National current affairs- March 19, 2021

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National current affairs- March 19, 2021

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1- Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took a jibe at BJP leaders over ripped jeans controversy.

2-The Education Department of Gujarat government has asked to shut down Offline education in 8 municipal corporations in Gujarat.

3-Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that the state government is mulling to ban hookah bars.

4-The Delhi BJP has asked the chairperson of Delhi Commission of Women (DCW), Swati Maliwal to question Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asking why there is no woman in his cabinet.

5-A special MP-MLA court has sentenced ex-MP Annu Tandon to 2 yrs in jail in a case of train blocking in Unnao during a political agitation in 2017.

6-The Inspector General of Police, Prayagraj(UP), has banned loudspeakers from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

7-The Andhra Pradesh government has announced to vaccinate all the legislators and Assembly staff for Covid-19 for two days on Wednesday and Thursday.

8-The Nepalese security agencies yet to remove encroachments on no-man’s land with the sensitive Uttarakhand-Nepal border.

9- The Andhra Pradesh government has sought Rs 2,000 crore more from the National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for schools under the Nadu-Nedu (then and now) scheme.

10-SUV case fallout: Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar-Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh meet in New Delhi.

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11-The Delhi High Court has refused to stay Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons issued to former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Mehbooba Mufti.

12-The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) said Ram Mandir work will complete only when nation binds together.

13-Andhra Pradesh Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy sought centre’s support for logistics park.

14-Senior Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra has appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Kolkata in Saradha case.

15-Bank fraud case: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has carried out searches at Indian Technometal Company premises.

16-The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led Delhi government has alleged that Centre has put ration doorstep delivery scheme on hold.

17- Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has asked Pakistan Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa to control ISI before talk on stability.

Amarinder Singh
Amarinder Singh

18-Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sah Sarkaryavah Manmohan Vaidya said that RSS has been planning to go mega at grassroot-level before 2024.

19-Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain said that the Odisha government assured to procure paddy from registered farmers.

20- The BJP-led Gujarat government has admitted in the state assembly that 31% of the Public Distribution Shops (PDS) shops found with irregularities in Gujarat.

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21-Rebel YSRCP Narasapuram MP Kanumuru Raghu Ramakrishna Raju met President Ram Nath Kovind alleging fake cases from own party.

22-Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma has presented a Rs 22,724.50 crore tax-free Budget for 2021-22.

23-PMS- Portfolio management scheme

ATS- Anti Terrorism Squad

24- The Telangana Remote Sensing Application Centre (TRAC) has developed a plant growth monitoring system.

25- Actor turned Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) President Kamal Haasan has promised mono rails in all Tamil Nadu districts.

26-Bengaluru has become the first city after Nagpur to elect new Sarkaryavah(General Secretary).

27-UP today claims India’s best state in Public Distribution System(PDS) transparency.

28-The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Indian pharmaceutical firm Stelis Biopharma joined hands to supply 200M Sputnik V vaccine doses.

29-World Sleep Day is on March 19th.

30-Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat has arrived in New Delhi for the first time after becoming Uttarakhand CM.

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31- Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to address a kisan panchayat in Jind district of Haryana on April 4.

32-Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the Covid epicentre shifted from the NCR region to GT Road districts.

33- Under ‘Operation Flush Out’, more than 10,330 intensive searches were conducted in Rajasthan.

34-Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has asked officials to ensure passenger safety, deter smokers.

Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal

35- Mumbai Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray hinted at lockdown option as Mumbai recorded 3K Covid cases.

36-Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said Congress will repeal the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).

37-The National Investigation Agency (NIA) team met Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale in SUV case.

38-The Andhra Pradesh High Court has temporarily stayed CID probe against the former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and education baron P. Narayana for four weeks.

39-Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has unveiled e-book on Delhi’s biodiversity parks.

40-Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has launched unified emergency helpline number ‘112’.

41-Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai has called for collective efforts to tackle stubble burning.

42- Kerala’s Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government has promised pension for housewives, benchmark price for rubber.

43-The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) has floated a request for proposal (RFQ) for leasing land parcel for residential development.

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