Todays English Current Affairs

International current Affairs
National current affairs
New Appointments, Awards current affairs
Sports current affairs
Obituaries current affairs
Economy current affairs


International

– This Agency outlook for China was in news in the first week of March 2016 as it cut its growth rate from stable to negative – Moody’s

– Zero Discrimination Day was observed across the world on 1 March 2016. The day was observed with the theme – Stand Out

– Portugal Government on 29 February 2016 nominated former Portuguese Prime Minister and head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) as a candidate for General Secretary at United Nations- Antonio Guterres


National

– The Union Government in the first week of March 2016 ordered rebidding of this tunnel – Zoji La tunnel

– The state government that decided to illuminate 25 municipalities in the state with LED bulbs in 100 days is – Telangana

– India signed a financing agreement for IDA credit of 300 US dollars with the World Bank for this State Higher Education Quality Improvement Project on 1 March 2016 – Madhya Pradesh


New Appointments, Awards

– The actor who won the Best Actor award at the Kerala State Film Awards 2015 is – Dulquer Salmaan

– The race walker who won the gold medal in the men’s 50km race walk event at the National Championships is – Basanta Bahadur Singh Rana

– Three British scientists who won the Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Prize are – Tim Bliss, Graham Collingridge and Richard Morris

– He was named for Lifetime Achievement Award of the 11th edition of the Mahindra Excellence Theatre Awards (META) on 1 March 2016 – Veteran playwright and director Ratan Thiyam

– Haryana government renamed village Mustafabad in Yamuna Nagar district to – Saraswati Nagar


Sports

– International Cricket Council (ICC) on 1 March 2016 banned South Africa left-arm spinner from bowling – Aaron Phangiso

– Organizing Committee of 12th South Asian Games has earmarked 2 crore rupees for Tikhor Parks (Games Mascot) to be set up in – Guwahati and Shillong


Obituaries


Economy

– Indian Railways launched this new system for unreserved tickets to bring transparency and prevent revenue leakage in the ticketing system in New Delhi on 1 March 2016 – Bar Coding System


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Updated: March 3, 2016 — 11:08 am

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