India Current Affairs March 2021

Current Affairs March

31st March:

  • Ministry for Health added new ruled to the Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules.
  • GAIL and BHEL signed to development of Solar Power Projects.
  • Justice D.K.Jain to be the Ethics Officer of the Indian cricket board.
  • India and US renew Triangular Development Cooperation in Asia and Africa.
  • India & Bolivia sign 8 Key MoUs in different areas.

30th March:

  • King Salman and Tunisian President hold bilateral talks.
  • Angelina Jolie at UN Speaks out for womens role in Afghan peace process.
  • Pakistan lose 4th ODI by six runs despite tons by Abit and Rizwan.
  • Turkey rejects US pressure over Russian S-400 missile deal.
  • Hyper local connectivity app Bhonga initiated in Mumbai.

29th March:

  • India and the African Union sign MoU in the cooperation in healthcare.
  • At least 12 Police Officers Killed In Attacks In Western Afghanistan.
  • German Passport Remains the most powerful among all EU Travel Documents.
  • Philippines Journalist and prominent Duterte critic Maria ressa arrested in Manila.
  • Thailands Pro army party won popular vote, opposition second.

28th March:

  • U.S. approved secret nuclear power work for Saudi Arabia.
  • All eight members of Lokpal take an oath of office.
  • Australia beat Pakistan by 80 runs, win series 3-0.
  • Afghanistan recalls ambassador in row over Pakistan PM remarks.
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to be awarded an honorary degree by Oxford University.

27th March:

  • UAE, Saudi Arabia condemn US recognition of Golan Heights.
  • Veteran actress Jaya Prada joins BJP.
  • Pakistan approved plan to open Sharada Temple Corridor to Hindu Pilgrims from India.
  • England beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets to win T20 series.
  • Uk Parliament seek to seize control of Brexit Agenda.
  • World’s largest e-waste recycling hub opened in Dubai.

26th March:

  • Ricky Skerritt elected president of Cricket West Indies.
  • Two American astronauts successfully replaced ageing batteries on ISS.
  • Suresh Raina becomes first cricketer to score 5,000 runs in IPL history.
  • Peter Tabichi won Global Teacher Prize 2021.
  • Lalit Kala Academy Announces 60th National Academy Awards Winners.

25th March:

  • Saudi Arabia’s crown prince meets with president of World Economic Forum.
  • King Salman hands out awards at King Faisal International Prize ceremony.
  • Royal adviser fired over Khashoggi murder absent from Saudi trial.
  • New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern invited to embrace Islam.
  • PM Imran’s autographed bat, ball bring in millions for dam fund.
  • TOI report triggers Twitter spat between Sushma Swaraj, Pak Minister.

24th March:

  • World Tuberculosis Day Celebrated today.
  • State Bank of India Signed MoU With Bank of China For Business Opportunities.
  • Pakistan to receive over 2 billion US Dollars loan from China.
  • Former SC judge PC Ghose takes oath as Lokpal.
  • RBI Governor called for permanent status to Finance Commission.
  • Neeraj Chopra to lead Indian athletics team in Asian Championships.

23rd March:

  • World Meteorological Day (WMD) Celebrated today.
  • Sudin Dhavalikar, Vijay Sardesai named as Goa Deputy CMs.
  • CSK to donate IPL opener proceeds to families of Pulwama attack.
  • New Zealand Bans Assault Weapons.
  • RBI denies IDBI Banks proposal to name change.

22nd March:

  • India signals to boycott China’s Belt and Road Forum for second time.
  • India and Sri Lanka to conduct joint military exercise Mitra Shakti VI.
  • World Water Day is celebrated today.
  • ADB to invest USD 50 million in Avaada Energy for expansion of solar projects in India.
  • India’s deepest shaft cave discovered in Meghalaya.
  • Abu Dhabi signed to host T10 League for next five years.

21st March:

  • Scientists found evidence of water on asteroid Bennu.
  • India attacks UNSC for Progressively Undermining UNGA.
  • Samjhauta Express bombing case: RSS activist Swami Aseemanand, three others acquitted.
  • Nirav Modi was denied bail in London.
  • Kazakhstan renames capital Astana as ‘Nursultan’ after ex-President.
  • Iran Air Plane catches fire at Tehran airport 100 passengers evacuate unhurt.

20th March:

  • RBI says Forex swap for liquidity has been received well.
  • South Arfica overcome Sri Lanka fight with Super Over win.
  • Japanese Olympic chief quits amid corruption allegations scandal.
  • GST Council approves transition plan for new GST rates.
  • Uttar Pradesh to take census of Otters for the first time.
  • India lose hosting rights to tennis events amind tense relation with Pakistan.

19th March:

  • Soyuz successfully placed astronauts in ISS.
  • Goa Speaker Pramod Sawant sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Goa.
  • India & Afghanistan Signed an MOU On Digital Education Initiatives.
  • NGT questioned MoEF for not furnishing proper data.
  • Mukesh Ambani Tops Forbes List of Worlds Richest Sports Team Owners.
  • FIFA: India To hosts U-17 Women’s World Cup 2021.

18th March:

  • India Celebrates Ordnance Factories’ Day Today.
  • Senior Journalist Darryl D’Monte passed away at age of 74 years.
  • Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar passed away aged 63.
  • T. Irfan became first Indian athlete to qualify for Tokyo Olympics.
  • Saudi Crown Prince Approved ‘Intervention’ Against Dissidents.
  • Former SC judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose tipped to be India’s first Lokpal.

17th March:

  • Sourav Ganguly appointed as advisor of Delhi Capitals for IPL 2021.
  • India welcomes France’s decision to sanction Masood Azhar.
  • State Bank of India launched YONO Cash for cardless withdrawal of cash.
  • NITI Aayog and USAID organised IEMF.
  • Saalumarada Thimmakka ‘Tree Mata’ gets Padma Shri Award 2021.

16th March:

  • Mumbai footbridge collapse kills five and injures dozens.
  • Andhra Pradesh Former Minister YS Vivekananda Reddy dies.
  • USFDA approved Glenmarks generic version of acne treatment gel.
  • Supreme Court sets aside & lifts life ban imposed on Indian Ex Cricketer Sreesanth.
  • Saudi Arabia condemns New Zealand mosque attacks.
  • Kyrgyz president says Kyrgyzstan ready to enhance cooperation with China.
  • Two killed in clashes on Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan border.

15th March:

  • India & US Agrees To Build Six American Nuclear Power Plants In India.
  • Pakistan beat India in international kick boxing.
  • India & Pakistan agrees to operationalize work of Kartarpur corridor
  • Singapore’s Nutrition Innovation raises &5m to make sugar healthier.
  • World consumer rights day is observed today.
  • 6 killed in New Zealand mosque attack.

14th March:

  • Australia beat India by 35 runs In fifth ODI.
  • Brexit vote: UK parkiament rejects leaving EU without a deal.
  • NASA to send women to Mars.
  • World Kidney Day 2021 is observed today.
  • Krishna Kumari Kohli becomes the first Thari Hindu woman to be elected to the Senate of Pakistan.
  • Rahul Bajaj resigns as chairman of Bajaj Finserv.

13th March:

  • UAE deposits second $1 billion tranche in SBP reserves.
  • No Smoking Day Celebrated today.
  • Saudi prince passes away, Royal Court announces.
  • Thailand has first transgender candidate for PM.
  • Pakistani singing sensation Atif Aslam to celebrate 36th birthday today.
  • The Boeing 737 Max is now grounded in India.

12th March:

  • DRDO Successfully Test Fired Pinaka Guided Weapon Rocket System.
  • Lok Sabha Elections 2021: Model Code of Conduct Imposed.
  • Pakistan elected OIC body’s deputy chairman.
  • 4 policemen injured in explosion targeting CTD vehicle in Quetta.
  • Nine Myanmar policemen killed in attack by insurgents.
  • Singapore suspends boeing 737 MAX flights after Ethiopia crash.

11th March:

  • Boxing Legend George Foreman’s Daughter Found Dead in Houston home.
  • U-2 aircraft return to South Korea after mystery deployment to Japan.
  • Jan Michael Vincent Star of Airwolf and the Mechanic dies at 74.
  • India says election to be held in 7 phases in April, May.
  • Word unites in grief as Ethiopian Airlines crash kills 157.
  • PM Imran included in ‘Nobel Peace Prize’ list of US newspaper.

10th March:

  • Mustansar Khan wins Invitational Golf title.
  • Sumsam Bukhari takes oath as Punjab information minister.
  • Hawa Alam Nuristani appointed as new chief of Election Commission of Afghanistan.
  • Padma Lakshmi appointed as Goodwill Ambassador of UNDP.
  • Manpreet Vohra appointed as the next India’s Ambassador to Mexico.
  • Chameli Devi Jain Award won by BBC Journalist Priyanka Dubey.

9th March:

  • Supreme Court approves mediation in Ayodhya land dispute case.
  • Jinnah of Pakistan author Stanely Wolpert dies at 91.
  • Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort’s light sentence in Mueller case.
  • Supreme Court approves mediation in Ayodhya land dispute case.
  • Soumya Swaminathan appointed as Chief Scientist at WHO.
  • CCEA approved new rules to provide greater coal availability.
  • Cabinet approved for new hydroelectric policy.

8th March:

  • Rai Tahir re appointed as CTD AIG.
  • International Women’s Day Celebrated today.
  • Ajit Kumar Mohanty Appointed As Director of BARC.
  • Union Cabinet approves investment for Kiru Hydro Electric Project in Jammu & Kashmir.
  • BIAC India won the Women on a Mission award.
  • Kaja Kallas elected as the first female Prime Minister of Estonia.

7th March:

  • India celebrates ‘Jan Aushadhi Diwas’ today.
  • At Least 17 Killed In Afghanistan Attack As U.S. Sees ‘Progress’ In Peace Talks.
  • Indore bags cleanest city award for the 3rd consecutive year.
  • Justice SA Bobde nominated as NALSA Executive Chairman.
  • PM Narendra Modi performed bypass surgery in Rafale deal; purchase delayed to benefit Anil Ambani: Rahul Gandhi.

6th March:

  • Haryana Cabinet approved the 2021-20 excise policy.
  • India beat Australia by eight runs in 2nd ODI.
  • Sri Lanka raises sin taxes ahead of elections.
  • Anti Hindu Remarks Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan removed as Punjab Minister.
  • New Delhi gives proof to US on Pakistan’s use of F-16 planes against India.

5th March:

  • Cricketer Mohammad Amir Mother Passed away.
  • India beat Australia by 6 wickets in 1st ODI.
  • Nissan has fired Ghosn as chairman.
  • Bangladeshi hanged for Saudi diplomat’s murder.
  • British PM May lauds PM Imran’s act of releasing Indian pilot.
  • Imran Tahir to retire from ODIs after 2021 World Cup.

4th March:

  • Mahashivratri being celebrated across India.
  • NASA created a deep ocean conditions in lab to study origins of life.
  • ICC rejected BCCIs plae to isolate Pakistan from nations that supports terrorism.
  • AIAA awarded Dr.G.Satheesh Reddy the Missile Systems Award.
  • Macky Sall has been re-elected as the President of Senegal.
  • India signed deal with Russian firm to produce 7.5 lakh AK-203 rifles.

3rd March:

  • World Wildlife Day Celebrated today.
  • Ravneet Gill is appointed as MD and CEO of Yes Bank.
  • World Hearing Day Celebrated today.
  • South Korea to help U.S. and North Korea reach a deal
  • IIT (BHU) scientist discovered tadpole-like jets on Sun.
  • Sitting Judge of Delhi HC Justice Valmiki J Mehta passed away.

2nd March:

  • Union Bank of India reduced the MCLR by 10 basis points.
  • RBI have signed a bilateral swap agreement with the Bank of Japan.
  • Deepak Singh Wins Gold At Makran Cup In Boxing.
  • Russia, China blocked a US resolution on Venezuela in the UN.
  • IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan returned to India from Pakistan.
  • K.L. Rahul only Indian in top 10 batsmen in T20 rankings 2021.

1st March:

  • ADIA to invest USD 500 million in Kotak fund.
  • Russia offers to help mediate between India and Pakistan.
  • Cabinet approves Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Amendment Ordinance, 2021.
  • Union Cabinet approved the National Policy on Software Products.
  • Mahesh Elkunchwar is to receive META Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • HRD Ministry Launches SHREYAS Scheme.