Current Affairs in English – 01 March 2022

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Canada approved world’s 1st plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine:

  • Canada became the first country in the world that has authorized the use of a plant-based COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Canada Capital: Ottawa
  • Canada Currency: Canadian dollar

Russia destroyed the largest plane in the world ‘Mriya’:

  • Russian invasion to Ukraine, Russia destroyed the largest plane in the world called “Ukraine’s Antonov-225 cargo plane”.

NATIONAL NEWS

NSO projects GDP growth for India in 2021-22 at 8.9%:

  • National Statistical Office (NSO) has released the second advance estimates of national accounts.

“Industry Connect 2022” inaugurated by Union Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya:

  • Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Chemicals & Fertilizers has inaugurated the seminar on “Industry Connect 2022”: Industry and Academia Synergy.

28th DST-CII India- Singapore Technology Summit 2022:

  • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), New Delhi in partnership with Department of Science & Technology (DST), GoI hosted the 28th edition of the DST – CII Technology Summit.
  • The chairman of the Technology Summit: Vipin Sondhi
  • President of CII: Thachat Vishwanaath Narendran
  • Director-General of CII: Chandrajit Baneerjee

TAMIL NADU

Adichanallur Excavation:

  • At Adichanallur excavations, 52 muthumakkal thali was discovered
  • Adichanallur is located near Sri Vaikundam in Thoothukudi district.
  • Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that a world-class museum will be set up there.

SPORTS

LG Cup Ice Hockey:

  • The 2nd LG Cup Ice Hockey Championship 2022 won by the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre
  • The finals of the 15th CEC Cup Men’s Ice Hockey Championship, 2022 were played between the teams of ITBP and Ladakh Scouts at the Ice Hockey Rink which us at NDS Sports Complex in Leh.

Para Archery World Championships:

  • Pooja Jatyan became 1st Indian to win a silver in Para Archery World Championships
  • Para-archer, Pooja Jatyan has scripted history as she became the first Indian to win a silver in an individual section of the Para World Championships in Dubai, UAE.

APPOINTMENTS

Samiran Gupta to head public policy for Twitter in India:

  • Samiran Gupta will lead microblogging platform Twitter’s public policy and philanthropy efforts in India and South Asia.
  • Twitter CEO: Parag Agrawal
  • Twitter formed: 21 March 2006
  • Headquarters of Twitter: San Francisco, California, United States.

IMPORTANT DAYS

Zero Discrimination Day observed on 01st March:

  • The Zero Discrimination Day is held every year on the 1st of March. The day aims to ensure right to equality, inclusion and protection of all people without any discrimination in their law.
  • Theme:“Remove laws that harm, create laws that empower”,
  • launched by UNAIDS Executive
  • United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
  • UNAIDS Executive Director: Winnie Byanyima
  • UNAIDS Founded: 26 July 1994

Janaushadhi Diwas week to be observed from 1st March to 7th March:

  • Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers will organize the Janaushadhi Diwas from 1st March to 7th March 2022.
  • The theme of 4th Janaushadhi Diwas: “Jan Aushadhi-Jan Upyogi”

International Women’s Day Week begins:

  • The Women and Child Development Ministry celebrates the International Women’s Day week from the 1st of March as an Iconic Week as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

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