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11 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) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be honoured with an award by the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF).

👉Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan will felicitate MR Bachan with FIAF Award on march 19 2021.

👉He is first person of Bollywood to get this award .

👉The International Federation of Film Archives was founded in Paris in 1938.

2) A nine-year-old girl, Kadapala Rithvika, hailing from M. Agraharam village in Tadimarri Mandal of the district, scaled Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, on Friday.

👉Daughter of a cricket coach for special Olympics, Kadapala Sankar, she is one of the youngest from the State to scale the mountain.

3) Anjali Bharadwaj, an Indian social activist working on issues of transparency and accountability, is one of the 12 anti-corruption champions announced by the Biden administration.

👉According to the State Department, Bhardwaj has served as an active member of the Right to Information Movement in India for over two decades.

4) The Odisha has been chosen as the host for the forthcoming Hero Indian Women's League (IWL) 2020-21 edition, by the All India Football Federation (AIFF).

👉Odisha CM - Naveen Patnaik

👉 Governor - Ganeshi Lal

👉Shree Jagannath Temple

👉Lingaraja Temple

👉Bramheswara Temple

👉Maa Samaleswari Temple

5) The Central Silk Board (CSB) under the Ministry of Textiles and the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a convergence model for implementation of Agro-forestry in the silk sector under the ongoing Sub-Mission on Agroforestry (SMAF) Scheme.

▪️ Recent News :- Textiles  Minister Smriti Irani has inaugurated the 8th India International Silk Fair on Virtual Portal. The fair is considered to be India’s biggest silk fair, being held under one roof on Indian Silk Export Promotion Council’s virtual platform.

6) The Indian Army has laid the foundation stone of the tallest 'Iconic National Flag' at the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir. The flag will be on a 100 feet-high pole, the highest Tricolour in the Valley.

▪️Ministry of Defence :-  

Headquarters - New Delhi

Founded - 15 August 1947

👉Chief of Defence Staff (CDS):- General Bipin Rawat

👉Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) :- General Manoj Mukund Naravane

▪️Jammu and Kashmir :-

👉L. Governor of J&K - Manoj Sinha 

👉Dachigam National Park

👉Salim Ali National Park

👉Dal Lake

7) Well-known Kannada poet, critic and translator N.S. Lakshminarayana Bhatta passed away in Bengaluru.

8) The first ‘Quadrilateral Security Dialogue’, also known as the Quad leaders' virtual summit, is all set to take place on March 12.

9) For effective implementation of various schemes and programmes of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, all major schemes of the Ministry have been classified under 3 umbrella schemes viz. Mission Poshan 2.0, Mission Vatsalya and Mission Shakti.

▪️Ministry of Women and Child Development :-

👉Founded - 30 January 2006

👉Headquarters- New Delhi

👉Minister - Smriti Irani

👉Minister of State - Debasree Chaudhuri , Krishna Raj

10) The Siemens Limited has signed two separate MoU with the Indian Institute of Science and Central Manufacturing Technology Institute respectively to establish digital transformation labs.

▪️Indian Institute of Science :-

👉Location - Bangalore, Karnataka

👉Director - Govindan Rangarajan

👉Established - 1909

👉Founders - Jamsetji Tata

Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV

11) The third edition of the Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary will have 10,000 terms of daily use as well as academic, legal, administrative, medical, technical and agricultural terms.

👉Second edition of the dictionary released in 2019 had 6,000 terms and the first edition that was released in 2018 had 3,000 terms.

👉The Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment holds cabinet rank as a member of the Council of Ministers. The current minister is Thawar Chand Gehlot, who is assisted by a Minister of State, Rattan Lal Kataria, Krishan Pal Gujjar and Ramdas Athavale.

12) Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the India-Bangladesh Friendship Bridge (Maitri Setu) over the Feni river at Sabroom in south Tripura. He also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for eight other infrastructure projects together worth ₹ 3,518 crore.


👉Capital and largest city:- Dhaka 

President :- Abdul Hamid

Prime Minister :- Sheikh Hasina

13) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi (PMSSN), a single non-lapsable reserve fund for health from the proceeds of Health and Education Cess levied under Section 136-b of Finance Act, 2007.

14) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the India’s first World Skill Centre (WSC) at Mancheswar here, describing it as a milestone that adds a new chapter in skill ecosystem of Odisha.

👉Odisha CM - Naveen Patnaik

👉 Governor - Ganeshi Lal

👉 Similipal Tiger Reserve

👉 Satkosia Tiger Reserve

👉 Bhitarkanika Mangroves 

👉 Nalabana Bird Sanctuary


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