Page-5 of Current Affairs - March, 2021

World Theatre Day 2021

ITI centres and international theatre community observes the World Theatre Day annually on March 27th. The day is celebrated to underline importance of theatre arts and how they have played a significant role in the field of entertainment. It also raises awareness regarding changes which theatre brings in life. Theatre arts Since the Greeks, Theatre ..

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PM Modi invited for US-hosted Virtual Climate Summit

President of United States, Joe Biden, has invited 40 world leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for a US-hosted virtual summit on climate in April 2021. Summit will be organised to underline the urgency and economic benefits of stronger climate action. Highlights Joe Biden will host a two-day climate summit of world leaders. It will ..

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UK, US call for alternative to China’s BRI

President of United States, Joe Biden and British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson have asked the democratic countries to provide an alternative to China’s infrastructure strategy called Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Highlights Both the leaders held the discussions over phone. They discussed the issues including COVID-19 and global health security, China, Iran, climate change, and ..

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Shaheen 1-A : Pakistan test fires Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile

Pakistan has successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile on March 26, 2021. Missile has a range of 900 kilometres. Highlights Pakistan test-fired Shaheen-1A surface to surface ballistic missile with the aim of re-validating various design and technical parameters of weapon system including the advanced navigation system. According to Army’s media wing, missile has a ..

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RBI extends curbs on PMC Bank till 30 June

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended restrictions on withdrawals and deposits in Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank till 30 June, 2021. This decision was taken as central bank is working to finalize an investor for scam-hit multi-state cooperative bank. Background Reserve Bank of India had imposed restrictions on Punjab & Maharashtra Bank Cooperative ..

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