Current Affairs This Week (14-03-2021)

  • Quad Summit

    U.S. President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga participate in a virtual Quad summit – covering areas like vaccines, climate change, and emerging technologies (Source: The Hindu)

  • Women Will Web
    Google India launched the Women Will Web platform for women entrepreneurs that will help them understand how to run a business & more for free. This will be complemented by community support, mentorship and accelerator programs for rural women entrepreneurs. (Source: Republic World)
  • Hubble telescope
    The Hubble Space Telescope is a space telescope that was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and remains in operation.It is one of the largest and most versatile, renowned both as a vital research tool and as a public relations boon for astronomy. The Hubble telescope is named after astronomer Edwin Hubble. (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav from Gujarat to commemorate 75 years of India’s Independence. Mahatma Gandhi led the Dandi March, or Salt March, in 1930 from the Sabarmati Ashram till Dandi in Navsari as a non-violent protest against the British salt monopoly. (Source: Times of India)
    Indian Army troops and Uzbekistan Army troops at Chaubatia on Saturday practised firing on the newly inducted weapon by India, Sig Sauer 716 assault rifles, at the ongoing joint military exercise DUSTLIK II. The exercise is based on counter-terrorist operations and aims at enhancing military cooperation. (Source: ANI)
  • Quote of the week
    Whatever you are, be a good one – Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in 1865 (Source: Wikipedia)

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