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Have you missed the latest events happening around the world? Don’t worry, we won’t let you fall behind. We’ve put together a list to get you back on track with all the latest updates. This week brought many hot and trending topics. Here’s everything you need to know, from outgoing British Prime Minister Liz Truss to Karim Benzema winning the Ballon d’Or.
WB TET protests
More than 500 job seekers gathered for a protest outside the West Bengal Board of Primary Education’s head office in Kolkata on Friday, but police cleared the area. The police action came a day after the Calcutta High Court issued banning orders at the protest site under Section 144 of the Indian Penal Code.
Roger Binny is elected as the 36th President of BCCI
Sourav Ganguly handed over the BCCI Presidentship to Roger Binny at the BCCI Annual General Meeting in Mumbai. Binny, who has played 27 Tests and 72 One Day Internationals for India, will take up the post ahead of the ODI World Cup in India next year.
British Prime Minister Liz Truss resigns
British Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned on Thursday, six weeks after taking office, amid calls for her resignation from her own Conservative Party. Tras’s resignation was expected as her policies caused massive economic turmoil and backlash from various quarters.
Mallikarjun Kharge becomes Congress chief
Mallikarjun Kharge became the Congress president after the party poll. The veteran Congress leader got 7,897 votes while his rival Shashi Tharoor got only 1,072 votes. Congress witnessed the presidential election for the sixth time in its nearly 137-year history.
Karim Benzema won the Ballon d’Or.
Karim Benzema was awarded the Ballon d’Or at a star-studded ceremony in Paris on Monday for his extraordinary success with Spanish football club Real Madrid. Benzema became the first Frenchman since Zinedine Zidane to win football’s most prestigious individual awards.
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