Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: February 28, 2023.

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for February 28, 2023.

INDIA

  • Mizoram would export ‘Bird’s eye chilli’ of the state to the United States for the first time.
  • Railways will spend Rs 32000 crore on new lines, Rs 13000 crore on customer amenities.
  • Gujarat passes bill to extend period for filing applications to regularise illegal constructions.
  • National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) fixed retail prices of 74 medicines including diabetes.
  • The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has found a 1,300-year-old Buddhist stupa in Odisha’s Jajpur.
  • Department of Telecommunications (DoT) will offer the indigenous 5G testbed free of cost to government-recognised startups.

ECONOMY

  • After Singapore, India’s UPI will be likely extended to UAE, Mauritius, Indonesia.
  • SEBI proposes uniform expense ratio for Mutual Funds to curb mis-selling.
  • Bloomberg Billionaires Index: Elon Musk surpasses France’s Bernard Arnault to regain his spot as the world’s richest person.

WORLD

  • Canada announced that it is banning TikTok from all government-issued mobile devices.
  • World Bank report: Earthquake damage in Turkey to exceed USD 34 billion.
  • India and the UK will launch the Young Professionals Scheme today.
  • Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni to be chief guest at 8th Raisina Dialogue

SPORTS

  • Argentina’s Lionel Messi bagged the Best FIFA men’s player prize for 2022 after beating World Cup final rival, Kylian Mbappe.
  • Australia lift ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Trophy beating South Africa by 19 runs in Cape Town.

 

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