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  • An announcement in this regard was made by minister Fawad Chaudhry who said Khan took the decision following an approval from the core committee of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
  • Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday nominated former chief justice Gulzar Ahmed as caretaker Prime Minister,

Key Highlights:

  • Prime Minister Imran Khan has proposed the name of former Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice (R) Gulzar Ahmed as caretaker PM.
  • Meanwhile, the Supreme Court adjourned the hearing by a day over rejection of the no-trust motion against Imran Khan and the subsequent dissolution of the National Assembly by President Alvi.
  • Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan  proposed the name of former Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed as the caretaker PM.  
  •  President Arif Alvi  Khan would continue as the Prime Minister of Pakistan until the appointment of a caretaker premier.
  • According to a notification issued by his office, the incumbent Prime Minister shall continue to hold office till appointment of the caretaker premier, the notification.
  • A report in news agency PTI, quoting the Dawn newspaper,  Alvi had written to both Khan and leader of the Opposition in the outgoing National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif urging them to propose names of suitable persons for appointment as the caretaker premier, the Dawn newspaper reported.

The Pakistan Supreme Court resumed its hearing into a suo moto notice over the ongoing political limbo after National Assembly (NA) deputy speaker Qasim Suri dismissed a no-confidence motion against Khan a day ago, following which parliament was dissolved by the President.     




  • The Tamil Nadu Economic Advisory Council will include former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan, Nobel laureate Esther Duflo, former CEA Arvind Subramanian, development economist Jean Dreze and former Union Finance Secretary S Narayan. 
  • The Tamil Nadu government has roped in leading economists to be part of its new economic advisory council to the chief minister, announced Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Key Highlights:

  • The Tamil Nadu government has roped in leading economists to be part of its new economic advisory council to the chief minister, announced Governor Banwarilal Purohit
  • Purohit said the economic advisory council will include former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan, Nobel laureate Esther Duflo, former CEA Arvind Subramanian, development economist Jean Dreze and former Union Finance Secretary S Narayan.
  • "Based on the recommendations of this council, the government will revitalise the state's economy and ensure that the benefits of economic growth reach all segments of society," Purohit
  • The development is expected to help the southern state improve its financial policies besides diversifying the industrial base of the districts and ensuring technological upgradation.
  • Governor Purohit also  that an expert committee consisting of industrialists, banking and financial experts and government officials will be formed to come up with schemes to revive MSMEs
  • He added that the economic advisory committee and other groups will study the financial situation of the state and changes will be made accordingly to make the state’s economy stronger.




  • While US-based Falguni Shah won her Grammy for the Best Children’s Album, Bengaluru's Ricky Kej won his hallowed gramophone jointly with The Police drummer Stewart Copeland for the Best New Age Album.
  • In the early hours of Monday morning, when the announcement was made for legendary drummer Stewart Copeland and Ricky Kej to receive the Grammy for Divine Tides (Lahiri Music) for the Best New Age Album, life for the Bengaluru musician seemed to have come full circle.

Key Highlights:

  • This is the second Grammy for the Indian musician. His first had come at the 57th Grammy ceremony in 2015 for Winds of Samsara – a collaboration with South African flautist Wouter Kellerman.
  • The 14-song album began with tributes to their respective fathers of the nation – Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela and went on to explore other aspects of Indian and African music.
  • Born in the US, Kej grew up in Bengaluru as his family moved to India when he was eight. He went to the famous Bishop Cotton Boys’ school, where he taught himself how to play the keys and guitar.
  •  He was studying to be a dentist in college when he decided that music was what he wanted to do for the rest of his life.
  • Though Kej’s parents weren’t interested in the idea, he decided to formally learn Hindustani classical music and western music — a lot of it by imbibing music from Pakistani musician Ut Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and British vocalist Peter Gabriel.
  • For a brief period of time, he was the keyboardist for Angel Dust, a Bengaluru-based progressive rock band. He began his career with jingles and has composed a plethora of them, for brands such as Google, IBM, McDonald’s, Pepsi and Air India, among others. 
  • It was while working on advertising jingles that Kej was fascinated by the idea of merging new age music with world music, which touched upon classical, jazz, electronic or a mix of it all.
  • Divine Tides uses the sitar and flute along with varied drum arrangements by Copeland and gentle vocals.
  • The result is a nine-track album that is a tribute to the natural world, the album is presented through a diverse soundscape and ambient textures.




  • New Delhi [India],  The Centre appointed senior Indian Foreign Service officer Vinay Mohan Kwatra as the new foreign secretary.
  • India's envoy to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra was on Monday appointed as the new Foreign Secretary, succeeding Harsh Vardhan Shringla who will retire at the end of this month, a personnel ministry order .

Key Highlights:

  • appointment of Kwatra, a 1988-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, the ministry  he will take charge as the foreign secretary on April 30.
  • Kwatra's appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.
  • Before his diplomatic posting to Nepal in 2020, he served as the Ambassador of India to France from August 2017 to February 2020.A career diplomat with over 32 years of experience, Kwatra has also held the position of a Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) for two years between October 2015 to August 2017
  • .Kwatra headed the policy planning & research division of the Ministry of External Affairs between July 2013 and October 2015 and later served as the head of the Americas Division in the Foreign Ministry where he dealt with India's relations with the United States and Canada.He served as Minister (Commerce) in the Embassy of India, Washington from May 2010 till July 2013.




  • Fox living in Pooncherry, housing bond for dark people, family cards, voter ID cards. Chief Minister MK Stalin provided welfare assistance including caste certificates.
  • 81 Chengalpattu District, Mamallapuram Next to Pooncherry Government Hospital near Narikkuvars and Darkness 81 families are living. Daily alms are given at Mamallapuram Sthalasayana Perumal Temple as per the Alms Scheme of the Government of Tamil Nadu

Key Highlights:

  • Chief Minister MK Stalin distributed free pattas online to 57,978 marginalized and marginalized people, 2,35,890 Adivasis and tribals and 41,573 backward classes .
  • In the past, housing leases were issued to thousands of people on lands already acquired from individuals and non-objectionable government alienated lands by the Revenue Department, Adithravidar and Tribal Welfare and Backward Classes Welfare Departments
  • .In part, about 11,873 hectares of Adithravidar Welfare Lands and about 2,668 hectares of Backward Classes Welfare Lands have so far been identified by the District Collectors
  • .A total of 2,35,890 beneficiaries are living in Adithravidar Welfare Lands and a total of 2,77,463 beneficiaries are living in 41,573 beneficiaries in Backward Classes Welfare Lands.The work of finding new beneficiaries is ongoing.
  • As of 31.3.2022, a total of 43,911 beneficiaries have been issued e-bonds.In the financial year 2022-23, as per the instructions of the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, the remaining 2,33,552 families will be issued e-bonds.




  • Chattisgarh, an Indian state located in the east-central region, has the country’s lowest unemployment rate.
  • It is estimated to have a population of 32.19 million, according to government data, of which tribals such as Gond, Kanwar, and Uraon constitute 30.6%.

Key Highlights:

  • Over the past few years, the state government has launched several job schemes for its youth
  • This is in line with the central government’s Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 
  • according to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), an independent think tank.
  • These schemes seem to have helped bring down Chhattisgarh’s unemployment rate to 0.6% by March this year, even as India‘s overall unemployment rate stood at 7.8%.
  • “Under the overarching objective of uplifting economy, economy, the state government has created new employment opportunities through the implementation of programmes such as Godhan Nyay Yojana, the constitution of Tea-Coffee Board, equal status of fisheries and production of agriculture, Millet Mission and commercial plantation,”
  • Sanjeev Prashar, senior faculty at Indian Institute of Management, Raipur, wrote in The Times of India newspaper last month.On the other hand, Haryana topped the chart at 26.7%, followed by Rajasthan (25%), Jammu and Kashmir (25%), and Jharkhand (14.5%).
  • India’s overall national unemployment rate had shot up sharply during the first wave of the covid-19 pandemic in 2020, hobbled by lockdowns and curtailed economic activity.
  • It was more acute in urban areas (8.6% in March) than in rural (7.3%). This was likely due to a lack of employment opportunities, employers’ hesitation to hire more, and an increased risk aversion among workers in crowded areas, experts say.






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