Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: March 1, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for March 1, 2022


– Govt. to send four ministers to neighbouring nations of Ukraine to bring back stranded Indians: External Affairs Ministry
– AP CM Jagan Mohan Reddy formally dedicates INS Visakhapatnam to the City of Destiny
– National Science Day celebrated on Feb 28; theme: ‘Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for Sustainable Future’
– National Science Day celebrated to commemorate the discovery of the ‘Raman effect’ by physicist Sir CV Raman on February 28, 1928
– Janaushadhi Diwas week to be observed from March 1 to 7; theme: “Jan Aushadhi-Jan Upyogi”
– Ministry of Women & Child Development to celebrate International Women’s Day Week from March 1 to 8
– MoS for Education Annpurna Devi presents National ICT Awards to 49 teachers


– India’s GDP growth slows to 5.4% in 3rd quarter (Oct-Dec) of 2021-22
– India and Japan renew bilateral swap arrangement of $75 billion
– Madhabi Puri Buch appointed first woman Chairperson of SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) for a term of three years
– Former Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia nominated again as Chairman of state-owned Bank of Baroda (BoB) for two-year term starting March 1
– 13th International Conference cum Awards on Civil Aviation Cargo held in New Delhi


– India abstains from UNSC procedural vote to call for emergency General Assembly session on Ukraine
– Ukraine crisis: US, European Union cut few Russian banks from SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication)
– Russia, Ukraine hold peace talks in Belarus; immediate ceasefire on agenda
– Ukraine: Russian forces destroy An-225 Mriya, the world’s biggest cargo plane, near Kiev



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