CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Ministry of Rural Development
B)
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
C)
Ministry of Women and Child Development
D)
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of Rural Development

Note : The Saras Aajeevika Mela has been organised by the Ministry of Rural Development, under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission.

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Published On : March 3, 2021
A)
USA
B)
Japan
C)
France
D)
Russia

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Russia

Note : The Russian space corporation Roscosmos successfully launched its first satellite to monitor the Arctic's climate and environment.

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Published On : March 3, 2021
A)
Western Naval Command
B)
Eastern Naval Command
C)
Southern Naval Command
D)
Andaman and Nicobar Command

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Eastern Naval Command

Note : Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) of Eastern Naval Command (ENC).

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Published On : March 3, 2021
A)
Ajit Kumar P
B)
Arun Prakash
C)
Atul Kumar Jain
D)
Anil Kumar Chawla

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Atul Kumar Jain

Note : Atul Kumar Jain has been transferred to New Delhi to assume charge as the Vice Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC).

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Published On : March 3, 2021
A)
Fino Payments Bank
B)
NSDL Payments Bank
C)
Paytm Payments Bank
D)
India Post Payments Bank

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Fino Payments Bank

Note : Reserve Bank of India(RBI) announced that Fino Payments Bank Limited has been included in the Second Schedule to the RBI Act, 1934. With this inclusion, Fino Payments bank gets the status of scheduled commercial bank.

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Published On : March 2, 2021
A)
Beauty of simplicity
B)
Change of power - necessity
C)
Higher Education @2030: R.I.S.E
D)
Capitalism - effect on the individual

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Higher Education @2030: R.I.S.E

Note : The theme of the 16th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2021 is 'Higher Education @ 2030: R.I.S.E.

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Published On : March 2, 2021
A)
Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company Ltd
B)
Star Health Insurance Company Ltd
C)
Care Health Insurance
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company Ltd

Note : The Aditya Birla Health Insurance is the only insurance company offering up to 100 per cent premium returns.

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Published On : March 2, 2021
A)
NITI Aayog
B)
Central Statistical Organization
C)
National Sample Survey Office
D)
Labour Bureau in the Ministry of Labour

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Central Statistical Organization

Note : The All-India Consumer Price Index for Urban Non-Manual Employees [CPI(UNME)] has been released by the Central Statistical Organization (CSO).

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Published On : March 2, 2021
A)
Ethiopia
B)
Sudan
C)
DRC
D)
Ghana

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ghana

Note :

Ghana became the first country to receive a batch of free Covid vaccine doses through the COVAX initiative.
The World Health Organization (WHO) leads the COVAX initiative together with Gavi the Vaccine Alliance and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations. It aims to share the vaccines to poorer countries.

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Published On : March 2, 2021
A)
Assam
B)
Arunachal Pradesh
C)
Sikkim
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Arunachal Pradesh

Note :

A new species of the ‘alpine plant’ in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang district has been discovered by a team of scientists of three institutes.
The new species, which was named as ‘Cremanthodium indicum’, belongs to the family of Himalayan sunflower. The species is endemic to Penga-Teng Tso Lake of Tawang district of the state.

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Published On : March 2, 2021