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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 22 March 2016

Mar 22, 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 theme of the World Water Day observed on 22 March 2016 – Water and Jobs

•    He was declared as winner of the presidential elections of semi-autonomous region Zanzibar on 21 March 2016- Ali Mohamed Shein  

•    Nepal signed 10 agreements with a country to extend the strategic Tibet rail link to Nepal on 21 March 2016 – China

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to Krishi Unnati Mela in New Delhi announced to double farmers income by this year – 2022

•    21 March every year is observed as World Poetry Day by this multilateral body – UNESCO

•    Name of the campaign that will be launched by the UN illustrating water-environment-climate change link - #Climatechain

•    The theme of the World Down Syndrome Day observed on 21 March 2016 – My Friends, My Community

•    He is a Congolese national who was found guilty of crimes against humanity and war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC) - Jean-Pierre Bemba

•    The Mobile application that was launched by Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh in New Delhi to help farmers to bring technology to farm fields on 21 March 2016 - Pusa Krishi

•    The duo that won men's and women’s singles titles of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Southern California on 20 March 2016 - Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka

•    India’s unique Biosphere Reserve in the Western Ghats that is  among 20 new sites added by the UNESCO to its World Network of Biosphere Reserves on 21 March 2016- Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve

•    He was presented with the Life Time Achievement Award at the 5th National Photography Awards ceremony - Bhawan Singh

•    This Indian wrestler became the first one in 12 years to get an Olympic berth in the Greco-Roman category - Hardeep Singh

•    He was conferred with the Professional Photographer Award at the 5th National Photography Awards ceremony - Javed Ahmed Dar

•    He was conferred with the Amateur Photographer Award at the 5th National Photography Awards ceremony - Himanshu Thakur

•    He was appointed as the chairman of Sub-Committee under the aegis of the High Level Committee on issues related to excise duty on different articles of jewellery imposed in Budget 2016-17 - Dr Ashok Lahiri

•    It is with this State Government French aviation companies Aero Campus Aquitaine and Bordeaux Metropole signed MoU to establish training centre in the State – Telangana

•    The ministry which is hosting the Everlasting Flame International Programme - Union Ministry of Minority Affairs

•    The noted Malayalam writer was chosen for the CV Kunhiraman Literary Prize is - M Sukumaran

•    The former Chairman and CEO of Intel who died on 21 March 2016 is - Andrew Grove

•    The US Air Force General nominated by President Barack Obama to lead the United States Northern Command is - Lori Robinson

•    The business person/persons who topped the Asian Rich List 2016 is/are – Hinduja Brothers

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