Current Affairs – March 1, 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 1, 2021.

PM Takes First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, takes first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on March 1, 2021 at AIIMS, New Delhi. After vaccination, he appealed to those people who are eligible to…..Read Here

PSLV-C51 Launched Amazonia-1 & 18 Co-passenger Satellites

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the first satellite for the year 2021. The satellite called PSLV-C51 which also carried Amazonia-1 and 18 other satellites was lau…..Read Here

Odisha to host Indian Women’s League Football

The All-India Football Federation has announced that, Odisha will host the Indian Women’s League (IWL). However, the but the dates will be announced at the later stage. Highlights The…..Read Here

SLAF’s 70th anniversary: Suryakirans, Sarang & Tejas to Take Part in Celebrations

The Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF) will celebrate its 70th anniversary in March 2021. In the celebration, the Indian Air Force’s Sarang, Surya kirans and Light Combat Aircraft Tejas will…..Read Here

USA: Food & Drug Administration approved single-shot COVID-19 vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given its approval for the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. This is the third vaccine which was authorised in the United…..Read Here

HP makes first ever PCs with Plastic Waste in Ocean

The Computer maker HP has developed its first ever consumer PC using the plastic waste in ocean. Highlights This move was built on the basis of sustainability commitment of the company……Read Here

Russia Launched First Arctic-monitoring Satellite

The Russian Space agency, Roscosmos, has successfully launched its first ever Arctic-monitoring satellite that will monitor the Arctic’s climate and environment. Highlights The sp…..Read Here

“Sugamya Bharat App” to be Launched

The Union Minister for Social justice and Empowerment, Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, will launch the “Sugamya Bharat App” in the virtual mode on March 2, 2021. the minister will also la…..Read Here

Vinesh Phogat wins Gold in Ukraine Wrestling event

The Indian wrestler, Vinesh Phogat, has won the gold medal in women’s 53-kg category. She won the medal at XXIV Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial in Kyiv, Ukrai…..Read Here

Govt & IIT-B to form Centre of Excellence in Gaming

The Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting said that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is associating with IIT Bombay to form a Centre of Excellence in gaming and …..Read Here

Field Assessment of Swachh Survekshan 2021 Launched

The Secretary of Ministry of Housing and Housing Affairs (MoHUA), Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, has launched the field assessment of Swachh Survekshan, 2021. It is the sixth edition of thi…..Read Here

Golden Globes Awards 2021 – Highlights

The 78th Golden Globe Awards ceremony recently took place in a virtual as well as in offline format on February 28, 2021. The award ceremony was filmed from Los Angeles and New York C…..Read Here

RBI’s State of the Economy Report

The Reserve Bank of India has recently published its State of the Economy Report. The report highlights that, the Indian state refiners’ daily gasoline sales in February 2021 have…..Read Here



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