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March 07 | Daily Current Affairs 2021


1. ‘Janaushadhi Diwas’ is observed on which date?
A) March 7
B) March 3
C) March 2
D) March 6
E) March 8
Answer: A) March 7


2. Vinesh Phogat is a Wrestler in which category?
A) 63kg
B) 43kg
C) 23kg
D) 33kg
E) 53kg
Answer: E) 53kg

  • Living up to the expectations, star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat won her second gold medal in as many weeks with a dominant win in the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series event and reclaimed the top rank in the her category.
  • The 26-year-old World bronze medallist and the only Indian woman wrestler to have qualified for the Tokyo Games, Vinesh blanked Canada’s Diana Mary Helen Weicker 4-0 in the 53kg title clash.
  • Vinesh had won a gold medal in Kiev last week and this performance would give her the belief that her preparations for the biggest sporting event are on the right track.
  • Sarita Mor had won a silver in the 57kg.

Silver medals for three Indian women finalists at Boxam International Boxing:

  • The Olympic-bound duo of Simranjit Kaur (60kg) and Pooja Rani (75kg) signed off with silver medals at the 35th Boxam International Boxing Tournament in Castellon, Spain.
  • The Indian women boxers thus ended their campaign with three silver and one bronze medal.
  • Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) had ended with a bronze after a semifinal loss.
  • Debutant Jasmine (57kg) also ended with a silver after going down to European champion Irma Testa of Italy.
  • Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg), Manish Kaushik (63kg), Vikas krishan (69kg), Ashish Kumar (75kg), Sumit Sangwan (81kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) will compete in the men’s finals.
  • Of these, Manish, Vikas, Ashish and Satish are bound for Tokyo Olympics’.
  • Olympic-bound Indian boxer Manish Kaushik (63kg) struck gold in his first competitive outing in a year even as five others signed off with silver medals in the 35th Boxam International Tournament in Castellon, Spain.
  • Manish defeated Denmark’s Nikolai Terteryan in a split decision.
  • However, Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg) and Vikas Krishan (69kg) ended with silver medals among men.
  • Vikas Krishan (69kg), however, lost a gruelling final to Spain’s Youba Sissokho, a bout in which the Indian was left with a cut above his right eye.

Vinesh – Gold at Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series.

2. 14th edition Indian Premier League 2021 held in which country?
B) Russia
C) England
D) Pakistan
E) India
Answer: E) India

  • The IPL Governing Council announced the schedule for VIVO Indian Premier League 2021 to be held in India.
  • The 2021 season will kick off from April 9, 2021 with defending champions Mumbai Indians facing off against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the season opener.
  • After nearly two years, the IPL extravaganza will return home with Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata hosting the marquee event.
  • Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium, where the Day/Night Test between India and England was played recently, will play host to the Playoff matches and the final on May 30.
  • A total of 56 league matches will be played with Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bengaluru hosting 10 matches each, while eight matches each will be played at Ahmedabad and Delhi’s Arun Jaitley stadium.
  • The season will feature 11 double-headers, with six teams playing three afternoon matches and two playing two afternoon matches.
  • Last year, due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the country, the tournament was moved out and contested in the UAE, the third time the IPL was played outside of India, after 2009 and 2014 (which hosted the first half of the edition).

BCCI – IPL schedule for 2021; Final match to be played at Narendra Modi Stadium at Ahmedabad.


3. Shrikant Moghe passed away. He was related to which field?
A) Geologist
B) Businessman
C) Comedian
D) Writer
E) Actor
Answer: E) Actor

  • Veteran Marathi actor Shrikant Moghe died in Pune.
  • He was 91.
  • He was active in Marathi Stage and Film industry for more than 50 years.
  • Moghe was famous for his roles in Marathi films like Madhuchandra, Sinhaasan, Gammat Jammat, Umbaratha and Vasudev Balwant Phadke; and Marathi stage plays Varyavarchi Varaat, Tuze Aahe Tujapashi and Lekure Udand Jali.
  • He was honoured with many awards like Maharashtra State Cultural award, Kashinath Ghanekar award, Prabhakar Panashikar Stage Lifetime achievement award among others.

Shrikant Moghe – Veteran Marathi actor.


4. According to the Central Pollution Control Board data, which state/UT is topped in contaminated sites?
A) Delhi
B) Karnataka
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Odisha
E) Tamil Nadu
Answer: D) Odisha

Rank State/UT Contaminated sites
1st Rank Odisha 23
2nd Rank Uttar Pradesh 21
3rd Rank Delhi 11


  • There are 112 sites in India contaminated by toxic and hazardous substances.
  • Besides, there are 168 sites that may be contaminated but require investigation and confirmation, as per the CPCB.


5. Nita Ambani launches social media platform named _____ for women?
A) Vijay Circle
B) Women Circle
C) Cube Circle
D) She Circle
E) Her Circle
Answer: E) Her Circle

  • Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Mukesh Ambani launched a social media platform “Her Circle” aimed at empowering women.
  • “Her Circle” is envisioned to be a one-stop destination to provide women-related content that is engaging and upliftment-oriented even as it connects women through a social platform.

Nita Ambani – Social media platform Her Circle for women.


6. PM Narendra Modi dedicates _____ Janaushadhi Kendra to nation in Shillong?
A) 7400th
B) 7600th
C) 7800th
D) 7200th
E) 7500th
Answer: E) 7500th

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the 7,500th Janaushadhi Kendra at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong via video conferencing.
  • The Prime Minister is also addressing Janaushadhi Diwas celebrations and interacting with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana and will also give awards to stakeholders by recognising their excellent work.
  • Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D V Sadananda Gowda was also present on the occasion.
  • Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana’s initiative endeavours to provide quality medicines at an affordable price.
  • The number of stores under the scheme has grown to 7499, with all districts of the country covered.
  • Sales in the financial year 2020-21 (up to March 4, 2021) led to total savings of approximately Rs. 3600 crore for common citizens, as these medicines are cheaper by 50 per cent to 90 per cent than the corresponding market rates.
  • In order to create more awareness about Janaushadhi, an entire week from March 1-7 is being celebrated as ‘Janaushadhi Week’ across the nation, with the theme of ‘Jan Aushadhi – Seva bhi, Rozgar bhi’.
  • The last day of the week- March 7 is being celebrated as ‘Janaushadhi Diwas’.

Prime Minister, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space and All important policy issues and All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister:
Minister: Narendra Modi
Constituency: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Narendra Modi – 7500th Janaushadhi Kendra to nation in Shillong.

7. Which state will set up a new department, namely the Department of
Mission Shakti?

A) Delhi
B) Karnataka
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Odisha
E) Tamil Nadu
Answer: D) Odisha

  • Odisha government will set up a new department, namely the Department of
    Mission Shakti.
  • A proposal to this effect has received the nod of the state cabinet.
  • The new department will work towards strengthening the ‘self help group’ initiatives already taken by departments and agencies by bringing them all under one platform to ensure greater focus and synergy and to avoid duplication in activities.

Capital: Bhubaneswar
Chief Minister – Naveen Patnaik
Governor – Ganeshi Lal

Odisha govt – Set up new department to strengthen SHGs in state.

8. First Forest Healing centre of the country was inaugurated at Ranikhet in which state?
A) Delhi
B) Uttarakhand
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Odisha
E) Tamil Nadu
Answer: B) Uttarakhand

  • First Forest Healing centre of the country was inaugurated at Ranikhet in Kalika Uttarakhand.
  • The forest healing centre has been developed by the Research Wing of Uttarakhand Forest Department after research on healing properties of the forests and its revitalizing impact on overall health and well being. It is spread over an area of around 13 acres.

Capital: Dehradun(Winter), Gairsain (Summer)
CM: Trivendra Singh Rawat
Governor: Baby Rani Maurya

Uttrakand’s Ranikhet – India’s first forest healing centre.

9. Which state Chief Minister launched the Global Encyclopedia of the Ramayana?
A) Delhi
B) Uttarakhand
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Odisha
E) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: E) Uttar Pradesh

  • Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched the Global Encyclopedia of the Ramayana and said that this epic and the Mahabharata give the best life lessons.
    Stories in Hindu epics help us envision a better India, he said.
  • Asserting that historical facts cannot be denied, the chief minister said still there are some people who raise questions on the existence of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.
  • Launching the encyclopedia in an e-book format prepared by the Ayodhya Research Institute, the chief minister said the construction of the grand Ram temple at Ayodhya makes this launch of the Global Encyclopedia of Ramayana more special.

Uttar Pradesh:
Capital: Lucknow
CM: Yogi Adityanath
Governor: Anandiben Patel

Yogi Adityanath – Global Encyclopedia of Ramayana.


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