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Current Affairs: 21st &22nd March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-25 16:01:51
  Current affairs (21ST & 22ND march)                                   GOVT. OF INDIA LAUNCHED GRAM UJALA SCHEME The government of India has launched the “Gram Ujala Scheme” to provide the cheapest LED bulbs in rural areas.   The scheme was launched by the Union power and new and renewable energy Minister, Raj Kumar Singh. In the first phase, the scheme was launched from Arrah district in Bihar.   In this phase, around 15 million LED...
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Current Affairs: 20th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-25 16:00:43
  Current affairs (20TH march)         CHAIRMAN OF 'STOP TB PARTNERSHIP BOARD'   Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan has been appointed as the Chairman of the international body Stop TB Partnership Board.   He was appointed in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the movement to eradicate Tuberculosis from India by 2025. He will serve a three-year term, commencing from July this year.   The Stop TB Partnership is a unique interna...
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Current Affairs: 19th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-25 15:59:31
  Current affairs (19TH march)         J&K APPROVES RATLE HYDRO-ELECTRIC POWER CORP. The Jammu and Kashmir administration has approved the incorporation of a joint venture company (JVC) under the name “Ratle Hydro-electric Power Corporation”.   To implement the 850 MW Ratle Hydro-Electric Project (HEP) on river Chenab in the Kishtwar district of the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).   The JV company has been incorporated between the Gove...
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Current Affairs: 18th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-25 15:58:23
  Current affairs (18TH march)           INDIA'S ARMS IMPORT FELL BY 33%: SIPRI India’s arms imports fell 33% between 2011-15 and 2016-20, said a report released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri).   The report on international arms transfers attributed the drop in India’s arms imports mainly to an attempt to reduce its dependence on Russian arms and complex procurement processes. Russia was the most affected supplier, although India’s im...
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Current Affairs: 17th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-25 15:57:23
  Current affairs (17TH march)             INDIA-FINLAND SUMMIT HELD VIRTUALLY The India-Finland Virtual Summit was held on March 16, 2021, with the participation of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of the Republic of Finland Ms Sanna Marin.   The virtual summit was organised to discuss the entire gamut of bilateral issues as well as other regional and multilateral issues of mutual interest.   The two leaders reviewed the ongoing bilateral eng...
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Current Affairs: 16th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-17 17:47:29
  Current affairs (16TH march)                                   INDIA'S FOREX RESERVES 4TH LARGEST IN THE WORLD India’s foreign-exchange reserves surpassed Russia’s to become the world’s fourth-largest reserve. The foreign currency holdings of India stood at $580.3 billion as of March 5, as per the data by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).   The reserve of Russia was $580.1 billion. Overall, China has the largest reserves, followed by Japan a...
Source: The Hindu Newspaper
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Current Affairs: 15th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-17 17:39:03
  Current affairs (15TH march)                                   SC ON PLEA AGAINST PLACES OF WORSHIP ACT The Supreme Court has asked the government to respond to a plea challenging the Places of Worship Act enacted in 1991.   A notice is issued by a Bench led by Chief Justice of India Sharad A. Bobde to the Union Ministries of Home, Law and Culture on a plea filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay against various provisions of the Places of Worshi...
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Current Affairs: 14th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-17 17:35:49
  Current affairs (14TH march)                                   CHINA APPROVED 14TH FIVE YEAR PLAN China officially approved the 14th Five-Year Plan for 2021-2025 on March 11, 2021. The draft outline has been adopted by the National People's Congress.   The new five-year plan highlights some key strategic projects that the country will prioritize.   The project also includes: Build Tibet's first hydroelectric dam on the Yarlung Zangbo River ...
Source: The Hindu Newspaper
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Current Affairs: 13th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-14 19:10:40
  Current affairs (13TH march)                                   PM MODI ATTENDED VIRTUAL QUAD SUMMIT 2021 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga come together for the first QUAD Summit.   The meeting was held virtually during which the four participants will exchange views on different areas of cooperation like maintaining a free, open and inclusive Indo...
Source: The Hindu Newspaper
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Current Affairs: 12th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-14 19:07:23
  Current affairs (12TH march)                                   PRADHAN MANTRI SWASTHYA SURAKSHA NIDHI (PMSSN) The Union Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi (PMSSN), as a single non-lapsable reserve fund.   This has been approved for the share of Health from proceeds of Health and Education Cess which is levied under the Section 136-b of Finance Act, 2007.   This is a non-lapsable reserve fund for the Health in th...
Source: The Hindu Newspaper
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