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List of Less Important News Feb 2022

S.NoNews TitleNews site
1SEBI makes the splitting role of Chairman and Managing Director voluntaryEconomic times
2Ravi Chopra Resigns as Chairman of Supreme Court-appointed Char Dham PanelHindu
3Axis Bank set to buy Citigroup’s India retail banking businessBusiness Standard
4India, Australia, and Singapore conduct an international workshopPIB
5Jal Jeevan Mission provides tap water to 9 cr rural householdsAIR
6Indian batter VR Vanitha announced retirement from all forms of cricketANI
7Jio Platforms to invest US$200 million in GlanceBusiness Standard
8Keegan Petersen, Heather Knight ICC players of the month for JanuaryNews18
9Assam to change name of citiesHindu
10Telangana Governor flags off first all-women offshore sailing expeditionHindu
11Army’s White Knight Corps celebrates Naushera DayTOI
12Chetan Ghate succeeds Ajit Mishra as director of Institute of Economic GrowthEconomic Times
13February 15: Bihar Shahid DiwasIndian Express
14European Union – African Union summit, 17-18 February 2022Reuters
15Nirmala sitharaman participated in the sessions on sustainable finance and infrastructure in G20 Finance Ministers and Central bank governorsEconomic Times
16Indian football legend Surajit Sengupta passes awayIndian express
17Himachal Pradesh gets 1st Biodiversity Park at MandiAIR
18Takuya Tsumura appointed as new President & CEO of Honda Cars IndiaIndia Today
19Sudha Ragunathan appointed member of Central Advisory Board on CultureHindu
20Ex-US President Trump launches his Twitter-like app ‘Truth Social’ on iOSBusiness Standard
21Kenya becomes 7th nation to ratify Work in Fishing ConventionDevdiscourse
22World Scout Day: 22 FebruaryFirstPost
23SEBI approves three IPOs including PharmEasyIndian Express
24Marathi Bhasha Gourav Day celebrated on Feb 27; birth anniversary of author Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar alias KusumagrajAIR
25International Judo Federation suspends Vladimir Putin as honorary presidentIndian Today
26Bharti Airtel acquires strategic stake in Singapore-based blockchain technology start-up AqillizBusiness Standard
27Brickworks Ratings lowers India’s GDP to 8.3% in FY22Economic Times
28IBM launches new cybersecurity hub in Bengaluru to address cyberattackLivemint
29Meghalaya Chief Secretary launches online reporting system of State Food CommissionAIR
30Union Minister Pralhad Joshi launches ERP system of Coal India LtdPIB
31Chandrayaan-2 detected solar proton events due to high intensity solar flaresHindu
32India’s total FDI inflow of USD 60.3 billion in April-Dec ’21 down 10.6 per cent: Govt dataLivemint
33Explained: Who was Narsinh Mehta, and what is the controversy over naming a spider species after him?Indian Express
34China rover spots strange glass spheres on far side of the
35SN Subrahmanyan appointed Chairperson of L&T Finance HoldingsLivemint
36Google introduced Play Pass subscription service in IndiaHindu
37Ministry of MSME celebrates Iconic week from 28th feb to 6th MarchPIB
3828th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards presented in US; ‘Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role’ won by Will Smith for ‘King Richard’Outlook
39Deepak Parekh steps down as non-executive chairman of HDFC ERGOBusiness Line
40Zombie firms absorbed 10% of total bank credit extended to all companies: RBI BulletinBusiness Line
41France announces military withdrawal from Mali after nine yearsThe Guardian
42Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament: Nikhat Zareen & Nitu wins gold for IndiaHindustan Times
43Union Minister of Jal Shakti inaugurated “Roorkee Water Conclave 2022”PIB
45Explained: What Is National Gender Index, A Tool To Identify Gaps In Gender EqualityBusiness Standard
461956 Olympic bronze medallist John Landy passes away at the age of 91Theprint
47India becomes 1st country in world to administer COVID-19 DNA vaccineBBC
48India refunds Rs 7,900 cr to Cairn Energy Plc to settle retro tax disputeBusiness Standard
49High Commission of India in Dhaka launches Suborno Jayanti Scholarship websiteDD
50Tan Kim Her appointed India’s badminton doubles coach till 2026 Asian GamesTOI
51Coca-Cola appoints Shah Rukh Khan as brand ambassador for Thums UpBusiness Line
52SBI Life Insurance to reclassify BNP Paribas Cardiff as non-promoterBusiness Standard
53India’s ‘Writing With Fire’ nominated for OscarsHindu
54NIRDPR signs MoU with ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets ResearchThe Print
55Hero MotoCorp, BPCL collaborate for large scale EV infrastructureLivemint
56Career Counselling Workshop ‘Pramarsh 2022’ launched in BikanerPIB
57NCB organizes Darkathon -2022Hindu
58Bangladesh-US Air forces to conduct joint air exercise – Cope South 22DD
59Twitter partners with Paytm to boost ‘Tips’ feature in IndiaEconomic Times
60CSB Bank gets RBI nod to appoint Pralay Mondal as Deputy MDLivemint
61Karnataka govt launches self-defense training programme for 50,000 girl studentsANI
62Roger Federer slips to 30th rank, hits 21-year low, Djokovic retains world no.1Business Standard
63Max Life Insurance has enabled the UPI Autopay facility for its customersBusiness Standard
64Telugu short film ‘Street Student’ wins Rs 2 lakh prize at NHRC’s Short Film Award CompetitionEconomic Times
65Senior scientist GA Srinivasa Murthy appointed director of DRDL HyderabadEconomic Times
66NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg to head Norway central bankHindu
67KVIC cancels license of oldest Khadi institution “Khadi Emporium”.The Print
68Sonata software partners with Microsoft for its launch of Microsoft CloudBusiness Line
69Leh to host World Cup cycling event in September 2022AIR
70Leather, Footwear exports to reach $6 billion in 2022-23: CLEBusiness Standard
71Jio Platforms picks up 25% stake in US-based tech startup TWO PlatformsBusiness Standard
72Centre to prepare 3D maps of 100 cities using geospatial technology and dronesEconomic Times
73Mansukh Mandaviya launches ICMR/DHR Policy on Biomedical Innovation & Entrepreneurship for medical professionalsPIB
74Ladakh hosts a first-ever ice-wall climbing competitionThe Print
75Integrated project for wetlands, biodiversity allocated ₹31crore for 5 yearsLivemint
76Gujarat Titans unveiled as the name for new Ahmedabad IPL franchiseIndian Express
77Gujarat CM unveils ”Gujarat Biotechnology Policy 2022-27′Business Standard
78Explained: Geomagnetic storm that killed Starlink satellitesIndian Express
79Debashis Mitra elected ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) President for 2022-23 termEconomic Times
80NASA unveils first images from James Webb Space Telescope; was launched on December 25, 2021Business Standard
81Santishree Pandit appointed first woman VC of JNUTOI
82Nation remembers Revolutionary Sachindra Nath Sanyal on his 80th death anniversaryAIR
83OneWeb confirms successful deployment of 34 satellitesBusiness Standard
84IIT Delhi startup launches world’s smallest wearable air purifierOutlook