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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 15 March 2016

Mar 15, 2016 19:09 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.

•    The Supreme Court on 15 March 2016 asked the Centre and states to frame rules, regulations and guidelines related to adoption under - The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015

•    He was elected as the first civilian president to lead the country after 53 years of military rule by Myanmar's Parliament on 15 March 2016 - Htin Kyaw

•    The State Administrative Council that approved the Industrial Policy-2016 on 14 March 2016 - Jammu & Kashmir  

•    Food processing industries minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on 15 March 2016 inaugurated international food and hospitality fair - AAHAR 2016 in New Delhi

•    The Union Government on 15 March 2016 released 609 crore rupees for upgrading prisons in eight States as recommended by - Thirteenth Finance Commission

•    The Country in which Australia re-opened its trade office in March 2016 - Iran

•    The country that declared a two-month extension on emergency powers meant to help shore up the country's crippled economy on 14 March 2016 - Venezuela

•    As per the ILO study, this many percent of world’s domestic workers are excluded from social protection – 90 percent

•    This country on 14 March 2016 became the second African nation to commit to end modern slavery – Mauritania

•    In this city the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women was inaugurated on 14 March 2016 - New York

•    The theme of the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women - Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development

•    In this country the UNICEF successfully tested usage of drones for transporting blood samples of suspected HIV infected infants – Malawi

•    The doping agency that was given pre-Olympic drug testing role in March 2016 belongs to – United Kingdom

•    The Booker prize-winning British author and renowned art historian who died on 10 March 2016 is - Anita Brookner

•    A state Cabinet on 14 March 2016 approved a policy for senior citizens under which the government will set up old age homes - Uttar Pradesh

•    The programme that was launched by Ministry of Tourism on National Youth Day to inculcate appropriate tourism traits and knowledge amongst the trainees to enable them to act/work as Tourist Facilitators  - Parytak Mitra Programme

•    The State Cabinet on 14 March 2016 approved a proposal to constitute a State Food Commission (SFC) as per the National Food Security Act (NFSA) 2013 is - Odisha

•    Supreme Court of a country in March 2016 announced that it will create its own international maritime judicial centre - China

•    The team that won the 20th edition of the Lloyd Business Today Pro-Am of Champions golf tournament is -Delhi

•    The Indian scholar who on 9 March 2016 was appointed as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Canberra is - H Deep Saini

•    The former HSBC India chairperson appointed as an independent non-executive director of Altico Capital India is - Naina Lal Kidwai

•    The private sector bank that signed an MoU with India Brazil Chamber of Commerce for strategic cooperation is - YES Bank

•    The professional services firm selected as consultant for payments bank by India Post is - Deloitte

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