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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 14 March 2016

Mar 14, 2016 19:16 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings the Current Affairs Recap of the Day to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form. It will be helpful in preparation for competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and etc.

•    He was appointed as the head of high level committee to look into issue of missing files related to Ishrat Jahan case - BK Prasad

•    These two space agencies collaborated to send an unmanned spacecraft ExoMars 2016 to smell Mars' atmosphere for gassy evidence that life once existed on the Red Planet, or may still be are – European Space Agency and Roscosmos

•    UNESCO’s 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves was inaugurated on 14 March 2016 at -Lima

•    The indigenously built nuclear-capable intermediate range missile test-fired by India on 14 March 2016 - Agni-I ballistic missile

•    The 13th meeting of Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development was held on 14 March 2016 in -Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

•    The men’s singles title of the 2016 All England badminton title was won by - China’s Lin Dan

•    She is a Palestinian primary school teacher from a refugee camp who won one million dollar Global Teacher Prize for the year 2016 - Hanan Al Hroub

•    Partner country for Maritime India Summit 2016 (MIS 2016) scheduled to be organized from 14 to 16 April 2016 at Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre, Mumbai - South Korea

•    Services on 13 March 2016 won 2016 Santosh Trophy National Football Championships by defeating - Maharashtra

•    An international team of scientists discovered 250-million-year-old new fossil of reptile, from Rio Grande do Sul, southernmost Brazil named - Teyujagua (fierce lizard)

•    American mathematician and Nobel Prize-winning economist died on 12 March 2012. He won the Prize in 2012 for his contribution for the field of – Game theory

•    The Indian Foreign Service officer of the 1998 batch who on 12 March 2016 was appointed as the High Commissioner of India to Fiji is - Vishvas Vidu Sapkal

•    A new species of thumbnail size frog, named Microhyla laterite, was discovered in - Coastal town of Manipal, Udupi District, Karnataka

•    The title of multimedia tourism campaign of Kerala that won the silver prize of 2016 Golden City Gate Award at the ITB-Berlin is - New Worlds

•    UNESCO signed an agreement with CJ Better Life to start a pre-school animation series for the education of girls globally called - Rainbow Ruby

•    The 1999 batch IFS officer who on 10 March 2016 was appointed as the Ambassador of India to Cote d'Ivoire is - R. Ravindra

•    The Wholesale Price Index for February 2016 was pegged at - (-) 0.91%

•    These authorities were declared as Public Authorities under the Right to Information Act, 2005 by the Central Information Commission - Cabinet Ministers in States and the Union

•    Internationally renowned Jazz vocalist who died on 10 March 2016 in Seattle - Ernestine Anderson

•    The state that presented the first e-Budget of India on 10 March 2016 - Andhra Pradesh

•    The Union Government on 9 March 2016 notified maximum sale price of Bt cotton seed for the first time under - Cotton Seed Price (Control) Order, 2015

•    This State on 1 March 2015 approved the Prohibition of Social Boycott Bill, 2016 – Maharashtra


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