Current Affairs: 26th &27th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-04-05 11:06:21
  Current affairs (26TH & 27th march)      WATER CRISIS IN HIMACHAL PRADESH   The State Water Minister of the Himachal Pradesh has repeatedly warned the legislative assembly that the state may face severe water shortages.   Insufficient rain and snow: This winter, there is less snow and rain in Himachal Pradesh. After winter, the melted water from glaciers and snow will regularly supply groundwater and other downhill water sources (such as springs, wells, rivers, etc.). ...

Current Affairs: 25th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-04-05 11:04:23
  Current affairs (25TH  march)          RUSSIA & CHINA LOOK TO DEEPEN TIES Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is paying an important visit to China. The visit was conducted shortly after the China-US relations conversations took place in Alaska.   Following the first summit of leaders of the Group of Quad (India, Australia, Japan and the United States). He asserted that the relationship between Russia and China is currently the best in history.   He believ...

Current Affairs: 24th March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-25 16:03:54
  Current affairs (24TH  march)                                   PABBI ANTI-TERROR JOINT EXERCISE 2021 The eight-member bloc said that the decision to hold the joint exercise ‘Pabbi-Anti-Terror 2021’ was announced during the 36th meeting of the Council of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.   Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, including India, Pakistan and China, will hold a joint anti-ter...

Current Affairs: 23rd March, 2021

Posted on :- 2021-03-25 16:02:54
  Current affairs (23RD march)                                   INDIA RANKED 56TH IN GLOBAL HOME PRICE INDEX India has moved down 13 spots in the latest global home price index to finish last at 56th rank in the quarter ending December 2020.   Against its 43rd rank a year ago, India saw a decline of 3.6% year-on-year (YoY) in home prices, leading to the drop in global position, showed Knight Frank’s Global House Price Index.   India was t...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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