Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: March 3, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for March 3, 2022

INDIA

– Centre approves proposal for continuation of seven existing sub schemes under Umbrella Scheme Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26 with a total outlay of Rs. 1,452 crores
– Meeting of 19th edition of India-US Military Cooperation Group held in Agra
– Field assessment of Swachh Survekshan 2022 launched by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
– MP Govt. creates Guinness Record in Ujjain city by lighting 21 lakh lamps as a part of Maha Shivratri celebrations on March 1
– Bollywood film critic, writer Jaiprakash Chouksey dies in Indore (MP) at 82

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launches e-Bill processing system on 46th Civil Accounts Day to bring broader transparency and expedite process of payments
– Chennai-based medical devices maker Trivitron Healthcare acquires US-based the Kennedy Company
– RBI cancels licence of Sarjeraodada Naik Shirala Sahakari Bank, Sangli, Maharashtra
– NASSCOM, Microsoft announce 2nd ‘AI Gamechangers’ awards to boost AI (artificial intelligence) adoption
– Google, MeitY to help 100 Indian startups build high-quality apps for world

WORLD

– US space agency NASA launches Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-T (GOES-T) for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
– Strasbourg, France-based European Parliament votes in favour of Ukraine’s application for EU membership
– EU bans seven Russian banks from SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication); exempts two to continue importing Russian oil & gas
– World Bank announces over 1 billion in humanitarian aid for Afghanistan
– Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia calls on PM of Romania Nicolae Ciucă in Bucharest
– Netflix acquires Stranger Things game maker Next Games for $72 mn

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