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Current Affairs 25 March 2022

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Current Affairs 25 March 2022 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

 News Headlines 

  1. Ramapati Shastri appointed UP Assembly pro-tem speaker
  2. Former Chief Justice of India R.C. Lahoti dies at 81
  3. Abel prize for 2022 goes to American mathematician Dennis P. Sullivan
  4. World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty announces retirement from tennis aged 25
  5. CCI approves acquisition of shareholding in Busybees Logistics Solutions Private Limited by BXG Xenon HoldCo Limited
  6. Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched the Sujalam 2.0 campaign
  7. ICICI Bank partners with Chennai Super Kings for co-branded credit card
  8. Indian Psychiatric Society national conference to begin in Visakhapatnam on March 24
  9. Devendra Jhajharia becomes first para athlete to receive Padma Bhushan
  10. NABARD sanctions highest allocation of Rs 4,013cr to Odisha
  11. Kerala Becomes First State To Introduce Carbon-Neutral Farming
  12. DBS Bank India launches Green Deposits programme enabling institutions to support sustainable projects
  13. Coal India Plans to Produce 1 Billion-Ton By 2023-24

 News Details 

1. Ramapati Shastri appointed UP Assembly pro-tem speaker

  • Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel appointed senior BJP leader Ramapati Shastri as the pro-tem speaker of the state Legislative Assembly.
  • Shastri, who is a BJP MLA from Mankapur in Gonda district, will administer the oath to newly elected legislators.

2. Former Chief Justice of India R.C. Lahoti dies at 81

  • Former Chief Justice of India Ramesh Chandra Lahoti passed away.
  • He was 81 years old.
  • Justice Lahoti was appointed as the 35th chief justice of India on June 1, 2004.
  • He retired on November 1, 2005.
  • Born on November 1, 1940, he joined the Bar in Guna district in 1960 and enrolled as an advocate in 1962.

3. Abel prize for 2022 goes to American mathematician Dennis P. Sullivan

  • The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel prize for the year 2022 to American Mathematician Dennis Parnell Sullivan.
  • One of Abel prize winner Dennis Parnell Sullivan’s key breakthroughs is in developing a new way of understanding rational homotopy theory, a subfield of algebraic topology.

4. World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty announces retirement from tennis aged 25

  • Australia’s world number one Ashleigh Barty announced her retirement from tennis aged just 25.
  • Barty has been the No.1-ranked WTA player for 114 consecutive weeks and counting.
  • Barty is retiring after winning three major singles titles on three different surfaces – the 2019 French Open, the 2021 Wimbledon and, back in January, the Australian Open.

5. CCI approves acquisition of shareholding in Busybees Logistics Solutions Private Limited by BXG Xenon HoldCo Limited

  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves the acquisition of a shareholding in Busybees Logistics Solutions Private Limited by BXG Xenon HoldCo Limited.
  • The proposed combination envisages the acquisition of certain equity shareholding on a fully diluted basis in BusyBees Logistics Solutions Private Limited (Target) by BXG Xenon HoldCo Ltd (Acquirer).
  • Blackstone Inc. is a global alternative asset manager.
  • It’s headquartered in the USA.

6. Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched the Sujalam 2.0 campaign

  • Union Minister of Jal Shakti launched the Sujalam 2.0 campaign for greywater management at a virtual event hosted by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation Ministry of Jal Shakti to mark World Water Day, 2022.
  • Greywater can be best managed where it is generated and turns into a major management and infrastructure challenge if it is allowed to accumulate & Stagnate
  • The theme for this year is ‘Groundwater: making the invisible visible’.

7. ICICI Bank partners with Chennai Super Kings for co-branded credit card

  • ICICI Bank announced that it has launched a co-branded credit card in partnership with Chennai Super Kings.
  • The ‘Chennai Super Kings ICICI Bank Credit Card’ has been designed with a range of privileges including joining and renewal gifts of 02000 reward points that can be redeemed against CSK merchandise.
  • Credit card users will also get an opportunity to attend a practice session.

8. Indian Psychiatric Society national conference to begin in Visakhapatnam on March 24

  • The 73 rd Annual National Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society (ANCIPS) will be organized in Visakhapatnam from March 24 to 26. Experts from various parts of India and a few from abroad are expected to participate in the three-day conference to be held at Vizag Conventions at Madhurawada.
  • The last national conference was held 37 years ago in Visakhapatnam.
  • The theme chosen for the three-day meet is ‘Bridging minds … Connecting generations’

9. Devendra Jhajharia becomes first para athlete to receive Padma Bhushan

  • The legendary Devendra Jhajharia has become the first para athlete to receive the Padma Bhushan, the country’s third highest civilian award.
  • The 40-year-old Jhajharia received the prestigious award from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

10. NABARD sanctions highest allocation of Rs 4,013cr to Odisha

  • The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned Rs. 4,013 crore to the Odisha government during the financial year 2021-22 under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF).
  • This financial allocation is highest in the country under RIDF during the financial year.

11. Kerala Becomes First State To Introduce Carbon-Neutral Farming

  • Kerala is set to become the first state in the country to implement carbon-neutral agricultural practices in selected places, for which the government has budgeted 6 crores in the 2022-23 fiscal year.
  • Carbon-neutral farming will be introduced at 13 farms under the Agriculture Department and tribal regions in the first phase.

12. DBS Bank India launches Green Deposits programme enabling institutions to support sustainable projects

  • DBS Bank India has announced the launch of its Green Deposit Programme for corporate clients providing a simple way for companies to support environmentally-friendly projects or avenues.
  • The program will allow Corporate Entities to fund sustainability projects.

13. Coal India Plans to Produce 1 Billion-Ton By 2023-24

  • Coal India Limited, the largest coal producer in the world has planned to increase all India coal production to the level of 1 BT by 2023-24 and coal production by Coal India Limited to 1 BT by 2024-25 has been prepared.
  • As per the draft report of Niti Aayog, the coal demand is expected to remain in the range of 1,192-1,325 million tonnes by 2030.

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