PRELIMS FACTS

1.Kings XI Punjab renamed as Punjab Kings.

 

 

Punjab King’s new name of Kings XI Punjab ahead of the Indian Premier League auction.

 

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, along with businessman Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman, and Karn Paul co-owned them.

CAPTAIN –KL RAHUL

HEAD COACH–ANIL KUMBLE.

2.

‘Mahabahu-Brahmaputra’ initiative Assam launches by Prime Minister

Mahabahu-Brahmaputra’s initiative laid the foundation stone for the Dhubri Phulbari bridge. Bhumi Puja for the construction of Majuli Bridge in Assam performs by PM MODI.

 

About the scheme

 

This initiative also includes the inauguration of the Inland Water Transport Terminal at Jogighopa. The initiative will also be marked with the inauguration of various tourist jetties at four locations in order to promote river tourism and employment across the state.

 

 

3.

IPL’s most expensive player becomes Chris Morris

The South African all-rounder Morris, buying him for a whopping INR 16.25 crore purchased by Rajasthan Royals. He shattered all records at the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 auction in Chennai.

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