Current Affairs – April 19, 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 19, 2021.

National Climate Vulnerability Report

The Department of Science and Technology recently launched the National Climate Vulnerability Report. According to the report, eight Eastern States in the country are highly vulnerable …..Read Here

Italy: First Food Park in India

Italy recently launched the first “Mega Food Park” in India involving food processing facilities. It is the first Italian-Indian Food Park project launched in the country. About the…..Read Here

China-US Climate Change Cooperation

The two biggest polluters of the world China and US have agreed to work together in tackling climate change issues. They recently issued a joint statement that they will work together t…..Read Here

Luna 25: Russian Moon mission

The Roscosmos is to launch Luna 25 by October 2021. The Roscosmos is the State Space Corporation of Russia that is responsible for space flights, aerospace research and cosmonautics pro…..Read Here

Tribunal Reforms Ordinance, 2021

The President of India recently promulgated “The Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and conditions of Service)” Ordinance, 2021. It dissolved appellate authorities under nine acts a…..Read Here

National Internet Exchange of India Initiatives

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology recently launched three new initiatives of National Internet Exchange of India. They were NIXI Academy, IP Guru and NIXI-IP-INDEX……Read Here

Pressure Swing Adsorption Plants to increase oxygen

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently sanctioned 162 Pressure Swing Adsorption Plants to increase oxygen capacity in the country. Key Highlights The new plants will reduce …..Read Here

Israel Greece sign Defence Deal

Israel and Greece have signed their biggest ever defence procurement deal. The agreement amounted to 1.65 billion USD. It will strengthen economic and political ties between the countri…..Read Here

Study: Only 3% of land areas unspoiled by humans

The researchers from Key Biodiversity Areas Secretariat at Cambridge have figured out the amount of “Intact Habitat” on the earth. An Intact habitat is an unbroken natural landscape…..Read Here

Tyrannosaurus rex outnumbered 2.5 billon

According to a new study at the University of California more than 2.5 billion Tyrannosaurus rex roamed the earth more than million years ago. Key findings of the study The numbers of t…..Read Here

Syria Presidential Election

On May 26, 2021, Syria is to hold Presidential elections. The elections are due in April 2021 according to Syrian Election Law. Syria Constitution Syria is a unitary republic. President…..Read Here

Ecocide Bill of France

The French National Assembly recently approved the bill that makes “Ecocide” an offence. Key Features Under the law, the transgressors are liable up to ten years in prison and a fin…..Read Here

Drugs and Cosmetics Act: New Regulatory Regime for eight medical items

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently notified eight items to be regulated under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act. According to the ministry, this had come into effect on April …..Read Here

What is Table Mountain National Park?

The Table Mountain National Park is located in Cape Town of South Africa. Recently, a fire caught in the park and is burning it rapidly. More than two hundred fire fighters have been de…..Read Here



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