Current Affairs – March 20, 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 20, 2021.

World Happiness Report- Highlights

The United Nation Sustainable Development Solutions Network has released its annual report called “World Happiness Report, 2021”. The report was collected and prepared slightly diff…..Read Here

IIT Bombay’s Energy Swaraj Yatra Bus- Key Facts

The Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, took his ride in the ‘Energy Swaraj Yatra’ bus which has been built by the professor of Indian Institute of Technology …..Read Here

Gram Ujala Scheme Launched for Rural Areas

India has launched the “Gram Ujala Scheme” on March 19, 2021 to provide the cheapest LED bulbs in the rural areas. The scheme was launched by the Union power and new and renewable e…..Read Here

BDL to supply Anti-Tank Guided Missiles to Indian Army

The defence ministry has signed deal worth Rupees 1,188 crores with the state-run Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL). Following the deal, the BDL will supply 4,960 Milan-2T Anti-Tank Guided …..Read Here

Labour Ministry & BECIL sign agreement to conduct Survey

The “Labour Bureau”, which is an attached office under the Ministry of Labour & Employment had signed an agreement with the “Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (B…..Read Here

International Day of Happiness 2021

The International Day of Happiness is being celebrated on March 20, 2021. The day is observed every year across the world to mark the importance of happiness in the lives of people. In …..Read Here

Jharkhand’s SAAMAR Campaign- Highlights

The Jharkhand government has launched the “SAAMAR Campaign” which stands for “Strategic Action for Alleviation of Malnutrition and Anaemia Reduction” campaign recently. The camp…..Read Here

India participates in SCO’s Nowruz celebrations

The Indian Embassy in Beijing participated in the “Nowruz” which was held at the Secretariat of “Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)” in Beijing, China on March 20, 2021. No…..Read Here

NDHM Sandbox Environment- Key Facts

The central government has planned to evaluate the outcome of the Phase 1 of the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) for the expansion of the project after spending rupees 118.2 mill…..Read Here

India & Japan agree for Cooperation in Patent Verification

India and Japan have agreed to recognize the offices of each other in order to act in collaboration as “competent International Searching and International Preliminary Examining Autho…..Read Here

India to conduct Radar Surveys of Himalayan Glaciers

India has planned to conduct the airborne radar surveys in order to estimate the thickness of Himalayan glaciers. Under the plan, the pilot study will be conducted in the Lahaul –…..Read Here

India, France Working on Third Joint Space Mission

India and France are working on the “Third Joint Satellite Mission” at the time when the bilateral space collaboration between both the country is entering into multiple domains eve…..Read Here



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