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17 March 2021 Important Current Affairs In English

  

Daily Important Current Affairs In English

 
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1) The Haryana Yog Aayog Bill, 2021 has been passed to establish Haryana Yog Aayog for the promotion, management, regulation, training of Yoga and to develop a system of Naturopathy system of medicine and to regulate the practice thereof and to deal with certain other matters such as training, promotion and Yogasana as a Sport in the state.
▪️ Recent News :-Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar  inaugurated the country's first small aircraft air taxi service.

▪️Haryana 
👉Governor :- Satyadev Narayan Arya
👉Haryana  Government has decided to develop Pipli in Kurukshetra as a world-class tourist hub.

2) The world's most powerful supercomputer Fugaku is now fully developed in Japan, and the machine is available for research use. Japanese scientific research institute RIKEN and Fujitsu began development six years ago with an aim to make the device core of Japan's computing infrastructure.

3) The IIT-Bombay has emerged as the best institutes in the country, as per the global ranking index. 
👉The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has cut into the elite group of top 50 engineering colleges of the world by securing 49th rank, globally. IIT-B is closely followed by IIT-Delhi at 54th spot.

4) Australian conservationists on Wednesday unveiled plans to build the world's first refuge for the platypus, to promote breeding and rehabilitation as the duck-billed mammal faces extinction due to climate change.

5) The Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat chaired a webinar with all States/ UTs Ministers in-charge of rural water supply and reviewed the progress made under the Jal Jeevan Mission - a flagship program of the Union Government for providing tap water connection in every rural household by 2024.
▪️Jal Shakti Ministry :-
Founded - May 2019
👉Cabinet Minister - Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, 
👉Minister of State - Rattan Lal Kataria

6) India skipper Virat Kohli has become the first-ever batsman to score 3,000 runs in T-20 International.
▪️Board of Control for Cricket in India:-
President - Sourav Ganguly
Secretary - Jay Shah
Headquarters - Mumbai
Founded - December 1928

7) In a major boost to the textile industry and to enable forward and backward integration in the sector, the government of Gujarat has announced establishment of two mega textile parks.
▪️Gujarat:-
👉 CM :-  Vijay Ramniklal Rupani
👉Governor :- Acharya Devvrat
▪️Telangana :-
👉CM - Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao
👉Governor of Telangana - Tamilisai Soundararajan (First Women Governor of Telangana)
Nageshwar Temple 
Somnath Temple

8) Madhya Pradesh Cabinet approved a Penal Law (Madhya Pradesh Amendment) Bill, 2021 to give life imprisonment to food adulterators.
▪️Madhya Pradesh 
👉CM - Shivraj Singh Chouhan
👉Governor -  Anandiben Patel
👉Bhimbetka Caves
👉Buddhist Monument at Sanchi
👉Khajuraho Temple

9) Karnataka launched the country's maiden Engineering Research & Development (ER&D) Policy to raise its contribution to the sector in the country to 45% in the next five years.
▪️Karnataka:- 
CM :- Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yediyurappa 
Governor :- Vajubhai Vala
Formation :- 1 November 1956
Language :- Kannada
Port :- New Mangalore Port
Bandipur tiger reserve 🐯
Nagarhole Tiger Reserve 🐅
Bhadra Tiger Reserve 🐅

10) The country's first centralised air-conditioned railway terminal in Bengaluru would be operational soon.
👉Named after one of the foremost civil engineers, Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya, the nation's first centralised AC railway terminal in Bengaluru is set to become operational soon.
▪️Karnataka:- 
CM :- Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yediyurappa 
Governor :- Vajubhai Vala
Formation :- 1 November 1956
Language :- Kannada
Port :- New Mangalore Port
Bandipur tiger reserve 🐯
Nagarhole Tiger Reserve 🐅
Bhadra Tiger Reserve 🐅

11) India has imposed anti-dumping duty on the Chinese antibacterial drug Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride to guard the domestic industry against cheap imports from the neighbouring country.
👉The duty was imposed following a recommendation by the commerce ministry's investigation arm Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR).

12) An Indian-origin veteran of the financial services industry has been appointed as the first vice president and chief operating officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
👉Naureen Hassan has been appointed by the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as the first vice president and chief operating officer.
▪️Federal Reserve Bank of New York :-
Established - November 16, 1914
President - John C. Williams
Headquarters - New York, US

13) Mumbai coasted to a fourth Vijay Hazare Trophy title, beating Uttar Pradesh in the final in Delhi by six wickets, getting to their not-meagre target of 313 with 51 balls in hand thanks to a 39-ball 73 from Prithvi Shaw.
▪️National Park in Maharashtra :- 
👉Gugumal National Park.
👉Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve.
👉Sanjay Gandhi National Park.
👉Navegaon National Park.
👉Pench National Park.

14) Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the New Green Campus of ICMR’s National Institute for Research in Environment Health (NIREH), at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh.
▪️Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 
Founded :- 1976
HeadQuarter - New Delhi
Minister of Health and Family Welfare - Harsh Vardhan
▪️Madhya Pradesh 
👉CM - Shivraj Singh Chouhan
👉Governor -  Anandiben Patel
👉Bhimbetka Caves
👉Buddhist Monument at Sanchi
👉Khajuraho Temple
👉Omkareshwar Temple
👉Chaturbhuj Temple


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