May 9, 2019 GKmojo

March current affairs 2021

  • World Water Day: 22 March 2021
    Theme: Valuing Water

  • World Tuberculosis Day: 24 March 2021
    Theme: The Clock is Ticking
  • 66th Filmfare Awards 2021

    Best Film: Thappad

    Best Director: Om Raut (Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior)

    Best Actor in a Lead Role (MALE): Irrfan Khan (Angrezi Medium)

    Best Actor in a Lead Role (Female): Taapsee Pannu (Thappad)

  • World Happiness Index 2021

    Released : United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network

    Lowest rank of 149 is that of Afghanistan

    India ranked 139 in the report.

    Index is topped Finland.
  • Economic Freedom Index 2021

    Released : Heritage Foundation, USA

    India’s rank is 121.

    Index is topped Singapore.
  • HDFC-India’s Best Bank for SMEs

    HDFC Bank has adjudged the ‘India’s Best Bank for SMEs’ at the Asiamoney Best Bank Awards 2021. 

    In its evaluation, the magazine said on its website – “HDFC Bank’s transformation of its micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) business over the past few years makes it a worthy winner of this award.”
  • BBC Sports Personality Awards for Indians 2021

    Sportswoman of the year: Koneru Humpy (Chess)

    Emerging Player of the year: Manu Bhaker (Shooting)

    Lifetime Achievement: Anju Bob George (Athletics)

  • 67th National Film Awards 2019

    Best Feature Film: Marakkar: Lion of the Arabian Sea (Malayalam)

    Best Hindi Film: Chhichhore

    Best Actor: Manoj Bajpayee for Bhonsle and Dhanush for Asuran

    Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut for Manikarnika and Panga (Hindi)

  • Asha Bhosle to be honoured with ‘Maharashtra Bhushan’

    Legendary singer Asha Bhosle will be honoured with the prestigious Maharashtra Bhushan Award for the year 2020.

    A committee chaired Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray decided to select Ms Bhosle for the award for the year 2020.

  • Yogasana Included in Khelo India Youth Games 2021

    Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has included Yogasana in Khelo India Youth Games 2021 in a bid to develop it as a competitive sport.

    Yogasana sport for both male and female categories have been included in Khelo India Youth Games, 2021.
  • Sheikh Muzibur Rahman

    The first President and former Prime Minister of Bangladesh who has been conferred the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2020.

  • Vajra Prahar Exercise

    The 11th edition of the joint special forces military exercise between India and the United States conducted at Special Forces Training School, at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh On March 30 , 2021.

  • Dr Ajay Mathur is the new Director General of ISA

    Dr Ajay Mathur has assumed office as the Director-General of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) with effect from March 15, 2021. He has been appointed for a period of four years which can be renewed for an additional term.

    Dr Ajay Mathur has replaced Upendra Tripathy, who completed his term on March 15, after serving as the Director-General since 2017.