Friday, 31 March 2017

CURRENT AFFAIRS NOTES MARCH 2017



Current Affairs

1.The World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) is observing the 10th anniversary of 'Earth Hour' on 25th March.

2.The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) will be reorganized for the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime and will be renamed as the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) following Parliamentary approval.

3.State Bank of India (SBI) Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya has been ranked 26th among the world's 50 greatest leaders, according to Fortune Magazine.

4.The 105th session of Indian Science Congress (ISC) will be hosted by Osmania University, Hyderabad during January 3-7, 2018.

5.Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has broken the record for most wickets in a single Test season, taking his 79th this season during the Dharamsala Test against Australia.

6.Photojournalist Raghu Rai was conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry for “his remarkable contribution to the field.”

7.The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for 2017 to mathematician Yves Meyer.

8.Bharti Airtel has acquired Tikona Digital's 4G airwaves for Rs 1,600 crore.

9.Prominent Tamil writer and Sahitya Akademi winner Ashokamitran died at the age of 86.

10.In the recently released Human Development Index by United Nations, India is ranked 131 out of 188 countries in the list.The list is topped by Norway

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