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Today Top Current Affairs 9 March 2021

Today Top Current Affairs 9 March 2021

Daily Current Affairs 9 March 2021: This article consists of the latest top current affairs for 9 March 2021 that are essential for all competitive exams such as Bank, SSC, IBPS, SBI exams. You can also take our Current Affairs Quiz after studying our Today current affairs.

National

PM Modi will inaugurate ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh on 9th March

On 9th March 2021, PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh via video conferencing. he will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple infrastructure projects in Tripura during the event.

  • ‘Maitri Setu’ name symbolizes growing bilateral relations and friendly ties between India and Bangladesh.

Maitri Setu’ bridge

Built onFeni river
CostsRs. 133 Crores
Developed byNational Highways and Infrastructure
Development Corporation Ltd
Length1.9 Km long bridge
ConnectsSabroom in India with Ramgarh in Bangladesh
PurposeNew chapter for trade and people to people
movement between India and Bangladesh. 

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Google Launches “Women Will” Web Platform

On 8th March 2021, Google has launched a new web platform ‘Women Will’ on the occasion of “International Women’s Day”.

  • The platform will play a role in supporting 1 million rural women in India in order for them to become entrepreneurs with the help of accelerator programmes, business tutorials and mentorship.

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Indian Railways launches Integrated Rail Madad Helpline Number

On 8th March 2021, Indian Railways has launched the Rail Madad Helpline 139 and integrated all railway helplines into a single number ‘139’ (Rail Madad Helpline).

  • The Rail Madad Helpline 139 will be used to making queries, assistance and complaints about passengers during the travel.
  • Apart from this, the Ministry of Railway launched a social media campaign – #OneRailHelpline139

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2nd edition of Techbharat 2021 e-Conclave

On 6th March 2021, Dr Harsh Vardhan addressed the inaugural session of TechBharat 2021, via video conference.

  • The TechBharat 2021 e-conclave aims to bring together stakeholders from the HealthTech & Edutech sector on a virtual platform. TechBharat 2021 is the 2nd edition of the e-conclave.

Purpose:

  • to facilitate interactions & deliberations between thousands of domestic & global participants.

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India’s 1st-ever Transgender Community Desk opened in Hyderabad

On 7th March 2021, The Cyberabad Police launched India’s first-ever Transgender Community Desk at the Gachibowli Police Station in Hyderabad.

India’s 1st ‘Transgender Community Desk’

  • It will be managed by a Police Liaison Officer and a member of the transgender community.
  • The desk will play a role in acting as the focal point for all grievance redressal among the transgender community in Cyberabad Commissionerate.
  • the desk will also provide counselling, legal aid, life-skills, soft skills training, job placements, and referral linkages to welfare schemes in partnership with the Department of Women & Child Welfare and District Legal Services Authority.

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Banking

HDFC Bank launched the SmartUp Unnati programme

The Private Bank HDFC has launched the “SmartUp Unnati mentoring Programme” on the occasion of International Women’s Day. the purpose of the SmartUp Unnati mentoring Programme is to provide its support to women entrepreneurs.

  • The programme will help to mentor the women entrepreneurs so as to help them in accomplishing their goals in one year.
  • it is for women by women.

About HDFC Bank-

  • CEO: Sashidhar Jagdishan
  • Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Founder: Hasmukhbhai Parekh
  • Founded: August 1994

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Ranking

Economic Freedom Index 2021

The Heritage Foundation has released the “Economic Freedom Index”. as per the Economic Freedom Index, Singapore has topped again with 89.7 points in the global ranking for the 2nd consecutive year. followed by New Zealand and Australia got 2nd and 3rd place. North Korea is in the last position (178th) with 5.2 points.

  • As per the Indexing, India is at 121st position in the category Mostly UnFree. India has 56.5 points.
  • and is 26th out of 40 Asia-Pacific countries.
  • China was ranked at number 107th with its score of 58.4 points.

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Obituary

Former Rajasthan Governor Anshuman Singh dies at 86

Former Rajasthan Governor Anshuman Singh has taken his last breath at the age of 86. he was suffering from some health ailments. he was admitted to the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow.

  • He served as the Governor of Rajasthan between 16 January 1999 and May 2003.
  • Prior to this, he had served as judge of the Allahabad High Court in 1984 and also became acting Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court.

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