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Daily Current Affairs – 28 February 2022

Daily Current Affairs – 28 February 2022

This post contains the current affairs for 28 February 2022. These current affairs are important for banking exams, insurance exams and other competitive exams like IBPS PO and Clerk, SBI PO and Clerk, RBI Assistant and Grade B, etc. You can also attempt our Current Affairs Quiz after reading our daily current affairs.


Ministry of Education launches Bhasha Certifiate Selfie campaign

  • The Ministry of Education has launched a campaign titled ‘Bhasha Certificate Selfie’.
  • The aim of this campaign is to promote Bhasha Sangam mobile app, launched by the Ministry under the aegis of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat to encourage cultural diversity and promote mulitlinguism.
  • Bhasha Sangam mobile app was launched on October 31, 2021, by Minister of Education and Skill Development Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, to lay emphasis on the promotion of Indian languages.
  • The app has been developed by Ministry of Education and MyGov India and allows users to learn 100+ sentences of daily use in as many as 22 scheduled Indian languages.
  • The ‘Bhasha Certificate Selfie’ initiative is encouraging people to upload their selfie with the certificate using the hashtag #BhashaCertificateSelfie.

Kochi Airport to become power-positive with new solar plant from March 6

  • The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) is set to commission a 12 MWp solar power plant on March 6 near Payyannur in Kannur district of Kerala.
  • With the commissioning of the new solar power plant, CIAL will get the status as power positive airport, from its current status of being a power-neutral airport.
  • In 2015, CIAL became the world’s first airport to be fully powered by solar energy.

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates ‘Nikarshan Sadan’ Dredging Museum in Visakhapatnam

  • The Union Minister for Ports ,Shipping and Waterways, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated ‘Nikarshan Sadan’ – The DCI (Dredging Corporation of India)  Dredging Museum in Vishakhapatnam recently.
  • The museum will display different types of models of dredgers,  vintage photos  & historical milestones of DCI.
  • DCI is celebrating 45 years of rendering dedicated dredging services to the Nation in 2022.
  • Shri Sarbananda Sonowal also inaugurated Centre of Excellence in Maritime and Shipbuilding (CEMS) in Vishakhapatnam.
  • CEMA is a skill development facility to provide opportunities for the youth to enhance their skills thereby improving employability and be industry-ready.

India launches mission named Operation Ganga to evacuate Indian nationals from Ukraine

  • India has launched an evacuation mission named Operation Ganga to evacuate Indian nationals from Ukraine due to the Russia-Ukraine tension.
  • Due to the ongoing tension between Ukraine and Russia, Ukraine has been declared as a no-fly zone by the authorities for the safety and security of the nations. Due to this many Indian nationals were left stranded in Ukraine.
  • To help the Indian citizens come back to the country, the government of India decided to conduct a special evacuation mission named Operation Ganga. The government will bring back Indian nationals via flight.

India launches mission named Operation Ganga to evacuate Indian nationals from Ukraine

Union Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates seminar “Industry Connect 2022”: Industry and Academia Synergy in New Delhi

  • The Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, inaugurated a seminar “Industry Connect 2022”: Industry and Academia Synergy on February 25, 2022 in New Delhi.
  • The seminar has been organised by the Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, in association with Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).


Rafael Nadal wins Mexican Open 2022 to clinch his 91st ATP title

  • In tennis, Rafael Nadal (Spain) beat British number one Cameron Norrie 6-4 6-4 to win the singles title of Mexican Open 2022 (also known as Acapulco title).
  • This is the 91st ATP title of his career and the third title of the season.
  • This is the fourth time that Rafael Nadal has won the Mexican Open title, after winning the previous ones in 2005, 2013 and 2020.
  • Men’s double title winner are Feliciano Lopez (Spain) and Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece).

India secures 8 medals at Singapore Weightlifting International 2022

  • India concluded its campaign at the Singapore Weightlifting International 2022 with eight medals, including six golds and a silver and bronze each.
  • Each of the eight Indian lifters who registered for the Singapore International won medals and secured their spots at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held in July-August..
  • India now have total 12 weightlifters qualified for the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.

India’s Sadia Tariq wins Gold in Wushu Stars Championship in Russia

  • Indian Wushu player Sadia Tariq has won a gold medal in junior tournament at the Moscow Wushu Stars Championship 2022 on February 25, 2022.
  • The 15-year-old Sadia Tariq hails from Srinagar in Jammua & Kashmir.
  • The Wushu Stars Championship is being held in Moscow, Russia  from February 22 to 28.
  • From India, 38 players, including 23 junior and 15 senior participated in the championship.


National Science Day 2022: 28 February

  • The National Science Day is celebrated on 28 February each year in India to spread the message about the importance of science in the daily life of the people.
  • Theme for 2022 – ‘Integrated Approach in S&T for Sustainable Future’
  • The day also commemorates the discovery of Raman effect.
  • Indian physicist Sir C V Raman discovered the Raman effect on 28 February 1928.and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930 for it.

Rare Disease Day 2022: February 28

  • The Rare Disease Day (RDD) is observed every year on the last day of February. This year in 2022 it falls on February 28, 2022.
  • Theme 2022: Share Your Colors.” 
  • The RDD is observed to raise awareness for rare diseases and improve access to treatment and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families.
  • The day was established by the European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS) in 2008 to raise awareness for unknown or overlooked illnesses.

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