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Daily Current Affairs Today viable of 14th May 2021

Daily GK Current Affairs Today News viable of 14th May 2021. – Here is the Regular current affairs Today viable of 14th May 2021. covering the following news headlines: Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, CAPF, New Development Bank (NDB), Indian Railways.

Daily Current Affairs update are incorporated with the important news that made the current affairs headlines for competitive exams. Daily Current Affairs Update is the complete box of the important news that held all day long. One should have complete knowledge about banking terms, current affairs news, etc.

So, here is the GK update of 14th May 2021 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt current affairs quiz.

Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows:

  • International News
  • National News
  • State News
  • Awards News
  • Ranks and Reports News
  • Obituaries News
  • Miscellaneous News

International News

  1. Italy develops ‘iFeel-You’ bracelet for social distancing
  • The Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) based in Genoa has developed the eel iFeel-You ‘bracelet for social distancing.
  • This bracelet will help users respect social distancing rules.
  • The bracelet has been developed as the measures for safeguarding against the coronavirus lockdown is being gradually lifted.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Capital of Italy: Rome.
  • The currency of Italy: Italian lira.
  • President of Italy: Sergio Mattarella Trending.

National News

  1. CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products from June 1
  • The Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) will sell only indigenous products in its canteen. This will be applicable to all or any CAPF canteen across the country from 01 June 2020.
  • The move will affect 50 lakh families, of about 10 lakh CAPF personnel, using indigenous products.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after speaking to the nation, has decided this by the Union Home Ministry, urging citizens to make the country self-sufficient and use locally manufactured products.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Union Home Affairs Minister: Amit Shah.
  1. Indian Railways makes Aarogya Setu app mandatory for passengers
  • The Indian Railways has made the Aarogya Setu app mandatory for the passengers to travel by train.
  • According to the announcement made by the Indian Railways, it has become mandatory for passengers to download Aarogya Setu application in their mobile phones, before starting their journey.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Minister of State of Railways: Angadi Suresh Channabasappa.
  • Union Minister of Railways: Piyush Goyal.
  1. FM announces 2nd tranche of measures for “Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan”
  • Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced the details of the second installment of the economic relief package for the “Self-Reliant India Campaign” amid this epidemic of COVID-19.
  •  This 2nd tranche is the part of economic package of Rs 20 lakh crore has been announced with the prime objective of making India self-reliant.

State News

  1. J&K & Haryana to provide tap connections till 2022
  • The Jammu and Kashmir administration and the Haryana government have planned to launch the Jal Jeevan Mission to provide tap connections to every rural household by 2022.
  • The Jal Jeevan Mission aims to provide drinking water to every household.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti: Rattan Lal Kataria.
  • Minister of Jal Shakti: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
  1. Uttarakhand CM launches ‘HOPE’ portal to help unemployed youth
  • Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has launched the “HOPE” (Helping Out People Everywhere) portal to help the unemployed youth tremendously in providing job opportunities.
  •  The portal will be used to collect the data on the youths of the state who are staying in as well as the recently returned migrant youths.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Capital of Uttarakhand: Dehradun.
  • Governor of Uttarakhand: Baby Rani Maurya.
  • Chief Minister of Uttarakhand: Trivendra Singh Rawat.
  • Uttarakhand state was formed: 9th November 2000

Awards News

  1. Bangalore Airport wins SKYTRAX Award for Best Regional Airport
  • Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore has won the SKYTRAX Award in 2020. The airport was voted as the best regional airport in India and Central Asia by customers at the 2020 World Airport Awards.
  • Changi Airport, Singapore was voted the World’s Best Airport for 8th consecutive year, while Tokyo Haneda Airport was voted the World’s Cleanest Airport, and Paris Orly Airport was voted the World’s Most Improved Airport at the 2020 World Airport Awards. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai was voted as Best Airport Staff in India & Central Asia.

Ranks and Reports News

  1. India ranks 74th on WEF Global Energy Transition Index
  • India has been ranked at 74th position on the Global ‘Energy Transition Index’ by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
  • India has raised two places with improvement in all key parameters of economic development, energy security and environmental sustainability.
  • India is one of the few countries in the world to have made steady year-on-year progress since 2015. Sweden has topped the “Energy Transition Index (ETI)”.
  • Switzerland and Finland are on 2nd and 3rd rank respectively.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • WEF Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • The founder and Chairman of WEF: Klaus Schwab.

Obituaries News

  1. Grammy-winning singer Betty Wright passes away
  • Grammy winning soul singer, Betty Wright died. Her real name is Basie Regina Norris. He is an R&B (Rhythm & Blues) singer, songwriter and background singer.
  • He received the best song at the age of 23, “Where is the love?” For his first Grammy Award.

Miscellaneous News

  1. Spirulina groundnut Chikki developed by CFTRI to boost immunity
  • Spirulina peanut chikki has been developed by the Central Food Technology Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore, to boost immunity during epidemics.
  • The Spirulina groundnut Chikki can provide micro-nutrients along with boosting immunity of the people during this time of pandemic.
  • The Spirulina groundnut Chikki comprises of micro-nutrients such as Vitamin A, Beta Carotene and easily digestible algal proteins.

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