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Current Affairs for 21 March 2024

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In the dynamic landscape of competitive exams like the UPSC Civil Services, staying abreast of current affairs is paramount. Aspirants aiming for success in these prestigious exams rely not only on self-study but also on guidance from the best IAS coaching in Delhi. Among these institutes, SHRI RAM IAS stands out as a beacon of excellence and expertise in preparing aspirants for the challenges of UPSC examinations. In this blog series, we delve into the latest current affairs, strategic insights, and preparation tips offered by SHRI RAM IAS to help aspirants navigate the complexities of UPSC exams successfully.

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

FSSAI is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. It's responsible for ensuring food safety and regulation across the country. The authority is establishing 34 microbiology labs nationwide to test food products. Anyone selling or importing food in India requires an FSSAI food license. The FSSAI sets standards for food, encourages good manufacturing practices, and oversees food safety. It also accredits food testing labs and certifies food businesses.

Spring Equinox

The spring equinox, which occurred on March 19, marks the start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. During the equinox, day and night are nearly equal globally. In the Northern Hemisphere, spring begins as the region tilts toward the sun, leading to longer days and warmer weather. Conversely, the Southern Hemisphere starts its fall season during this time.

International Seabed Authority (ISA)

The ISA, headquartered in Kingston, Jamaica, regulates mining activities in international seabed areas beyond national jurisdiction. It operates under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and ensures responsible mineral resource exploration. The ISA grants licenses, promotes environmental protection, and fosters equitable resource utilization.

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)

UNCLOS is an international agreement governing marine activities and resources. It establishes legal frameworks for ocean use, including territorial waters and resource management.

State Of Global Climate Report 2023

The Global Climate Report 2023, published by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), highlights 2023 as the hottest year on record. It underscores the urgency of addressing climate change and its impacts.

41st Steering Committee Meeting Of The International Partnership For Hydrogen And Fuel Cells

The 41st Steering Committee Meeting of the International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy (IPHE) focuses on clean energy transitions using hydrogen and fuel cell technologies.

Gender Inequality Index (GII), 2022

India's ranking in the Gender Inequality Index (GII) emphasizes the ongoing challenges of gender disparity worldwide.

India And Brazil First-Ever ‘2+2’ Dialogue

The '2+2' dialogue between India and Brazil signifies enhanced cooperation in defense and foreign affairs, addressing mutual interests and strategic goals.

Indo Pacific Economic Framework

India's participation in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework aims to strengthen economic ties and promote sustainable development in the region.

SAKHI: Gaganyaan Space Flight Mission

SAKHI, developed by ISRO, supports astronauts during the Gaganyaan mission, enhancing safety and mission efficiency.

Ghost Particles: Detected

The detection of 'ghost particles' by astronomers sheds light on elusive subatomic particles known as neutrinos.

Reserve Bank Integrated Ombudsman Scheme

The RB-IOS addresses customer complaints regarding financial services, ensuring fair redressal mechanisms.