Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: March 2, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for March 2, 2022


– Govt. allows manufacture and import of machine-made polyester national flags by amending the 2002 Flag Code of India
– India ranked 120th on 17 Sustainable Development Goals, says State of India’s Environment Report 2022 of Centre for Science and Environment
– ‘भविष्यो रक्षति रक्षित’ announced as new motto of NCPCR (National Commission for Protection of Child Rights) by Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani


– State-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) to clear cheques of Rs 10 lakh & above after customer confirmation from Apr 4
– Turkey’s Ilker Ayci turns down Tata Group’s offer to be CEO & MD of Air India
– India ranked third in billionaire population globally in 2021 behind US and China, says property consultant Knight Frank


– UNAIDS observes Zero Discrimination Day on March 1; theme: “Remove laws that harm, create laws that empower”
– Nepal’s Parliament approves $500 million U.S. government aid program Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)
– US expels 12 members of Russia’s UN mission for ‘espionage activities’
– Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releases report titled ‘Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability’; provides detailed assessment of climate change impacts, risks and adaptation in cities
– 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards presented in US; ‘Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role’ won by Will Smith for ‘King Richard’


– ISSF World Cup in Cairo: Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold in men’s 10m air pistol event
– World Taekwondo strips Vladimir Putin of black belt over Ukraine invasion



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