Category: Daily Current Affairs

Current Affairs in English – May-3, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

MAY – 3, 2021

NATIONAL

Helpline number for pregnant women

  • The National Commission for Women recently launched the WhatsApp number 9354954224 for pregnant women.
  • It is a “message only” helpline number.
  • It will provide round the clock medical assistance to expectant mothers all over the country.

New technique in collecting COVID-19 samples

  • Rakesh Mishra,

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Current Affairs in English – May-2, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

MAY – 2, 2021

TAMIL NADU

Kaaval karangal

  • The Commissioner of Police Maheshkumar Agarwal has launched a new integrated program called ‘Kaaval karangal’ in Chennai.
  • The Greater Chennai Police has launched this program to help the elderly, women, children and the mentally ill who are left without support on the roads.

3D printed house

  • The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman inaugurated the first 3D printed house at IIT Madras.

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Current Affairs in English – May-1, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

MAY – 1, 2021

STATES

E-Panchayat Puraskar 2021

  • It was followed by Assam and Chhattisgarh at the second position. Odisha and Tamil Nadu stood third.
  • Every year, the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj awards those states, which ensure maximum use of information technology for gram panchayats.
  • The Uttar Pradesh government won the “E-Panchayat Puraskar 2021”.

TAMIL NADU

Project ‘Pyrasol’

  • The foundation stone of the integrated Solar Dryer and Pyrolysis pilot plant was laid at Chennai
  • The pilot plant is part of the Indo-German project ‘Pyrasol’.

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Current Affairs in English – April-30, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

APRIL – 30, 2021

NATIONAL

COVIRAP

  • IIT Kharagpur (Kgp) has successfully commercialized its flagship healthcare product – COVIRAP.
  • This novel diagnostic technology will be useful for infectious diseases including COVID-19 and beyond.
  • The COVID-19 diagnostic test can be conducted directly from human swab samples in the portable device.

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana

  • The GOI recently announced that it will provide five kilo grams of free food grains under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana till June 2021.

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Current Affairs in English – April-29, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

APRIL – 29, 2021

NATIONAL

Global Energy Review report

  • The International Energy Agency recently released the Global Energy Review report.

In India

  • According to the report, the Carbon Dioxide emissions in India is to be 1.4% higher than the levels recorded in 2019.
  • The coal-fired power generation is to increase by three times higher than the increase in generation from the renewables.

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Current Affairs in English – April-28, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

APRIL – 28, 2021

NATIONAL

E-PROPERTY CARDS :-

  • The Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the distribution of E-Property Cards under the Svamitva Scheme.
  • The Svamitva Scheme was launched in 2020 on National Panchayati Raj day
  • Under the scheme, the mapping is to be done in a phase-wise manner between 2020 and 2024.
  • Also, Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) will be used for demarcation.

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Current Affairs in English – April-27, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

APRIL – 27, 2021

NATIONAL

Crude oil output of India drops

  • The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas recently released its data for the fiscal year 2020-21.
  • According to the data, crude oil production of India fell to 30.5 million tonnes.
  • It was 32.17 million tonnes in 2019-20.
  • The crude oil production of India fell by 5% in 2020-21 as compared to the previous year.

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Current Affairs in English – April-26, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

APRIL – 26, 2021

TAMIL NADU

Arjun Kalyan becomes 68th Indian Grandmaster

  • Tamil Nadu’s Arjun Kalyan became India’s 68th Chess Grandmaster.
  • He achieved this when he crossed the 2500 ELO mark after beating Dragan Kosic in the fifth round of GM Round Robin “Rujna Zore-3” in Serbia.
  • He began playing chess at the age of nine and got his FIDE rating a year later.

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Current Affairs in English – April-25, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

APRIL – 25, 2021

NATIONAL

India elected to three bodies of the UN

  • India was recently elected to the three bodies of the United Nations which operates under United Nations Economic and Social Council.
  • Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ)
  • Executive Board of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
  • Executive Board of the World Food Programme (WFP).

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Current Affairs in English – April-24, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

APRIL – 24, 2021

TAMIL NADU

Champions of Change Award 2020 – MK Stalin

  • The award was presented on behalf of the Interactive Forum on Indian Economy.
  • MK Stalin, Leader of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, was awarded the ‘Champions of Change Award – 2020’. The award is given for his social welfare programs.

ECONOMY

Mega Food Park

  • Italy recently launched the first “Mega Food Park” at Fanidhar in the Mehsana district of Gujarat.

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