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1 March 2021 Important Current Affairs In English

 

Daily Important Current Affairs In English

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 Why is it important to read current affairs?    

Current Affairs refer to the events of national and international importance relevant from competitive exams perspective like Civil Services Exam, Bank exam, etc. With the change in the pattern of examinations, questions related to current events and news have assumed a major role in deciding the fate of students


1) Indian Space Research Organisation launched the Amazonia-1, Brazil’s optical earth observation satellite, and 18 co-passenger satellites from U.S. and India on board the PSLV-C51 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

▪️ISRO :- 

Formed :- 15 August 1969

Headquarter :-  Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Chairman :- Kailasavadivoo Sivan


2) Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched Intensified Mission Indradhanush 3.0 which one round is conducted on February 22 and second round will be conducted on March 22 across 250 districts/urban areas identified in 29 States/Union Territories.

▪️Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 

Founded :- 1976

HeadQuarter - New Delhi

Minister of Health and Family Welfare - Harsh Vardhan

▪️Ministry of Science and Technology (India):-

👉Founded - May 1971

👉Headquarters - New Delhi

👉 Minister - Harsh Vardhan

👉 Minister of State - Y. S. Chowdary


3) The Indian School of Business moved up five places to 23rd in the Financial Times Global MBA ranking 2021.

▪️Indian School of Business :-

Founders - Rajat Gupta, Anil Kumar

Founded - 2001

Dean - Rajendra Srivastava

Chairperson - Harish Manwani


4) Defence Research and Development Organisation has successfully carried out joint user trials of indigenously developed Helina and Dhruvastra Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) from the Advanced Light Helicopter at the Pokhran deserts in Rajasthan.

▪️Defence Research and Development Organisation( DRDO) :- 

👉 Founded - 1958

👉 HeadQuarter  - New Delhi

👉 Chairman - G. Satheesh Reddy

👉 Recent News - Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW)


5) The Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Kailash Choudhry has inaugurated the National Horticulture Fair 2021 in Bengaluru. The theme of NHF 2021 is 'Horticulture for Start-Up and Stand-Up India'.

▪️Karnataka:- 

CM :- Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yediyurappa 

Governor :- Vajubhai Vala

Formation :- 1 November 1956

Language :- Kannada

Port :- New Mangalore Port


6) India's largest airline IndiGo has appointed Jiten Chopra as its chief financial officer. He replaced Aditya Pande who is leaving IndiGo to pursue other interests.


7) Hyderabad has been recognized as a 2020 Tree City of the World

by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

👉Telangana's capital is the only city from India to have been recognized as a Tree City. The city was chosen for this recognition for its commitment towards growing and maintaining the urban forest.

▪️Telangana :-

👉CM - Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao

👉Governor of Telangana - Tamilisai Soundararajan

👉Pocharam Dam & Wildlife Sanctuary 

👉Mrigavani National Park

👉KBR National Park

👉Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park

👉Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


8) The Indian and Indonesian navies carried out a military exercise in the Arabian sea to enhance operational interoperability and overall cooperation.Indian naval ship INS Talwar and Indonesian Navy's multirole corvette KRI Bung Tomo were part of the exercise.


9) The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) under the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has been awarded the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award 2020 under the award category — ‘Innovation’.

▪️Wildlife Crime Control Bureau :-

Headquarters - New Delhi

Parent agency - Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Minister - Prakash Javadekar

Formed - 2006

Motto - "Fighting Transboundary Environmental Crime"


10) Robert Irwin, son of famous wildlife Australian zookeeper and wildlife expert Steve Irwin, has made his family proud after earning the first prize in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice Award contest.


11) The Punjab government Friday paved way for villagers living within the ‘Lal Lakir’ — part of the village ‘abaadi’ (habitation) mostly used for non-agriculture purposes only — to get their property registered with the revenue department to monetise it or for availing benefits provided by the banks.


▪️ Recent News :- Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh virtually kicked off a state-wide scheme for allotment of 7,219 fair price shops (FPS) under his government's flagship 'Ghar Ghar Rozgar te Karobaar Mission'.


▪️Punjab :- 

👉Heart of India’s Sikh community

👉CM :- Captain Amarinder Singh

👉GOVERNOR :- VP Singh Badnore

👉Major steel manufacturer.

👉A major producer of essential crops.


12) The Union Minister of State (IC) for Tourism & Culture has inaugurated the 10th Annual Convention-cum-Exhibition of ADTOI at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat.

Gujarat.

▪️Gujarat:-

👉 CM :-  Vijay Ramniklal Rupani

👉Governor :- Acharya Devvrat

▪️Telangana :-

👉CM - Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao

👉Governor of Telangana - Tamilisai Soundararajan (First Women Governor of Telangana)


13) Russia has registered the first case  

of a strain of bird flu virus named  

A(H5N8) being passed to humans  

from birds and has reported the  

matter to the World Health  

Organization (WHO), Anna Popova,  

head of consumer health watchdog  

Rospotrebnadzor.


14) A Digital University has been set up in Kerala’s Technocity, Mangalapuram. The Governor of Kerala Arif Mohammed Khan has inaugurated the country’s first Digital University in the state.

▪️Kerala :- 

👉Cherai Beach

👉Vallam Kali  boat race in Kerala. 

👉Kerala: Idukki Dam on Periyar River

👉Kerala :- Pamba River

👉CM :- Pinarayi Vijayan

👉GOVERNOR :- Arif Mohammad Khan


15) A 21-year-old swimming teacher Jasmine Harrison from North Yorkshire has become the youngest woman to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.


16) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has decided to restore the recognition of the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) as a National Sports Federation (NSF).

▪️Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports :-

👉Headquarters - Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi

👉Minister - Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State (Independent Charge)

👉Formed - 1982 (as Department of Sports)

27 May 2000 (as Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports)




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