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Daily News Digest:22 March 2022

NATO MILITARY EXERCISE 'COLD RESPONSE 2022'

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will hold the massive military simulation 'Cold Response 2022' in Norway from March 14 to April 1, 2022.

GI TAG FOR NARASINGAPETTAI NAGASWARAM

The Narasingapettai Nagaswaram has been designated as a Geographical Indication in the category of musical instruments of class 15.

START-UPS TIMELINE INCREASED TO 10 YRS FOR CONVERTING DEBT INVESTMENT INTO EQUITY

The government has extended the deadline for companies to convert debt funding into equity shares by up to ten years, according to a news release from the DPIIT.

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will be held on March 21, 2022. This day is commemorated every year all across the world.

BPCL FIRST TO OFFER DIGITAL PAYMENT TO NON-INTERNET USERS

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a Fortune Global 500 and 'Maharatna' corporation, has partnered with UltraCash Technologies Pvt. Ltd. to provide BharatGas customers with a voice-based digital payment option for booking LPG cylinders.

UN WORLD HAPPINESS REPORT 2022: INDIA RANKS 136th

In the United Nations' World Happiness Report for the year 2022, India climbed to 136th place out of a total of 146 countries.

WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY

World Down Syndrome Day is observed on March 21. Since 2006, this day has been commemorated annually.

INDIA-AUSTRALIA VIRTUAL SUMMIT

India and Australia conducted a virtual summit on March 21st. Critical investment, critical minerals, migration, defence, technological cooperation, and the digital sectors were all discussed at the conference.

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Context World Down Syndrome Day is observed on March 21. Since 2006, this day has been commemorated annually. Key Points March 21 was chosen to commemorate this day since 21 represents the triplicati ...

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UN WORLD HAPPINESS REPORT 2022: INDIA RANKS 136th

Context In the United Nations' World Happiness Report for the year 2022, India climbed to 136th place out of a total of 146 countries.  Key Points India was ranked 139th in the world in 2021.&nb ...

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Context Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a Fortune Global 500 and 'Maharatna' corporation, has partnered with UltraCash Technologies Pvt. Ltd. to provide BharatGas customers with a voice-b ...

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Context The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination will be held on March 21, 2022. This day is commemorated every year all across the world. Key Points On this day in 1960, du ...

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