27th March 2022 Current Affairs
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27th March 2022 Current Affairs is provided below:
1. India’s first Steel Road inaugurated in Gujarat:
- Gujarat’s Surat has got the first “Steel Road” which is made up of Steel Waste.
- Under the waste to wealth initiative and Clean India Campaign, the undertaking is 1 kilometre long and has six lanes.
- Lieutenant General Vinod G. Khandare (retired) has been appointed as Advisor in the Ministry of Defence.
3. NATO has extended Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg’s term by one year:
- North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
- Estb: April 4, 1949, at Washington D.C
- HQ: Brussels, Belgium
- Members: 30 ( 28 from Europe and 2 from North America)
4. World’s most noise polluted city – Dhaka:
- “Annual Frontier Report 2022” released by UNEP.
- Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh has been ranked the most noise polluted city globally.
- As per the report, the city recorded noise pollution of 119 decibels at its highest dB in 2021.
- Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad came second on the list.
- United Nations Environment Programme.
- Estb: 5th June 1972
- HQ: Nairobi, Kenya
- Head: Inger Andersen
5. Oscar Awards 2022: 94th Academy Awards announced
|Best Actor (Leading role)||Will Smith (King Richard)|
|Best Actress (Leading role)||Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye)|
|Best International Feature Film||Drive My Car|
|Best Director||Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog)|
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Ariana DeBose (West Side Story)’
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Troy Kotsur (CODA)
- Best Makeup & Hairstyling: The Eyes of Tammy Faye
- Best Cinematography: Dune
- Best Original Score: Hans Zimmer (Dune)
- Best Visual Effects: Dune
- Best Animated Feature Film: Encanto
- Best Animated Short Film: The Windshield Wiper
- Best Costume Design: Cruella
- Best Original Screenplay: Kenneth Branagh (Belfast)
- Best Adapted Screenplay: Sian Heder (Coda)
- Best Live Action Short Film: The Long Goodbye
- Best Sound: Dune
- Best Documentary Feature: “Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)”
- Best Original Song: “No Time To Die” from “No Time to Die,” music and lyrics by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell
- Best Production Design: Dune
- Best Film Editing: Dune
6. Stockholm Water Prize 2022:
- Professor Emeritus Wilfried Brutsaert has been named.
- He has been awarded for his groundbreaking work to quantify environmental evaporation.
- This award is often described as the “Nobel Prize of water”.
7. Swiss Open Badminton title 2022:
- PV Sindhu won the title in the women’s single.
- She has defeated Busanan Ongbamrungphan of Thailand.
8. Earth Hour 2022:
- Observed on Last Saturday of March.
- This year the day is observed on 26th March.
- Theme 2022: “Shape our Future”.
9. World Theatre Day:
- Observed on 27th March
- Theme 2022: “Theatre and a Culture of Peace”
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