Current Affairs April 2021 : 15th & 16th April 2021

Current Affairs: 15th & 16th April 2021

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Current Affairs April 2021: 15th & 16th April 2021

The Bengali New Year also known as Pohela Boishakh in West Bengal observed on 15th April 2021.

On 16th April every year, Save The Elephant Day is observed & this day was established by Elephant Reintroduction Foundation in Thailand, to raise the awareness about he dangers elephants face and various difficulties they overcome to live.

On 15th April 2021, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal virtually addressed the 34th Convocation of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).

On 15th April 2021, Raman Goyal became the first woman mayor of Bathinda Municipal Corporation, Punjab.

The Centre Govt. will sell 20% stake of NFL (National Fertilizers Limited) from 74.71% of its stake and 10% stake of Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers (RCF) from 75% of its stake, through an offer for sale in current fiscal.

Because of one of the most preferred alternative fuels due to its economic cost of running, Maruti Suzuki India sold 1,06,444 units of CNG cars in 2019-20 that is highest ever sales of CNG cars in a fiscal.

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Lunar Exploration firm iSpace will transport a unmanned rover “Rashidto the Moon in 2022.

Adani Ports and Special Economics Zones Ltd got approval from the Competition Commission of India for acquisition of 89.6% stake in Gangavaram Port Ltd.

Under the Gram Ujala Scheme, Syska LED has won a tender to supply 10 Million LED bulb in rural areas. Under this scheme, world’s cheapest LED bulb will be offered in rural areas at a cost of Rs. 10 only.

Due to the rare but serious side effects of AstraZeneca (a Covid-19 vaccine), Denmarks become the first European Union country to suspended the use of this vaccine from its Covid-19 inoculation program.

After the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and FDA recommended a “Pause” in use of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine, South Africa has suspended the rollout of this vaccine.

At Srinagar Dal Lake, “Shikara Rally” of over 50 Boats was organized on 14th April 2021 by the Directorate of Tourism, flagged off by the Director of Tourism Department at Kashmir International Convention Centre.

To develop a farmer interface for smart and well-organized agriculture for the 100 villages of Six states, Union Agriculture Ministry has signed MoU with Microsoft.

For addressing the Grievances of Scheduled Castes in a time-bound manner, Online Grievance Management Portal of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes, launched by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on 14th April 2021.

Babar Azam the captain of Pakistan Cricket team beats Virat Kohli in International Cricket Council (ICC) ranking for ODI batsmen and occupy first position.

Facebook signed its first deal in India to buy renewable energy from Mumbai based CleanMax.

Adani enterprises, Dixon Technologies and 11 other companies allotted land in Noida region worth Rs 3,870 by Noida Authority.

Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine CEO Albert Bourla get honors from Israel on its Independence Day, 14th April 2021 for providing enough Covid-19 vaccine to the country.

Due to rise in killing and kidnappings and prepares for an upcoming constitutional referendum and gengral election, the Prime Minister of Haiti Joseph Jouthe has resigned.

To ensuring continuous and unhindered supply of medical oxygen to hospitals across Mumbai as per their need, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) appoint six coordinating officers as a link between Oxygen manufacturers, civic bodies, Food and Drugs Administration and hospitals.

Under Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund, 100 New hospitals in the country will get their own Oxygen plants.

The Secretary of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology Ajay Prakash Sawhney inaugurated three new initiatives (IP Guru, NIXI Academy and NIXI-IP-INDEX) for the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) on 15th April 2021.

Centre has approved the transfer of Covaxin technology from Bharat Biotech to Haffkine Institute as per the recommendation of the committee of scientific experts for a period of One year. This will help Haffkine Bio-Pharma Corpaoation to start the production of Covaxin as soon as possible.

In Asian Wrestling Championships (AWC) in Almaty, Kazakhstan, India won one gold medal and two bronze medals through Sarita Mor(Gold), Seema (Bronze) & Pooja (Bronze).

GMR Aerocity Hyderabad has launched by GMR Group at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. It spreads across 1500 acres with the seamless designed for the future business corridor.


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