Current Affairs – March 13, 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 13, 2021.

ISRO launched Sounding Rocket RH-560

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched the sounding rocket called RH-560 on March 12, 2021. The rocket was launched in order to study “attitudinal variations” in…..Read Here

Jharkhand Approves to reserve 75% Private Job for Locals

The Jharkhand cabinet has approved the employment policy of mandating the private sector units to reserve 75 per cent of jobs, with the salary up to Rs 30,000 per month, for local peopl…..Read Here

AICTE: Mathematics & Physics not mandatory for Engineering Aspirants

All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has released the approval process handbook for academic year 2021-22. Highlights The AICTE Handbook highlights that; Physics, Chemistry…..Read Here

QUAD countries to send 1 billion Vaccines across Asia

The foreign secretary of India stated on March 12, 2020 that the Leaders of the United States, India, Australia and Japan have agreed to pool finance, manufacture and distribute the cap…..Read Here

Sahitya Akademi Award 2020

The National Academy of Letters have announced the names for the “Sahitya Akademi Award 2020 on March 12, 2021. The names were announced during the opening of annual “Festival of Le…..Read Here

PM Modi addresses 4th Global Ayurveda Festival

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressed the fourth Global Ayurveda Festival on March 12, 2021 in the virtual mode. Highlights On the occasion, the Prime Minister highlighted the growing…..Read Here

Centre’s Panel for Air Quality Management in NCR Dissolved

The Panel for Air Quality Management set by the Central government in around the National Capital Region has now been dissolved after five months of its constitution. Highlights The Pan…..Read Here

UN asks Somalia To Organize Elections

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) have asked the government of Somalia on March 12, 2021 to organise elections in the country without further delay. This was asked by the UNSC …..Read Here

Kalanamak Rice Festival to be held in UP

The Uttar Pradesh government will be organising a three-day “Kalanamak Rice Festival” in the Siddharth Nagar district, Uttar Pradesh. The festival will start from March 13, 2021. Th…..Read Here

Sangay Volcano erupts with huge ash

The Sangay volcano of Ecuador was erupted on March 11, 2021 and it ejected the clouds of ash up to the height of 8,500 meters into the sky. More in news Following the eruption, the sky …..Read Here

FICCI-BCG report: India’s fintech industry seen at $150-160 bn by 2025

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) have released the ‘India FinTech: A USD 100 Billion Opportunity’ repor…..Read Here

Draft National e-commerce Policy-Highlights

The government discussing and is in process of developing regulations for the personal and non-personal data through the Draft National e-commerce policy. The policy highlights that the…..Read Here

Army to procure Mobile Integrated Network Terminal (MINT) systems

The Indian army is all set to procure Made in India “Mobile Integrated Network Terminal (MINT)” systems providing a huge boost to the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan of the government……Read Here



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