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Top Headlines 17th-18th March 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 17th-18th March 2021: EducationBro
Top Headlines 17th-18th March 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 17th-18th March 2021: EducationBro

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Top Headlines 17th-18th March 2021 Given Below:

1. Envoys of four nations present credentials to President Kovind through video conference
  • The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, accepted credentials from Ambassador/High Commissioner from the Republic of Fiji, Dominican Republic, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Cooperative Republic of Guyana today (March 18, 2021) in a virtual ceremony.

2. APEDA signs MoUs with NSIC for harnessing the exports potentials of MSMEs
  • The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Small Industries Corporation Ltd (NSIC) for ensuring cooperation in range of areas focussing on harnessing exports potential of agricultural and processed food products manufactured by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Bangladesh on 26 and 27 March 2021
  • At the invitation of Prime Minister heikh Hasina, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Mod will be visiting Bangladesh on March 26 & 27, 2021.
  • This visit is in connection with the commemoration of three epochal events - Mujib Borsho, the birth centenary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman; 50 years of the establishment of diplomatic ties between India and Bangladesh; and 50 years of Bangladesh’s war of liberation. Prime Minister had last visited Bangladesh in 2015.

4. 6th India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Women’s Forum meeting held in Virtually format
  • The Sixth India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Women’s Forum meeting was held virtually on 16th March, 2021. Led by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, the event witnessed participation of Ministers and officials responsible for Women Affairs of IBSA Countries.
  • The India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Trilateral Cooperation Forum is a unique platform which brings together India, Brazil and South Africa, three large democracies and major economies from three different continents.

5. Health Minister Harsh Vardhan appointed as Chairman of ‘Stop TB Partnership Board’
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare has been appointed Chairman of theStop TB Partnership Board.
  • The Stop TB Partnership is a unique international body with the power to align actors all over the world in the fight against TB. The participation of a wide range of constituencies gives this global body the credibility and the broad range of medical, social and financial expertise needed to defeat TB.

6. No proposal to bring oil and gas under GST: Government
  • The government said that there is no proposal right now to bring crude petroleum, petrol, diesel, aviation turbine fuel, natural gas under the Goods and Service Tax.

7. PM Modi interacts with the Chief Ministers on Covid-19 situation
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with the Chief Ministers of various states regarding the COVID-19 situation via video conference.
  • The challenge of maintaining Covid appropriate behaviour in the general public was also discussed, in light of the recent rise in the number of cases in some states. The Chief Ministers agreed on the requirement of greater vigilance and monitoring of the situation.

8. Rajya Sabha passes The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2021: Quick Highlights
  • The Rajya Sabha has approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2021 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 on 16th March 2021. The Bill was approved in Lok Sabha on 17th March 2020.
  • The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2021 is for expanding access of women to safe and legal abortion services on therapeutic, eugenic, humanitarian or social grounds.

9. India-Bangladesh Water Resources Secretary Level Meeting held in New Delhi
  • The India-Bangladesh Water Resources Secretary level meeting under the framework of the Joint Rivers Commission took place on 16 March 2021 at New Delhi. The Indian delegationwas led by Shri Pankaj Kumar, Secretary (Water Resources, RD &GR). The Bangladesh delegation was led by Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources.
  • India and Bangladesh share 54 common rivers which directly impact the livelihood of people in the two countries, both sides commended the close cooperation that exists between India and Bangladesh in the matter.

10. Sadananda Gowda inaugurate the 11th edition of India Chem-2021
  • Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizer will inaugurate 11th edition of India Chem-2021.
  • India Chem is one of the largest composite events of the chemical and petrochemical sector in the Asia-Pacific Region. Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, in association with FICCI, is organizing the 11th edition of India Chem- 2021 during 17-19th March 2021 in New Delhi.

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