Current Affairs – March 16, 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 16, 2021.

Ayush Export Promotion Council to be set up

The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, informed the Parliament that AYUSH ministry is holding consultations with the stakeholder to explore the setting up of an AYUSH Expo…..Read Here

Indian Railways completes the arch bottom of Chenab bridge

The World’s highest Bridge called the “Chenab Bridge” has completed a major milestone after the engineers completed the arch bottom of the bridge on March 14, 2021. The bridge is …..Read Here

India-Finland virtual summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual summit with his Finland counterpart Sanna Marin on March 16, 2021. Key Points In the virtual summit, both the leaders will cover entire …..Read Here

AEG12 Mosquito Protein

The researchers from the US National Institutes of Health have found that, a mosquito protein called AEG12 strongly inhibits the family of viruses which causes dengue, yellow fever, Zik…..Read Here

NPCI launches “UPI-Help”

The umbrella entity of the digital payments in India called “National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)” has launched the “UPI-Help” on the BHIM UPI Application. UPI-Help wil…..Read Here

Rajya Sabha passes National Institute of Food Technology Bill 2019

The Rajya Sabha has approved the “National Institute of Food Technology Bill, 2019” on March 15, 2021. Provision of the Bill This bill declares the National Institute of Food Techno…..Read Here

NGT sets up Committee to prevent unscientific mining in Meghalaya

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) have established an oversight committee on March 15, 2021 comprising of twelve members in order to prevent the unregulated and Unscientific mining in M…..Read Here

Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit India

The Prime Minister of United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, is set to visit India in the month of April, 2021. He was earlier supposed to visit India in January 2021 for the India’s Republic…..Read Here

Supreme Court’s Suggestion on saving Great Indian Bustard

The Supreme Court of India has given its suggestion in the behalf of the critically endangered Great Indian Bustards after the number of birds falling dead due to collision with power l…..Read Here

Hurun India Wealth Report 2020

The Hurun India Wealth Report, 2020 was released on March 16, 2020. The report identifies novel household category in India called the ‘New Middle Class’ which accounts for an avera…..Read Here

Nokia to Develop New 5G Radio Solutions

The Finnish telecom equipment maker, Nokia, announced on March 16 that it has partnered with the Microsoft, Amazon web services and Google so as to develop a new cloud-based 5G radio so…..Read Here

Marine Aids to Navigation Bill Introduced

The Marine Aids to Navigation Bill 2021 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on March 15, 2021. The bill was moved by Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Mansukh Mandaviya. Highlights…..Read Here

Govt of NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 introduced in Lok Sabha

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) introduced the “Government of NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in the Lok Sabha on March 15, 2021. Provisions of the bill The bill proposes that …..Read Here



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