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5 March 2021 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

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1) The scientists of India have indigenously designed and developed a low-cost optical spectrograph that is capable of viewing distant faint celestial objects in a very young universe.

๐Ÿ‘‰The spectrograph can locate sources of faint light from distant quasars and galaxies in a very young universe, regions around supermassive black-holes around the galaxies, and cosmic explosions.

▪️Ministry of Science and Technology (India):-

๐Ÿ‘‰Founded - May 1971

๐Ÿ‘‰Headquarters - New Delhi

๐Ÿ‘‰ Minister - Harsh Vardhan

๐Ÿ‘‰ Minister of State - Y. S. Chowdary


2) UN chief Antonio Guterres has appointed leading Indian economist Ligia Noronha as Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

▪️United Nations Environment Programme :-

Formation - 5 June 1972

Headquarters - Nairobi,  Kenya

Parent organization - United Nations


3) AU Small Finance Bank has appointed Sharad Goklani as President & CTO. He will be based out of Jaipur and will report to Ankur Tripathi, CIO of AU Small Finance Bank.


4) The State Bank of India (SBI) has tied up with the US-based bank JP Morgan for using the latter's blockchain technology to speed up overseas transactions. SBI's use of blockchain is expected to reduce the customers' transactions costs and time taken for payments.

▪️ State Bank of India :- 

Founded - 1 July 1955

Headquarters - Mumbai, 

Maharashtra

Chairman - Dinesh Kumar Khara


5) Jharkhand cabinet has approved a decision to ban hookah bars in the state. It has also approved a decision to make the sale and purchase of tobacco products like cigarettes at public places illegal.

▪️ Recent News :-Ramgarh in Jharkhand has topped the list of aspirational districts ranked by the government think tank Niti Aayog.

๐Ÿ‘‰Ramgarh district is one of the 24 districts in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It was also a military district during the British Regime, referred to then as Ramgahr district


6) The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in consultation with the Ministry of Food Processing Industrieshas finalized the products for One District One Focus Product (ODOFP).

๐Ÿ‘‰The products have been identified from agricultural, horticultural, animal, poultry, milk, fisheries and aquaculture, marine sectors for 728 districts across the country.


7) Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has participated virtually in the First G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting under the Italian Presidency to discuss policy actions for transformative and equitable recovery.

▪️G20 :- 

๐Ÿ‘‰The G20 is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 19 countries and the European Union.

๐Ÿ‘‰Founder - Group of Seven

๐Ÿ‘‰Founded - 26 September 1999


8) India and Japan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), including 5G standardisation.


▪️Japan :- 

Capital :- Tokyo

National language :- Japanese

Currency :- Japanese yen

Prime minister :- Yoshihide Suga


9) The India Meteorological Department has launched digital portal to record weather conditions.


▪️India Meteorological Department:-

๐Ÿ‘‰Founded :- 1875

๐Ÿ‘‰Headquarters: Mausam Bhavan, Lodhi Road, New Delhi


10) India commemorated 'Chabahar Day' on 4 March on the sidelines of the Second edition of International Maritime Summit-2021. It was held from 2 March to 4 March as per the MEA.


11) India’s Polar Satellite Launch  

Vehicle-C51 (PSLV-C51) rocket  

loaded with 19 satellites from  

Brazil, USA and India lifted off from  the rocket port at Sriharikota successfully.

▪️ISRO :- 

Formed :- 15 August 1969

Headquarter :-  Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Chairman :- Kailasavadivoo Sivan


12) India and the Philippines have signed a key agreement to facilitate government-to-government deals on military hardware, including the potential supply of BrahMos cruise missiles.

▪️Philippines :-

Capital - Manila

President - Rodrigo Duterte

Currency - Philippine peso


13) Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of the Western Naval Command at Mumbai. 

๐Ÿ‘‰He succeeds Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar who retires upon superannuation, after an illustrious career, spanning forty years, in the Indian Navy.

▪️Indian Navy :- 

๐Ÿ‘‰Indian Navy Day - 4 December 

๐Ÿ‘‰Theme for Indian Navy Day 2020 -  Indian Navy Combat Ready, Credible & Cohesive

๐Ÿ‘‰Founded - 26 January 1950

๐Ÿ‘‰Commander-in-Chief: President Ram Nath Kovind

๐Ÿ‘‰Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) - Admiral Karambir Singh

๐Ÿ‘‰Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (DCNS) - Vice Admiral M. S. Pawar


14) Six-time world champion pugilist Mary Kom has been appointed as the chairperson of the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) champions and veterans committee.

▪️International Boxing Association :-

Headquarters - Lausanne, Switzerland

President - Umar Kremlyov

Founded - 1946


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