Current Affairs Daily Digest – March 06 & 07 2022
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1. Telangana topped the Country in terms of Per Capita Net State 2022
Telangana became the top-performing state in India with a population over one crore in terms of the growth rate of Per Capita Net State Domestic Product at Current Prices by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI). It succeeded other states like Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu.
2. Former Australian cricketer Rod Marsh passes away
Former Australia cricketer (wicketkeeper), Rodney William Marsh has passed away in Adelaide Australia. He was the 1st Australian wicketkeeper to score a century in test cricket and finished his career with 3 centuries.
He held a test record of 355 dismissals by a wicketkeeper, including 95 off the bowling of pace bowler Dennis Lillee. He has played 96 test matches for Australia from 1970 to 1984 and 92 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for Australia and later retired from top-flight cricket in February 1984.
3. BCCI named RuPay as the official partner for Tata IPL 2022
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s, Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council has announced National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)‘s flagship product RuPay as an official partner for the Tata IPL 2022.
This will be a multi-year partnership. RuPay offers tech-led, innovative, and customized offerings to people across India, being accepted in India and internationally.
4. Minister of Electronics & IT inaugurates Tech Conclave 2022
National Informatics Centre (NIC) has partnered with governments on digital initiatives. We’ve constructed state-of-the-art PAN-India ICT infrastructure, digital platforms, and solutions for the government’s exclusive usage over the years.
We’ve helped the federal and state governments automate their procedures and deliver public services electronically.
5. The Queen Of Indian Pop: The Authorised Biography Of Usha Uthup
The biography of pop icon Usha Uthup titled “The Queen of Indian Pop: The Authorised Biography of Usha Uthup” was released. The book was originally written in Hindi titled “Ullas Ki Naav” by author Vikas Kumar Jha.
“The Queen of Indian Pop: The Authorised Biography of Usha Uthup” is the English translation of the book, translated by the writer’s daughter Srishti Jha. The book is published by Penguin Random House India (PRHI).
6. Mithali Raj becomes first woman cricketer to appear at six Cricket World Cups
Indian women cricket captain, Mithali Raj has become the first woman to appear in six World Cups. She is the only third cricketer overall to play six world cup after Sachin Tendulkar and Javed Miandad.
She has played in the ICC women’s cricket world cup events in 2000, 2005, 2009, 2013, 2017 and now in 2022. The ICC women’s cricket world cup 2022 is being held in New Zealand.
7. CISF observed its 53rd Raising Day on March 06
The 53rd Raising Day ceremony of Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) was organised on March 06, 2022, in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has attended and addressed the Raising Day ceremony of CISF at Ghaziabad’s Indirapuram.
The CISF, which functions under the Union Home Ministry, is a central armed police force and among one of the six paramilitary forces of India. Over 30 lakh passengers in Delhi Metro and 10 lakh passengers in airports across the country pass through the security of CISF.
8. Jan Aushadhi Diwas celebrates on 7th March 2022
The Jan Aushadhi Diwas is celebrated on 7 March 2022 by the Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices Bureau of India (PMBI).
The day is observed to spread awareness about the usages of generic medicines and the benefits of Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana. The theme of the 4 Janaushadhi Diwas is “Jan Aushadhi-Jan Upyogi”.
9. MD and CEO of LIC Mutual Fund: TS Ramakrishnan
LIC mutual fund has announced the appointment of TS Ramakrishnan as its managing director & CEO, effective. Ramakrishnan, as the MD and CEO, LIC mutual fund Asset Management, will succeed Dinesh Pangtey, its former Wholetime Director and CEO.
Ramakrishnan may be a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) and PGDIM and has been awarded Fellowship from the distinguished Insurance Institute of India.
10. SLINEX 2022 Exercise Begun
From 07 March to 10, the ninth edition of the Indian and Sri Lankan Navy bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX (Sri Lanka–India Naval Exercise) is held at Visakhapatnam.
This exercise is conducted in two phases, with the Harbor Phase happening at Visakhapatnam on March 7 and 8 and the Sea Phase within the Bay of Bengal on March 9 and 10. In October 2020, the previous edition of SLINEX was conducted in Trincomalee.