Today’s 17 March 2024 Current Affairs (TOP 10 Questions) UPSC

Today we will know the history of 17 March. Current Affairs: Before the Mass, Dalai Lama reached India from Tibet.
In 1959, the rebellion of the local people against China’s occupation of Tibet intensified. Amidst army repression, Tibetan religious leader Dalai Lama left Lhasa and reached India.

17 March Daily Current Affairs Questions 2024 

1. Recently, in which city of India was the world’s longest dosa prepared?
(a) Bangalore
(b) Bhopal
(c) Meghalaya

Answer :(a) Bangalore

The world record for preparing the world’s longest dosa was made in Bengaluru. In Bommasandra, Bengaluru, 70 chefs together made a 123 feet long dosa and entered the Guinness Book of World Records. This record was made during the centenary year program of MTR.

Question 1. Which two warships have recently been inducted into the Indian Navy?

Answer – On March 13, 2024, two new warships – INS Agre and INS Akshay – were inducted to boost anti-submarine operations of the Indian Navy. The primary role of both these warships is to conduct anti-submarine operations, low intensity maritime operations and mine laying operations in the sea around the coasts.

Question 2. President Murmu attended the National Day celebrations of which country as the chief guest?

Answer – President Draupadi Murmu is on her first 3-day state visit to Mauritius from March 11-13, 2024. During this, President Murmu participated as the chief guest in the National Day celebrations of Mauritius on March 12, 2024.

Question 3. Where has India’s first in-plant railway siding project been started?

Answer – Automobile company Maruti Suzuki has started India’s first in-plant railway siding project at Hansalpur plant in Gujarat. With the commissioning of this plant, Maruti Suzuki will now be able to send its cars within the country through train and abroad through port instead of road.

Question 4. When was the PM-Suraj portal launched?

Answer – Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the national portal named ‘Prime Minister Social Upliftment and Employment Based Public Welfare’ (PM-SURAJ) on March 13, 2024. Loan assistance will be provided to eligible persons including Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and sanitation workers across the country through PM-Suraj National Portal

5. In which country has ‘Hydroxyurea’ oral suspension been manufactured?
(a) India
(c) USA
(d)none of these

Answer :(a) India

‘Hydroxyurea’ oral suspension, the first medicine made in the country to fight sickle cell disease, will be launched soon. It can be kept at normal temperature at home. Sickle cell is a genetic disease.


6. Underground Neutrino Lab (Juno) is being built by which country to observe particles smaller than the size of an atom?
(a) India

Answer :(b)China

He is building the Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Lab (JUNO) in Kaiping city, Guangdong province. It will observe neutrinos i.e. particles smaller than the size of an atom. The lab is being built in the form of a round shaped detector of 35 meters diameter 700 meters below the ground. It will be built by the end of this year. , This will also be the world’s first lab to collect neutrino data. Similarly, about 3 thousand crore rupees will be spent in making it. Its lab is also being built in Japan and America. Japan will start collecting data in 2027 and the US in 2031. The lab will help researchers determine which types of neutrinos have the highest mass and which have the least.


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