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List of Less important News – February 2022

S.No News Title News site
1 SEBI makes the splitting role of Chairman and Managing Director voluntary Economic times
2 Ravi Chopra Resigns as Chairman of Supreme Court-appointed Char Dham Panel Hindu
3 Axis Bank set to buy Citigroup’s India retail banking business Business Standard
4 India, Australia, and Singapore conduct an international workshop PIB
5 Jal Jeevan Mission provides tap water to 9 cr rural households AIR
6 Indian batter VR Vanitha announced retirement from all forms of cricket ANI
7 Jio Platforms to invest US$200 million in Glance Business Standard
8 Keegan Petersen, Heather Knight ICC players of the month for January News18
9 Assam to change name of cities Hindu
10 Telangana Governor flags off first all-women offshore sailing expedition Hindu
11 Army’s White Knight Corps celebrates Naushera Day TOI
12 Chetan Ghate succeeds Ajit Mishra as director of Institute of Economic Growth Economic Times
13 February 15: Bihar Shahid Diwas Indian Express
14 European Union – African Union summit, 17-18 February 2022 Reuters
15 Nirmala sitharaman participated in the sessions on sustainable finance and infrastructure in G20 Finance Ministers and Central bank governors Economic Times
16 Indian football legend Surajit Sengupta passes away Indian express
17 Himachal Pradesh gets 1st Biodiversity Park at Mandi AIR
18 Takuya Tsumura appointed as new President & CEO of Honda Cars India India Today
19 Sudha Ragunathan appointed member of Central Advisory Board on Culture Hindu
20 Ex-US President Trump launches his Twitter-like app ‘Truth Social’ on iOS Business Standard
21 Kenya becomes 7th nation to ratify Work in Fishing Convention Devdiscourse
22 World Scout Day: 22 February FirstPost
23 SEBI approves three IPOs including PharmEasy Indian Express
24 Marathi Bhasha Gourav Day celebrated on Feb 27; birth anniversary of author Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar alias Kusumagraj AIR
25 International Judo Federation suspends Vladimir Putin as honorary president Indian Today
26 Bharti Airtel acquires strategic stake in Singapore-based blockchain technology start-up Aqilliz Business Standard
27 Brickworks Ratings lowers India’s GDP to 8.3% in FY22 Economic Times
28 IBM launches new cybersecurity hub in Bengaluru to address cyberattack Livemint
29 Meghalaya Chief Secretary launches online reporting system of State Food Commission AIR
30 Union Minister Pralhad Joshi launches ERP system of Coal India Ltd PIB
31 Chandrayaan-2 detected solar proton events due to high intensity solar flares Hindu
32 India’s total FDI inflow of USD 60.3 billion in April-Dec ’21 down 10.6 per cent: Govt data Livemint
33 Explained: Who was Narsinh Mehta, and what is the controversy over naming a spider species after him? Indian Express
34 China rover spots strange glass spheres on far side of the moon Space.com
35 SN Subrahmanyan appointed Chairperson of L&T Finance Holdings Livemint
36 Google introduced Play Pass subscription service in India Hindu
37 Ministry of MSME celebrates Iconic week from 28th feb to 6th March PIB
38 28th 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
39 Deepak Parekh steps down as non-executive chairman of HDFC ERGO Business Line
40 Zombie firms absorbed 10% of total bank credit extended to all companies: RBI Bulletin Business Line
41 France announces military withdrawal from Mali after nine years The Guardian
42 Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament: Nikhat Zareen & Nitu wins gold for India Hindustan Times
43 Union Minister of Jal Shakti inaugurated “Roorkee Water Conclave 2022” PIB
45 Explained: What Is National Gender Index, A Tool To Identify Gaps In Gender Equality Business Standard
46 1956 Olympic bronze medallist John Landy passes away at the age of 91 Theprint
47 India becomes 1st country in world to administer COVID-19 DNA vaccine BBC
48 India refunds Rs 7,900 cr to Cairn Energy Plc to settle retro tax dispute Business Standard
49 High Commission of India in Dhaka launches Suborno Jayanti Scholarship website DD
50 Tan Kim Her appointed India’s badminton doubles coach till 2026 Asian Games TOI
51 Coca-Cola appoints Shah Rukh Khan as brand ambassador for Thums Up Business Line
52 SBI Life Insurance to reclassify BNP Paribas Cardiff as non-promoter Business Standard
53 India’s ‘Writing With Fire’ nominated for Oscars Hindu
54 NIRDPR signs MoU with ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research The Print
55 Hero MotoCorp, BPCL collaborate for large scale EV infrastructure Livemint
56 Career Counselling Workshop ‘Pramarsh 2022’ launched in Bikaner PIB
57 NCB organizes Darkathon -2022 Hindu
58 Bangladesh-US Air forces to conduct joint air exercise – Cope South 22 DD
59 Twitter partners with Paytm to boost ‘Tips’ feature in India Economic Times
60 CSB Bank gets RBI nod to appoint Pralay Mondal as Deputy MD Livemint
61 Karnataka govt launches self-defense training programme for 50,000 girl students ANI
62 Roger Federer slips to 30th rank, hits 21-year low, Djokovic retains world no.1 Business Standard
63 Max Life Insurance has enabled the UPI Autopay facility for its customers Business Standard
64 Telugu short film ‘Street Student’ wins Rs 2 lakh prize at NHRC’s Short Film Award Competition Economic Times
65 Senior scientist GA Srinivasa Murthy appointed director of DRDL Hyderabad Economic Times
66 NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg to head Norway central bank Hindu
67 KVIC cancels license of oldest Khadi institution “Khadi Emporium”. The Print
68 Sonata software partners with Microsoft for its launch of Microsoft Cloud Business Line
69 Leh to host World Cup cycling event in September 2022 AIR
70 Leather, Footwear exports to reach $6 billion in 2022-23: CLE Business Standard
71 Jio Platforms picks up 25% stake in US-based tech startup TWO Platforms Business Standard
72 Centre to prepare 3D maps of 100 cities using geospatial technology and drones Economic Times
73 Mansukh Mandaviya launches ICMR/DHR Policy on Biomedical Innovation & Entrepreneurship for medical professionals PIB
74 Ladakh hosts a first-ever ice-wall climbing competition The Print
75 Integrated project for wetlands, biodiversity allocated ₹31crore for 5 years Livemint
76 Gujarat Titans unveiled as the name for new Ahmedabad IPL franchise Indian Express
77 Gujarat CM unveils ”Gujarat Biotechnology Policy 2022-27′ Business Standard
78 Explained: Geomagnetic storm that killed Starlink satellites Indian Express
79 Debashis Mitra elected ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) President for 2022-23 term Economic Times
80 NASA unveils first images from James Webb Space Telescope; was launched on December 25, 2021 Business Standard
81 Santishree Pandit appointed first woman VC of JNU TOI
82 Nation remembers Revolutionary Sachindra Nath Sanyal on his 80th death anniversary AIR
83 OneWeb confirms successful deployment of 34 satellites Business Standard
84 IIT Delhi startup launches world’s smallest wearable air purifier Outlook





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