Prime Minister Modi addresses party workers on ‘BJP’s Foundation Day’

Apr 6, 2021
The 41st Foundation Day of the Bharatiya Janata Party also coincides with the ongoing Assembly polls in four states and one UT.

Current Affairs Quiz: 5 April 2021

Apr 5, 2021
 The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards, India's biggest floating solar plant and Jordan conflict among others. 

Current Affairs in Short: 5 April 2021

Apr 5, 2021
Over 100 people have died and dozens are missing after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia and East Timor on April 4, 2021. Torrential rain has caused water to overflow from dams, submerging thousands of homes. 

Top 5 Current Affairs: 5 April 2021

Apr 5, 2021
Maharashtra has announced the Sindhudurg district as a biodiversity heritage site. 

Jordan's Prince Hamzah under house arrest, Know why here!

Apr 5, 2021
Former Crown Prince of Jordan, Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein has reportedly been placed under house arrest in a flare-up on tensions with Jordan's royal household.

SAG Awards 2021: ‘The Crown’, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ win top honours, check the complete list of winners

Apr 5, 2021
All the main acting awards went to a group of actors of color. It includes Chadwick Boseman for the Best Male Actor, Viola Davis for the Best Female Actor, Yun-Jung Youn for Best Female Supporting Actor, and Daniel Kaluuya for Best Male Supporting Actor.

Ambedkar Jayanti 2021: Centre declares April 14th as public holiday

Apr 5, 2021
The central government has declared a public holiday on April 14, 2021 to commemorate Dr. BR Ambedkar’s 130th birth anniversary. 

Veteran Bollywood actress Shashikala passes away at 88

Apr 5, 2021
Shashikala started her career with a small role in the 1945 movie Zeenat and went on to appear in various popular movies such as Sujata, Anupama, Aarti, Khubsoorat, Waqt, Gumrah, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi.

Maharashtra's Sindhudurg area named Biodiversity Heritage Site

Apr 5, 2021
The Maharashtra government has declared an area at Amboli in Western ghats in Sindhudurg district, as a biodiversity heritage site. The area is where a rare freshwater fish species was discovered.

COVID-19: Maharashtra Government announces weekend lockdown, night curfew

Apr 5, 2021
From April 5, 2021, a night curfew will be imposed in the whole state from 8 PM to 7 AM. The state government has also imposed Section 144 in the daytime and more than 5 people are not allowed to gather.

India’s Biggest Floating Solar Power Plant to be set up in Telangana

Apr 5, 2021
India’s biggest 100 MW floating solar power plant is coming up in Telangana by May 2021. This project is expected to increase the share of renewable energy in overall power generation in Telangana.

West Central Railway becomes first fully electrified Railway Zone in India

Apr 5, 2021
The electrification of the West Central Railway Section will be beneficial in various areas such as the reduction in travel time, saving fuel as well as environmental protection.

PM Narendra Modi holds high-level review meeting over COVID-19 situation, stresses on five-fold strategy

Apr 5, 2021
The total number of new COVID-19 cases has touched 47,913 in Maharashtra, which is more than double its earlier peak.

US President Biden lets Trump era H-1B visa bans expire, to benefit Indian IT professionals

Apr 4, 2021
US President Joe Biden has not issued a fresh proclamation for the ban on H-1B visa to continue after March 31, 2021.

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan approves National Policy for Rare Diseases

Apr 4, 2021
The latest policy aims at lowering the high cost of treatment for rare diseases and to increase focus on indigenous research of the diseases.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 29 March to 4 April 2021

Apr 4, 2021
The week's updated quizzes cover topics such as 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Suez Canal blockade, India's FY22 GDP forecast and world's first COVID-19 vaccine for animals among others. 

Government to replace all normal bulbs with LED bulbs in next few years: Environment Minister

Apr 3, 2021
Union Minister of Environment Prakash Javadekar said recently that the central government plans to change all normal bulbs of 40 to 60 watts with LED bulbs in a few years from now. 

Centre prioritises vaccination for people above 45 yrs as 88% COVID deaths in this age group

Apr 3, 2021
India has administered over 7 ,30, 54, 000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine so far, crossing a significant milestone. 

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 29 March to 3 April 2021

Apr 3, 2021
The World Health Organisation has released a report explaining that it is unlikely that the COVID-19 virus leaked from a lab in Wuhan, China.

Current Affairs in Short: 2 April 2021

Apr 2, 2021
India will be carrying out its COVID-19 vaccination drive on all days in April including gazetted holidays at both public and private sector Vaccination Centres.
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