercenaries

1,000 mercenaries from the Wagner Group, a Russian private military company, are being deployed to the eastern part of Ukraine. For the past eight years, this group has been active in Syria, Ukraine, and African countries. They have been accused of committing human rights abuses and war crimes. Formation of the group Dmitri Utkin, a ..

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Shipwreck on Blue Nile

A vessel capsized and sank with 29 people on board in south-eastern Sennar province, Sudan. Overview: The authorities of Sudan reported the boat’s sinking on the Blue Nile. It is believed that 23 women have drowned. When the vessel capsized there were 29 people on board. SUNA news agency, a state-run news agency of Sudan ..

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Sweden: Production of Green Steel

Pressure is being put on the steel-making industry so that their contributions towards environmental impact can be curbed thus, contributing to the Paris climate accord of capping global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius. Overview: According to the World Steel Association data, in 2020 every metric ton of steel that was produced emitted almost double the ..

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