Current Affairs Daily Digest – February 26 & 27 2022

Current Affairs Daily Digest – February 26 & 27 2022

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1. 3rd India Protein Day: February 27, 2022

In India, February 27th is celebrated as the National Protein Day, to create awareness about protein deficiency and encourage people to include of this macronutrient in their diet. The day urges people to include this crucial macronutrient in their diet.

This year’s theme of India Protein Day is ‘Food Futurism‘.

2. World NGO Day 2022: 27th January

World NGO Day is celebrated every year on 27th February in several countries across the world. Non-Governmental Organizations or NGOs work in the upliftment of society.

It is an international day to recognise, celebrate and honour non-government and non-profit organisations and also those who contribute their time and efforts in making society a better place to live in.

3. Bharti Airtel to acquire 4.7% stake of Vodafone in Indus Towers

Bharti Airtel has decided to acquire an additional 4.7 per cent stake in Indus Towers from Vodafone Group, the company announced.

The two companies signed an agreement on the condition that Vodafone will use the proceeds to invest in Vodafone Idea (Vi) and the latter will clear its pending dues with Indus Towers.

4. Standard Chartered tie up with IATA for payment platform for airline industry

Global banking group Standard Chartered has partnered with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to launch a payment platform for the airline industry in India.

IATA Pay will be a new payment option that enables participating airlines to offer instant payment options such as UPI Scan and Pay and UPI Collect (Request to Pay). Standard Chartered will be supporting the rollout of IATA Pay in other markets as well.

5. Mirabai Chanu wins gold at Singapore Weightlifting International

Indian weightlifter and 2020 Tokyo Olympics silver-medallist, Mirabai Chanu has won the gold medal in the 55kg weight category at the Singapore Weightlifting International 2022 on February 25, 2022. Chanu lifted 191kg (86kg+105kg) to stand on top of the podium.

6. Third India-Japan joint exercise ‘EX DHARMA GUARDIAN-2022’

The third edition of the joint military exercise “EX DHARMA GUARDIAN-2022” between India and Japan will be conducted from 27 February to 10 March 2022, at Belagavi (Belgaum), Karnataka.

The 15th Battalion the Maratha Light Infantry Regiment of the Indian Army and 30th Infantry Regiment of Japanese Ground Self Defence Forces (JGSDF) are participating in this 12 days long joint exercise.

7. International IP Index 2022: India ranks 43rd

India has improved its overall IP score from 38.4 per cent to 38.6 per cent, and the country is ranked 43 out of 55 countries on the International Intellectual Property Index 2022.

This index was released by the Global Innovation Policy Center of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

The top five countries in the ranking are:

Rank 1- United States
Rank 2- United Kingdom
Rank 3- Germany
Rank 4- Sweden
Rank 5- France