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16th March 2021

  1. World Consumer Rights Day – March 15

    • Theme -tackle plastic pollution
    • To ensure that the rights of all consumers are respected and protect
    • Founded – April 1,1960
    • Headquarters – United Kingdom
    • Director General – Helena Leurent

  2. Virat Kohli ,first to score 3000 runs in T-20 from 87 matches.
    • New Zealand’s Martin Guptill is second on the list.
    • Rohit Sharma is on the third position.
  3. Kathakali Maestro Chemancheri Kunhiraman Nair died. He established an institution named Bharateeya Natya Kalalayam at Kannur in 1945, Cheliya Kathakali Vidyalayam in 1983 in Cheliya in collaboration with another dance master, Guru Gopinath. In 2017,awarded with Padmashri by the Government of India.
  4. India holds World’s 4th largest FOREX Reserve. Surpassed Russia, China has largest reserve followed by Japan and Switzerland.
  5. UP Government organizes Kalanamak Rice Festival in Siddharthnagar district.
    Some festivals and districts:
    • Strawberry Festival – Jhansi
    • Jaggery Festival – Lucknow
  6. The Indus Water Commissioners of India and Pakistan will be meeting on March 23-24 in Delhi. From the Indian side it will be led by Pradeep Kumar Saxena, while from the Pakistan side it will be led by Syed Muhammad Meher Ali Shah.
  7. The first female cricketer to score 7000 runs in ODI from 213 matches is Mithali Raj. During the previous matches against South Africa, she was the first Indian women to score 10000 runs in the International cricket, and second in the world.
  8. 63rd Grammy Awards 2021, Venue- Los Angeles US
    • Beyonce and her 9-year old daughter Blue Ivy Carter won best music video (brown skin girl).
    • Taylor swift was awarded album of the year for her lockdown album “folklore” and is the first female artist ever to win album of the year 3 times.
    • Song of the year – I can’t breathe (H.E.R. D’Mile).
    • Best new artist winner – Megan Thee Stallion.
March 16, 2021