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Apr 1, 2015 10:29 IST

One liners for the month of March 2015 provided by Jagranjosh.com will be of immense help for the students and aspirants in revising the important events of the month just before the exams.

• State that on 2 March 2015 received President Pranab Mukherjee’s assent to the Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill 1995 that bans slaughter of bulls and bullocks in Maharashtra - Maharashtra

• The Royal Mint on 2 March 2015 unveiled a new coinage portrait of the Queen Elizabeth II that will appear on coins in Britain is designed by - Jody Clark

• Tennis player who on 28 February 2015 won the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title - Roger Federer

• The cricketer who on 3 March 2015 became the fastest cricketer in the history to reach 20th One-Day International (ODI) century in cricket - Hashim Amla of South Africa

• The Legislative Assembly of a state that on 4 March 2015 unanimously passed a resolution requesting the Union Government to continue with the special category status of the state - Assam

• State Government that on 4 March 2015 scrapped the resolution that provided five percent reservations to Muslims in Maharashtra government jobs - Maharashtra

• Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar completed his SAARC Yatra of four nations on 4 March 2015. The four nations included -  Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesn and Bhutan

• Cricket team that on 4 March 2015 created the World Cup record for highest-ever score of 417 for 6 in a match against Afghanistan in Perth - Australia

• The World Wildlife Day was observed on 3 March 2015 with theme of the year - Wildlife Crime is serious, let’s get serious about wildlife crime

• Kirket, a Hindi film that will depict the difficulties of Bihar cricket is based on life of a former Indian cricketer - Kirti Azad

• Third state in India to come up with Centre-initiated scheme of Aadhar-linked ration cards after Punjab and Gujarat is - Maharashtra

• The Union Government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) signed an agreement on - Monetary Policy Framework

• Former Bihar Chief Minister and senior JD(U) leader who died on 6 March 2015 at Patna medical college hospital - Ramsundar Das

• Artificial glacier in the form of Ice stupa was inaugurated at a village in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on 6 March 2015 - Phyang

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 5 March 2015 inaugurated two units of 600 Mega Watt (MW) each of Shree Singaji Thermal Power Project at - Dongliya village in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh.

• US President Barack Obama re-nominated an independent Indian-American investor as an Alternate Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Sunil Sabharwal

• Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley on 28 February 2015 in the Union Budget 2015-16 announced the Vision 2022 aimed at achieving certain things by - the 75th Year of India’s independence, which will be observed as Amrut Mahotsav.

• Theme of the 2015 International Women’s Day that was observed across the world on 8 March 2015 was - Make it Happen

• Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar with an aim to combat the problem of declining child sex ratio in the state on 8 March 2015 launched a scheme for girl child named - Aapki Beti Humari Beti

• Eighth India-Nepal combined exercise named Surya Kiran VIII concluded on 7 March 2015 at -Salijhandi, Nepal

• Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader M. Veerappa Moily was selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman for 2014 for his Kannada poem - Ramayana Mahanveshanam.

• The solar-powered plane named Solar Impulse-2 on 8 March 2015 took off to round-the-world odyssey from - Abu Dhabi

• German Professor Annette who rejected an Indian student’s internship request citing rape problem in India - G Beck-Sickinger

• To promote an India-centric campaign, Bollywood Britain Visit Britain, the National tourism agency of Britain on 10 March 2015 roped in Bollywood actor - Saif Ali Khan

• High Court (HC) of Delhi on 10 March 2015 held that the office of the Attorney General of India falls under the ambit of - the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005

• The Union Government on 11 March 2014 appointed nine Executive Directors (EDs) in Public Sector Banks (PSBs) on recommendation of selection panel headed by - the Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan

• India and Mauritius inked 5 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) on 11 March 2015 to give new impetus to - bilateral co-operation between the two nations

• The Supreme Court of India on 11 March 2015 held that High Courts (HCs) are barred from entertaining pleas under writ jurisdiction against the verdicts of - the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) in disputes pertaining to Armed Forces.

• Congress legislator and deputy speaker who on 12 March 2015 was elected as the speaker of the Kerala Assembly - N Shakthan

• State that defeated Tamil Nadu by an innings and 217 runs in the title clash of the Ranji Trophy title of cricket played at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai - Defending champions Karnataka

• The Supreme Court of India on 11 March 2015 held that High Courts (HCs) are barred from entertaining pleas under writ jurisdiction against the verdicts of - the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) in disputes pertaining to Armed Forces.

• The mass nesting of endangered species Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) sea turtles started in second week of March 2015 near - river Rushikulya mouth in Ganjam district of Odisha

• Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on 17 March 2015 revoked a three-year-old order that banned mining in – Goa

• France, Germany and Italy have followed the UK in joining - the China-sponsored Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

• Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator who on 18 March 2015 was elected as the speaker of 12th Legislative Assembly of Jammu and Kashmir - Kavinder Gupta

• Formula one racer who on 15 March 2015 won the 2015 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia - Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain

• The State Government in third week of March 2015 decided to introduce Special Identification Tags with unique identification numbers for Haryana cows, an indigenous breed found in the state – Haryana Government

• Veteran cricketers of Sri Lanka who on 18 March 2015 retired from the One Day International (ODI) format of Cricket - Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara

• The Bill that seeks to do away with the Union Government’s responsibility as a financial guarantor to the Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) - Warehousing Corporations (Amendment) Bill, 2015

• Union Government on 19 March 2015 was roped in a person to head Kaya Kalp, a council formed to suggest innovative ways to transform the Indian Railways - Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons Ltd

• Name person who on 18 March 2015 was named as the President of Britain's prestigious Royal Society, a communion of the many of the world's most distinguished scientists - Nobel laureate Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, a Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

• The Laadli Voice of the Century award on 20 March 2015 was presented at the sixth edition of the National Media and Advertising Awards for Gender Sensitivity on - Legendary Singer Lata Mangeshkar

• International Day of Forests was observed on 21 March 2015 with the theme - Forests and Climate Change

• The batsman of New Zealand cricket team, on 21 March 2015 scored the highest-ever score of 237 not out in Cricket World Cup history - Martin Guptill

• The Union Government on 20 March 2015 announced 33 percent reservation for women in police forces through direct recruitment in non-gazetted posts of - Union territories including Delhi police

• The World Sparrow Day was observed globally on 20 March 2015 with the theme - I Love Sparrows

• Novak Djokovic of Serbia won his fourth Indian Wells Open Tennis Men’s Singles title by defeating - Roger Federer of Switzerland 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2

• The statesman and founding father of modern Singapore who died on 23 March 2015 at the Singapore General Hospital - Lee Kuan Yew

• World Water Day (WWD) 2015 was globally observed on 22 March 2015 with the theme Water and Sustainable Development that talks about - how water links to all areas we need to consider creating the future we want

• The Waterman of India who was named as the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate on 20 March 2015 - Rajendra Singh

• The former Army Chief of Sri Lanka, who on 22 March 2015 was conferred with the country's highest military rank of Field Marshal - Sarath Fonseka

• Person who was named as the 46th Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner by Union Government - Shashi Kapoor

• State Government of Maharashtra on 23 March 2015 announced that those involved in the sale of gutka in the state will be booked under - Section 328 of Indian Penal Code (IPC), a non-bailable offence.

• World Tuberculosis Day (WTD) 2015 was globally observed on 24 March 2015 with the theme for the year 2015 is continuation of the 2014 theme Reach the 3 Million and main sub-theme - Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone.

• Indian Railways RuPay pre-paid card that will enable passengers to book their Rail tickets and do shopping was launched in collaboration with - the Union Bank of India

• Union Government on 24 March 2015 launched new platform that facilitates direct communication between leaders, government agencies and citizens - Twitter Samwad

• Scientists at Australian National University (ANU) found the world’s largest asteroid impact zone in - the Warburton Basin of central Australia

• Flight 4U 9525 of Germanwings Airbus A320, the budget carrier airline of Germany’s Lufthansa, crashed in - the French Alps between Digne and Barcelonnette

• Three-year-old archer of Andhra Pradesh who on 24 March 2015 entered the India Book of Records - Dolly Shivani Cherukuri

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 March 2015 launched a multi-purpose and multi-modal platform aimed at addressing grievances of common man - Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation (PRAGATI) platform

• Saudi Arabia on 25 March 2015 launched a military operation including airstrikes in Yemen against the a rebel group that drove out the Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi - the Houthi rebels

• Person who was appointed as an official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs on 25 March 2015 - Vikas Swarup

• The Asian Development Bank (ADB) released the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) on 24 March 2015, the report is titled - Financing Asia’s Future Growth

• The Supreme Court of India on 26 March 2015 stayed the decision of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) to quash the Army's promotion policy for the rank of Colonel from January 2009. The 2009 promotion policy of Army is based on - Command Exit Model (CEM)

• Earth Hour 2015 was observed globally on 28 March 2015 from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm local time with the tagline for the global campaign - Change Climate Change

• The Australian cricketer who on 29 March 2015 retired from ODI cricket after Cricket World Cup final - Michael Clarke

• Freedom fighter and educationist who on 30 March 2015 was conferred the highest civilian award of the country Bharat Ratna (posthumous) - Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya

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