Current Affairs Daily Digest – February 13 & 14 2022

Current Affairs Daily Digest – February 13 & 14 2022

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1. World Radio Day 2022 Celebrated on 13 February

World Radio Day is celebrated on 13 February each year to recognize radio as a powerful medium, which brings people together from every corner of the globe, to promote diversity and help build a more peaceful and inclusive world.

The day was Proclaimed in 2011 by the Member States of UNESCO and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 as an International Day, February 13 became World Radio Day (WRD).

2. International Epilepsy Day 2022: February 14

International Epilepsy Day is observed every year on the Second Monday of February across the world. In 2022, International Epilepsy Day falls on February 14, 2022.

International Epilepsy Day seeks to raise awareness and educate the general public on the true facts about epilepsy and the urgent need for improved treatment, better care, and greater investment in research.

3. National Women’s Day of India 2022:Observed Every Year On 13 Feb

Indian National Women’s Day is observed every year on 13 February to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu. This year Nation celebrates its 143rd Birth Anniversary. She was born on February 13, 1879.

She was famous for her nickname ‘Nightingale of India’ or ‘Bharat Kokila’ because of her poems. Sarojini Naidu is well-known across the globe for her contributions to literature.

4. Former Chairman of Bajaj Auto Rahul Bajaj passes away

Noted industrialist and former chairman of Bajaj Auto, Rahul Bajaj, has passed away, due to pneumonia and a heart problem. He was awarded the third-highest civilian award Padma Bhushan in 2001. He was the chairman emeritus of the Indian conglomerate Bajaj Group, the parent company of Bajaj Auto.

He stepped down as the non-executive chairman of Bajaj Auto in April 2021 and transferred the responsibility to Niraj Bajaj.

5. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2021/2022 report: India ranked 4th

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2021/2022 report, unveiled at the Dubai Expo, India is among the top five easiest places to start a new business.

The survey of Indian respondents, who answered questions on their entrepreneurial activity, attitudes to enterprise and view of their local entrepreneurial ecosystem, found that 82% think it is easy to start a business, placing India fourth globally. It was topped by Saudi Arabia and followed by Netherlands & Sweden.

6. Rishabh Pant won ESPNcricinfo ‘Test Batting Award’ 2021

In the 15th Edition of ESPNcricinfo Awards, India’s wicketkeeper-batsman, Rishabh Pant wins the ‘Test Batting’ award by scoring 89 not out, helped India to win the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2021 by (2-1) and shattered Australia’s unbeaten record at Gabba after 32 years. Rishabh Pant was the top scorer of the series for the Indian team, scoring (274 runs).

7. Ilker Ayci appointed as new CEO, MD of Air India

Tata Sons announced on February 14, 2022 that Ilker Ayci has been appointed as the new CEO and MD of Air India. Air India board had met in the afternoon today to consider his candidature for the post. The Chairman of Tata Sons, N Chandrasekaran was a special invitee to the board meeting.

8. ISRO successfully launches EOS-04 radar imaging satellite, two others

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched earth observation satellite EOS-04 along with two other smaller passenger satellites aboard Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle at 5.59 am on February 14, 2022 from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

9. Indian army conducted Hackathon named “Sainya Ranakshetram”

Indian army has conducted a first-of-its-kind Hackathon named “Sainya Ranakshetram”. The hackathon was conducted in the Military College of Telecommunication Engineering (MCTE), Mhow under the overall guidance of the Shimla-based Army Training Command (ARTRAC), one of the seven commands of the Indian Army.

10. President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates new Durbar Hall at Raj Bhavan

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the Durbar Hall at Raj Bhavan, situated at Malabar Hill, Mumbai. While retaining the heritage features of the old court hall, the new hall has been given additional features such as a balcony and a sea view gallery.

Durbar Hall has political importance as it has been associated with oath-taking ceremonies of the Governors, chief ministers of the state.

11. RBL Bank tie-up with Creditas Solutions for ‘Neo Collections’ platform

RBL Bank has partnered with Creditas Solutions for its ‘Neo Collections’ platform. The bank will utilise the SaaS-based platform to accelerate efficiency in collections across the loan cycle. The platform is built to automate strategies for reaching out to customers individually in an empathetic manner and motivate them to repay loans.