Current Affairs – March 24, 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 24, 2021.

National Biopharma Mission- Highlights

Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has initiated cabinet approved National Biopharma Mission with the objective of strengthening emerging biotechnology enterprise across India. Mission i…..Read Here

Social Justice Ministry to launch Poshan Abhiyan for the Elderly

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment aims to launch ‘Poshan Abhiyan’ for the Elderly to provide them ‘nutrition support’. Poshan Abhiyan for elders Under the mission, supp…..Read Here

World Tuberculosis Day 2021

World Tuberculosis Day is observed each year on March 24. Theme of the day for this year is “The Clock is Ticking” which marks the urgency to take measures against the disease. It h…..Read Here

Saudi Arabia proposes UN-sponsored ceasefire in Yemen

Saudi Arabia government has proposed UN-sponsored ceasefire in Yemen and is awaiting a response from the rebel Houthi movement. This peace initiative by Saudi Arabia is in line with pre…..Read Here

Parliament passes Finance Bill 2021

Parliament has passed the “Finance Bill 2021” on March 23, 2021. Bill seeks to bring financial proposals of central government in effect for the financial year 2021-22. Highlights B…..Read Here

Shaheed Bhagat Singh Smarak inaugurated in New Delhi

Shaheed Bhagat Singh Smarak was inaugurated in New Delhi by Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on March 23, 2021. Key points Education minister also paid homage to Bhaga…..Read Here

India justifies designs of the two Hydro Projects in J-K

The annual Permanent Indus Commission meeting was recently held after a gap of over two years. Before the meeting, Pakistan had raised objections to the designs of Pakal Dul and Lower K…..Read Here

North Korea fires Two Cruise Missiles

According to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), North Korea has fired two cruise missiles off the West Coast on March 21, 2021. It marks first missile test of Pyongyang si…..Read Here

Fitch Ratings revises India’s growth estimate to 12.8%

American credit rating agency, Fitch, has published its ‘Global Economic Outlook (GEO)’. Fitch has revised GDP growth estimate of India to 12.8% for the fiscal year 2021-2022 from t…..Read Here

US-India Homeland Security Dialogue to be re-established

Joe Biden administration has decided to re-establish “Homeland Security Dialogue” with India. This dialogue was discontinued by former President of United States Donald Trump. Highl…..Read Here

Gram Ujala scheme Launched in Varanasi

Power and new and renewable energy minister, Raj Kumar Singh, launched “Gram Ujala scheme” on March 24, 2021 in Varanasi. Gram Ujala Scheme Gram Ujala scheme offers world’s cheape…..Read Here

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