Today Top Current Affairs 5 March 2021
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Tripura Governor inaugurated Udaipur Science Centre at Udaipur
On 28th February 2021, Shri Ramesh Bais (Governor of Tripura) has inaugurated the Udaipur Science Centre, at Udaipur, Tripura. Rs 6 crore was funded by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Tripura Government.
- National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) has developed this Udaipur Science Centre.
- Udaipur Science Centre is the 22nd Science Centre.
Mary Kom as chairperson of AIBA’s champions and veterans committee
M C Mary Kom has been elected as the chairperson of the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) champions and veterans committee. she is a six-time world champion.
- At present, Mary Kom is competing in the Boxam International Tournament in Castellon in Spain.
Manpreet Vohra as High Commissioner of India To Australia
Indian Foreign Service Officer Manpreet Vohra has been elected as the High Commissioner of India to Australia.
- Manpreet Vohra, a 1988-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, is presently serving as Ambassador of India to Mexico.
Municipal Performance Index (MPI) 2020: Indore and NDMC tops
On 4th March 2021, Shri Hardeep Singh Puri has released the final rankings of the Ease of Living Index (EoLI) 2020 and the Municipal Performance Index (MPI) 2020.
Million+ category Cities (Ease of Living Index 2020)
Less than Million category (Ease of Living Index 2020)
- Shimla was ranked the highest in ease of living, followed by Bhubaneshwar, Silvassa, Kakinada, Salem, Vellore, Gandhinagar, Gurugram, Davangere, and Tiruchirappalli.
Municipal Performance Index (MPI) 2020
it has classified municipalities based on their population- Million+ (municipalities having over a million population) and Less than Million Population.
A) In the Million+ category, Indore has emerged as the highest-ranked municipality, followed by Surat and Bhopal.
B) In the Less than Million category, New Delhi Municipal Council has emerged as the leader, followed by Tirupati and Gandhinagar.
Meghalaya Congress MLA Azad Zaman died at 42
Due to a sudden cardiac arrest, The Meghalaya’s Congress MLA Mr Dr Azad Zaman has taken his last breath at the age of 42 in West Garo Hills district. he was MLA from Meghalaya’s Rajabala constituency.
About Meghalaya –
Governor: Satya Pal Malik
Chief Minister: Conrad Sangma