Daily Headlines – Current Affairs 2021

Daily Headlines – Current Affairs 2021

Welcome to The Literature Times Daily Headlines. Here are the top news of 27 April 2021.

Hop Headlines

  1. MHA advises states to impose localized 14-day lockdowns.
  2. As per the prediction of an IIT model, the daily cases of Coronavirus may hit 4.4 lakh by May 8.
  3. China’s first Mars rover will be named Zhurong after the traditional God of fire in Chinese mythology.
  4. UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham is leading global vaccination drive during the World Immunization Week.
  5. Uttar Pradesh-based Shivalik Small Finance Bank has commenced operations as a small finance bank with effect from April 26, 2021.
  6. Paytm starts an interactive platform for investments called “Wealth Community.”
  7.  Goldman Sachs revised downward the GDP growth forecast of India for the financial year 2021-2022 to 10.5% from earlier estimate of 10.9%
  8. Nomadland wins Oscar. Chloe Zao makes history as the first woman of color to get the best director award for best picture.

Appointments and awards

  1. Atanu Das and Deepika Kumari win gold in Archery.
  2. Barcelona Open Men’s Doubles titles were won by Robert Farah and Juan Sebastian Cabal.
  3. Central Government has nominated Ajay Seth, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, as Director of Central Board of  Reserve Bank of India.

Days to remember

  1. April 26- World Intellectual Property Day
  2. April 25- International Delegate’s Day

New books

  1. “The Living Mountain: A Fable for Our Times” by Amitav Ghosh

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