Daily Current Affairs – 1 March 2024

History of 1st March

These current affairs today are a part of our daily current affairs series. We cover a wide range of topics from state, national, and international news that are relevant and important for competitive exams. Our team prepares daily current affairs after going through many newspapers, such as The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB, PRS, etc.

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1928 Indian scientist C.V. Raman ji had presented his research on diffraction of light to the world.

1995: Yahoo, the most popular search engine on the Internet, was launched.

2009 President Pratibha Patil announced Raisa as the next Chief Election Commissioner.

1896 It was discovered for the first time what radioactivity is due to an experiment by scientist Henri Becquerel.

Current Affairs Related to 1st March

Christopher Luxon’s Coalition government is repealing a law banning tobacco sales for future supermarkets that was originally enacted during Jacinda Arden’s term. The New Zealand government planned to repeal a key law in July. Considered the strictest globally, this law aims to ban the sale of Saudi Toxic after January 1, 2009, as well as reduce the nicotine content and reduce the concentration of alcohol by more than 90%.

The government launched the Mera Pehla Vote Desh Ke Liye campaign in institutions of higher education across the country to ensure youth participation in the general elections. The aim of this campaign is to enroll the youth to vote and enfranchise in the broader interest of the youth. This campaign will continue till March 6, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the youth and for the first time artists to vote in large numbers. Christian Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that an awareness campaign has been launched from all higher education institutions to increase the participation of youth power in their respective areas.

Chief Professor Dr. Manik Saha inaugurated the second State Urban Wealth Festival at the Children’s Park, Agartala. The event aims to promote urban entrepreneurship opportunities and empower women in the region. During the inauguration ceremony, its Chief Minister Professor Dr. Manik Saha forced women to double the government budget.

The government briefed Finance Secretary TV Somanathan’s Secretariat Committee on Uniform Standards to its clients. This committee is its own maid goddess on this issue. The Real Financial Institutions and Development Council had discussed a similar KYC proposal a day earlier. The committee, headed by Finance Secretary TV Suman, aims to streamline and finalize similar KVS housing in various areas.

The World Gold Council, representing global gold miners, has appointed Sachin Jain as its new CEO for India, effective from March. Jain’s extensive experience particularly in the jewelery market and distinguished leadership position him for this important role. Jan De Beers joins WGC India where he has worked on various senior nationals over the last 13 years.

The US Chamber of Commerce has unveiled the 12th edition of its International Stock Exchange, offering a comprehensive assessment of the telecommunications landscape around the world. This year’s ranking ranked 55 enterprises, noting their telecom departments for fostering innovation and collaboration.

Eminent Indian economist Geeta Batra has been appointed as the Director of the Independent Evaluation Office of the World Bank’s Global Environment Facility. The festival marks a significant milestone as Batra becomes the first woman from the highprofile country to take on this prestigious role.

The Central Government has amended the Surrogacy Rules 2022, under which if a friend of Vedas is unfit to marry Master Rapu, they will have to use donor eggs or bacteria. Notification was issued in this context. The Center had banned the use of donor gametes for surrogacy derived couples in March 2023. The notification states that the District Medical Board will have to certify that either of the spouses is suffering from a similar precancerous or cancerous condition that requires the use of donor eggs or glucose.

The Philippines has ratified ILO Convention 190. The Philippines, the first Asian nation to ratify an ILO convention, pledged to stop the protests by submitting its instrument of nonratification.

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