Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: March 15, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for March 15, 2022


– Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun to admit girls for the for the first time in its 100-year history from July
– Punjab CM-designate Bhagwant Mann resigns as Lok Sabha MP from Sangrur
– India-Canada Foreign Office Consultations (FOCs) held in New Delhi


– Urban unemployment rate at 12.7% in April-June 2021: Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS)
– Microfinance lenders cannot charge usurious interest rate: RBI
– Bank of Baroda and BNP Paribas form joint venture ‘Baroda BNP Paribas Mutual Fund’
– Consumer Price Index (CPI)-based inflation (retail) rises to 6.07% in February
– Wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation rises to 13.11% in February
– HAL, Safran of France setting up Helicopter engines MRO facility in Goa
– HAL signs MoU with Bengaluru-based SASMOS to work together in aerospace domain
– Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) notifies 20% FDI in LIC under automatic route
– Bank frauds at Rs 648 crore in first nine months of 2021-22


– British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) 2022 presented in London
– Best Film: ‘The Power of the Dog’
– Best Director: Jane Campion for ‘The Power of the Dog’
– Best Actor: Will Smith in ‘King Richard’
– Best Actress: Joanna Scanlan in ‘After Love’
– Best Original Screenplay: Paul Thomas Anderson for ‘Licorice Pizza’
– Best Adapted Screenplay: Sian Heder for ‘CODA’


– Pi Day celebrated on March 14; birthday of scientist Albert Einstein
– Actor William Hurt dies at 71 in US; won Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Actor for ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman’ (1985).
– US journalist and filmmaker Brent Renaud killed in Kyiv, Ukraine


– India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran loses to Fernando Verdasco of Spain in men’s singles final of $106,240 Challenger tennis in Monterrey (Mexico)



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