Current Affairs – March 26, 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 26, 2021.

‘MICE Roadshow – Meet in India’ Brand to be launched in MP

“MICE Roadshow Meet in India” Brand and Roadmap for Promotion of India as MICE Destination were launched by Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh on March 25…..Read Here

Govt launches auctions for Second Tranche of Commercial Coal Mining

Central government has launched second tranche of commercial coal auction on March 25, 2021 following the award given to 19 mines out of 38 in first tranche of auction in November 2020……Read Here

Parliament passes ‘National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development Bill’

Parliament passed “National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development Bill, 2021” (NBFID Bill) after Rajya Sabha approves it on March 25, 2021. Bill was passed in Lok Sabha …..Read Here

Khelo India Scheme extended to 2025-26

Sports Ministry has decided to extend “Khelo India Programme” from 2021-22 to 2025-26. Ministry has also furnished Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) memorandum to Ministry of Fina…..Read Here

International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade is observed on March 25, annually. Highlights Speaking on the occasion, the UN Chief underli…..Read Here

New Zealand passes Miscarriages Bereavement Leave Law

Parliament of New Zealand passed the ‘Miscarriage bereavement leave law’.  This legislation provides mothers and their partners a “right to paid leave” after a miscarriage or s…..Read Here

India to Gift 2 lakh Covid Vaccine Doses to UN Peacekeepers

India will send 200,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines (AstraZeneca Vaccine) to the UN peacekeepers. on March 27, 2021 and then vaccines will be distributed to peacekeeping missions. Highli…..Read Here

Indo-Korean Bilateral Friendship Park inaugurated in Delhi Cantt

Indian Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh and South Korean Defence Minister, Suh Wook have inaugurated “Indo-Korean Bilateral Friendship Park” in Delhi Cantt on March 26, 2021. Friends…..Read Here

Norway to construct World’s First Ship Tunnel

World’s first ship tunnel is set to be constructed in Norway. Construction on the project will start in 2022 and it will be completed by 2025-2026. About Ship Tunnel Norway has pl…..Read Here

28th “Hunar Haat” being organised in Goa

28th Edition of the Hunar Haat of indigenous products of artisans and craftsmen is being organised at Kala Academy in Panaji, Goa. The event was started from March 26th and will conclud…..Read Here

Supreme Court refuses to Stay Sale of Fresh Electoral Bonds

Supreme Court of India, on March 26, 2021, refused to stay sale of fresh set of electoral bonds from 1 April. This decision was taken ahead of assembly elections across four states; Ker…..Read Here

China announces Sanctions on British Individuals & entities

China has announced sanctions on relevant British individuals and entities on March 26, 2021. Highlights As per the statement of Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, United Kingdom ha…..Read Here

U.P announces Affordable Rental Housing Scheme for Students, Urban Migrants

Uttar Pradesh government has announced on March 26, 2021 to start an affordable rental housing scheme for students, urban migrants and poor people living in cities. Uttar Pradesh cabine…..Read Here



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