Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: March 16, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for March 16, 2022


  • Karnataka High Court upholds state government’s ban on wearing hijab in educational institutions; says wearing it is not an essential practice in the religion
  • India to begin COVID vaccination for children from 12 to 14 years of age from March 16; only Corbevax vaccine to be used
  • Indian Army dedicates Chair of Excellence in memory of CDS General Bipin Rawat at United Service Institution of India in New Delhi
  • Indian students were positively discouraged by universities in Ukraine from leaving: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar
  • Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla chairs 6th India Japan Act East Forum Ambassador Satoshi Suzuki in New Delhi


  • BRO (Border Roads Organisation) signs MoU with GRSE (Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited) for construction of 27 double-lane class 70 modular bridges in border areas
  • “Rahul Bajaj: An Extraordinary Life”, written by business historian Gita Piramal, to release on March 21


  • India dispatches 4th convoy of 2000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan via Pakistani land route
  • World Consumer Rights Day celebrated on March 15; theme: ‘Fair Digital Finance’



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