International Affairs

SWISS will be the first airline in the world to use solar-powered aviation fuel. 
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Swiss International Air Lines AG (SWISS or Swiss Air Lines) and its parent business, the Lufthansa Group, have teamed up with Synhelion SA (Synhelion), a Swiss solar fuels start-up, to use its solar aviation fuel.

Swiss International Airlines will be the first airline to employ solar aviation fuel (also known as “sun-to-liquid” fuel) to assist in the powering of its aircraft. 

Quick Fact: In 2023, the Swiss will be the first to use solar kerosene.

National Affairs

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has unveiled a special logo commemorating 75 years of Indo-Dutch diplomatic relations. 
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This year marks the 75th anniversary of the beginning of diplomatic relations between India and the Netherlands. To celebrate the event, Sanjay Verma, Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs, and Marten van den Berg, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to India, jointly released a logo on March 2, 2022. 

Quick Fact: The national flowers of both countries, the lotus and the tulip, are used in the logo. The chakra in the logo’s centre symbolises our friendship, and the flag colours emphasise the ties that bind Indians and Dutch people together.


T S Ramakrishnan has been appointed as LIC Mutual Fund’s new MD and CEO. 
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TS Ramakrishnan has been named Managing Director and CEO of the LIC Mutual Fund, effective immediately. Ramakrishnan will follow Dinesh Pangtey, the former Wholetime Director and CEO, as the MD and CEO of LIC Mutual Fund Asset Management.


New Zealand 2022 hosts the ICC Women’s World Cup. 
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On March 4, 2022, in New Zealand, the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 got underway. 

The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup will be held in New Zealand from March 4 to April 3, 2022, and will be the 12th edition. 

The ICC Women’s World Cup 2022 began with a match between the West Indies and New Zealand at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui, with the West Indies women winning by three runs. 

Quick Fact: On the 6th of March, India played with Pakistan and India won by 107 runs.


The NMCG has given Ganga rejuvenation a ‘Special Jury Award.’ 
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At the 7th India Industry Water Conclave and the 9th edition of the FICCI Water Awards, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) received the ‘Special Jury Award.’ 

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has been recognised for its efforts in rejuvenating the Ganga River and bringing about a paradigm shift in water management. 

The 9th edition of the FICCI Water Awards was held virtually on March 02 and 03, 2022, during the FICCI’s 7th India Industry Water Conclave.

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