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19 March 2021 Important Current Affairs In English

  

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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

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1) Indian Army de-commissioned two of its longest serving Artillery systems. The Mahajan Field Firing Ranges witnessed the decommissioning ceremony marked by the customary firing of last salvos of the 130mm Self Propelled M-46 Catapult Guns and the 160mm Tampella Mortars in the presence of the Director General Artillery Lieutenant General K Ravi Prasad, the head of the Arm of Artillery.
▪️Ministry of Defence :-  
Headquarters - New Delhi
Founded - 15 August 1947
๐Ÿ‘‰Chief of Defence Staff (CDS):- General Bipin Rawat
๐Ÿ‘‰Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) :- General Manoj Mukund Naravane

2) The Rajya Sabha passed the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 that increases the time period within which an abortion may be carried out.
▪️ Recent News :- The Indian Parliament has merged two TV channels, Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV into one integrated channel "Sansad TV".
Article 79 - Parliament
Article 80 - Rajya sabha
Article 81 - Lok Sabha

3) The 69th Senior National Volleyball Championship has kick-started at the Biju Patnaik Indoor Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. in which for the first time, players from union territory Ladakh are participating in the championships.
๐Ÿ‘‰Odisha CM - Naveen Patnaik
๐Ÿ‘‰ Governor - Ganeshi Lal
๐Ÿ‘‰ Similipal Tiger Reserve
๐Ÿ‘‰ Satkosia Tiger Reserve
๐Ÿ‘‰ Bhitarkanika Mangroves 
๐Ÿ‘‰ Nalabana Bird Sanctuary

4) The India-Bangladesh Water Resources Secretary-level meeting took place under the framework of the Joint Rivers Commission.
▪️ Recent News :- A private news channel has appointed Bangladesh’s first transgender newsprsenter. Tashnuva Anan Shishir started presenting news for Boishakhi TV from the International Women’s Day on March 8.
▪️Bangladesh:-
๐Ÿ‘‰Capital and largest city:- Dhaka 
President :- Abdul Hamid
Prime Minister :- Sheikh Hasina

5) Inter Parliamentary Union President Mr. Duarte Pacheco called on Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and witnessed the proceedings of the Upper House.

๐Ÿ‘‰Mr. Pacheco is on a week long visit to India on the invitation of Indian Parliament. He is scheduled to attend a felicitation ceremony and address the Parliament Members under the auspices of the Indian Parliamentary Group (IPG) in Central Hall of Parliament House.

6) Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched an official “Factcheck” portal aimed at curbing misinformation by vested interests against the state government.
๐Ÿ‘‰ Objective of this initiative is to stop the spread of malicious propaganda on social media. He also launched an exclusive Twitter handle for the same.
▪️Andhra Pradesh :- 
๐Ÿ‘‰CM -  Jaganmohan Reddy
๐Ÿ‘‰Governor - Biswabhusan Harichandan
๐Ÿ‘‰ Venkateswara Temple 
๐Ÿ‘‰Sri Bhramramma Mallikarjuna Temple

7) The Indian Institute of Technology Jammu entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Army's Northern Command providing innovative solutions through exhaustive research and development in Jammu and Kashmir.
▪️Jammu and Kashmir :-
๐Ÿ‘‰L. Governor of J&K - Manoj Sinha 
๐Ÿ‘‰Dachigam National Park
๐Ÿ‘‰Salim Ali National Park
๐Ÿ‘‰Rajparian  Wildlife Sanctuary
๐Ÿ‘‰Hirapora  Wildlife Sanctuary
๐Ÿ‘‰Gulmarg  Wildlife Sanctuary

8) In a historic moment, the railways has connected the two ends of the main arch of the world's highest bridge on the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district which will provide direct connectivity to Kashmir Valley.
๐Ÿ‘‰ The iconic bridge will soar 359 metres above the bed of the river and will be 30 metres higher than the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris.
▪️Ministry of Railways :-
๐Ÿ‘‰Formed :- March 1905
๐Ÿ‘‰Headquarters :- New Delhi
๐Ÿ‘‰Minister :- Piyush Goyal
๐Ÿ‘‰Chairman of Railway Board and Chief Executive Officer :- Suneet Sharma

9) The Indian Army launched its first community radio station 'Radio Chinar'  in Sopore of Baramulla district in North Kashmir to bridge the gap between jawan and awaam.

10) The Ministry of Power has launched "Energy Efficiency Enterprise (E3) Certifications Programme for the Brick Manufacturing Sector". The E3 Certification Scheme is aimed at tapping huge energy efficiency potential in this sector.
▪️Ministry of Power :-
Formed - 2 July 1992
Preceding Ministry - Ministry of Energy Sources
Minister - Raj Kumar Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge)

11) Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare has been appointed Chairman of the Stop TB Partnership Board. 
๐Ÿ‘‰The Stop TB Partnership is a unique international body with the power to align actors all over the world in the fight against TB. 
๐Ÿ‘‰The Stop TB Partnership was established in 2000 to eliminate tuberculosis as a public health problem. Its 1500 partner organizations include international, nongovernmental and governmental organizations and patient groups.

12) India's foreign-exchange reserves have become the fourth largest in the world, surpassing Russia. China has the largest foreign currency reserves followed by Japan and Switzerland.

13) The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO), Goa, has initiated a project for mapping the genetic diversity of organisms and the effect of micronutrients and trace metals on them in the Indian Ocean supported by the CSIR, under one of its flagship projects TraceBioMe.
▪️National Institute of Oceanography :- 
Established - 1 January 1966
Research type - Advanced science/technology
Director - Sunil Kumar Singh
Location - Dona Paula, Goa
Regional centres - Kochi, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam

14) Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the new research building ‘Desikan Bhawan’ equipped with new COVID-19 diagnostic facility at ICMR-NJIL&OMD, Agra in Uttar Pradesh.
▪️Uttar Pradesh :- 
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister -  Yogi Adityanath
๐Ÿ‘‰Chandraprabha Wildlife Sanctuary
๐Ÿ‘‰Dudhwa National Park
๐Ÿ‘‰National Chambal Sanctuary
▪️Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 
Founded :- 1976
HeadQuarter - New Delhi
Minister of Health and Family Welfare - Harsh Vardhan

15) Chhattisgarh has ranked first in the country in terms of providing employment under MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act).
๐Ÿ‘‰As per an official release from the state government, in the current financial year 2020-21, employment of 16,06,84,000 man-days has been created so far, against the target of creating 15 crore man-days of employment, as sanctioned by the central government.
▪️Chhattisgarh :- 
Bhorumdeo Temple
Indravati Tiger Reserve
Guru Ghasidas Tiger Reserve
Udanti-Sitanadi Tiger Reserve 
Achanakmar Tiger Reserve

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