Current Affairs – March 8, 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 8, 2021.

March 8: International Women’s Day

The International Women’s Day is being celebrated across the world on March 8, 2021. This day is observed on March 8 every year in order to help in shaping a gender equal world. T…..Read Here

‘Swadhinta Puraskar’: Highest Civilian Honour of Bangladesh

Bangladesh has announced on March 7, 2021 the names of nine individuals and one organization who will be conferred with the Highest Civilian Award of the Bangladesh called “Independen…..Read Here

India-Bangladesh: ‘Maitri Setu’ to be inaugurated on 9th March

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, will inaugurate the ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh via video conferencing on March 9, 2021. He will also inaugurate and lay t…..Read Here

Madhya Pradesh: Conservation work of Singorgarh Fort launched

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, laid down the foundation stone for conservation works of Singorgarh Fort at the Singrampur village of Damoh district in Madhya Pradesh on March …..Read Here

Historic visit of Indian Naval Ships to Mongla, Bangladesh

The Indian Naval Ships are all set to make the first-ever visit to historic port town of Mongla in Bangladesh. The ships will make part of the ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ celebrat…..Read Here

Google Launched “Women Will” Web Platform

Google has launched a new web platform ‘Women Will’ on March 8, 2021 on the occasion of “International Women’s Day”. This platform will provide its support to 1 million rural …..Read Here

WCD Ministry classified All Major Schemes under 3 Umbrella Schemes

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has announced to classify all the major schemes of the ministry for their effective implementation and programmes under the three Umbrella sc…..Read Here

Australia suspends Defence Cooperation with Myanmar

The government of Australia has suspended its defence cooperation with Myanmar and has decided to redirect the humanitarian aid which the country was providing to the government of Myan…..Read Here

Stand Up India Scheme: Over 81% account holders are women

The Ministry of Finance has launched several schemes in past seven years which comprise of several special provisions that empowers the women. One such scheme is “Stand-up India schem…..Read Here

Integrated Rail Madad Helpline Number launched

Indian Railways has launched an integrated “Rail Madad Helpline number 139”. This helpline number can be used for all type of queries, assistance and complaints for passengers durin…..Read Here

Economic Freedom Index 2021- Highlights

The Heritage Foundation, a US Conservative think-tank, recently launched the “Economic Freedom Index”. In the index, Singapore has topped the global ranking for the second consecuti…..Read Here

Wrestler Bajrang Punia regains Top Position

Indian wrestler, Bajrang Punia, has regained the world number one ranking. He gained his ranking after winning second successive gold medal at Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series. Highlight…..Read Here

HDFC Bank launches SmartUp Unnati programme

The HDFC Bank has launched the “SmartUp Unnati mentoring Programme”. This programme was launched to provide its support to the women entrepreneurs. About SmartUp Unnati mentoring Pr…..Read Here

What is Non-fungible token?

The American rock band called Kings of Leon has released a music album recently. The music album was launched as a non-fungible token (NFT). Thus, the band has become the first ever to …..Read Here



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