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Current Affairs Recap of the Day 18 March 2016

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.

Mar 18, 2016 17:32 IST
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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 allowed publication of photographs of Governors, Chief Ministers and the Ministers of the department concerned in - Government Advertisements

•    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on 18 March 2016 launched the first phase of Fiber Grid project to provide broadband connectivity to all the households at a throwaway price in - Visakhapatnam

•    The city which is hosting the first-ever World Sufi Forum – New Delhi

•    The famous English magician who passed away on 17 March 2016 due to brain tumour is - Paul Daniels

•    The mobile phone operator that announced the acquisition of Videocon Telecommunications Ltd’s entire spectrum in 6 circles is - Bharti Airtel

•    The former Director of Mossad who passed away on 17 March 2016 due to cancer is - Meir Dagan

•    The youngest person to climb the Mt. Kangchenjunga base camp in Sikkim is - Suryassangyini Chaudhary

•    India on 17 March 2016 signed a loan agreement of 35 Million dollars with this multilateral lending agency for Madhya Pradesh Citizen Access to Responsive Services Project - World Bank

•    The film that bagged prizes for best actress and best director at the 10th Asian film awards - 'The Assassin'

•    This country of African continent sentenced 89 members of Nigerian militant group Boko Haram to death - Cameroon

•    The Orissa High Court asked the state Endowment Commissioner to file an affidavit within two weeks on - protection of temples

•    Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated the 6th National Community Radio Sammelan in - New Delhi

•    Germany decided to close its embassy in Ankara and its consulate in - Istanbul

•    China unveiled its latest spy plane equipped to handle electronic warfare, dubbed as - Scout Electronic Reconnaissance Aircraft CSA-003

•    A team of biologists from this university successfully created a tiny liver that functions as efficiently as human one - Yokohama City University, Japan

•    Lower house of Congress of this country approved a proposal that lifts a ban on abortion in cases of rape, when there is health risk for the mother, or when the foetus is not viable - Chile

•    He was conferred with Skoch Lifetime Achievement Award on 17 March 2016- Venkaiah Naidu

•    He was appointed as director of Royal Challengers Sports Private Limited following the resignation of Vijay Mallya on 17 March 2016- Russell Adams

•    The state government that classified its country liquor as Heritage Spirit of state on 17 March 2016- Goa

•    The Indian bank that claimed the top slot in mobile banking on 17 March 2016 - State Bank of India

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