Current Affairs – March 22, 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 22, 2021.

‘Catch the Rain’ campaign- Key Facts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to launch the “Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain campaign” in the virtual mode. The campaign is being launched on the occasion of World Wate…..Read Here

What was Pepsu Muzara Movement?

The date “March 19” evoked several painful memories at Kishangarh village of Mansa district. In the year 1949, in the Kishangarh village, four farmers were killed on the same date d…..Read Here

March 21: International Day of Forests

The International Day of Forests is observed by the United Nations on March 21. The day commemorate the green cover across the world highlighting its importance. The day was observed un…..Read Here

What is Freedom Pineapple Movement?

The Foreign Minister of Taiwan, Joseph Wu, recently launched a “Freedom Pineapple” campaign on Twitter in order to condemn the politically-driven ban on the import of pineap…..Read Here

Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG)

The government has set up the “Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG)” for the genomic surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 across India. Highlights This was announced by the Union M…..Read Here

Ken-Betwa: First River Linking project

The Congress leader, Jairam Ramesh, has expressed his fear regarding the interlinking the Ken-Betwa rivers linking project. The minister said that the interlinking of the rivers will de…..Read Here

March 22: World Water Day 2021

The World Water Day being observed on March 22, 2021. It is a United Nations designated day. The day is being observed under the United Nations theme- “Valuing Water” which focuses …..Read Here

What are Volcano Bonds?

The Danish Red Cross announced that it has launched first of its kind catastrophe bond for the volcano-related disasters in collaboration with the several financial firms. Volcano Bonds…..Read Here

Arogya Sanjeevani Policy: IRDAI Guidelines

Arogya Sanjeevani was launched on April 1, 2020 for the policyholders and is available at the cheaper price. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) has allowed the polic…..Read Here

March 22: Bihar Diwas

Bihar is celebrating its 109th foundation day on March 22, 2021. The foundation day is known as the “Bihar Day”. The day is regarded as a public holiday across the state. Bihar Day …..Read Here

Gandhi Peace Prize 2020- Highlights

The Ministry of the culture has stated that, the government of India has conferred the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2020 on the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The peace prize fo…..Read Here

The Permanent Indus Commission to meet in New Delhi

Highlighting the broader resumption of the diplomatic ties, the two countries announced that, they are all set to hold their first meeting in three years of a “Permanent Indus Commiss…..Read Here

67th National Film Awards

The winners for the 67th National Film Awards 2021 were announced on March 22, 2021. This award ceremony was delayed by a year amid the covid-19 pandemic. Highlights The National Film A…..Read Here



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