1. The Prime Minister will inaugurate the Hindi edition of Odisha History book written by Dr. Harekrishna Mahtab on 9 April 2021
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ‘Utkal Keshari’ book written by Dr. Harekrishna Mahtab ‘ Odisha History’Hindi translation of’ will be released on 9 April 2021 from Ambedkar International Center, Janpath, New Delhi at 12 noon. So far available in Oriya and English, this book has been translated into Hindi by Shri Shankarlal Purohit. Union Minister Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan and Member of Parliament from Cuttack Mr. Bhartrihari Mahtab (LS) will also be present on the occasion. The release of the Hindi version has been organized by Harekrishna Mahatab Foundation. Dr. Harekrishna Mahatab was an important figure in the Indian independence movement. He also served as the Chief Minister of Odisha from 1946 to 1950 and from 1956 to 1961. He wrote the book ‘Odisha History’ in Ahmed Nagar Fort Jail, where he was kept in jail for more than two years during 1942-1945.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the President of Seychelles will jointly inaugurate a series of Indian projects.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Seychelles President Wavell Ramkalavan will jointly inaugurate a series of Indian projects in Seychelles . These high-level projects will feature the new Magistrate Court Building and the handing over of the Fast Patrol Vessels to the Seychelles Coast Guard. Fast Patrol Vessel, a modern and fully equipped naval ship in India. It is being given to Seychelles with India’s assistance to strengthen the sea surveillance capability.
- Bahrain’s Foreign Minister arrives in New Delhi on 3-day visit to India
The third high-level meeting of the Joint Commission of India and Bahrain will be held in New Delhi. External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar and Foreign Minister of Bahrain Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani will co-chair the meeting. Bahrain’s foreign minister arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit to India. Last week, senior officials of the two countries held a virtual meeting to prepare for the meeting. The two sides reviewed mutual cooperation in various fields including oil and gas, trade and investment, defense and security, food security, health, renewable energy, space, information technology, human resources, education and culture.
- About 68 percent of loans under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana are given to women entrepreneurs
Prime exchange scheme under the now nearly 15 trillion worth of 28 crore 68 lakh has been sanctioned the loan. The scheme was launched in 2015 to provide loans up to Rs 10 lakh to non-corporate, non-agricultural, small and micro enterprises . The Finance Ministry has said that about 68 percent of the loans were given to women entrepreneurs. 51 per cent of the loan recipients were from Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes. The Ministry of Labor and Employment has stated that the scheme created one crore 12 lakh jobs during 2015 to 2018. Of these, women constituted 62 percent.
- Eritrean Foreign Minister arrives in New Delhi on an official visit to India
Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohammed arrived in New Delhi on an official visit to India. He will call on External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar .
- Nafed’s Madhukranti portal and Honey Corner launched
Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation- NAFED ‘s Madhukranti Portal and Honey Corner in New Delhi . This portal has been developed to make honey and other honey products available online. It will also help in testing the quality of honey and the source of adulteration. This portal is an initiative of the National Bee Board formed under the National Beekeeping and Honey Mission. An agreement was signed between the National B Board and Indian Bank for the project.
- Approval to implement the Insolvency and Debt Insolvency Code Amendment Ordinance, 2021 from April 4
President Ram Nath Kovind has approved the implementation of the Insolvency and Debt Insolvency Code Amendment Ordinance, 2021 from April 4. The Union Cabinet on 31 March approved a proposal to amend the Insolvency and Debt Remedies Code, 2016 through an ordinance. The purpose of this amendment is to provide an outline of alternative bankruptcy solutions for corporate individuals classified as micro, small and medium entrepreneurs under the Code. This will ensure quick, economical and maximum results for all concerned parties in such a way that the continuity of micro, small and medium enterprises is minimally disrupted and employment remains secure.
- Railways received the largest amount ever by sale of scrap in the year 2020-21
Railways have received the largest amount so far from sale of scrap in the year 2020-21 . Railways have collected a total amount of Rs. Four thousand 573 thousand crores from the sale of scrap . Ministry of Railways said that the department collects the funds by collecting the scrap and selling it through e-auction. According to the Ministry, the process of scrap sales goes on from year to year.
- The Reserve Bank of India did not change the repo rate and reverse repo rate.
The Reserve Bank of India has not made any change in the interest rates. Announcing the bank’s bi-monthly monetary policy in Mumbai, the bank’s Governor Shaktikanta Das said that the Monetary Policy Committee has unanimously decided to keep the repo rate at 4 per cent and the reverse repo rate at three decimal three per cent . He said that the committee has decided to continue efforts to maintain an adjusted policy to keep inflation under control and reduce the impact of Kovid on the economy. Mr. Das said that the marginal permanent facility rate and the bank rate will remain unchanged at 4 decimal two-five percent .
- Ghaziabad, tenth of India and second city of Uttar Pradesh to raise Rs 150 crore from municipal bonds
Ghaziabad has become the tenth in India and the second city in Uttar Pradesh to raise Rs 150 crore from municipal bonds for the construction of a tertiary sewage treatment plant . Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, said that this is the first green bond for an eco-friendly sustainable project for reuse of residual water. Nine more cities recently raised money from municipal bonds. These cities are Pune, Hyderabad, Indore, Amravati, Bhopal, Visakhapatnam, Ahmedabad, Surat and Lucknow.
- Cabinet approves Production Related Incentive Scheme (PLI) for white goods (air conditioners and LED lights)
In line with an important decision in line with the vision of ‘ Self-reliant India ‘, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has budgeted allocation of Rs 6,238 crores for production of white goods (air conditioners and LED lights) scheme (PLI). )Permission has been granted. The major objective of the PLI scheme is to make manufacturing in India globally competitive by removing sector-based inefficiencies, building a large-scale economy and ensuring efficiency. Its design is designed keeping in mind the complete eco-system of equipment and components in India, so that India can be made an important part of the global supply-chain. The scheme is expected to attract global investment, generate large-scale employment opportunities and significantly increase exports.
- Cabinet approves production related incentive scheme ‘National Program on High Efficiency Solar PV Module’
Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘s Cabinet meeting chaired by New and Renewable Energy Ministry of high efficiency of solar PV (photo Voltik) capacity building of Giga Watt scale module to gain incentives linked to production planning (PLI) ” National Program The proposal for ‘ On High Efficiency Solar PV (Photo Voltaic) Module ‘ has been approved. 4,500 crores on this projectWill cost Currently, solar capacity augmentation is largely dependent on imported solar PV cells and modules, as the domestic manufacturing industry had limited capacity for operational solar PV cells and modules. The National Program on High Efficiency Solar PV (Photo Voltaic) module will reduce dependence on imports in important sectors like electricity. It will also support the ‘Self-reliant India’ initiative.
- A Memorandum of Understanding for academic and research cooperation and mutual exchange between India and Japan
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi , received the National Atmospheric Research Laboratory (NARL), Department of Space, Government of India and Kyoto University , Kyoto, Japan .Information regarding the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere (RISH) on 4 November 2020 and 11 November 2020 for academic and research cooperation and mutual exchange between the relevant institutions was given. Through this Memorandum of Understanding, collaboration between NARL and RISH in areas related to atmospheric science and technology, coordinated scientific experiments / expeditions and paradigm studies as well as scientific special materials, publications and information exchange. Providing, joint research meetings and workshops, exchange of faculty members, students and researchers will be continued. Through this Memorandum of Understanding, medium and upper atmospheric (MU) radars at Shigaraki, Japan,
- Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approves Uttar Pradesh Regulation of Urban Premises Tenancy (second) Ordinance 2021
Uttar Pradesh Cabinet recently Uttar Pradesh Regulation of Urban Premises Tenancy (second) Ordinance 2021Has agreed to. This ordinance will reduce tenancy disputes. The ordinance makes it mandatory to sign a contract to rent a property. This is being done to protect the interests of both the tenant and the owner. This ordinance will establish rent authority and rent tribunal to resolve disputes. At present there are no clear mechanisms for conflict resolution. This ordinance will help 1 crore vacant houses in the urban area to get suitable tenants in the state of Uttar Pradesh. This will encourage people to invest in more properties for rental purposes. This will help bring strength and dynamism to the real estate market. This is because the provisions of this ordinance would reduce disputes between property owners and tenants. This Ordinance Draft Model Tenancy Act
- DRDO to partner with private sector in missile production
The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) recently allowed private sector companies to develop and produce missile systems . Additionally, they may partner with DRDO in missile production. This is being done under the development and production partner program. The organization has already received bids for a vertically launched short range surface to air missile system. With this, VL-SRSAM has become the first missile program to receive a DRDO-private sector partnership. DRDO has opened its partnership with private sectors to develop complex military systems under the Make in India project. Recently DRDO helped Tata and Baba Kalyani Industries to develop ATAGS howitzers. It is an artillery gun for the Indian Army.
- Longi Green Enters Hydrogen Market
The world’s largest solar company Longi Green is going to enter the hydrogen market . Longi Green is a Chinese company that manufactures solar panels, wafers and solar cells . Currently many such solar companies are entering the hydrogen market. Because hydrogen is a carbon-free fuel that can be produced by electrolysis of water and then steel mills are stored for electric generators. Longi Green was founded in 2000. Longi Green is headquartered in Xi’an, China . Longi Green Green has plants in India, Malaysia and China. In 2019, Longi Green brought 300 MW monocrystalline PV products to India.
- INS surveyor to conduct joint hydrographic survey in Mauritius
The INS surveyor is a hydrographic survey vessel . The ship Mauritius is on deployment in Mauritius for the joint hydrographic survey with the Navy. During this deployment, Mauritius personnel will be trained on advanced hydrographic (watermarking) equipment and procedures. The vessel is on a visit to Port Louis, Mauritius and has undertaken a hydrographic survey of the deep sea area of Port Louis. The INS surveyor is a specialized survey vessel, equipped with state-of-the-art survey instruments like ‘Deep Sea Multi-Beam Echo Sounder’, side scan sonar.
- Forbes released list of 10 richest billionaires in India
Forbes recently released its list of the world’s wealthiest people . According to Forbes, the top ten richest billionaires in India are:
- Mukesh Ambani – Net worth: US $ 5 billion
- Gautam Adani – Net worth: USD 5 billion
- Shiv Nadar – Net worth: US $ 5 billion
- Radhakishan Damani – Net worth: USD 5 billion
- Uday Box -Net Worth: 9 Billion USD
- Lakshmi Mittal – Net worth: 9 billion USD
- Kumar Birla – Net worth: 8 billion USD
- Cyrus Poonawala – Net Worth: US 7 7 Billion
- Dilip Shanghvi – Net worth: 9 billion USD
- Sunil Mittal and Family – Net worth: USD 5 billion
Only two of India’s ten richest billionaires earned their place due to investment in the healthcare sector. He is Cyrus Poonawala of Serum Institute and Dilip Shanghvi of Sun Pharmaceutical. Forbes list of world’s richest world billionaires:
- Jeff Bezos – Net worth: 177 billion USD
- Elon Musk – Net Worth: US $ 151 billion
- Bernard Arnault – Net worth:: 150 billion
- Bill Gates-Net worth: USD 124 billion
- Mark Zuckerberg – Net worth: 97 billion USD
Forbes is headquartered in New Jersey.
- India’s first marketplace launch for NFT
One of the major cryptocurrency exchanges, WazirX has recently launched India’s first marketplace for NFT . NFT means Non-Fungible (Modular) Tokensis. This launch will now allow Indian creators to put their digital assets (such as pictures or videos, music, etc.) up for auction and earn royalties. Non-Fungible Token is a unit of data on a digital laser called a block chain. Each NFT data represents a unique digital item. These can be audio, art, video, video games or other forms of creative works. It can only use items that can be placed for auction here by purchasing or downloading online. If an art work has been created using a computer, it can be put up for auction here. NFT is a cryptographic token. However, unlike cryptocurrency, NFTs are not mutually interchangeable. NFT is a type of property of its nature which is non-fungible. This means that NXT is ‘similar’ to any other Cannot be changed by item. Copies cannot be made after purchase, making it a unique asset for buyers.
- RXIL first TReDS platform to cross Rs 1000 crore monthly throughput
RXIL stands for Receivables Exchange of India . Recently RXIL 1000 croresHas become the first TReDS platform to surpass the monthly throughput of Rs. The transaction volume in this platform has increased from Rs 69 crore in April 2020 to Rs 1,105 crore in March 2021. It shows the economic recovery in the country. Furthermore, it shows that the badly affected MSME sector is being revived during COVID-19. RXIL was formed in 2016. It is a joint venture between the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. It operates TReDS. It has asked RBI to launch India’s first TreDS exchange. Was the first entity to receive approval. RXIL is an integrated provider of financial platform that supports the growth and development of MSMEs. TReDS is an electronic platform that facilitates financing of MSMEs through multiple financiers.
- Facebook data leaks, 2021
The personal data of more than 533 million Facebook users has recently been leaked online . This data includes personal information of Facebook users from more than 106 countries. It also includes a record of 32 million in the US, 11 million in the UK and 6 million in India. Facebook data leaks contain personal details such as name and phone number etc. The current data leak is believed to be the biggest data breach as the phone number of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was also found in the leaked data. This data leak has come at a time when people are moving from Facebook-owned WhatsApp to a secure alternative like Signal.
- Water taxis and ropex ferry services will soon be part of Mumbai’s transport system.
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Mr. Mansukh Mandavia , Mumbai , MaharashtraPresided over a meeting to review urban water transport projects. To reduce the burden of transport from congested roads of Mumbai and promote eco-friendly water transport system, 4 new routes of Ropex Ferry service and 12 new routes of water taxi service are planned to be operational by December, 2021. . Presently, Ropax (roll on / roll off passenger) service is operated from Bhaucha Dhaka to Mandwa (Alibaug). Under this, the 110 km road trip has been reduced to 18 km via waterways and this has reduced the travel time of people traveling daily from 3-4 hours to just one hour. Considering the benefits of this ferry service, there are plans to introduce similar services on various other routes in Mumbai.
- Rajasthan: EWS category men will get 5 years in age and 10 years in women in government jobs.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced a relaxation in the age limit of government jobs to the poor upper castes of the state . Under this , the youth of EWS (Economically Weaker) category will get 5 to 10 years relaxation in the maximum age limit on the lines of SC-ST and OBC in government jobs. EWS (economically weaker sections) of male candidates in the same upper age limit for other reserved categories 5 years and female candidates to 10 years will get a discount. Till now the EWS category had reservation in government service, but there was no relaxation in the maximum age limit. In the budget, the Chief Minister had announced relaxation of maximum age limit in government jobs to the youth of EWS category.
- Xenobots: Robots made from stem cells of frogs
Scientists have used the stem cells of frogs to create new living robots . These robots are named Xenobots . Xenobots are capable of healing themselves. They can record memories. Xenobots are made up of frog cells. His name is Xenopus laevis frogIs named after those who supplied cells to make robots. Xenopus lavis is an African frog. These robots will be used to detect diseases and deliver medicines to specific areas of the body. Xenobots are less than 1 mm long. These include 500–1000 living cells. They are able to join together to function collectively. They can move small objects by tapping their cellular energy for a maximum of ten days.
- FDA Approves ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) Drug
US the FDA recently for the treatment of 6 to 17 years Patients ADHD drug is approved. ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder . ADHD belongs to a group of drugs called drug stimulants. These drugs work by increasing brain activity. Many controversies have arisen in the US as the FDA has approved the ADHD drug. It is the first ADHD drug approved by the FDA in ten years. The ADHD drug that has been approved by the FDA is called Qelbree. Qelbree is developed by Supernus Pharmaceuticals of Rockville, Maryland. Controversies over Qelbree’s approval are due to the possibility of “suicidal thoughts and behavior”.
- World Health Day: 7 April
April 7 is World Health DayCelebrated. The World Health Organization was established on 7 April 1948 and began celebrating the day from 1950. Its purpose is to make people aware of health. In the last 50 years, this organization has shed light on important health issues related to mental health, maternity and child care and climate change. This year the theme of this day is to create a fair and healthy world for all. This day also highlights the constitutional principle of the World Health Organization that every person has the right to good health without discriminating against any caste, religion, political ideology, economic or social status. The World Health Organization has said that the Kovid-19 epidemic has pushed people towards poverty and food insecurity by reducing health benefits and widening differences, social and health-related abnormalities between women and men.
- 1994 International Day of Thoughts on Rwanda Massacre
1994 The International Day of views on genocide against the Tutsi community in Rwanda (International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda) every year on April 7Is celebrated The International Day of Genocide against the Tutsi community in Rwanda was announced in 2003 by the Joint General Assembly in 2003. The genocide began against the Tutsi community on the day of 7 April. More than 800,000 people of the Tutsi community were killed in this massacre in about 100 days. The aim of UNESCO is to educate the world about the consequences of such genocide and crime. UNESCO is committed to promoting education about genocide, sensitizing learners to the causes, dynamics and consequences of such crimes and strengthening their tensile against all forms of discrimination.
- Renowned educationist Dr. Fatima Zakaria passed away
Eminent educationist, veteran journalist and director of Aurangabad’s prestigious education institute Maulana Azad Campus , Dr. Fatima Zakaria has passed away. She was 85 years old. Fatima Zakaria was awarded the Padma Shri for her remarkable contribution in the field of education and educational reforms . She was the wife of former Union Minister and founder of Azad College Campus Late Rafiq Zakaria.