Current Affairs – March 15, 2021 [Daily News Digest]

GKToday provides daily summary of important Current Affairs Topics selected from National and International News. Here is the list of articles covered under Current Affairs March 15, 2021.

Govt announced New Scheme for Tourist Vehicle Operators

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has announced a new scheme with the objective of promoting tourism and increasing state revenues. The new set of rules will be known as “Al…..Read Here

Parcel Management System of Indian Railways to be extended

The new parcel management system (PMS) of Indian Railways will be extended to 523 locations now. Earlier this system was only in place at 84 locations. This decision was taken in a bid …..Read Here

INS Jalashwa Arrives at Port Anjouan

The Indian Naval Ship Jalashwa has reached the port of Anjouan in Comoros on March 14, 2021. The ship was carrying a consignment of 1000 metric tonnes of rice. The ship will be receive…..Read Here

India to Propose Cryptocurrency Ban

India is preparing to propose for a law to ban the cryptocurrencies, to fine anyone who is trading in India or to fine anyone even for holding such digital assets. India will be rolling…..Read Here

Heavy sandstorm in Beijing- Key Highlights

The capital of China, Beijing, was shrouded with the brown dust on March 15, 2021 because of heavy winds that was blowing in from the Inner Mongolia and other parts of north-western Chi…..Read Here

Bill to amend Electricity Act sent for consultation

The Union power ministry has sent the proposed Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2021, for the inter-ministerial consultation. Highlights The bill was also sent to the law and justice minis…..Read Here

Grammy Awards 2021

The 63rd Grammy Awards, 2021 were organised in the Los Angeles in a socially distanced manner amid the covid-19 pandemic on March 14, 2021. Highlights The award ceremony witnessed the f…..Read Here

J & K approves Rs. 2 lakh interest-free loan under PMAY-U

The Jammu & Kashmir Administrative Council has given approval for the proposal of the Housing and Urban development department to provide interest-free loans up to Rs 2 lakh. The ap…..Read Here

Retinal scan technology developed to identify Childhood Autism

A Hong Kong based scientist has developed a method that uses the machine learning and artificial intelligence and scan the retinas of children in order to detect the early childhood aut…..Read Here

US Becomes India’s Second Biggest Oil Supplier

The United States has become the second biggest oil suppliers of India by overtaking Saudi Arabia. This shift comes after the refiners boosted cheaper U.S. crude purchases to a record l…..Read Here

Fire in Shetrunjay Hills Reserve Forest Area

Recently, a fire broke in the Shetrunjay Hills reserve forest area of Gujarat. The forest area is the habitat of Asiatic lions in the Bhavnagar territorial forest division. The fire had…..Read Here

Bhavani Devi- First Indian Fencer to Qualify for Olympics

The 27-years-old Indian Fencer, Bhavani Devi, has created a history and has become the first Indian fencer to qualify for Olympics in Women’s individual Sabre. The fencer finds her …..Read Here

Government Informs LIC is not being Privatized

The Central Government has informed the Lok Sabha on March 15, 2021 that, the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is not being privatized. Highlights This information was provided…..Read Here


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