This article will walk you through the Current Affairs facts as of 15th April 2021. Presented here is your daily dose of Current Events and GK.
Poonam Gupta has been appointed as the Director-General of the Policy Think Tank National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCEAR). She will obtain the office for this post from the Think Tank chief Shekhar Shah and will be the first woman to do so. Previously, Poonam has served as the chief economist of the World Bank in Washington DC.
Balbir Singh Junior has recently passed away at the age of 88 years, he is known for his immense contribution to the Indian Hockey and Indian Army. Balbir was a part of the Silver medal-winning Indian Hockey team in the Asian Games in 1958. Balbir Singh Junior was born on 2nd June 1932 in the Sansarpur district of Jalandhar. Balbir started practising hockey at the age of 6 and was selected into the Indian hockey team in 1951.
Centrally governed states of Lakshadweep and Badgam town of Jammu- Kashmir have been recently declared Tuberculosis (TB) free states. Central Health Minister Dr Harshvardhan sharing the news stated that this is a historical win and I think that by 2025, India will be declared TB free country.
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