Current Affairs – March 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 March 10, 2021.

OECD interim ‘Economic Outlook’

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published its interim Economic Outlook on March 9, 2021. It has projected that the Indian economy will grow at the rate…..Read Here

DPIIT to relax Compliance Burden of Companies

The department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has highlighted that, the government is planning to ease and scrap the thousands of compliance burdens for the compan…..Read Here

China-Russia Planetary Pact

China and Russia have recently signed a planetary pact. This plan for a joint lunar space station was unveiled on March 9, 2021. Highlights This pact was signed between the countries be…..Read Here

J&K: Draft Excise Policy to allot Retail Liquor Vends

The government has put a “Draft Excise Policy” in public domain with respect to the government’s proposal to allot the retail liquor vends through e-auction. This move was taken b…..Read Here

FIAF Award 2021: Amitabh Bachchan to be honoured

The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) and worldwide organisation of film archives and museums from across the globe will confer the prestigious 2021 FIAF Award to Amitabh…..Read Here

Who was Udupi Ramachandra Rao?

The tech giant Google is celebrating the 89th birthday of renowned Indian professor and scientist Udupi Ramachandra Rao on March 10, 2021 through its “Google Doodle”. The doodle fea…..Read Here

What is a vaccine passport?

A World Health Organisation official has recently stated that, vaccine passports for COVID-19 should not be used for international travel because of several concerns like ethical consid…..Read Here

World Bank report on ‘Transport Integration in Eastern South Asia’

The World Bank has recently published its report called “Connecting to thrive: Challenges and Opportunities of Transport Integration in Eastern South Asia”. As per the report, great…..Read Here

Why is Turkey’s Salda Lake called ‘Mars on Earth’?

The scientists are looking for the signs of ancient life on the Red Planet with the help of data gathered by the NASA’s rover Perseverance which is exploring the surface of Mars. Scie…..Read Here

Amrit Mahotsav: to be organised at 75 locations for 75 weeks

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on March 10, 2021 have urged all the Members of Parliament (MPs) and the public representatives to take part in ‘Amrit Mahotsav’……Read Here

Third Scorpene submarine INS Karanj commissioned into service

The Indian Navy has inducted into service the third Scorpene-class conventional diesel-electric submarine called INS Karanj on March 10, 2021. Highlights The watercraft called INS Karan…..Read Here

Union Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi

The Union Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi (PMSSN) on March 10, 2021 as a single non-lapsable reserve fund. Highlights This has been approved for the shar…..Read Here



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