International current affairs- March 17, 2021
Students and other candidates who have been preparing for the various competitive examinations can take the help of these following study materials.
1-The British government has announced that Britain will increase nuclear warheads to 260 in foreign policy reverse.
2-The overall number of global Covid-19 cases has topped 120.6 million.
3-At least eight people were killed in shootings at three spas in Atlanta area.
4- KDCA- The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency
5- Australia has announced support to Papua New Guinea (PNG) to fight the Coronavirus pandemic.
6-The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued notice to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on foreign funding.
7- The Algerian government has extended the partial lockdown in 16 provinces for two weeks.
8-Rwanda Health Minister Daniel Ngamije said that Rwanda will continue using AstraZeneca vaccines.
9-Sydney aims to plant new trees to cover 40 per cent of its area in green growth by 2050.
10-South Korea’s employment has fallen 473,000 in February from a year earlier.
International current affairs
11-A joint Australian-Chinese study said that Covid mortality rates have fallen further in wealthier countries.
12-Cuba’s top tourist destination Havana was hit badly due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
13- Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) fire leave 3 Covid patients dead.
14-Italy has been returning to lockdown year after Covid outbreak.
15-Sri Lanka has opened its first automated mask manufacturing plant.
16- The Philippines to temporarily suspend the entry of foreigners as Covid cases spike.
17-Only $110 raised for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s mortgage fundraiser.
18-Myanmar’s government-appointed body representing Buddhist monks has condemned military crackdown in Myanmar.
19-The Pre-Summit for the 2021 UN Food Systems Summit will be held in Rome from July 19 to 21.