Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: March 9, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for March 9, 2022

INDIA

– President confers Nari Shakti Puraskar 2020 and 2021 on 29 women achievers on International Women’s Day: March 8
– Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar announces ‘Sushma Swaraj Award’ for women
– CM Manohar Lal Khattar ‘Haryana Matrushakti Udyamita Scheme to provide support to women for becoming entrepreneurs.
– Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya and CM Ashok Gehlot lay foundation stone for two New Medical Colleges in Alwar and Nagaur, Rajasthan
– TEC, DoT launches Skill Development training program on Telecom testing (EMI/EMC) for girl students from rural areas
– Petascale Supercomputer “PARAM Ganga” established at IIT Roorkee under National Supercomputing Mission
– Regular international flights to resume on March 27 after a two-year gap

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das launches UPI (Unified Payments Interface) service for feature phone users
– Union Power Minister R. K. Singh launches Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center and Innovation Park
– Government eMarketplace (GeM) launches ‘Stitching and Tailoring Services’ in partnership with USHA International Ltd through its Silai School Programme
– Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog join hands with Snap Inc to drive Augmented Reality skilling amongst Indian youth
– NFDC (National Film Development Corporation) launches virtual training programme for hundred women scriptwriters in partnership with streaming platform Netflix

WORLD

– International Women’s Day observed on March 8; theme: “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”

SPORTS

– ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) World Cup 2022 in Cairo: India top medal tally with 4 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze

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