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Daily Current Affairs 11th March, 2024: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 11th March, 2024. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 11th March, 2024. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 11th March, 2024 Current affairs test.

National News

  1. Launch of SheRNI by UGC for Female Scientists: The University Grants Commission’s INFLIBNET Centre has introduced ‘She Research Network in India’ (SheRNI), aiming to bridge the gender gap in science. This initiative encourages equal representation and serves as motivation for women in scientific research, providing a national platform for female faculty members.
  2. Dwarka Expressway’s Gurgaon Section Inaugurated by PM Modi: The Gurgaon portion of the Dwarka Expressway was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. The expressway, costing Rs 9,000 crore, extends 29 km, including sections in both Haryana and Delhi, enhancing connectivity.
  3. India Rises to Second-Largest Mobile Phone Manufacturer: India has become the second-largest mobile phone manufacturer over the past decade, moving from a 78% reliance on imports to 97% self-sufficiency. This transformation underscores the significant growth of the nation’s electronics manufacturing sector.
  4. PM Modi Unveils Statue of Ahom General Lachit Borphukan: A 125-foot statue of the historic Ahom general Lachit Borphukan was revealed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Assam’s Jorhat district. Crafted by sculptor Ram Vanji Sutar, the statue stands as a tribute to the legendary military leader of the Ahom kingdom.
  5. Sela Tunnel Inaugurated Virtually by PM Modi: During the Viksit Bharat Viksit North East programme, Prime Minister Modi virtually inaugurated the Sela Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh. Built at 13,000 feet by the Border Roads Organisation, the tunnel ensures year-round connectivity and supports the Armed Forces.
  6. First Government Homeopathic College in North India to Open in J&K: Dr. Jitendra Singh announced the opening of North India’s first Government Homeopathic College in Kathua, J&K, with a budget of Rs 80 crore. The college aims to enhance healthcare and educational infrastructure in the region.
  7. National Dairy Mela and Agricultural Exhibition in Jharkhand: Union Minister Arjun Munda inaugurated a three-day event in Chaibasa, Jharkhand, to promote livestock and agriculture development in tribal areas. The event, organized by the National Dairy Research Institute, brings together thousands of stakeholders.

International News

  1. Sea6 Energy Sets Up First Large-Scale Mechanized Seaweed Farm: Sea6 Energy has established the first large-scale mechanized seaweed farm in Lombok, Indonesia, marking a major step in sustainable tropical seaweed farming. This venture aims to boost smallholder farmer productivity with automated technology.

State News

  1. Maharashtra Announces Fourth Women’s Policy: The state of Maharashtra has introduced its fourth women’s policy for comprehensive development, unveiled by Minister Aditi Tatkare. This policy continues Maharashtra’s leadership in promoting women’s development.

Banking News

  1. RBI Targets P2P Credit Card Transactions: The Reserve Bank of India is tightening controls on peer-to-peer credit card transactions through third-party apps, addressing misuse in payments for rent and tuition fees.

Important Days News

  1. Celebrating International Day of Women Judges: The International Day of Women Judges is observed on March 10, celebrating the role of women judges in promoting equality and democracy in the judiciary. This year’s theme focuses on women’s full participation at all judicial levels.

Schemes News

  1. PM Modi Introduces Mahtari Vandan Yojana in Chhattisgarh: Prime Minister Modi launched the ‘Mahtari Vandan Yojana’ from Uttar Pradesh, providing financial aid to Chhattisgarh women. The scheme will benefit approximately 70 lakh women with monthly transfers.

Appointments News

  1. Pakistan’s Punjab Appoints First Sikh Minister: Sardar Ramesh Singh Arora has been appointed as the first Sikh minister in Pakistan’s Punjab province, representing the inclusive approach of the PML-N government led by Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif.
  2. Devendra Jhajharia Named President of Paralympic Committee of India: Two-time Paralympic gold medalist Devendra Jhajharia has been elected as the new President of the Paralympic Committee of India, taking over from Deepa Malik.

Agreements News

  1. India-EFTA Sign Trade and Economic Partnership Agreement: India and the EFTA have entered into a Trade and Economic Partnership Agreement, enhancing economic opportunities and marking India’s first FTA with four European nations.

Sports News

  1. Satwik-Chirag Clinch BWF French Open Title: Indian badminton stars Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have won the BWF French Open men’s doubles title, defeating Chinese Taipei’s Lee Jhe-Huei and Yang Po-Hsuan in the final.
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