Current Affairs in English – 17 March, 2022


Delhi govt launched ‘My EV’ portal for registering and purchasing e-autos:

  • The Delhi government has launched an online ‘My EV‘ (My Electric Vehicle) portal for the purchase and registration of electric autos in Delhi.
  • Delhi Chief Minister: Arvind Kejriwal
  • Delhi Lieutenant Governor: Anil Baijal

India’s 1st Digital Water Bank ‘AQVERIUM’ launched in Bengaluru:

  • India’s First Digital Water Bank, ‘AQVERIUM’ has been launched in Bengaluru, Karnataka which is an innovative initiative aimed at better water management. It is formed by AquaKraft Group Ventures.
  • Karnataka Capital: Bengaluru
  • Karnataka Chief Minister: Basavaraj S Bommai
  • Karnataka Governor: Thawar Chand Gehlot

UN declares March 15 as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia:

  • The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution to proclaim March 15 as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia every year, starting from 2022.
  • It marks the day when a gunman entered two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, killing 51 worshippers and wounding 40 others in the terror attack.

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates Toyota “Mirai” India’s first Green Hydrogen Fuel Cell EV:

  • Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated the world’s most advanced technology-developed Green Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Toyota Mirai at New Delhi.


Oscars 22:

  • India’s ‘Writing with Fire’ nominated in Best Documentary feature category.
  • A documentary about the Dalit-led, all-woman newspaper Khabar Lahariya, “Writing With Fire” became the first Indian documentary to be nominated at the Oscars.
  • It is produced by Ticket Films and directed by filmmakers Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh. ‘Khabar Lahariya’ is a newspaper founded in May 2002 in Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh.


FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022 will be held in Chennai:

  • India has been picked as the host nation for the FIDE Chess Olympiad 2022. The 44th edition of the Olympiad is scheduled to be held in Chennai, from 26th July 2022 to 8th August 2022.
  • This is the first time that India will host the FIDE Chess Olympiad since its inception in 1927.
  • The event was originally scheduled to be held in Russia, but FIDE pulled out from there following the Ukraine invasion.


Shubman Gill & Ruturaj Gaikwad named as brand ambassadors for My11Circle:

  • Games24x7 Private Limited, India’s leading digital skill games company, has appointed Indian cricketers Shubman Gill and Ruturaj Gaikwad as its new brand ambassadors for its My11Circle fantasy gaming.
  • Its My11Circle fantasy gaming platform. Both of them will feature in the multimedia campaigns of Games24x7 across TV, digital and social media platforms.


Tamil :

  • Mappasan of Tamil Nadu – Puthumai pithan
  • Bernatsha of south india -C .N Annathurai
  • Kavichakravarti-Kambar
  • Desiyakavinar -Bharatiyar
  • Bavender-Bharathidasan

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