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8 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

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1) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully carried out a flight demonstration based on Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) technology from Integrated Test Range (ITR) Chandipur off the coast of Odisha.

▪️Defence Research and Development Organisation( DRDO) :- 

๐Ÿ‘‰ Founded - 1958

๐Ÿ‘‰ HeadQuarter  - New Delhi

๐Ÿ‘‰ Chairman - G. Satheesh Reddy

๐Ÿ‘‰ Recent News - Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW)


2) Indian shuttlers Varun Kapur and Malvika Bansod registered hard-fought wins to clinch the men's and women's singles titles respectively at the 2021 Uganda International in Kampala.


3) The US President Joe Biden has nominated Indian- American lawyer and rights activist Kiran Ahuja to head the Office of Personnel Management.

Recent News :- ๐Ÿ‘‰The India-US joint military exercise "Yudh Abhyas 20" commenced in Mahajan Field Firing Range of Bikaner district in Rajasthan.

๐Ÿ‘‰CM - Ashok Gehlot

Governor - Kalraj Mishra


4) India has urged WTO members to reach consensus on a proposal on waiver of certain provisions in a multilateral agreement on intellectual property to deal with COVID-19 crisis, stating that one cannot continue to engage in endless discussions when millions of lives are lost to the pandemic.

▪️World Trade Organisation :-

Headquarters - Geneva, Switzerland

Founded - 1 January 1995

Membership - 164 member states

๐Ÿ‘‰Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the World Trade Organisation (WTO)- Brajendra Navnit


5) Chenab bridge, the world's highest railway bridge, is all set to complete an important construction milestone by this month. 

๐Ÿ‘‰As part of the Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link project (USBRL), Indian Railways is constructing a bridge over the Chenab river. The Chenab bridge is being made at a height of 359 metres above the river bed - making it the highest railway bridge in the world.

▪️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


6) India has launched the “Real-time Vessel Tracking System” in order to help the seafarers and fishermen as and when they need. This system has been named as “Sagar-Manthan: Mercantile Marine Domain Awareness Centre (MMDAC)”.

๐Ÿ‘‰The system was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Maritime India Summit-2021.


7) Atul Kumar Jain has been transferred to New Delhi to assume charge as the Vice Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC).

▪️Ministry of Defence :-  

Headquarters - New Delhi

Founded - 15 August 1947


8) The Indian trio of Angad Vir Singh Bajwa, Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Gurjoat Khangura clinched the skeet team bronze in the Shotgun World Cup in Cairo in Egypt.

▪️International Shooting Sport Federation:-

Headquarters - Munich, Germany

President - Vladimir Lisin

Founded - 1907


9) Van DhanVikasYojana programmes and initiatives have been impleleted by TRIFED for making India self-reliant under the AtmanirbharAbhiyan, with the motto, Go Vocal for Local Go Tribal – Mera Van MeraDhanMeraUdyam.

▪️Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India:-

Formed - 1987

Headquarters - New Delhi

Minister - Arjun Munda, Minister for Tribal Affairs

Chairman - Ramesh chand meena


10) Central government launched National Urban Digital Mission' to create a digital infrastructure for cities in the country.

The move will institutionalise a citizen-centric and ecosystem-driven approach to urban governance and service delivery in cities by 2022, and across all cities and towns by 2024.



11) Only Indian woman wrestler to have qualified for the Tokyo Games Vinesh Phogat won her second gold medal in as many weeks with a dominant win in the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series event and reclaimed the top rank in the her category in Rome.


๐Ÿ‘‰ Recent News - Vinesh Phogat beat reigning European champion Vanessa Kaladzinskay 10-8 in the final to win her first tournament in a year at the XXIV Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial in Kyiv.


12) The frogs, belonging to the Old World tree frog family Rhacophoridae, were discovered by researchers from the University of Delhi and Kerala Forest Research Institute and the University of Minnesota as part of a long comprehensive study on the Shrub frogs (genus Raorchestes) of the Western Ghats.


13) Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir won the maximum number of medals in the second edition of the Khelo India Winter national Games that just concluded at Gulmarg, in J&K. They won 11 gold, 18 silver and 5 bronze to finish with a tally of 34 medals.

▪️ Recent News :- The Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has inaugurated the state of the art General Bus Stand cum Shopping complex Cum Multi Level Parking constructed in Jammu.

▪️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


14) To boost development along the international borders, the Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to develop three model villages along the Indo-Tibet border as a pilot project with an allocation of Rs 30 crore.

▪️ Recent News :- Former Arunanchal Pradesh Governor Mata Prasad died following multi-organ failure at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS). He was 95 years old.

Arunachal Pradesh :- 

๐Ÿ‘‰CM :- Pema Khandu

๐Ÿ‘‰Governor :- B. D. Mishra

๐Ÿ‘‰Land of the Rising Sun

๐Ÿ‘‰Orchid State of India or the ๐Ÿ‘‰Paradise of the Botanists.

๐Ÿ‘‰Namdapha Tiger Reserve ๐Ÿ…

๐Ÿ‘‰ Kamlang Tiger Reserve ๐Ÿ…


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