National Institute of Urban Affairs is organizing the first Urban Climate Film Festival under U20 Engagement Events.

  • National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) is organizing the first Urban Climate Film Festival through CITIIS program under U20 participatory programmes.
  • The event is being organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, the French Development Agency (AFD) and the European Union.
  • A curated selection of 11 films from 9 countries will be screened to create wider awareness of the impact of climate change on life in cities and engage the public in the dialogue on sustainable urban development.
  • Selected films will be screened at Film Festivals in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. The Urban Climate Film Festival was inaugurated on 24 March at ML Bhartiya Auditorium, New Delhi.

First meeting of the G-20 Trade and Investment Working Group (TIWG) will be held in Mumbai.

  • The first Trade and Investment Working Group (TIWG) meeting under India’s G-20 chairmanship will be held in Mumbai from 28 to 30 March, 2023.
  • Over 100 delegates from G-20 member states, invitees, regional groupings and international organizations will participate in discussions aimed at accelerating global trade and investment during the three-day meeting.
  • Barthwal said that on the first day, a seminar on ‘Trade Finance’ will be organized at Ballroom, Taj Lands End and Mumbai.
  • The role of banks, financial institutions, development finance institutions and export credit agencies in closing the trade finance gap, digitization and fintech solutions to improve trade finance will be discussed. This will be followed by a guided tour of the India Diamond Bourse.
  • The TIWG meeting on 29 March 2023 will be inaugurated by Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry of India. Thereafter, TIWG priority issues focused on making business work for growth and prosperity and building resilient Global Value Chains (GVCs) will be discussed.
  • On the concluding day, TIWG priorities on integrating MSMEs into global trade and creating efficient logistics for trade will be discussed in two working sessions.

Prime Minister addressed the One World TB Summit in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

  • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, addressed the One World TB Summit on 24th March at the Rudraksha Convention Centre, Varanasi.
  • To mark the World Tuberculosis Day, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) and the Stop TB Partnership are organizing the summit.
  • Officially launched the Short TB Preventive Treatment for TB, the TB-free Panchayat Initiative and the Family Centered Care Model.
  • India is fulfilling yet another pledge for global good through the One World TB Summit.
  • India’s efforts are a new model in the global fight against TB. People’s participation is a major contribution of India in the fight against TB.
  • India is working on the target of eliminating TB by the year 2025.

India is the third largest fish producing country, contributing 8% to the global fish production.

  • India is the third largest fish producing country, contributing 8% to global fish production and second in aquaculture production.
  • Fish production in 2021-22 is pegged at 16.24 million tonnes, including 4.12 million tonnes from marine fish production and 12.12 million tonnes from aquaculture.
  • Since the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) in the year 2020-21, the total fish production in the country has shown an increasing trend, registering a fish production of 162.48 lakh tonnes in 2021-22, which is higher than the 2019- In 20, it was 141.64 lakh tonnes.

List of Sports Stadiums in India PDF

List of Sports Stadiums in India PDF for free download. State wise details of existing stadium name with, city, state, games and capacity are very important for competitive exams.

List of Sports Stadiums in India

Stadium nameCityStateGamesCapacity
Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket StadiumVisakhapatnamAndhra PradeshCricket26,736
Indira Gandhi Stadium, VijayawadaVijayawadaAndhra PradeshCricket25,000
NTR StadiumGudivadaAndhra PradeshMulti-purpose stadium20,000
YS Raja Reddy StadiumKadapaAndhra PradeshCricket15,000
Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Cricket StadiumGuwahatiAssamCricket40,000
Indira Gandhi Athletic StadiumGuwahatiAssamAthletics, Football30,737
Jawaharlal Nehru StadiumGuwahatiAssamSports complex15,000
Satindra Mohan Dev StadiumSilcharAssamFootball22,000
Moin-ul-Haq StadiumPatnaBiharCricket25,000
Patliputra Sports ComplexPatnaBiharFootball20,000
Rajendra StadiumSiwanBiharFootball15,000
International Hockey StadiumRajnandgaonChhattisgarhHockey30,000
Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket StadiumRaipurChhattisgarhCricket65,000
Ambedkar StadiumDelhiDelhi NCRFootball35,000
Arun Jaitley StadiumDelhiDelhi NCRCricket41,820
Dhyan Chand National StadiumDelhiDelhi NCRHockey20,000
Jawaharlal Nehru StadiumDelhiDelhi NCRAthletics, Football60,000
Chhatrasal Stadium Chennai Jawaharlal Nehru StadiumDelhi ChennaiDelhi NCR Tamil NaduSports complex Athletics,  Football16,000
40,000
Bhausaheb Bandodkar GroundPanajiGoaCricket10,000
Campal Indoor ComplexCampalGoaSports complex4,000
Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor StadiumTaleigãoGoaMulti-purpose stadium4,000
Dr. Rajendra Prasad StadiumMargaoGoaCricket5,000
Duler StadiumMapusaGoaFootball10,000
Fatorda StadiumMargaoGoaFootball19,000
Tilak Maidan StadiumVasco da GamaGoaFootball12,000
CB Patel International Cricket StadiumSuratGujaratCricket35,000
IPCL Sports Complex GroundBarodaGujaratCricket15,000
Madhavrao Scindia Cricket GroundRajkotGujaratCricket15,000
Moti Bagh StadiumBarodaGujaratCricket18,000
Narendra Modi StadiumAhmedabadGujaratCricket132,000
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel StadiumAhmedabadGujaratCricket50,000
Saurashtra Cricket Association StadiumRajkotGujaratCricket33,000
The ArenaAhmedabadGujaratmulti-purpose stadium20,000
Chaudhary Bansi Lal Cricket StadiumRohtakHaryanaCricket10,000
Mahabir StadiumHisarHaryanaSports complex25,000
  Tau Devi Lal Stadium  Gurgaon  Haryana  Football, Cricket12,000(Football),
7,000 (Cricket)
HPCA Cricket StadiumDharamshalaHimachal PradeshCricket25,000
Bakhshi StadiumSrinagarJammu and KashmirFootball30,000
Sher-i-Kashmir StadiumSri NagarJammu and KashmirCricket12,000
Birsa Munda Athletics StadiumRanchiJharkhandAthletics35,000
Birsa Munda Football StadiumRanchiJharkhandCricket10,000
JRD Tata Sports ComplexJamshedpurJharkhandAthletics, Football40,000
JSCA International Cricket StadiumRanchiJharkhandCricket39,000
Keenan StadiumJamshedpurJharkhandCricket19,000
Gangotri Glades Cricket GroundMysoreKarnatakaCricket15,000
M. Chinnaswamy StadiumBengaluruKarnatakaCricket40,000
Mangala StadiumMangaloreKarnatakaFootball20,000
Sree Kanteerava StadiumBengaluruKarnatakaAthletics, Football24,000
Visvesvaraya StadiumMandyaKarnatakaFootball20,000
Calicut Medical College StadiumKozhikodeKeralaFootball12,000
Chandrasekharan Nair StadiumThiruvananthapuramKeralaAthletics,  Football25,000
EMS StadiumKozhikodeKeralaAssociation, football50,000
Fort MaidanPalakkadKeralaFootball10,000
Greenfield International StadiumThiruvananthapuramKeralaSports complex55,000
Jawaharlal Nehru StadiumKochiKeralaCricket, Football40,000
Lal Bahadur Shastri StadiumKollamKeralaAthletics, Football40,000
Maharaja’s College StadiumKochiKeralaAthletics, Football15,000
Rajiv Gandhi Indoor StadiumKochiKeralaMulti-purpose10,000
Thrissur Municipal Corporation  StadiumThrissurKeralaFootball15,000
Aishbagh StadiumBhopalMadhya PradeshHockey10,000
Captain Roop Singh StadiumGwaliorMadhya PradeshCricket18,000
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Football StadiumNeemuchMadhya PradeshFootball10,000
Holkar Cricket StadiumIndoreMadhya PradeshCricket30,000
Nehru StadiumIndoreMadhya PradeshCricket25,000
TT Nagar StadiumBhopalMadhya PradeshFootball20,000
Ravi Shankar Shukla Stadium Rajiv Gandhi International StadiumJabalpur HyderabadMadhya Pradesh TelanganaFootball Cricket15,000
55,000
Brabourne StadiumMumbaiMaharashtraCricket50,000
Dadaji Kondadev StadiumThaneMaharashtraFootball30,000
Guru Gobind Singh StadiumNandedMaharashtraCricket30,000
Indira Gandhi StadiumSolapurMaharashtraCricket30,000
Jawaharlal Nehru StadiumPuneMaharashtraCricket25,000
Maharashtra Cricket Association StadiumGahunje, Pune districtMaharashtraCricket37,406
Vidarbha Cricket Association StadiumNagpurMaharashtraCricket45,000
Vivekananda Nagar Indoor Sports ComplexNagpurMaharashtraSports complex5,000
Wankhede StadiumMumbaiMaharashtraCricket33,108
Yashwant StadiumNagpurMaharashtraFootball50,000
Khuman Lampak Main StadiumImphalManipurFootball30,000
Indira Gandhi Stadium, KohimaKohimaNagalandFootball20,000
Nagaland Cricket Association StadiumChümoukedimaNagalandCricket10,000
Indira Gandhi ArenaDelhiNCRSports complex14,348
Barabati StadiumCuttackOdishaCricket45,000
Biju Patnaik Hockey StadiumBhubaneswarOdishaSports complex15,000
East Coast Railway StadiumBhubaneswarOdishaCricket1,720
Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor StadiumCuttackOdishaGymnastics10,000
Veer Surendra Sai StadiumSambalpurOdishaCricket20,000
Dhruv Pandove Cricket StadiumPatialaPunjabCricket10,000
Guru Gobind Singh StadiumJalandharPunjabFootball22,000
Guru Nanak StadiumLudhianaPunjabFootball30,000
Guru Nanak StadiumKapurthalaPunjabHockey10,000
International Hockey StadiumAjitgarhPunjabHockey13,648
Lajwanti StadiumHoshiarpurPunjabFootball20,000
Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra StadiumMohaliPunjabCricket26,000
Sector 42 StadiumChandigarhPunjabHockey30,000
War Heroes StadiumSangrurPunjabHockey10,000
Gandhi GroundUdaipurRajasthanMulti-purpose10,000
Sawai Mansingh StadiumJaipurRajasthanCricket23,185
Barkatullah Khan StadiumJodhpurRajiasthanCricket40,000
Baichung StadiumNamchiSikkimFootball30,000
Jorethang GroundJorethangSikkimFootball10,000
Paljor StadiumGangtokSikkimFootball30,000
Anna StadiumTiruchirappalliTamil NaduSports Complex20,000
Jawaharlal Nehru StadiumCoimbatoreTamil NaduCricket30,000
MA Chidambaram StadiumChennaiTamil NaduCricket50,000
Mahatma Gandhi stadiumSalemTamil NaduCricket35,000
MGR Race Course StadiumMaduraiTamil NaduHorse racing, Kabaddi10,000
Salem Cricket Foundation StadiumSalemTamil NaduCricket5,000
GMC Athletic StadiumHyderabadTelanganaAthletics, Cricket30,000
Lal Bahadur Shastri StadiumHyderabadTelanganaCricket30,000
Maharaja Bir Bikram College StadiumAgartalaTripuraCricket30,000
Dr Sampurnanda StadiumVaranasiUttar PradeshCricket, Hockey, Football10,000
Dr. Akhilesh Das StadiumLucknowUttar PradeshCricket20,000
Ekana International Cricket StadiumLucknowUttar PradeshCricket50,000
Green Park StadiumKanpurUttar PradeshCricket33,000
KD Singh Babu StadiumLucknowUttar PradeshCricket50,000
Major Dhyanchand Hockey Stadium, LucknowLucknowUttar PradeshHockey10,000
Saifai International Cricket StadiumSaifaiUttar PradeshCricket43,000
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket StadiumDehradunUttarakhandCricket25,000
DY Patil StadiumKolkataWest BengalFootball40,000
Eden GardensKolkataWest BengalCricket66,000
Jadavpur StadiumKolkataWest BengalFootball12,000
Kalyani StadiumKalyaniWest BengalFootball20,000
Kanchenjunga StadiumSiliguriWest BengalFootball40,000
Kishore Bharati KriranganKolkataWest BengalFootball12,000
Mela GroundKalimpongWest BengalFootball10,000
Mohammedan Sporting GroundKolkataWest BengalFootball15,000
Mohun Bagan GroundKolkataWest BengalFootball22,000
Netaji Indoor StadiumKolkataWest BengalIndoor sports12,000
Rabindra Sarobar StadiumKolkataWest BengalAthletics, Football18,000
Vidyasagar KriranganBarasatWest BengalFootball15,000
Vivekananda Yuba Bharati KriranganKolkataWest BengalAthletics, Football85,000

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Qns : विश्व टीबी दिवस कब मनाया जाता है?
When is World TB Day celebrated?


(A) 9th March / 9 मार्च
(B) 14th March / 14 मार्च
(C) 24th March / 24 मार्च
(D) 29th March / 29 मार्च

Answer
Ans : (C) 24th March / 24 मार्च
विश्व टीबी दिवस हर साल 24 मार्च को मनाया जाता है। टीबी रोग माइकोबैक्टीरियम ट्यूबरकुलोसिस बैक्टीरिया के कारण होता है। इसे क्षय रोग भी कहते हैं। इस दिन 1882 में, डॉ. रॉबर्ट कोच ने माइकोबैक्टीरियम ट्यूबरकुलोसिस की खोज की घोषणा की, एक जीवाणु जो तपेदिक का कारण बनता है, और उनकी खोज ने रोग के निदान और उपचार का मार्ग प्रशस्त किया।

Qns : असम के तामुलपुर में आयोजित एशियाई खो-खो चैंपियनशिप में किस देश ने महिला और पुरुष दोनों खिताब जीते?
Which country won both the women’s and men’s titles at the Asian Kho-Kho Championship held at Tamulpur, Assam?


(A) Nepal / नेपाल
(B) India / भारत
(C) Sri Lanka / श्रीलंका
(D) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

Answer
Ans : (B) India / भारत
23 मार्च को, भारत ने असम के तामुलपुर में आयोजित एशियाई खो-खो चैम्पियनशिप के महिला और पुरुष दोनों खिताब जीते हैं। महिला वर्ग में भारत ने नेपाल को एक पारी और 33 अंकों से हराया। पुरुष वर्ग में भी भारत ने नेपाल को एक पारी और 6 अंक से हराकर खिताब अपने नाम किया। असम विधानसभा के अध्यक्ष बिस्वजीत दैमारी और मंत्री यू जी ब्रह्मा ने विजेताओं को पुरस्कार वितरित किए।

Qns : राहुल गांधी द्वारा की गई ऐसी कौन सी विवादास्पद टिप्पणी थी जिसके कारण मानहानि का मुकदमा हुआ?
What were the controversial remarks made by Rahul Gandhi that led to the defamation case?


(A) Modi surname / मोदी सरनेम
(B) Kejriwal surname / केजरीवाल सरनेम
(C) Nehru-Gandhi surname / नेहरू-गांधी सरनेम
(D) Patel surname / पटेल सरनेम

Answer
Ans : (A) Modi surname / मोदी सरनेम
23 मार्च को सूरत की अदालत ने राहुल गांधी को मानहानि के एक मामले में दो साल की सजा सुनाई, जिसके बाद उन्हें अदालत से जमानत भी मिल गई। अदालत ने 30 दिनों के लिए सजा पर रोक लगा दी ताकि वह इस अवधि के दौरान उच्च न्यायालय में अपील कर सकें। राहुल को 2019 के उस मामले में मानहानि का दोषी पाया गया था, जिसमें उन्होंने ‘मोदी सरनेम’ को लेकर विवादित टिप्पणी की थी।

Qns : एशिया के सबसे बड़े 4-मीटर टेलीस्कोप का उद्घाटन कहाँ किया गया?
Where was Asia’s largest 4-metre telescope inaugurated?

(A) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड
(B) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश
(C) Rajasthan / राजस्थान
(D) Gujarat / गुजरात

Answer
Ans : (A) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड
एशिया का सबसे बड़ा 4-मीटर इंटरनेशनल लिक्विड मिरर टेलीस्कोप 21 मार्च को उत्तराखंड के देवस्थल में लॉन्च किया गया। यह वैज्ञानिकों को गहरे आकाश और क्षुद्रग्रहों से लेकर सुपरनोवा तक की चीजों के बारे में अधिक जानकारी देने का काम करेगा। टेलीस्कोप का उद्घाटन विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्री जितेंद्र सिंह ने किया। उन्होंने कहा कि इससे भारत को खगोल विज्ञान और आकाश के अध्ययन के क्षेत्र में अग्रणी देश बनने में मदद मिलेगी।

Qns : ISSF विश्व कप शूटिंग चैंपियनशिप के दूसरे दिन भारत ने कितने पदक जीते?
How many medals did India win on the second day of the ISSF World Cup Shooting Championships?

(A) One gold and one bronze / एक स्वर्ण और एक कांस्य
(B) One silver and one bronze / एक रजत और एक कांस्य
(C) Two golds and one bronze / दो स्वर्ण और एक कांस्य
(D) Two silvers and one gold / दो चांदी और एक सोना

Answer
Ans : (B) One silver and one bronze / एक रजत और एक कांस्य
भारत ने भोपाल, मध्य प्रदेश में अंतर्राष्ट्रीय शूटिंग स्पोर्ट फेडरेशन (ISSF) विश्व कप शूटिंग चैंपियनशिप के दूसरे दिन एक रजत और एक कांस्य पदक जीता। चीन ने दो स्वर्ण पदक जीतकर अपना शीर्ष स्थान बरकरार रखा। भारत के वरुण तोमर और रिदम सांगवान ने 10 मीटर एयर राइफल मिक्स्ड टीम इवेंट में रजत पदक जीता। इससे पहले इसी स्पर्धा में विश्व चैंपियन रुद्राक्ष पाटिल और राजू नर्मदा नितिन ने कांस्य पदक जीते थे।

Qns : किन देशो के बीच वार्षिक द्विपक्षीय समुद्री अभ्यास कोंकण 2023 आयोजित किया गया था?
Between which countries the annual bilateral maritime exercise Konkan 2023 was held?


(A) India and US (United States) / भारत और अमेरिका
(B) India and Australia / भारत और ऑस्ट्रेलिया
(C) Japan and Indonesia / जापान और इंडोनेशिया
(D) India and UK (United Kingdom) / भारत और ब्रिटेन (यूके)

Answer
Ans : (D) India and UK (United Kingdom) / भारत और ब्रिटेन (यूके)
भारतीय नौसेना और रॉयल नेवी के बीच वार्षिक द्विपक्षीय समुद्री अभ्यास- कोंकण 2023 अरब सागर के कोंकण तट पर 20 से 22 मार्च, 2023 तक आयोजित किया गया था। इस अभ्यास में निर्देशित मिसाइल युद्धपोत आईएनएस त्रिशूल और टाइप 23 निर्देशित मिसाइल युद्धपोत एचएमएस लैंकेस्टर ने हिस्सा लिया तथा अंतर-परिचालनीयता बढ़ाने व सर्वश्रेष्ठ अभ्यासों को अपनाने के लिए कई समुद्री अभ्यास किए

World TB Day 2023 : 24th March

World TB Day is celebrated every year on 24th March. TB disease is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria. It is also called tuberculosis. Lakhs of TB patients come to the fore every year in India. TB is an infectious disease, but not incurable. If this disease is treated in time, then it can be completely cured.

Theme :

The theme for the World Tuberculosis Day 2023 is “Yes! We can end TB!”

History :

On this day in 1882, Dr. Robert Koch announced the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a bacterium that causes tuberculosis, and his discovery paved the way for the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. This discovery of Dr. Robert Koch later proved to be very helpful in the treatment of TB. Because of his discovery, Dr. Robert Koch was also awarded the Nobel Prize in the year 1905. India accounts for about 26% of the total TB cases worldwide.

India won titles in both men’s & women’s section of the Asian Kho-Kho Championship in Tamulpur, Assam.

  • India has won both the women’s and men’s titles of the Asian Kho-Kho Championship held at Tamulpur, Assam.
  • In the women’s section, India beat Nepal by an innings and 33 points.
  • In the men’s section too, India won the title by defeating Nepal by an innings and six points.
  • India has been unbeaten in both the categories in the championship. Nine countries participated in the competition.
  • Speaker of the Assam Legislative Assembly Biswajit Daimary and Minister U G Brahma distributed the prizes to the winners.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been sentenced to two years in prison by a Gujarat court.

  • The difficulties of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi are increasing continuously. On 23 March the Surat court sentenced Rahul Gandhi to two years in a defamation case, after which he also got bail from the court.
  • The court granted bail to Rahul Gandhi and stayed the sentence for 30 days so that he could appeal in a higher court during this period.
  • Rahul was found guilty of defamation in the 2019 case, in which he made controversial remarks regarding ‘Modi surname’.
  • After this decision, Rahul Gandhi’s membership of Parliament can also go from Wayanad parliamentary constituency.
  • According to The Representation of the People Act, 1951 (Public Representation Law-1951), if any public representative is punished for two years or more, then his membership can be cancelled. Recently, the membership of Azam Khan’s son Abdullah Azam Khan was also canceled under this law.