Current Affairs March 2016, मार्च 2016
Current Affairs March 2016, सामान्य ज्ञान 2016, Day 2 Day Current Affairs, General Science, Latest news, Politics, Science, General Knowledge, मार्च 2016, Current Affairs March 2016 section provides you latest national and international current affairs news and events of the year 2016 related to the field of politics, sports, awards, important appointments, important achievements, science, important government schemes, etc. which are very important for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, BANK PO, BANK CLERK, NDA, CDS, LIC, GIC, MAT, CAT, RAILWAYS, and other competitive examinations.
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March 2016 Current Affairs:
NATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS – Current Affairs March 2016, सामान्य ज्ञान मार्च 2016
|Who was appointed as CEO of AirAsia India succeeding Mittu Chandilya?||Amar Abrol|
|Which telecom company recently announced that it will acquire Videocon Telecom’s spectrum in six circles for Rs 4,428 crore through a bandwidth trading deal?||Bharti Airtel|
|Name the shehnai exponent who died recently in Kolkata at the age of 77?
((He gave Doordarshan’s signature tune at the inauguration ceremony of Doordarshan in 1973. He was also felicitated with the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2009 for his contribution to Hindustani instrumental music.)
|Ustad Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan|
|Which team retained the Santosh Trophy National Football Championships title after beating hosts Maharashtra 2-1 in the final?||Services|
|Which authority ruled on 13th March 2016 that the Cabinet Ministers in the States and the Union are pubic powers under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005?||Central Information Commission (CIC)|
|Name the Aditya Birla Group Chairman who was declared the CEO of the Year at the fourth edition of the International Advertising Association (IAA) Awards?||Kumar Mangalam Birla|
|What is the name of first-ever joint exercise being conducted by the border-guarding forces of India and Bangladesh, Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) respectively, in the riverine borders of the Sundarbans to enhance bilateral cooperation?||Sundarbans Maithri|
|Name the University which has won the annual Visitor’s Award for the ‘Best University’?
(President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will present Visitor’s Awards for the year 2016 at a function to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on March 14, 2016, as part of the ‘Festival of Innovations’. Visitor’s Award were instituted with the aim of promoting healthy competition amongst Central Universities and motivating them to adopt best practices from across the world. )
|Name the bill which was recently approved by the Rajya Sabha and is a pioneering initiative to protect the interest of consumers, promote fair play in real estate transactions and to ensure timely execution of projects?
(The Bill will go to the Lok Sabha and then for presidential assent before becoming law.)
|Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015|
|Name the new service launched by the Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on 11.03.2016 which is in line with the Indian Railways Cleanliness Drive “Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat” and as per the scheme, for any cleaning requirement in the coach, passenger will have to send an SMS on a mobile number 58888?||Clean My Coach|
|With which international finance body India recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up the South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center (SARTTAC) for member countries of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka?
(The SARTTAC is expected to become the focal point for planning, coordinating, and implementing the capacity development activities of this finance body in the region on a wide range of areas, including macroeconomic and fiscal management, monetary operations, financial sector regulation and supervision, and macroeconomic statistics.)
|International Monetary Fund (IMF)|
|What is the name of the sixth navigation satellite of the seven-satellite constellation which was successfully launched by Indian Space agency ISRO?
(The IRNSS-1F or Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System is aimed at providing navigation accurately on par with the US-based Global Positioning System.)
|Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS-1F)|
|Which team won the Irani Cup title by defeating Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai by 4 wickets reaching a mammoth victory target of 480 runs in Mumbai?
(It was also the best-ever run-chase in the Irani Cup history.)
|Rest of India|
|Name the ex-judge of Supreme Court who was appointed as the chairperson of the 21st Law Commission?||Balbir Singh Chauhan|
|In which state India’s first solar powered ferry will be started?||Kerala|
|On which day National Safety Day is observed in India every year?||March 4|
|India won the Asia Cricket Cup title for record Sixth time. Which country was defeated by India by 8 wickets in the final?
(This is the first time the Asia Cup was held in T20 format. Participating countries in 2016 Asia Cup were India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and United Arab Emirates (UAE).)
|Who will be conferred with the 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2015?||Manoj Kumar|
|Name the Multinational Field Training Exercise (FTX) involving ASEAN Plus countries which commenced at Pune on 02.03.2016 displaying true jointmanship and team spirit?
(This is the largest Ground Forces Exercise ever conducted on Indian soil and would be conducted from 02 to 08 March 2016 with themes based on ‘Humanitarian Mine Action’ and ‘Peacekeeping Operations’.)
|Exercise FORCE 18|
|Name the four states and the Union Territory for which the Election Commission has announced the poll schedule to be held between 4 April and 16 May 2016?||Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry.|
|Name the Indian shooter who won gold in 50m Air Pistol event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Bangkok?||Jitu Rai|
|Name the Hockey India national-level umpire who has been promoted to the International Outdoor Umpire by the International Hockey Federation (FIH)?||Napoleon Singh|
|What is the deadline set by the Indian Government to digitally connect all 1,29,323 gramin dak sewak post offices in rural areas across the country?||March 2017|
|In which Indian State the Chapchar Kut Festival (an annual harvest festival) is celebrated every year in the month of March?||Mizoram|
|Name the founder and former director of the National Film Archive of India (NFAI), Pune who died recently at the age of 82?||Paramesh Krishnan Nair|
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INTERNATIONAL CURRENT AFFAIRS AND EVENTS – MARCH 2016
|In which city 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves will be held from March 14 to March 17?
(The main objective of this Congress is to review implementation of the Madrid Action Plan for Biosphere Reserves 2008-2013, the Seville Strategy and the Statutory Framework of 1995. The Congress will assess lessons learned and new challenges faced by the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, and will develop and launch an Action Plan for Biosphere Reserves for 2016-2025.)
|Who won men’s singles title of All England Open Badminton Championships 2016?||Lin Dan (China)|
|Who won women’s singles title of All England Open Badminton Championships 2016?||Nozomi Okuhara (Japan)|