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Current Affairs in Short: 22 April 2021

11 hrs ago
Pfizer has decided to provide COVID-19 vaccines in India only through government channels. This means that the vaccine may not be available in private hospitals of the country unless the centre decides to sell the doses to private facilities. 

Top 5 Current Affairs: 22 April 2021

13 hrs ago
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India, G C Murmu has been appointed as the External Auditor of OPCW.

Vanita Gupta becomes first Indian-American Associate Attorney General of US

14 hrs ago
The US Senate confirmed Vanita Gupta to be the Associate Attorney General in a narrow 51-49 vote after Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski decided to join with the Democrats in support of the US President's Justice Department nominee.

Mountaineer Priyanka Mohite becomes first Indian woman to scale Mt Annapurna

18 hrs ago
Priyanka Mohite also holds the record of being the first Indian woman to scale Mt Makalu, the fifth highest mountain range in the world at 8,485 meters.

India’s CAG appointed as External Auditor of OPCW, what is OPCW?

19 hrs ago
India received overwhelming support to be selected as the External Auditor of the OPCW during the election process that was conducted at the OPCW Conference.

COVID-19: Personalities who tested positive during 2nd wave- Check the complete list

20 hrs ago
In the latest, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has tested positive for COVID-19. 

Top 5 Current Affairs: 21 April 2021

1 day ago
The Central government has decided to waive off import duty on Remdesivir. The decision has been taken amid the increasing cases of COVID-19 in the country.

Current Affairs in Short: 21 April 2021

1 day ago
According to a study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), COVAXIN neutralises against multiple variants of SARS-CoV-2 and effectively neutralises the double mutant strain as well.

Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga cancels visit to India, Philippines

1 day ago
The Japanese Prime Minister was scheduled to visit the two nations from late April to early May to reaffirm Japan's cooperation with them in achieving a free and open Indo-Pacific.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 20 April 2021

2 days ago
The Central Government on April 19, 2021, announced that from May 1, COVID-19 vaccination will be open for all above the age of 18 years.

Russia to revisit Moon after 45 years, Luna 25 set to launch in October 2021

2 days ago
The last spacecraft ‘Luna 24’ was launched in August in 1976 by the Soviet Union.

Current Affairs in Short: 20 April 2021

2 days ago
The Jharkhand government has announced lockdown from April 22-29 with few exemptions. Only essential services will be allowed during this period. 

NIXI Academy to be set up to educate technical and non-technical people, what is NIXI?

2 days ago
The NIXI academy is being created to educate technical and non-technical people about technologies such as IPv6.

Marathi Film Puglya awarded ‘Best Foreign Language Feature' at the Moscow International Film Festival 2021

2 days ago
The Marathi film Puglya revolves around two 10-year-old boys- one from the village while the other hailing from the city- and how the entry of a pug turns their life upside down.

Marathi filmmaker Sumitra Bhave passes away at 78

2 days ago
Sumitra Bhave made her first short film ‘Bai’ in 1985. The movie went on to win several National Awards. 

Italy launches Mega Food Park and Food Processing Unit in India

2 days ago
The Indian Government had envisioned 42 Mega Food Parks under the Mega Food Park Scheme of which 22 Mega Food Parks are operational in India. 

NASA’s ‘Ingenuity’ takes first powered flight on Mars

3 days ago
‘Ingenuity’ hovered in the air up to an altitude of 10 feet on Mars for around 39.1 seconds.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 19 April 2021

3 days ago
The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was scheduled to visit India next week, has decided to cancel his trip amid the rising cases of COVID-19 infections. 

Current Affairs in Short: 19 April 2021

3 days ago
Maharashtra's Wardha-based company, Genetek Lifesciences has been allowed to manufacture 30,000 vials of COVID-19 drug Remdesivir injections per day. 

NASA SpaceX ready to launch crew-2 mission to ISS, what is the significance of the mission?

3 days ago
NASA and SpaceX are working on the crew-3 mission that is expected to be launch ready by October 23, 2021.

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