Current Affairs – April 27, 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 27, 2021.

What are Tissue Chips?

Tissue Chips are devices designed to mimic the functions of human organs. They are also called Organ on chips. Why is it in News? The National Aeronautics and Space Administration recen…..Read Here

Ladakh Ignited Minds Project

The Indian Army recently initiated the Ladakh Ignited Mines Project to provide educational opportunities for the Ladakhi students. About the project The project aims to provide better f…..Read Here

WHO’s E-2025 initiative

The World Health Organisation recently identified twenty-five countries with the potential to eradicate malaria by 2025. This is called the E-2025 initiative. What is the plan? The iden…..Read Here

Google, Microsoft announce funding to help India tackle COVID-19

Google and Microsoft have recently pledged to help India fight COVID-19. Google is to provide 18 million USD (Rs 135 crores). Microsoft is to help India with relief efforts to buy oxyge…..Read Here

World Immunisation Week

The World Immunisation Week is celebrated every year in the last week of April. It aims to promote the use of vaccines. This year, in 2021, the World Immunisation Week is to be celebrat…..Read Here

ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar

The Government of India recently welcomed the ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar. ASEAN Initiative on Myanmar The Association of Southeast Asian Nations released a five-point statement on Myan…..Read Here

International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day: April 26

Every year on April 26, the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day is being observed. The day was proclaimed by the United Nations and was first observed in 2016. Highlights T…..Read Here

UK to build World’s most powerful climate-change forecasting supercomputer

Met Office and Microsoft are to build a weather forecasting supercomputer in the UK. The UK Government is to invest 1.2 billion Pound Sterling in the project. About the Supercomputer Th…..Read Here

RBI’s State of the Economy Report – Update (April, 2021)

The Reserve Bank of India recently released the State of Economy Report for the month of April 2021. Key Findings of the Report The resurgence of COVID-19 might bring back inflationary …..Read Here

Forest Fire in Mizoram

The Indian Air Force recently deployed two Mi-17V5 helicopters equipped with Bambi Bucket to control the forest fires. The forest fires have been raging in the hills of south Mizoram. M…..Read Here

ADB provided $1.5-billion to India for Covid response

The Asian Development Bank has provided fiscal support of 1.5 billion USD to India to fight against COVID-19 crisis. This is according to the Annual Report, 2020 of ADB that was release…..Read Here

Large Area Certification (LAC) Scheme of PGS-India- A&N gets certification

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare recently announced that around 14,491 hectares of land in Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been certified as organic. This is the first la…..Read Here

Aditya-L1 Support Cell (AL1SC)- Key Facts

A Community Service Centre has been set up on board India’s first dedicated Solar Space Mission. The centre is called ALISC. ALISC is Aditya-L1 Support Cell. It is to be set up at the…..Read Here

DRDO Single Crystal Blade Technology

The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently developed the Single Crystal Blade Technology. The organisation has delivered sixty of such blades to the Hindustan Aeronautic…..Read Here

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