14 April 2021 Current Affairs | News Headlines |

First Published on April 14, 2021 || Last Updated on April 14, 2021 by Prashant Chaturvedi

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14 April 2021 Current Affairs

Awards and Honours

BAFTA Film Awards 2021 Announced. 

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National News

NITI Aayog Launched ‘Poshan Gyan’.

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  • NITI Aayog, in partnership with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Centre for Social and Behaviour Change, Ashoka University, launched Poshan Gyan, a national digital repository on health and nutrition on April 13th, 2021.
  • The website provides an intuitive interface (multi-parametric search, multiple downloads at a point in time, easy sharing of materials via social media and easy viewing on any type of smartphone).
  • The website can be accessed here: https://poshangyan.niti.gov.in/
  • Niti Aayog Chairman: Rishabh Kant

Piyush Goyal inaugurated e-SANTA, an electronic marketplace.

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  • Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal virtually inaugurated e-SANTA, an electronic marketplace providing a platform to connect aqua farmers and the buyers.
  • e-SANTA is a completely paperless and end-to-end electronic trade platform between Farmers and exporters.
  • The farmers have the freedom to list their produce and quote their price while the exporters have the freedom to list their requirements and also to choose the products based on their requirements such as desired size, location, harvest dates etc. This enables the farmers and buyers to have greater control over the trade and enables them to make informed decisions.
  • The term e-SANTA was coined for the web portal, meaning Electronic Solution for Augmenting NaCSA farmers’ Trade in Aquaculture.
  • National Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture (NaCSA) is an extension arm of Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), Govt. of India, Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
  • e-SANTA will RAISE the lives & income of farmers by:
  1. Reducing Risk
  2. Awareness of Products & Markets
  3. Increase in Income
  4. Shielding Against Wrong Practice
  5. Ease of Processes

Hero Group launches education technology venture “Hero Vired”.

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  • Hero Group on April 13, 2021 launched a new education technology venture, Hero Vired.
  • Hero Vired o offer full-time and part-time programs in finance and financial technologies; game design; integrated programs in data science, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI); entrepreneurial thinking and innovation; and full-stack development.
  • Hero Vired has partnered with top global universities, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Singularity University.

Obituaries News

JMM Founder member & Senior BJP leader Simon Marandi passed away.

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  • Simon Marandi, founder member of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) and Senior BJP leader passed away.
  • He has been a two-time MP from Rajmahal constituency, five-time MLA and Minister of State in Jharkhand.

Sports News

Kane Williamson won Sir Richard Hadlee medal in New Zealand Annual Cricket Awards.

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  • New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson won his fourth Sir Richard Hadlee medal for excelling across formats and was also adjudged the “Test Player of the Year” in the country’s annual cricket awards on April 13, 2021.
  • Devon Conway won the men’s ODI and T20 Player of the Year during the 2020-21 awards season.

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