Current Affairs – March 11, 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 11, 2021.

Brazil: Severe Second Wave of Covid-19

The nation comprising of a population of 212 million, Brazil, is facing the severe second wave of Covid-19. The pandemic had hit the country in the year 2020. Now, the country is observ…..Read Here

LIC-owned IDBI Bank removed from PCA framework

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has removed IDBI Bank from the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework which is the enhanced regulatory supervision of RBI on March 10, 2021. The bank w…..Read Here

‘Xcelerator Bengaluru’ Initiative unveiled in Bangaluru

The state of Karnataka has launched the “Xcelerator Bengaluru Initiative” in the bid to provide support to the women-owned micro-businesses. Government’s support to women The stat…..Read Here

Arjuna Sahayak Irrigation Project- Highlights

The “Arjuna Sahayak Irrigation Project” will be completed and launched in one or two months in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The project will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister. Hig…..Read Here

Rajya Sabha passes Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Parliament has passed the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 after the Rajya Sabha cleared it on March 10, 2021. This bill was already passed in the Lok Sabha in Fe…..Read Here

‘DUSTLIK II’: Indo-Uzbekistan Field Training Exercise

The India–Uzbekistan joint military exercise “DUSTLIK II” is being held in the Foreign Training Node Chaubatia at Ranikhet in the state of Uttarakhand. It is the second edition of…..Read Here

APEDA launches its first Virtual Trade Fair

The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) launched the first virtual trade fair on March 10, 2021. It will conclude on March 12, 2021. Highlights…..Read Here

Olive Ridley Turtles arrive at Gahirmatha Beach

Olive Ridley female turtles have started moving to the Gahirmatha beach in the Kendrapara district in Odisha. They are arriving at the beach to lay eggs which is described as the phenom…..Read Here

National Rail Plan- Highlights

The Union Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal, announced on March 10, 2021 that the Indian Railways has prepared a National Rail Plan (NRP) in order to establish a future ready Railway syste…..Read Here

How Warming Oceans affects Metabolism of Sharks?

The scientists in a recent study concluded that, the warming of worldwide oceans because of climate change may affect the metabolism of sharks. The scientists conducted the work in the …..Read Here

Bloomberg Billionaires Index- Key Highlights

The “Bloomberg Billionaires Index” released the ranking for world’s richest person. The index highlights that, Elon Musk who is the chief of Tesla and SpaceX has achieved a new mi…..Read Here

Moody’s report on Effect of Coronavirus

Moody’s Investors Service has published a report and stated that, though the businesses and economic activities across the globe have resumed after the pandemic-related lockdowns, but…..Read Here

Tirath Singh Rawat sworn in as Uttarakhand CM

Tirath Singh Rawat has become the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand on March 10, 2021. He took the oath as CM a day after the former CM Trivendra Singh Rawat resigned from the post. Hig…..Read Here

Fugaku: World’s most Powerful Supercomputer

The Japanese scientific research institute called RIKEN and Fujitsu started developing the “Fugaku” six years ago. It is the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Now this superco…..Read Here

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