Monthly Current Affairs February 2022 PDF

Dear Aspirants, Here I provide   Monthly Current Affairs February 2022 PDF . It covers important new appointments, important Day with their themes, Awards and honors, Books and Author, important government schemes, app, campaign, MoU, Summit and Conference, and Obituaries etc. These February 2022 Monthly Current Affairs help aspirants for all competitive examinations like Railway NTPC, Group D, RRB JE, SSC, Banking, and State PSU, etc.

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Important Days with Theme in February 2022

Date Observation Day/Theme
1st February Indian Coast Guard Day46th Raising Day
2nd February World Wetlands Day

Theme: “Wetlands Action for People and Nature”

4th February World Cancer Day

Theme: “Close the Care Gap”

4th February International Day of Human Fraternity

Theme -“A Pathway to the future”

6th February International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Theme: “Accelerating Investment to End FGM”

February 01 to 07 World Interfaith Harmony Week

Faith and spiritual leadership to combat stigma and conflict during pandemic recovery.

8th February (2nd Monday of February) International Epilepsy Day
8th February(Second day of the second week of February) Safer Internet Day

Theme -“Together for a better internet”

10th February National Deworming Day
10th February World Pulses Day

Theme -“Pulses to empower youth in achieving sustainable agrifood systems”

10th February National Inventors Day
11th February World Day of the Sick
11th February World Unani Day.

Mark the birth anniversary of “Hakim Ajmal Khan”, an eminent Indian Unani physician

11th February Anti-Smuggling Day
11th February International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Theme-Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Water Unites Us

12th February Darwin Day
12th February National Productivity Day
13th February World Radio Day

Theme: “Radio and Trust”

13th February National Women’s Day

(Birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu)

20th February World Day of Social Justice

Theme-Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment

21st February International Mother Language Day

Theme: “Using technology for multilingual learning: Challenges and opportunities.”

22nd February World Thinking Day.

Theme -“Our World, Our Equal Future: The Environment and Gender Equality”

23rd February World Rotary Day
24th February Central Excise Day
27th February Protein Day

Food Futurism

27th February Polio National Immunization Day 2022
28th February National Science Day Integrated Approach in S&T for Sustainable Future
Last Day of February Rare Disease Day Share Your Colors

Important Appointments in February 2022

           Name of the Person      Designation
Abhishek Singh Chief  of National e-Governance Division
Akshay Kumar Brand Ambassador of Uttarakhand
Amitabh Bachchan Brand Ambassador of MediBuddy
Aniket Sunil Talati Vice President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
Captain Binesh Kumar Tyagi Chairman and MD at the state run carrier Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI)
Debashis Mitra President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
Disha Patani Brand Ambassador of Bata India
Dr. Madan Mohan Tripathi Director General of the National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT)
Dr. S Unnikrishnan Nair Additional Charge of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)
Frank Walter Steinmeier President of Germany
G Mahalingam To chair the advisory committee set up by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Investor Protection and Education Fund (IPEF)
GA Srinivasa Murthy Director of Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) of the DRDO
Gita Mittal Chairperson of the Committee of Administrators which will run the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI)
Hrithik Roshan Brand Ambassador of Rummy Circle by Games 24×7
Ilker Ayci CEO and MD of Air India
Jens Stoltenberg Norway’s central bank Governor
Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari Chief Justice of the Madras High Court
K S Mani Board of Directors of the National Cooperative Dairy Federation of India (NCDFI)
K.N. Raghavan New Chairman of the International Rubber Study Group (IRSG)
Lieutenant General GAV Reddy New Head of the Defence Intelligence Agency
M Jagadesh Kumar Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC)
Manika Batra Brand ambassador of Adidas
Manoj Tiwari Brand Ambassador for Khadi
MR Kumar Chairman of LIC
N Chandrasekaran Executive Chairman of Tata Sons Pvt Ltd
Nitin Paranjpe Non Executive Chairman of the Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL)
NR Narayana Murthy To chair the Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee (AIPAC) setup by SEBI
Pankaj Tripathi Brand Ambassador of Krishi Network
Pradip Shah Chairman of Pfizer India
Prof Dinesh Prasad Saklani Director of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
Rahul Bhatia Managing Director of IndiGo
Rakesh Sharma MD and CEO of IDBI Bank
Ravi Mittal Chairman of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)
Rishabh Pant Brand Ambassador of Dish TV India
S. Kishore Chairman of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
S. R. Narasimhan Additional Charge of CMD of Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO)
Sanjay Malhotra Director on the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Sanjay Malhotra Secretary in the Department of Financial Services in the Ministry of Finance
Sanjeev Sanyal Full Time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM)
Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
Sergio Matterella President of Italy
Shah Rukh Khan Brand Ambassador for Thums Up
Shah Rukh Khan Brand Ambassador of A23
Sonali Singh Additional Charge of the Controller General of Accounts (CGA)
Takuya Tsumura New President & CEO of Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) by Honda Motor Co. Ltd.
Vineet Joshi Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Xiomara Castro First Female President of the Honduras

February 2022 Awards and Honours

Award Awardee
World Games Athlete of the Year award 2021  PR Sreejesh (India’s Hockey Player)
International Cricket Council (ICC) Spirit of Cricket Award 2021  Daryl Mitchell (Cricketer of New Zealand)
2022 Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award  Neeraj Chopra
18th Late Madhavrao Limaye Award

under the category of Karyakram Khaasdar (Efficient Parliament Member) for 2020 21

 Nitin Gadkari
Rishabh Pant Test Batting Award
Kyle Jamieson Test Bowling award
Kane Williamson won Captain of the year award
15th ESPNcricinfo Awards RailTel Corporation of India
ICAI Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the year 2020 21 in Public Sector Entities Category
Business Standard Banker of the Year 2020 21 Sandeep Bakhshi (MD and CEO of ICICI)
 ‘India’s Most Trusted Public Sector Company’ award at the ‘Energy Meet and Excellence Award’ Coal India Limited

Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2022

Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2022 was held in Mumbai on 20th February, Sunday.

  • Film of the Year Award: Pushpa: The Rise
  • Best Film Award: Shershaah
  • Best Actor Award: Ranveer Singh (for film 83 )
  • Best Actress Award: Kriti Sanon (for film Mimi )
  • Outstanding Contribution to Films: Asha Parekh
  • Critics Best Actor Award: Sidharth Malhotra
  • Critics Best Actress Award: Kiara Advani
  • Best Actor in Supporting Role Award: Satish Kaushik (for film Kaagaz )
  • Best Actress in Supporting Role Award: Lara Dutta (for film Bell-Bottom)
  • Best Actor in Negative Role Award: Aayush Sharma (for film Antim: The Final Truth)
  • People’s Choice Best Actor Award: Abhimanyu Dasani
  • People’s Choice Best Actress Award: Radhika Madan
  • Best Debut Award: Ahan Shetty for film Tadap
  • Best Playback Singer Male Award: Vishal Mishra
  • Best Playback Singer Female Award: Kanika Kapoor
  • Critics Best Film Award: Sardar Udham Singh
  • Best Director Award: Ken Ghosh for film State of Siege: Temple Attack
  • Best Cinematographer Award: Jayakrishna Gummadi( for film Haseena Dilruba )
  • Best International Feature Film Award: Another Round
  • Best Short Film Award: Pauli
  • Best Actor in Web Series Award: Manoj Bajpayee (for The Family Man 2 )
  • Best Actress in Web Series Award: Raveena Tandon (for Aranyak )
  • Best Web Series Award: Candy
  • Best Actor in Television Series Award: Shaheer Sheikh for Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi
  • Best Actress in Television Series Award: Shraddha Arya (for Kundali Bhagya )
  • Television Series of the Year Award: Anupama
  • Most Promising Actor in Television Series Award: Dheeraj Dhoopar( for Kundali Bhagya )
  • Most Promising Actress in Television Series Award: Rupali Ganguly ( for Anupama)

17th IBA’s Annual Banking Technology Awards 2021 announced

Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) has announced the IBA’s 17th Annual Banking Technology Awards 2021. In total South Indian Bank has won 6 awards in the event. This year’s IBA Awards celebrating “Next Gen Banking” has recognized technologies and practices in the banking industry that have demonstrated a high degree of innovation over the past year.

The list of winners in different categories is given below:

Best Technology Bank of the Year

  • In Large Banks segment: Bank of Baroda
  • In Small Banks segment: The South Indian Bank
  • In Foreign Banks segment: Citibank N.A.
  • Regional Rural Banks: Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin

Best Digital Financial Inclusion Initiatives

  • Large Banks: State Bank of India
  • Small Banks: The Jammu & Kashmir Bank
  • Regional Rural Banks: Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin

Best Payments Initiatives

  • Public Banks: State Bank of India
  • Private Banks: ICICI

Bank Best Fintech Adoption

  • Large Banks: ICICI Bank
  • Medium Banks: Federal Bank
  • Small Banks: The South Indian Bank
  • Regional Rural Banks: Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin

Best Use of AI/ ML T & Data

  • Large Banks: ICICI Bank
  • Small Banks: The South Indian Bank
  • Regional Rural Banks: Telangana Grameena

Bank Best IT Risk & Cyber Security Initiatives

  • Large Banks: Union Bank of India
  • Medium Banks: Yes Bank
  • Small Banks: The South Indian Bank
  • Foreign Banks: The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd
  • Regional Rural Banks: Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin
  • Co-operative Banks: The Saraswat Coop bank
  • Small Finance/Payments Banks: Ujjivan Small Finance Bank

Cloud Adoption

  • Large Banks: Union Bank of India
  • Medium Banks: Yes Bank
  • Small Banks: Karur Vysya Bank
  • Foreign Banks: Citi bank N.A
  • Regional Rural Bank: Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin.

Books & Authors in February 2022

Book Name Authors Name
“A History of Sriniketan: Rabindranath Tagore’s Pioneering Work in Rural Construction” Uma Das Gupta
“A Nation To Protect” Priyam Gandhi Mody
“Atal Bihari Vajpayee” Sagarika Ghose
“Atharva – The Origin”(Novel) MS Dhoni will be seen as a superhero and warrior leader in an upcoming mega budget graphic
 “Dignity in a Digital Age: Making Tech Work for All of Us” Ro Khanna
“Fearless Governance” Dr Kiran Bedi
“Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra” A short biography Navdeep Singh Gill
“How to Prevent the Next Pandemic” Bill Gates (Published in May 2022)
“Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War” Samuel Moyn
“India, That is Bharat: Coloniality, Civilisation, Constitution” J Sai Deepak
“India-Africa Relations: Changing Horizons” Rajiv Kumar Bhatia
“Operation Khatma” RC Ganjoo and Ashwini Bhatnagar
“Prakrtik, Vaidik avem Jaivik Kheti Graameen Udyamita Ka Naya Swaroop” Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha released a book titled  at the Raj Bhavan, Jammu.
‘’The Founders: The Story of Paypal and the Entrepreneurs Who Shaped Silicon Valley ’’ Jimmy Soni
 “The Class of 2006: Sneak Peek into the Misadventures of the Great Indian Engineering Life” Akash Kansal
 “The Great Tech Game: Shaping Geopolitics and the Destinies of Nations” Anirudh Suri

List of MoUs Between Countries in February 2022

Country/Organisation sign MoU Purpose
Amazon India with Karnataka To offer support to the women entrepreneurs in the state.
Bangladesh Railway with HEIL The agreement was signed to procure 420 broad gauge wagons from India by Bangladesh.
BoB with Assam Rifles It will be beneficial to all personnel of the Assam Rifles, both serving and retired.
India with Australia The MoU will enhance tourism relations between both countries and allow the exchange of information as well.
IREDA with Goa Shipyard Ltd To promote and celebrate the products which have GI (Geographical Indication) signs.
J&K with New Zealand To enhance farmer’s remuneration, implement technology, R&D and add value to sheep products.
Jindal Stainless with IIT Dhanbad To perform research, develop new products, maintain environmental safety and expand skills.
Karnataka with Ather Energy To develop 1000 charging stations for the charging of two wheeled electric vehicles.
Kerala with Social Alpha’s Energy Lab To support innovative and clean energy technology programs in the state.
L&T with Microsoft India To develop a regulated sector that will focus on cloud offerings.
Ministry of Tourism with Alliance Air Aviation Limited To enhance the position of India in the tourism sector and wants India to be the preferred destination for tourism and job opportunities in the same as well.
SBI, IGNCA and NCF To develop cooperation in the production of eco friendly fuels in the state.
NHPC with HDFC Bank To securitize return on equity (RoE) of its 540 MW Chamera I Power Plant in Himachal Pradesh for 10 years.
NIUA and WEF To develop an environment for cities that will have decarbonization solutions across energy, transport.
NSDC with CSC To deliver services related to skill development programs to the youths living in remote and rural parts of India.
Saint Gobain and IIT Madras To help India to attain a 100% renewable energy target.
SIDBI with CDAC To work for innovation and make use of emerging technologies.
Tata Power with RWE Renewables To perform joint development of offshore wind projects in India.
UNEP with Maharashtra To grant support under the ‘Majhi Vasundhara’ campaign of the state.

Summit & Conference in February 2022

Name of the Summit Organized  Led by Aim  Venue
21st TERI’s World Sustainable Development Summit 2022 Prime Minister, Narendra Modi The dignitaries discussed climate change, sustainable production, energy transitions, and resource security. Virtual meeting
28th DST_CII India Singapore Technology Summit 2022 Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) To discuss and exchange ideas in the technology domain in order to enhance various sectors of both nations Virtual meeting
3rd India-Maldives Defence Cooperation Dialogue 2022 Defence Secretary, Dr. Ajay Kumar They discussed capacity building to tackle transnational crimes and boost the security of both regions Maldive
4th India-Australia Energy Dialogue Energy and Emissions Reduction Minister Angus Taylor To cooperate in sectors like renewables, energy efficiency, storage, EVs, critical minerals, mining, etc Virtual meeting
ASEAN-India High Level Conference on Renewable Energy Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of GOI  They also discussed the development of the ASEAN Power Grid and opportunities that India can extend in the sector Virtual meeting
Devayatanam – An odyssey of Indian Temple Architecture Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) of the Ministry of Culture To have discussions on philosophical, religious, social, economic, technical, scientific, art, and architectural aspects of the temple Hampi, Karnataka
Fintech Open Summit  NITI Aayog in partnership with PhonePe, AWS (Amazon Web Services), and EY  The summit will also lead to have the emergence of new innovative ideas for the welfare in various sectors and solve real world problems Virtual meeting
High level Segment of the One Ocean Summit France in cooperation with the United Nations and the World Bank To mobilize the international community to take actions to preserve and support healthy and sustainable ocean ecosystems.
Reimagining Museums in India Union Ministry of Culture Theme: (a) Architecture and Functional Needs (b) Management (c) Collections Curation & Conservation practices (d) Education and Audience Engagement. Video Conferencing

Scheme, App & Campaign in February 2022

  • “Meri Policy Mere Hath” scheme will launch Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare which is a doorstep distribution drive to deliver crop insurance policies to farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).
  • “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY)”has been extended till March 2026 with an allocation of Rs 4,600 crore. The scheme aims for the overall growth and development of the food processing sector.
  • “Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram (RYSK)” scheme extended for another 5 years from 2021 -22 to 2025-26 with an outlay of Rs. 2,710.65 crore. To develop the personality and leadership qualities of the youth and to engage them in nation-building activities. Beneficiaries of this scheme are the youth in the age group of 15 to 29 years (according to the definition of ‘youth’ in the National Youth Policy, 2014).
  • “SEED” Scheme for Economic Empowerment for DNTs, at Dr Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi. The total financial outlay for SEED Scheme is approximately Rs 200 crore to be spent over a period of 5 years starting Financial Year 2021-22 to 2025-26.
  • “The PM Cares for Children” Scheme has been extended by the Ministry of Women and Child Development of the Government of India till February 28, 2022.
  • CM of Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel has announced a new “IT/ITeS” policy for the next five years.
  • The Central Government launched the “Janbhagidari Empowerment” portal in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, in line with the government’s digital mission. The portal was hosted on a different server with higher bandwidth, in order to provide easy and ready accessibility to the general public.
  • The Indian Institute of Technology (IITHyderabad) has launched the beta version of “Swarajability”, a job portal powered by artificial intelligence that helps people with disabilities acquire relevant skills and find jobs.
  • The Ministry of Education has approved the continuation of the “Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan “(RUSA) scheme till 31st March 2026 with an expenditure of 12,929.16 crores.
  • The Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment, Dr Virendra Kumar has launched the Central Sector scheme titled “SMILE”. SMILE stands for “Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise”. It aims to provide welfare measures to the Transgender community and the people engaged in the act of begging.
  • West Bengal government has launched an open-air classroom programme “Paray Shikshalaya“ (Neighbourhood Schools) for primary and pre-primary students.
  • Assam CM, Himanta Biswa Sarma has launched India’s first Night Navigation mobile application for ferry services on the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati, Assam.

February 2022 Sports News

  • DD Sports channel will not telecast live the opening and closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics being held in Beijing, China.
  • The 2022 Asian Games ( XIX Asiad) will be a multi-sport event that will take place in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China from 10 to 25 September 2022 & Cricket will be back at Asian Games in the T20 format after 11 years to raise the excitement of the viewers.
  • Rafael Nadal (Spain) won the Mexican Open 2022 (also known as Acapulco title).
  • International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved a proposal to include Surfing, Skateboarding and Sport Climbing for the 2028 Summer Olympics Games(July 21 – August 6, 2028) that will be organized in Los Angeles, United States.
  • World Champion Magnus Carlsen has won the Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022
  • Netherlands batsman Ben Cooper announced his retirement from international cricket at the age of 29.
  • Veteran Indian hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh won the prestigious World Games Athlete of the Year for his 2021 performances & he became the first Indian male athlete and second Indian sportsperson overall to win the honor.
  • New Zealand batter Daryl Mitchell has been named the recipient of the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award.
  • Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly laid the foundation stone of the world’s third-largest cricket stadium in Jaipur. The International Cricket Stadium in Jaipur will be the second-largest cricket stadium in India and the third-largest in the world.
  • Veteran Sri Lankan fast bowler Suranga Lakmal has announced to retire from international cricket.
  • Bihar’s Sakibul Gani become the first player in the history of the game to score a triple century on his first-class debut. He scored 341 off 405 balls, hitting 56 fours and two sixes, in the Plate Group Ranji Trophy fixture against Mizoram at the Jadavpur University Campus ground, Jadavpur, Bengal.
  • Wushu player Sadia Tariq from Indian has won a gold medal in the junior tournament at the Moscow Wushu Stars Championship 2022. The 15-year-old Sadia Tariq from Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Unnati Hooda defeated badminton player Smit Toshniwal in the women’s singles final match at the Odisha Open 2022 in Cuttack. . The 14-year old Unnati is the youngest Indian to win the tournament.

U19 World Cup 2022:

  • India beat England in final to win 5th title at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua .
  • India previously won the trophy in 2000, 2008, 2012, 2018.
  • Yash Dhull becomes the fifth Indian captain to win the title after Mohammad Kaif, Virat Kohli, Unmukt Chand and Prithvi Shaw.
  • Champions-India(5th title)
  • Runnersup- England
  • Player of the Match: Raj Angad Bawa (India) was announced Player of the Match of the ICC Under19 World Cup 2022 Final between India and England.
  • Player of the series: Dewald Brevis(South Africa) who broke all records to score 506 runs in only six innings
  • Most Runs-: Dewald Brevis (506 runs)
  • Most wickets- Dunith Wellalage (Sri Lanka) 17 wickets

2022 Odisha Open:

Tournament held from 25th to 30th January 2022 at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium , Cuttack,  Odisha, India.

2022 Odisha Open Winners list are:-

  • Men’s singles-Kiran George (India)
  • Women’s singles-Unnati Hooda  (India)
  • Men’s doubles-  Nur Mohd Azriyn Ayub (Malaysia) & Lim Khim Wah  (Malaysia)
  • Women’s doubles-Gayathri Gopichand (India) & Treesa Jolly (India)
  • Mixed doubles-Sachin Dias (Sri Lanka) & Thilini Hendahewa (Sri Lanka)

Singapore Weightlifting International 2022

India concluded its campaign at the Singapore Weightlifting International 2022 with eight(8) medals, including six golds and a silver and a bronze.

Men Category:

  • Chanambam Rishikanta Singh (55kg),
  • Sargar Sanket Mahadev (55kg),
  • Vikas Thakur (96kg),
  • Rahul Venkat (96kg)

Women Category:

  • Mirabai Chanu (55kg),
  • Sorokhaibam Bindyarani Devi (59kg),
  • Popy Hazarika (64kg),
  • Natesh Kumara Usha Bannur (87kg)

Indian weightlifters qualified for Commonwealth Games 2022

Name Category
Mirabai Chanu women’s 55kg
Bindyarani Devi women’s 59kg
Popy Hazarika women’s 64kg
Usha Kumara women’s 87kg
Purnima Pandey women’s +87kg
Sanket Mahadev men’s 55kg
Chanambam Rishikanta Singh men’s 55kg
Jeremy Lalrinnunga men’s 67kg
Achinta Sheuli men’s 73kg
Ajay Singh men’s 81kg
Vikas Thakur men’s 96kg
Ragala Venkat Rahul men’s 96kg

15th Edition of ESPNcricinfo Awards

  • ESPNcricinfo ‘Test Batting Award’ 2021- Rishabh Pant
  • Captain of the Year- Kane Williamson (New Zealand skipper)
  • The Test bowling award – Kyle Jamieson (New Zealand)
  • World Test champions (2019-2021)- New Zealand
  • Debutant of the Year- Ollie Robinson (England fast bowler)
  • ODI bowling prize- Saqib Mahmood ( Pakistan )
  • Top batting prize- Fakhar Zaman
  • T20I batting award- Jos Buttler

Obituaries in February 2022

Person Related field
Amitabh Dayal Actor and filmmaker
Bappi Lahiri has passed away at the age of 69 Veteran singer and composer
Christos Sartzetakis Former Greek President
Hemananda Biswal Odisha’s first tribal chief minister as well as last Congress CM of the state
Ibrahim Sutar “Kabir of Kannada” Social  worker
Lata Mangeshkar age of 92 Legendary singer
Mekapati Goutham Reddy Andhra Pradesh Industries Minister
Praveen Kumar Sobti, best known for playing Bheem in the TV series “Mahabharat” Actor,athlete
Rahul Bajaj Former chairman of Bajaj Auto,
Ravish Tiwari Senior journalist(Senior Assistant Editor at Economic Times, Associate Editor at India Today and Senior Assistant Editor at the Indian Express)
Rupinder Singh Suri Senior advocate and Additional Solicitor General (ASG),
Sandhya Mukherjee Bengali singer
Shakuntala Choudhary(Padma Shri award in 2022) Freedom fighter and Gandhian social worker
Surajit Sengupta The former India footballer

Miscellaneous Current Affairs in February 2022

  • The Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary near Jamnagar in Gujarat and Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh have been listed as Wetlands of International Importance by the Ramsar Convention. The total number of Ramsar sites in India goes up to 49.
  • Three more Rafale fighter aircraft landed in India from France, with Indian specific enhancements. With this new arrival of the three jets, the total Rafale fleet with Indian Air Force (IAF) has reached 35.
  • Indian Navy’s multilateral exercise MILAN 2022 is commencing from 25 Feb 22 in the ‘City of Destiny’, Visakhapatnam.
  • 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.
  • Tata Sky has dropped the ‘sky’ brand name after 15 years and has rechristened itself as Tata Play. Tata Play Binge will hosts content from 13 leading OTT (Over The Top) apps through a single User Interface while offering the flexibility of a single subscription and payment.
  • The Delhi Cabinet has approved setting up India’s first of its kind electronic-waste eco-park. It has also agreed to devise ‘Delhi Film Policy 2022’, as a thrust to promote tourism.
  • Dabur India has become the first Indian consumer goods company to become completely plastic waste neutral.
  • Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor, Manoj Sinha has launched a QR code-based mechanism for certification and labelling of handmade carpets of the union territory.
  • Atal Tunnel has been officially certified as ‘World’s Longest Highway Tunnel above 10,000 Feet’ by the World Book of Records. It situated under Rohtang Pass in eastern Pir Panjal Himalayan range on Leh-Manali Highway.
  • Jammu & Kashmir has become the first Union Territory to integrate with the National Single Window System (NSWS) which marks a major leap in Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) in the UT.
  • The Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project will be India’s first bullet train route. While Surat city will get India’s first bullet train station.
  • The Aravalli Biodiversity Park in Gurugram, Haryana, has been declared as India’s first “other effective area-based conservation measures” (OECM) site.
  • The first geological park of India will be built in Lamheta, Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Chief Electoral Officer’s office of Punjab unveiled its election mascot, “Shera” (Lion). It aims to increase voter awareness, participation and promote ethical voting in the Punjab Assembly.
  • Social activists have built a temple for Mahatma Gandhi and freedom fighters’ Smrithi Vanam at the Municipal Park in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh.
  • The three days long Torgya Festival of the Monpa tribal community of Arunachal Pradesh is celebrated at Tawang Monastery, Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Madhya Pradesh Governor, Mangu Bhai Patel has inaugurated the 48th ‘Khajuraho Dance Festival2022’ at world-famous tourist destination Khajuraho on the occasion of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. slogan ‘Hindustan Ke Dil Mein Aap Safe Hain’ aims to create a sense of security among women in tourist destinations.

Russia- Ukraine  War

Head of Russia

  • President -Vladimir Putin
  • Prime Minister-Mikhail Vladimirovich Mishustin

Head of Ukraine

  • President –Volodymyr Zelenskyy
  • Prime Minister -Denys Shmyhal

Cause– Pro-Russian forces control the eastern Donbas

NATO’s eastward expansion.

The Russo-Ukrainian War is an ongoing war between Russia (together with pro-Russian separatist forces) and Ukraine since 2014.

Before Russia and Ukraine were both members of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), which consisted of 15 republics.

Since the invasion of Crimea in 2014, Ukraine has been living in fear of war with Russia for nearly eight years. Russia and Ukraine have been at odds for a long time, with Russia claiming Ukraine as a part of its country and opposing Ukraine’s developing ties to the West. Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to recapture the former Soviet Union Republic.

The first eight years of the conflict included the Russian annexation of Crimea (2014) and the war in Donbas  separate between Ukraine and Russian. Russian military build-up on the Russia–Ukraine border from late 2021.

Now The North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO) accused Russia of planning an invasion, which it denied. Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the enlargement of NATO as a threat to his country and demanded Ukraine be barred from ever joining the military alliance.

On 21 February 2022, Russia officially recognised the two self-proclaimed separatist states in the Donbas, and openly sent troops into the territories. Russia began its invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022.

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