Current Affairs in English – 10 March, 2022


Olympic champion Duplantis sets pole vault world record of 6.19m in Belgrade:

  • Sweden’s Olympic pole vault champion Armand Gustav “Mondo” Duplantis cleared 6.19m to smash his own world record by one centimetre at the World Indoor Tour Silver meeting in Belgrade.


‘Kaushalya Matritva Yojana’ launched by Chhattisgarh government:

  • In a state-level women’s conference held at BTI Ground in Raipur on March 7, 2022, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel introduced the ‘Kaushalya Matritva Yojana’.
  • The programme will assist in the parenting and education of girls.

Sikkim State Government will launch Aama Yojna & Bahini Scheme:

  • Chief Minister of Sikkim, Prem Singh Tamang has announced that the State Government will soon implement ‘Aama Yojana.
  • Bahini Scheme is to reduce the dropout rate of girl students due to the lack of accessibility/availability of Sanitary Napkins & also to ensure menstrual health and hygiene.
  • Sikkim Capital: Gangtok
  • Sikkim Governor: Ganga Prasad
  • Sikkim Chief minister: Prem Singh Tamang

Haryana govt announced Matrushakti Udaymita Scheme:

  • Haryana government has announced Matrushakti Udaymita Scheme to provide support to women entrepreneurs, on International Women’s Day.
  • Haryana Capital: Chandigarh
  • Haryana Governor: Bandaru Dattatreya
  • Chief Minister of Haryana: Manohar Lal Khattar

India’s largest reclining statue of Lord Buddha being built at Bodh Gaya:

  • India`s largest reclining statue of Lord Buddha is being built in Bodh Gaya. Built by Buddha International Welfare Mission, the statue will be 100 feet long and 30 feet high.
  • The idol of this posture of Lord Buddha is in Uttar Pradesh`s Kushinagar where he attained his Mahaparinirvana. The giant statue of Lord Buddha will be open for devotees from February 2023.


No Smoking Day 2022 is celebrates on 9th March:

  • No Smoking Day is celebrated on the second Wednesday in the month of March every year across the world.
  • No Smoking Day was first observed in the year 1984 in the Republic of Ireland on Ash Wednesday

World Kidney Day 2022 observed globally on 10th March:

  • World Kidney day is celebrated on the second Thursday of March every year. This year, it is being observed on March 10.
  • The theme for World Kidney day 2022 is “Kidney Health for All”


India’s S L Narayanan wins Grandiscacchi Cattolica International Open Chess Tournament:

  • In Chess, Indian Grandmaster, S L Narayanan was declared the winner in the Grandiscacchi Cattolica International Open, held in Italy.
  • The 24-year old S L Narayanan from Thiruvananthapuram earned the title of Grandmaster in 2015 and is the 41st Grandmaster from India.


Lupin named Mary Kom as brand ambassador for his Shakti initiative:

  • Global pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) has announced that it has signed on six-time world boxing champion, Mary Kom as the brand ambassador for its Shakti campaign.



  • He served as the poet of the royal court of Edayapura.
  • Real Name: Subramaniam
  • Appreciated as a Paatukoru pulavan
  • Books: Kannan Pattu, Quill Pattu, Panchali Sapatham
  • News papaers: India, Swadesamithiran

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