Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: March 21, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for March 21, 2022

INDIA

– BJP’s N. Biren Singh unanimously elected to be Manipur CM again
– Haryana: 35th Surajkund International Crafts Mela inaugurated in Faridabad by Governor Bandaru Dattatraya and CM Manohar Lal Khattar
– Sharad Yadav-led Loktantrik Janata Dal (United) merges with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) led by Lalu Prasad Yadav

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Japan announces investment target of Rs 3,20,000 crore in India in the next 5 years
– Delhi High Court Chief Justice D. N. Patel appointed next Chairperson of the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT)
– Union of Minister of Coal and Mines Pralhad Joshi addresses inaugural session of 36th International Geological Congress virtually

WORLD

– SpaceX launches 53 Starlink satellites into space from Florida
– Serdar Berdymukhamedov elected new President of Turkmenistan
– Russia struck Ukraine with Kalibr cruise missiles from ships in Black Sea and Caspian Sea
– Yemen’s Houthi rebels unleash barrage of drone and missile strikes on Saudi Arabia targeting key facilities
– International Day of Happiness celebrated on March 20
– French Language Day celebrated by UN on March 20
– World Sparrow Day celebrated on March 20

BADMINTON

– All England Open Badminton Championships 2022 held in Birmingham
– Men’s singles title: Viktor Axelsen of Denmark
– Women’s singles title: Japan’s Yamaguchi Akane
– Men’s doubles title: Indonesia’s Muhammad Shohibul Fikri & Bagas Maulana
– Women’s doubles title: Japan’s Matsuyama Nami & Shida Chiharu
– Mixed doubles title: Japan’s Yuta Watanabe & Arisa Higashino

SPORTS

– Football: Hyderabad FC win Indian Super League tournament by beating Kerala Blasters in the final played in Goa
– Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra wins ‘Sportstar of the Year (Male)’ award at the 2022 Sportstar Aces Awards held in Mumbai; weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins ‘Sportstar of the Year (Female)’ award
– Former India cricketer Suresh Raina felicitated with ‘Sports Icon’ award by Maldives government

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