Daily Current Affairs 27th February, 2022

Daily Current Affairs 27 February 2022 for Banking/Insurance/SSC and other related exams.

NATIONAL NEWS

Kerala’s startup Mission partnered with Google for Startups to foster global links
During the ‘Huddle Global 2022’, the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has entered into a collaboration with technology major Google that will enable start-ups in the State to join a wider global network that provides mentorship and training. This wider network enables local startups to leverage Google’s programme comprising mentorship and training of startup teams to help scale up their solutions.

Assam first state to launch mobile app for navigation on rivers at night
The first night navigation mobile application in rivers in the country was launched in Assam for ferries plying on Brahmaputra river. The inaugural night journey of an Inland Water Transport ferry fitted with the system sailed between Guwahati and North Guwahati at 9 pm and completed the return journey also in about an hour.



SPORTS

Ranji Trophy 2022: Punjab Rout Haryana, Climb to Top Spot
Punjab bowlers impressed after a superlative batting effort from Mandeep Singh and Anmol Malhotra to set up an easy 10-wicket win over Haryana in their Ranji Trophy Elite Group F match.

  • After the win, Punjab climbed to the top of the group F table with 10 points, while Himachal Pradesh remained second with eight points.

Strandja Memorial Boxing: Nikhat Zareen, Nitu Strike Gold for India
Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen (52kg) and Nitu (48kg) struck gold at the 73rd Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria by notching up thoroughly comprehensive victories in their respective finals.

Spain’s Carlos Alcaraz creates history, becomes youngest ATP 500 winner
The 18-year-old Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz has clinched the Rio Open tennis title after defeating Diego Schwartzman in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The seventh-seeded Alcaraz defeated third-seeded Schwartzman 6-4, 6-2 to become the youngest ATP 500 champion since the category was created in 2009. It is the second tour-level title of the teen’s career following his breakthrough in Umag last year.



APPOINTMENTS

Twitter India Appoints Samiran Gupta To Lead Public Policy For Twitter In India
Samiran Gupta will lead microblogging platform Twitter’s public policy and philanthropy efforts in India and South Asia. Prior to joining Twitter, Gupta was the head of stakeholder engagement in South Asia for ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers).



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