Sports Current Affairs- March 13, 2021

Sports Current Affairs

Sports Current Affairs- March 13, 2021

Sports Current Affairs plays an important role in the preparation of students participating in the various competitive exams.

Sports Current Affairs

1-Karnataka’s Sanya Masand and Rethin won u-18 National Ranking tennis titles.

2- Evin Lewis and Shai Hope helped West Indies to a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the second ODI.

3- Former Australia first-class cricketer Damien Wright has been appointed as the Punjab Kings bowling coach for the IPL 2021 edition

4- India captain Virat Kohli was dismissed for zero for the third time in his last five innings against England.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

5-India to clash England in the second T20 International at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera on Sunday.

6- Mumbai will take on Uttar Pradesh (UP) in the final of the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament in New Delhi at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground in the Arun Jaitley Stadium on Sunday.

7-Former captain Jason Holder has returned to the 13-member West Indies side to play a two-Test series against Sri Lanka in the ICC World Test Championship.

8- England won the first T20 International against India by eight wickets and with 4.3 overs to spare.

9-Left-handed opening batsman Sharjeel Khan has returned to Pak squad for the first time in four years after serving ban. He has picked in the T20I squad for the tours of South Africa and Zimbabwe.

10-Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said that Yoga gave India unique recognition before world.

Sports Current Affairs

11-Brazilian-born third-seed Spaniard Laura Piggosi to take on Marianna Zakarlyuk of Ukraine in women’s WTT Cup tennis final.

12-NADA- The National Anti Doping Agency

TUE= Therapeutic Use Exemption

NCAA- National Collegiate Athletic Association

13- According to the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA), 2 Indian athletes were test positive for doping.

14-Mumbai has defeated Bagan 2-1, won maiden Indian Super League (ISL) title at the Fatorda Stadium.

15-Top seeds Rutuja Bhosale of India and Emily Webley Smith of Great Britain won ITF WTT Cup doubles tennis title.

16-Former world No. 1 Andy Murray and his wife, Kim Sears blessed with fourth child.

17-Mumbai City coach Sergio Lobera said credit goes to the quality of Indian players to win trophies.

18-West Indies have reached the sixth spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Super League table.

19-India’s top para-shooters Manish Narwal and Avani Lekhara won the gold medals at the first National Shooting Championships in Faridabad.

20-Tripura Cricket Association (TCA) Secretary Timir Chanda has been sacked for unethical activities.

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International current affairs- March 13, 2021

International current affairs

International current affairs- March 13, 2021

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International current affairs

1- Prime Minister Mario Draghi has asked to shut shops, schools as Covid cases spike.

2- Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the UN health agency has been assessing the current reports on the AstraZeneca vaccine.

3- The US city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay $27 million to settle a lawsuit with Floyd family.

4- A UK-based study said that Covid vaccine is linked to 30% reduction in transmission.

5-Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Turkey and Egypt have launched the first diplomatic-level contacts after 8 yrs.

6- Palestinian Labour Minister Nasri Abu Jaish sustained injuries in West Bank clashes.

7- Bangladesh is all set to welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Golden Jubilee celebrations of the country’s independence and also the birth centenary of Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

8- The Lebanese Parliament has passed a law on a $246 million World Bank loan

9-Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced reforms to stabilise economy.

10-An Iranian commercial ship was attacked in the Mediterranean Sea.

International current affairs

11-The 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council session has condemned civilian killings by Australian soldiers.

12- Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has appointed new senior officials.

13-US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin will visit India to meet Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to discuss partnership.

14- UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has defended post-Brexit move on N.Ireland protocol.

Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson

15-US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has urged New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign.

16- Scientists have discovered possible new coronavirus mutation in Brazil.

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National current affairs- March 13, 2021

National current affairs

National current affairs- March 13, 2021

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1- The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi, began celebrations to mark 75th anniversary of Independence at the Central Park in Connaught Place, the last day of the Budget session.

2-A new World Bank report said transport connectivity can boost national Income of India by 8 percent, and 17 per cent in Bangladesh.

3-The BJP to contest the forthcoming Parliamentary bypoll from the Tirupati seat in Andhra Pradesh, taking the support of the Janasena party.

4- According to the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, 2.1 kg gold seized from Dubai-Goa passenger.

5- Bihar’s Revenue and Land Reforms Minister Ram Surat Rai is in trouble over illicit liquor trade.

6-The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), America’s development bank will enhance the Hyderabad-based Biological E’s capacity for Covid-19 vaccine by the end of 2022.

7-Schaeffler India Limited cover the COVID-19 vaccination cost for all eligible employees.

8-A senior journalist, editor and author Dr. Balasaheb J. Bothe-Patil was arrested for the alleged key conspirator in the killing of a Nationalist Congress Party leader Rekha.

9- Dehradun-New Delhi Shatabdi Express coach was caught fire between Raiwala and Kansrao railway station in Uttarakhand.

10- Tens of millions of AstraZeneca doses are lying idle in US manufacturing facilities.

National current affairs

11-Himachal doctor tested positive after 27 days of the 2nd vaccine dose.

12- Union Home Minister Amit Shah will make a two-day visit to poll-bound Assam and West Bengal.

13-Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said Yoga gave India unique recognition before the international fraternity.

Kiren Rijiju
Kiren Rijiju

14-The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached 101 properties of real estate firm Sanjeevani Buildcon Pvt Ltd (SBPL) for cheating investors.

15-CAG- The Comptroller and Auditor General of India

16- Haryana Assembly Speaker Gian Chand Gupta has formed a panel constituting a five-member committee to amend agriculture market Act.

17-West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will begin her poll campaign on a wheelchair from Monday.

18-Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said it is time to envision what we want to achieve in next 25 years.

Prakash Javadekar
Prakash Javadekar

19-Karnataka Legislative Council chairman is Basvaraj Horatti and Karnataka Legislative Assembly speaker is Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri.

20-Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said that Delhi Government has been taking multiple initiatives to promote e-vehicles.

National current affairs

21-Parimal Debbarma (48) alias Phankrak, the chief of outlawed militant outfit has been arrested in Mizoram. The outfit is National Liberation Front of Tripura (PD faction).

22-Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said appointments to government posts in the state were distributed between 2012 and 2017 among the members of only one family.

Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath

23-Case has been registered against 21 persons including Samajwadi Party (SP) National President Akhilesh Yadav in Moradabad journalists ‘assault’ case.

24-Geneva Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) President will be on seven-day visit to India from Sunday.

25- Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) working president and state Municipal Administration Minister K. Taraka Rama Rao has surprised TRS worker’s daughter by calling her personally and wishing on her birthday.

26-SKM- Samyukta Kisan Morcha

27-Former Congress Chief Minister of Puducherry, V. Narayanasamy, has opted out of Nellithope constituency in Puducherry.

28-Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said more than 5.50L artisans got employment through ‘Hunar Haat’.

29-Actor-turned-politician Khushboo Sundar(BJP) is likely to be fielded from ‘Thousand Lights’ Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu.

30-BJP leader and Maharashtra’s Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis is the new chairman of the Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP).

National current affairs

31-The opposition DMK in poll-bound Tamil Nadu has promised 75% job quota for local people in TN.

32-As many 30 candidates are in fray for Andhra teachers’ legislative polls meant for East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna and Guntur districts teachers’ constituencies.

33-Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has inaugurated the Mycology Advanced Resource Centre (MARC) in collaboration with the ICMR in Bhopal.

34-The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination can be attempted in Hindi, according to the National Testing Agency (NTA).

35- This year NEET examination will be conducted as per the new National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.

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Sports Current Affairs- March 12, 2021

Sports Current Affairs

Sports Current Affairs- March 12, 2021

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1-Mumbai will be facing Uttar Pradesh in Vijay Hazare Trophy final.

2-Prthivi Shaw while playing for Mumbai has slammed his fourth century (165 off 122 balls) in seven matches to help Mumbai beating Karnataka by 72 runs in a semi-final encounter.

3-Opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite is the new captain of the West Indies Test team as he has replaced all-rounder Jason Holder.

4-Athens will host 138th IOC Session in 2025, announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

5-Due to surge in coronavirus, Brazil’s Sao Paulo state has suspended football for at least two weeks.

6- Indian women team captain Mithali Raj became the second woman cricketer and the first from India to score 10,000 runs in international cricket.

7- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that it has received an offer from China to make vaccines for athletes taking part at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

8-IOC President is Thomas Bach.

Thomas Bach
Thomas Bach

9- According to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), India’s remaining 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification matches will be played in Qatar.

10-The Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) said Upto 50% people will be allowed at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera. The T20I series will begin here between India and England.

Sports Current Affairs

11-The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) collected 148 samples to detect the use of banned substance by athletes during competitions held in February.

12-Sports organization ‘Sports Oodles’ will host the sixth edition of The Punch Boxing.

13-Punch Boxing is a professional boxing tournament allowed by the Indian Boxing Council (IBC).

14-Indian professional boxer Vijender Singh to face Russia’s Artysh Lopsan in the super-middleweight bout. The event has been organized on the rooftop of a casino ship docked in the Mandovi river in Goa.

15-According to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will resume in June. The matches will be held in Karachi.

16-South Africa has defeated India in the 3rd ODI by six runs via the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method. Opener Loizelle Lee’s unbeaten 132 off 131 balls helped SA beating India.

17-Tamil Nadu spinner M. Siddharth got a chance to play for the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Siddharth said he is excited to learn under captain Shreyas Iyer and coach Ricky Ponting.

18-Mithali Raj is known as the Sachin Tendulkar of Indian women’s cricket.

Mithali Raj
Mithali Raj

19-former England player Ashley Giles has thanked the Indian Premier League (IPL) saying that England is benefitted to become the world No. 1 in ICC’s T20I rankings.

20-Jahanvi Bakshi won the fifth leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour at the DLF Golf & Country Club in Gurugram.

Sports Current Affairs

21-The World Cup shooting will take place at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi.

22-South Africa women’s team batter Lizelle Lee said her unbeaten 132 runs off 131 deliveries against India is one of her best knocks.

23-Legendary spinner Bishan Singh Bedi has recovered and back home after a few successive operations.

24- England defeated India by eight wickets in the first T20 International in Ahemadabad at the Narendra Modi Stadium.

25- Football referee Denis da Silva Ribeiro Serafim urinated on field without pulling his shorts down. It was caught on camera before the start of the Copa de Brasil match between Boavista and Goias.

26-Fourth seed Rutuja Bhosale, seventh seed Zeel Desai, and wildcard Vaidehi Chaudhari lost in the quarterfinals of the $25,000 ITF WTT Cup tennis championships.

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International current affairs- March 12, 2021

International current affairs

International current affairs- March 12, 2021

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1-At least 20 people were killed in fire at a four-story clothing factory in Egypt’s El Obour city, north of Cairo.

2-US President Joe Biden’s spokesperson Jen Psaki has defended his statement that Indian Americans are taking over the country.

3-The US House has passed two gun control bills.

4-US President Joe Biden has signed $1.9tn Covid relief bill into law.

5-The overall number of global Covid-19 caseload has topped 118.4 mn.

6-US Vice President Kamala Harris to participate in the first Quad summit with President Joe Biden, Prime Ministers Narendra Modi of India, Scott Morrison of Australia and Yoshihide Suga of Japan.

Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris

7-Afghans commemorated destruction of 2 Buddha statues destroyed by Taliban.

8-Nearly 150% surge in anti-Asian hate crimes across major cities in the US in 2020.

9-The European Union (EU) has authorised Covid-19 vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson

10-Pakistan has once again banned Chinese TikTok for peddling vulgarity.

International current affairs

11-The UN has launched a new global campaign for global Covid-19 vaccine equity.

12-Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi held talks with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok in Cairo over the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile river.

13-Public Health England (PHE) said that it has been probing new Covid variant identified in the UK as a Variant Under Investigation (VUI).

14-Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has urged US to leave Iraq, Syria.

15-US President Joe Biden sees freedom from Covid-19 by Independence Day, July 4.

Joe Biden
Joe Biden

16-David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) said that Yemen has been heading toward biggest famine in modern history.

17-Algerian parliamentary polls will be held on June 12, as Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has signed a decree.

18- According to the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), there were 1.4mn unplanned newborns across the world in 2020.

19-San Francisco has announced funding for black transgenders.

20-Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria and her spouse Prince Daniel have tested covid positive.

International current affairs

21-New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland relaxed Covid-19 restrictions, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.

Jacinda Ardern
Jacinda Ardern

22-Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan has threatened action over the European Union (EU) carbon tariff.

23-Five people arrested in connection with the collapse of VBS Mutual Bank in South Africa.

24-S.Korea has extended the Level 2 social-distancing rules for two weeks till March 28.

25-210mn trees planted in Beijing in 40 yrs(from 1980 to 2020).

26-49 per cent of American men who identify themselves as Republicans will, say that they won’t get inoculated.

27-China has remembered a renowned statesman Sun Yat-sen on 96th death anniversary.

28- According to Asad Umar, Pakistan’s Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, 3rd Covid wave started in Pakistan.

29-30-yr prison term sought for Peru’s former First Lady and leader of the Popular Force (FP) party, Keiko Fujimori.

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National current affairs- March 12, 2021

National current affairs

National current affairs- March 12, 2021

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1- The Union Health Ministry has stopped sharing Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) reported among beneficiaries.

2-To protect the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) from privatisation, a body is formed in the name of the Visakha Ukku Parirakshana Porata Committee (VUPPC). It has served a notice to the plant’s chairman, threatening to go on strike from March 25 or later.

3-Former Assam MLA, Alok Kumar Ghosh, hospitalised after nomination paper rejected.

4-To mark 75th anniversary of India’s independence on Friday, Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav will take place in Telangana.

5- Missing Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) student, Ashraf Ali, traced in Delhi’s Jama Masjid area.

6-Former Bahujan Samaj Party MP and mafia don Dhananjay Singh shifted to another jail in UP on request.

7-The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has ordered removal of illegal religious structures.

8-Three Hindu Mahasabha activists were held for doing puja in Taj Mahal premises.

9-Samajwadi Party MP Mohd. Azam Khan got permission to sell his double-barreled gun.

10-The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC)’s preliminary examinations for 2020 rescheduled for March 21.

National current affairs

11-Ambani bomb scare: Mobile with a SIM card used by Jaish-ul-Hind seized in Tihar jail.

12-The Supreme Court said independence of Election Commission can’t be compromised in democracy.

13- The ruling YSRCP government in Andhra Pradesh has marked the 11th formation day. It says welfare is party’s top priority.

14-Madan Kaushik has been appointed as new chief of Uttarakhand BJP replacing Bansidhar Bhagat.

15-PMK- Pattali Makkal Katchi

TMC- The Tamil Manila Congress

NSUI- National Students Union of India

16-The Supreme Court has sought validity of Places of Worship Act 1991.

17-Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has honoured the nonagenarian daughter, and descendants of Pingali Venkaiah, the designer of Indian flag.

18- An international mega seminar will be held at Nath sect from March 20 to 22 at the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya University in Gorakhpur.

19-The Chief Minister of Jharkhand Hemant Soren inaugurated 50 Nand Ghars at Sindurpeti.

20-Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan launched India’s independence celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of Indias independence.

National current affairs

21-Justice Indu Malhotra is the first woman advocate to be appointed directly as a judge to the Supreme Court. She became emotional as CJI calls her a great role model.

22- A six-member delegation of Trinamool Congress MPs met the Election Commission demanding a probe into Nandigram attack.

23-Paddy procurement/Mandi mismanagement issues rocked Odisha Assembly.

24-Visakhapatnam navy espionage case: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed supplementary charge sheet against Gujarat man Imran Yakub Giteli aka Giteli Imran.

25-The Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India’s startup ecosystem is today a world attraction.

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

26- Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and RLD Vice President Jayant Chaudhary to jointly address a Kisan Mahapanchayat at Bajna in Mathura on March 19.

27-Rachakonda Commissionerate police have busted a rave party and detained 90 youngsters at a farm house near the Hyderabad city.

28-Haryana Budget gave a major push to Health, agriculture sectors.

29-Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has presented a deficit Budget of Rs 1.55 lakh crore for the financial year 2021-22.

30- Several Rashtriya Lok Samta Party’s (RLSP) joined the Opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) ahead of merger with JD(U).

National current affairs

31-President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Mohammed Ghouse Shukure Kamal as an Additional Judge of the Karnataka High Court.

Ram Nath Kovind
Ram Nath Kovind

32- It is a setback for the Pinarayi Vijayan government as HC dismissed plea for withdrawal of case registered against six Left legislators in 2015.

33-The DMK has released a list of 173 candidates for Tamil Nadu Assembly elections(April 6). Stalin will contest from Kolathur.

34-Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka among others are Congress star campaigners for Bengal polls.

35- Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoled death of Brahma Kumaris’ chief administrator Rajyogini Dadi Hriday Mohini.

36- The elections to two graduates’ constituencies of Telagana Legislative Council will take place on Sunday.

37-BJP MLA Subash Panigrahi has attempted suicide in Odisha Assembly by consuming sanitiser.

38-Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat has inducted 11 minister in his new cabinet.

39-Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced a new scheme ‘Mukhyamantri Antyodaya Utthan Abhiyan’.

40-Haryana State is committed to economically uplift 2 lakh families, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said.

National current affairs

41-The Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has fielded a woman candidate Qamrunisa Anwar for the April 6 Kerala Assembly polls after quarter of century.

42-The Supreme Court sought reply from the Centre and the Medical Council of India (MCI) on 48 per cent disabled girl’s plea for MBBS admission.

43-Google India has been working with the Union Health Ministry and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help you get vaccination centre information on Maps, Search.

44-The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) has launched an aerial LiDAR survey for Mumbai-Nagpur high-speed rail project.

45-Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao said that the Sri Yadadri Laxmi Narasimha temple will be known for its uniqueness.

46-Justice Indu Malhotra became emotional on last court day. She sat on the bench for the last time on Friday.

47-Police have foiled Gujarat Congress’s ‘farm satyagraha’ plans(the Dandi Yatra from the Sabarmati Ashram).

48-Outgoing Supreme Court judge, Justice Indu Malhotra said the society will benefit with more women in judiciary.

49-Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the first Quad leaders’ summit virtually. The quadrilateral group consists of the US, India, Japan and Australia.

50-IMA ponzi scam case in Karnataka:- CBI names ex-BDA engineer P.D. Kumar, IMA chief Mohammed Mansoor Khan in charge-sheet.

National current affairs

51-The World Health Organisation (WHO) has approved Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use in all countries and for COVAX roll-out.

52-The annual estimated budget of Delhi Government for Rs 69,000 crore for 2021-22 was passed by the Legislative Assembly.

53- Four northeastern states Mizoram, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur, Assam Rifles were asked to prevent influx from Myanmar.

54-Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has given Rs 75L assistance to Pingali Venkaiah’s daughter, Ghantasala Sita Mahalakshmi.

Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy
Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy

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Sports Current Affairs- March 11, 2021

Sports Current Affairs

Sports Current Affairs- March 11, 2021

Sports Current Affairs plays an important role in the preparation of students participating in the various competitive exams.

1- Opener Shai Hope scoring 110 runs helped Windies to 8-wicket win over SL in the first ODI at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.

2-Former batsman VVS Laxman said Virat Kohli must play with freedom during the five-match T20I series against England.

3-Swiss tennis great Roger Federer returned with win defeating Britain’s Dan Evans at the Qatar Open after 13-month gap.

Roger Federer
Roger Federer

4-Sri Lanka opener Danushka Gunathilaka was given out for obstructing the field. He became the first Sri Lankan player and only the eighth in the ODI cricket history.

5-1st T20I: India(No. 2), England (No. 1) play in the first match of the five-match T20I series in Ahemadabad at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera open series at Motera.

6-Goa will host 2021 the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League Group E matches.

7-NEROCA- North Eastern Re-Organising Cultural Association Football Club

8-India football captain Sunil Chhetri has tested positive for Covid-19. The 36-year-old footballer plays for Bengaluru FC in the Indian Super League.

9-Rohit Sharma and K.L. Rahul will open in 1st T20I vs England in the first T20 International at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahemadabad.

10-Pakistan’s lone skeet shooter Usman Chand got a visa to travel to India and play for New Delhi Shooting World Cup.

Sports Current Affairs

11-Razi Ahmed Khan is the secretary general of the National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP).

12- AIFF- All India Football Federation

13-Hashmatullah Shahidi (200 not out) and captain Asghar Afghan’s (164) runs puts Afghanistan in front on day 2 of the second Test against Zimbabwe at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

14-Hashmatullah Shahidi has become the first from Afghanistan to score 200 runs not out.

15-India team is No. 2 in T20 International world rankings.

16- On March 11, 2001, off-spinner Harbhajan Singh became the first Indian to take a hat-trick in Test cricket in the series against Australia.

Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh

17-International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Manu Sawhney faced 3-layered probe.

18-11th Sub Junior Women National Hockey Championship is held at Simdega (Jharkhand).

19-Olympic-bound javelin thrower Shivpal Singh has been pulled out of the National Senior Federation Cup athletics meet at Patiala due to injury.

20-India women to take South Africa women in the third ODI, Lucknow at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium on Friday.

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International current affairs- March 11, 2021

International current affairs

International current affairs- March 11, 2021

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1-The US House of Representatives has passed final version of $1.9 trillion covid-19 relief bill.

2-The US Senate has confirmed Marcia Fudge as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

3-US President Joe Biden has plans to order 100mn more doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine.

Joe Biden
Joe Biden

4-The US Senate has confirmed Merrick Garland as attorney general.

5-Saudi Arabia is working on to adopt anti-discrimination policy soon.

6-Samsung group heir Jae-yong faces another probe over anesthesia drug use.

7-Myanmar’s Anti-Terrorism Central Committee has revoked Arakan Army’s terrorist designation.

International current affairs

8-Under a new European Union scheme, Italy will get over half million more vaccine shots by March.

9-On the 50th day US President Joe Biden, got $1.2T relief package amid signs of recovery.

10-The US Department of Treasury has sanctioned against two adult children of Myanmar military leader Min Aung Hlaing.

11- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged US to take first step to return to the 2015 nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

12-Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has urged public support to vaccination drive.

13-Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that China will continue working with WHO on virus source tracing.

14-Myanmar military has accused the ousted leader Suu Kyi of taking illegal payment $600,000 (£430,000) and gold.

15-The National People’s Congress (NPC) has adopted decision to improve the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) electoral system.

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National current affairs- March 11, 2021

National current affairs- March 11, 2021

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1-The AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has releasesd list of 171 candidates for TN Assembly polls.

2-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy has opined that privatisation of the Visakhapatnam Steel plant is not a good option.

3-The Congress has released the names of 26 candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in Assam. It has appointed senior leaders Mohan Prakash and Jaydev Jena as special observers.

4-World Kidney Day (WKD) is observed on March 11 every year.

5-Himachal Pradesh Governor Bandaru Dattatreya and Chief Minister Jairam Thakur greeted people on Maha Shivratri.

6-Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has wanted to develop Ayodhya as a Vedic city.

Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath

7-CRPF- Central Reserve Police Force

PFI- The Popular Front of India

8-West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is in hospital with plaster cast on her leg.

9-Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan and Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy extended Maha Shivaratri greetings to people.

10-The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 66 lakh in J’Khand cyber fraud case.

National current affairs

11-Kerala Health Minister Shailaja is the star campaigner for Left.

12-Puducherry LG Tamilisai Soundararajan has released grant-in-aid to schools.

13-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on his birthday.

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

14-The Tamil Nadu government’s e-pass order has created problems for Keralites.

15-On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan prayed at the Badwale Mahadev temple in Bhopal and also pulled chariot during ‘Shiv Baraat’ procession.

16- The Gujarat government in the Assembly stated that 178 dowry deaths were reported in Gujarat in last 3 years.

17-President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed confidence that the new education policy will usher in era of modern learning.

18-The Campus Front of India (PFI) national general secretary Rauf Sherif received over Rs 1.36 crore from foreign nationals, ED has alleged.

19- The BJP has demanded a probe into the alleged attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram.

20-Injured West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she will continue campaigns on wheelchair, if necessary.

National current affairs

21-Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off a Padyatra from Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat on Friday.

22- PM Modi will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence by launching various initiatives planned under ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’.

23- Leader of Opposition in the Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav has alleged that the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is real liquor mafia of Bihar.

24- Telugu Desam Party General Secretary Nara Lokesh has hit out at the ruling YSRCP government and condemned the arrest of their party leaders.

25-Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) preliminary examinations has been postponed after the protests by the students in Pune, Aurangabad, and Nagpur.

26-Denmark has temporarily halted use of AstraZeneca vaccine over concerns of blood clots.

27-The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked a Hyderabad-based private company in Rs 173 crore fraud.

28-The space agencies of India and Japan i.e ISRO, JAXA to collaborate on paddy acreage, air quality monitoring using satellite data.

29-(FAME) Scheme- Faster Adoption and Manufacture of Electric Vehicles Scheme.

30-The University of Hyderabad (UoH) to permit an additional 2000 students to return to the campus.

National current affairs

31-NITI Aayog’s Member (Health), V.K. Paul said only 311 of 1.9 mn Covaxin(Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin) beneficiaries reported side effects.

32- The centre said that 8 out of the top 10 worst Covid-hit districts in the country are located in the Maharashtra state.

33-AIADMK’s Sattur MLA M.S.R. Rajavarman resigned and joined the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) led by T.T.V. Dhinakaran.

34-The Gauhati High Court has stayed wage hike for over 7.46 lakh tea garden workers in the state.

35-Marking the World Kidney Day (WKD), 50 dialysis patients were vaccinated in Bengaluru.

36-The UN Global Forum for Road Traffic Safety has appreciated the Haryana Police’s effort to reduce accidents.

37- Two-time Congress Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said that he has been contesting from home turf (Puthupally in Kottayam district) for the past 50 years.

38- CCTNS- The Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems

NAFED- The National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd

39- Almost all flyovers of the Hyderabad city were closed in view of ‘Shab-e-Meraj’ or the holy night.

40-5,500 hectares of high-density plantation implementation to come up in J&K.

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Sports Current Affairs- March 10, 2021

Sports Current Affairs

Sports Current Affairs- March 10, 2021

Sports Current Affairs plays an important role in the preparation of students participating in the various competitive exams.

1-The first International Cricket Council (ICC) World Test Championship (WTC) final, between India and New Zealand, will held from June 18 to 22 at Southampton’s Ageas Bowl Stadium.

2-Rio lawmakers voted in favour of renaming iconic Maracana stadium after Brazil legend Pele.

3-Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp ruled himself out of contention for Germany’s national team.

4-The city of Naples called for submission of ideas to start for a statue or other monument to honour football great Diego Maradona.

5-Batsman Devdutt Padikkal’s form has helped Karnataka reach the semi-final where they face Mumbai on Thursday in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

6-Former captain Geoffrey Boycott said England players should be docked money if they want break from England duty.

7-Kalyani Municipal Stadium is located in Kalyani, West Bengal.

8- NEROCA- North Eastern Re-Organising Cultural Association

CSA- Cricket South Africa

9- The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) has cancelled the Senior National Championship beginning on March 24 in Rajkot.

10- According to the International Cricket Council (ICC), the World Test Championship(WTC) final between India and New Zealand will take place at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England, from June 18 to 22.

Sports Current Affairs

11- The first T20 International series between India and England begins on Friday at the newly-built Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

12- According to a report, the brand value of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has fallen for first time in 6 yrs.

13-Racing Team India will be the first Indian team to compete in the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans later this year.

14-Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium is in Kolkata.

15-Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan has scored his maiden Test ton at second Test against Zimbabwe at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

16-Asghar Afghan has become the second Afghanistan player to hit a century in Test cricket after Rahmat Shah.

17-Former all-rounder Abdul Razzaq said compare Pakistan captain Babar Azam to Pakistan greats, not Kohli.

18-India opener Rohit Sharma said he went against his nature in Tests, and added that T20 approach will be same.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

19- fourth seed Rutuja Bhosale has entered the second round of the $25000 KPIT-MSLTA ITF Women’s Tennis Tournament (WTT) Cup in Pune.

20-The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) has been planning to host an International Swimming Federation (FINA)-accredited competition in June. SFI secretary general is Monal Chokshi.

Sports Current Affairs

21-Rishabh Pant is now at a career-best seventh position in Test rankings.

22-NRAI- The National Rifle Association of India

23-Thomas Bach was re-elected as President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for four year term.

Thomas Bach
Thomas Bach

24-New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman Finn Allen replaces Josh Philippe, while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2021.

25-Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar has been re-elected president of the School games Federation of India (SGFI).

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