Current Affair For Date “March 7, 2017”

#WeAreEqual Campaign- Ministry of Women and Child Development

Date: March 07, 2017

Targeted at raising awareness, Ministry of Women and Child Development initiated a social media campaign #WeAreEqual recently 13thFebruary, to highlight the need for equal opportunity to women in the fields of education, health, nutrition, safety and dignity. The Campaign is part of a series of initiatives to mark International Women’s Day on 8th March including the Nari Shakti Awards cer...

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PM releases Postage Stamp on 100 years of Yogoda Satsang Math

Date: March 07, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today released a Special Commemorative Postage Stamp on 100 years of Yogoda Satsang Math at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi
The event was a part of the centenary celebrations of Yogoda Satsanga Society. The organisation was set up in 1917 by Paramahansa Yogananda, who is considered as one of the preeminent spiritual figures of modern times.

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Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) summit 2017

Date: March 07, 2017

Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived in the Indonesian capital on Monday on a two-day visit to attend the summit of the 21-nation Indian Ocean Rim Association, where he is expected to lay emphasis on connectivity, open maritime trade and rights of navigation.

He is also expected to pitch for cooperation among the think tanks of the member countries to evolve common strategies to meet the...

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Sickle-Cell Anaemia:First Time cured by Gene Therapy

Date: March 07, 2017

Sickle-cell disease (SCD) is a group of blood disorders typically inherited from a person's parents.The most common type is known as sickle-cell anaemia (SCA). It results in an abnormality in the oxygen-carrying protein haemoglobin (hemoglobin S) found in red blood cells. This leads to a rigid, sickle-like shape under certain circumstances.Problems in sickle cell disease typically begin around ...

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