March 2022

Daily Top-10 Current Affairs MCQs / News (March 10, 2022) for CSS, PMS

6. First pig heart transplant patient dies

• The first person to receive a heart transplant from a genetically modified pig has died two months after the medical milestone, the hospital that carried out the surgery said on March 9, 2022.
• The procedure raised hopes that advances in cross-species organ donation could one day solve the chronic shortage of human organs available for donation, and the team behind the operation say they sull remain optimistic about its future success.
• David Bennett, 57, received his transplant on Jan 7 and passed away on March 8, the University of Maryland Medical System said in a statement

7. Israeli president visits Turkey to `restart` ties

• Israel`s president met Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on March 9, 2022, in the first visit by an Israeli head of state to Turkey since 2007, as the countries seek to mend fractured ties.
• President Isaac Herzog`s trip to the Turkish capital and Istanbul was planned weeks before Russia invaded Ukraine, but the conflict could feature at the talks, with both Israel and Turkey playing mediation roles in recent days.
• But bilateral issues may dominate following more than a decade of diplomatic rupture between the Jewish state and Turkey, which is a vocal supporter of the Palestinian cause

8. UK finally confronts `Russian cash cow`

• From sanctions against oligarchs to an end to `golden visas`, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has pushed the UK to tackle a system that has for decades courted Russian money sometimes of dubious origin.
• `It`s the end of an era,` Dominic Grieve, a lawyer and former Conservative MP who served as attorney general under prime minister David Cameron, said.
• Grieve denounced London`s complacency over the origin of huge sums of Russian money invested in the country in a 2020 report

9. Ukraine sees risk of radiation leak at Chernobyl

• Ukraine said on March 9, 2022 there was a danger of a radiation leak at the Chernobyl nuclear power station after electricity was cut of f to the plant, but the UN nuclear watchdog saw `no critical impact on security`.
• On the other hand, Russia`s defence ministry accused Ukrainian forces of attacking power lines and a substation feeding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in what it said was a `dangerous provocation` news agency Interfax reported.
• Ukraine`s state-run nuclear company Energoatom said a high-voltage power line had been damaged during fighting between Ukrainian troops and Russian forces who are occupying the defunct plant, and that it had been cut off from the national power grid

10. Shane Warne state funeral set for March 30 at MCG

• Home to many of famed Australian spin bowler Shane Warne`s greatest sports moments, the Melbourne Cricket Ground will host his public farewell on March 30.
• Victoria state Premier Daniel Andrews on March 9, 2022 confirmed the MCG as the venue for a state memorial service to honor Warne, who died of a suspected heart attack last week in Thailand. He was 52.
• The family has announced it will hold a private funeral before the MCG service.
• `There`s nowhere in the world more appropriate to farewell Warnie than the `G`,` Andrews tweeted on Wednesday

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