Current Affairs – April 10, 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 April 10, 2021.

HDFC Bank SmartUp Grants to 21 Social Sector Start Ups

The HDFC Bank recently announced the winners of the SmartUp Grants, 2021. This is the fourth edition of the SmartUp Grants of HDFC. Key Highlights Around twenty-one startups that are wo…..Read Here

AI for Agriculture Hackathon: Key Highlights

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Agriculture Hackathon was begun by Google, MyGov and HUL to improve AI solutions in the field of Agriculture. About AI for Agriculture Hackathon Und…..Read Here

Online Dispute Resolution Handbook of NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog is to launch Online Dispute Resolution handbook. It is an invitation to business leaders to adopt Online Dispute resolution. About the Handbook The Handbook highlights the ne…..Read Here

NanoSniffer: Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector

The Union Education Minister recently launched the world’s first Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector called the “NanoSniffer”. About NanoSniffer The NanoSniffer was develop…..Read Here

Crushing the Curve Mass Vaccination Drive

The Kerala Health Department is to launch a mass vaccination drive called the “Crushing the Curve”. Why is the drive launched? Kerala has recently witnessed a sharp spike in COVID-1…..Read Here

India-Netherlands Strategic Partnership in Water Sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently held a virtual summit with his Netherlands counterpart Mark Rutte. The leaders agreed to diversify the ties in trade and economy between the countr…..Read Here

Atal Innovation Mission: CSIR Adopts 295 Atal Tinkering Labs

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research recently adopted 295 Atal Tinkering Labs established under Atal Innovation Mission. This will help young innovators associated with the…..Read Here

Supreme Court: Adults are free to choose their religion

The Supreme Court recently refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) of a BJP leader that sought directions to ban superstition, black magic, and fraudulent religious conv…..Read Here

India’s Petroleum consumption contracts 9.1% in FY21

The Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell operating under Ministry of Petroleum recently released a report on petroleum consumption of India. According to the report, fuel consumption of…..Read Here

What are Dark Sirens?

A team of scientists have recently found a way to solve cosmological tensions through dark sirens. What are Dark Sirens? The Dark Sirens are nothing but gravitational waves from neutron…..Read Here

Volcano erupts in Southern Caribbean

The La Sourfriere Volcano located on the eastern Caribbean island recently erupted after decades of inactivity. The volcano forced thousands in the surrounding villages to evacuate. Abo…..Read Here

NASA’s Ingenuity to make first flight attempt

The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter of NASA is to make its first flight. With this, Ingenuity will make history of becoming the first controlled aircraft to fly in another planet. Ingenuity H…..Read Here

Mask Abhiyan of Odisha

The Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik recently launched a fourteen day “Mask Abhiyan” initiative to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Mask Abhiyan The main objective of the initiat…..Read Here

Many Endemic species may go extinct if GHG emissions rise

A new study published in the journal Biological Conservation says that many animals and plants might face extinction if green house gas emissions continue to rise. Key Findings of the S…..Read Here

Who was Samuel Hahnemann?

Every year, the World Homeopathy day is celebrated on April 10. The day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of Homeopathy Dr Samuel Hahnemann. In India, th…..Read Here



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