HDFC Bank to launch “SmartHub Vyapar programme” & ‘AutoFirst’ app:
- HDFC Bank has announced to launch the “SmartHub Vyapar programme” & ‘AutoFirst’ app the following two initiatives/application to give a digital push to small business loans.
- HDFC Bank Headquarters: Mumbai
- HDFC Bank Founded: August 1994
- HDFC Bank CEO: Sashidhar Jagdishan
- HDFC Bank Chairman: Atanu Chakraborty
World Poetry Day:
- On 21st March, World Poetry Day is celebrated every year to recognise the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind.
- World Poetry Day Headquarters: Paris, France
- World Poetry Day Director-General: Audrey Azoulay
- World Poetry Day Founded: 16 November 1945, London, United Kingdom
22nd March celebrates globally as World Water Day:
- World Water Day is celebrated globally on 22nd March every year. The day aims to highlight the importance of freshwater.
- The World Water Day theme 2022 is “Groundwater,
- Making the Invisible Visible”.
- Secretary-General of the United Nations: Antonio Guterres
- The United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945
‘Road to 1000’ book released by Sportstar and The Hindu group:
- Sportstar and The Hindu group released a coffee-table book, ‘Road to 1000’, at the 2022 Sportstar Aces Awards at The Taj Mahal Palace hotel.
Neeraj Chopra wins Sportsman of the Year award: Sportstar Aces 2022
- Tokyo Olympic gold medallist, Neeraj Chopra claimed the coveted ‘Sportstar of the Year (Male)’ award at the 2022 Sportstar Aces Awards.
BNP Paribas Open Tournament 2022:
- The 2022 BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, also known as the 2022 Indian Wells Masters.
- Category Winner
- Women’s singles Iga Świątek (Poland)
- Men’s Singles Taylor Fritz (United States)
- Women’s Doubles Xu Yifan / Yang Zhaoxuan
- Men’s Doubles John Isner / Jack Sock
Indian Economist Jayati Ghosh named as member of UN’s Advisory Board:
- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has announced the appointment of Indian development economist Jayati Ghosh as a member of the UN’s newly established Advisory Board.
PER DAY ONE INFO
- India’s first newspaper – Bengal Gazette
- Tamil Nadu’s first Tamil daily newspaper- Sudhesimithiran
- India’s first Regional newspaper – Samvath Kaumudi