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one liner current affairs of 21st march

1) Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has launched a toll-free helpline on coronavirus safeguards for students, it will be available from 8am. to 8pm. Who is the chairman of CBSE board?- Anita Karwal.

2) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) put in place a contingency plan to ensure that crucial information technology (IT) services to ensure continuity of critical services like National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT), Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS), e-Kuber for government transactions, and so on. Who is the present RBI governor? - Shaktikanta Das.

3)  United Nations has celebrated International Day of Forest on March 21 to increase awareness and importance of forests. What is theme of this day?- Forests and Biodiversity.

4)Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister of Uttar Pradesh Dr. Dinesh Sharma on Friday met Union HRD Minister and asked for a Central Grant of 100 crore rupees for Lucknow University and Kashi Vidyapeeth. Who is the HRD minister?- Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.

5) Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey informed the Lok Sabha about the misuse of stem cell therapy from various sources stated by ICMR. What is the full form of ICMR?- Indian Council of Medical Research.

6) The Draft Defence Procurement Procedure(DPP), 2020 was launched in Delhi with the vision of the government to empower the private industry through the Make in India initiative with the ultimate of turning India into a global manufacturing hub. It is launched by which minister?- Rajnath Singh, the Defence Minister of India. 

7) The Ministry of Home Affairs has ordered to issue 37 Central Laws in which Indian Union Territory ?- Jammu and Kashmir.

8) International Nowruz Day celebrated globally on 21 March every year. Why is this day celebrated? - This day is celebrated to mark the first day of spring as well as the renewal of nature.

9) APEDA has signed MoU with Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC) to develop some product-specific clusters in the country to help improving productivity and quality of the varieties of crops with special involvement of Farm Producer Organizations(FPOs). What is the full form of APEDA?- Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).

10) Which country registered 70 new COVID-19 cases bringing total to 344?- Saudi Arabia.

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