Daily GK Update 2 March 2021, Daily Current Affairs 2021

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Daily GK Update 2 March 2021, Daily Current Affairs 2021

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National (Current Affairs)

♦3rd Janaushadhi Diwas 2021 celebrations being held from March 1 to 7

  • The 3rd Janaushadhi Diwas 2021 celebrations commenced on March 1, 2021. It will be a week-long celebration starting from March 1 to 7. As part of the celebrations, Jan Aushadhi kendras conducted more than 1000 Health Check-up Camps across the country on March 1.
  • Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI), the implementing agency of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) is celebrating 3rd Janaushadhi Diwas on 7th March, 2021 with the theme of “Seva bhi – Rozgar bhi”.

♦Uttarakhand CM launches ”Gharoki Pechan, Chelik Naam” scheme from Nainital

Uttarakhand CM launches ''Gharoki Pechan, Chelik Naam'' scheme from Nainital

  • Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on 28th Feb launched “Gharoki Paachan, Chelik Naam” (daughter”s name is a home”s identity) programme and development schemes worth Rs 42 crore in Nainital.
  • Government is working towards women empowerment and 32,000 women groups of the state are being linked with self-employment to make them self-reliant.

Note: About Uttarakhand

  • Governor: Baby Rani Maurya
  • Chief minister: Trivendra Singh Rawat
  • Capitals: Dehradun (Winter), Gairsain (Summer)

♦International Yoga festival begins in Rishikesh

  • The International Yoga Festival was inaugurated by the Agriculture Minister of Uttarakhand Subodh Uniyal, head of Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad (ABAP) Narendra Giri and Patanjali Yogpeeth chairman Acharya Balakrishna in Rishikesh.
  • The festival is being jointly organised by Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB) and Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN).

Awards

♦78th Golden Globe Awards 2021

  • Winners of the 78th Golden Globe Awards for performance in films and television in US in 2020 were announced on February 28, 2021. Winners were selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Best Motion Picture-Drama award was won by ‘Nomadland’ while the Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy award went to ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’.  READ MORE………..

♦Delhi Airport once again emerges as the Best Airport in ACI-ASQ Award for 2020

Delhi Airport once again emerges as the Best Airport in ACI-ASQ Award for 2020

  • Annual ASQ Awards 2020 recognises Delhi Airport in over 40 MPPA category in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Delhi Airport retains the best airport position under the highest category for three consecutive years– 2018, 2019 and 2020 in Asia-Pacific region. Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), a GMR led consortium,announced that Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has once again emerged as the ‘Best Airport by Size and Region’ in Asia-Pacific for 2020.
  • The airport’s efforts have been recognised by Airports Council International (ACI) for Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards in the category of over 40 Million Passengers Per Annum (MPPA).

Sports

♦Uganda International Badminton tournament: India win both singles titles

Uganda International Badminton tournament: India win both singles titles

  • India’s Varun Kapur and Malvika Bansod clinched the men’s and women’s singles titles respectively at the 2021 Uganda International Badminton tournament in Kampala. Varun beat compatriot Sankar Muthusamy 21-18, 16-21, 21-17 in the men’s singles final.
  • Malvika beat compatriot Anupama Upadhyaya in the women singles summit clash 17-21, 25-23, 21-10.

♦Mumbai City FC win ISL League Football Winners Shield

Mumbai City FC win ISL League Football Winners Shield

  • Mumbai City FC scripted a 2-0 triumph over ATK Mohun Bagan (ATKMB) at the GMC Stadium in Bambolim on February 28, 2021 to bag the ISL League Winners Shield and the coveted AFC Champions League spot that comes with it.
  • Mumbai and ATKMB finished level on 40 points, but the former claimed first place with a better head-to-head record.

Science

♦Russia launches first Arctic-monitoring Satellite ‘Arktika-M’

Russia launches first Arctic-monitoring Satellite ‘Arktika-M’

  • The Russian space corporation Roscosmos successfully launched its first satellite to monitor the Arctic’s climate and environment. The satellite called “Arktika-M”, was launched on February 28, 2021, onboard Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
  • This satellite will help to collect information to solve operational meteorology and hydrology problems, and monitoring the climate and environment in the Arctic region.

Note: About Russia

  • President: Vladimir Putin.
  • Space Agency: Roscosmos
  • Capital: Moscow.
  • Currency: Russian Ruble.

Important Day

♦45th Civil Accounts Day celebrated in March 1

  • The 45th Civil Accounts Day was celebrated in New Delhi on March 1, 2021 in presence of Chief Guest and Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman; G.C. Murmu, Comptroller & Auditor General of India and Soma Roy Burman, Controller General of Accounts, amongst others.
  • This annual event was celebrated for the first time by virtual mode.

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