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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 23 March 2016

Mar 23, 2016 19:06 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 Meteorological Day 2016 that was observed across the world on 23 March 2016 is - Hotter, Drier, Wetter. Face the Future

•    The Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission who was appointed a member of the International Coordinating Committee of National Human Rights Institutions Bureau in Geneva is - HL Dattu

•    The Formula One driver who won the 2016 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne Grand Prix is - Nico Rosberg

•    The Fast Patrol Vessel that was commissioned on 21 March 2016 in Visakhapatnam is - ICGS Arnvesh

•    The ministry that launched the Longitudinal Ageing Study in India is - Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

•    This European city came under terrorist attack on 22 March 2016 killing scores of people – Brussels

•    He was re-elected as the president of Niger in March 2016 - Mahamadou Issoufou

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated broadband connectivity to North Eastern States via this country - Bangladesh

•    This space agency in March 2016 announced plans to construct lunar villages on the Moon – European Space Agency (ESA)

•    This agriculture insurance scheme was launched by the Union Government to reduce distress in the farm sector - PM Fasal Bhima Yojana

•    The Union Government released a Detailed Project Report to rejuvenate forestry resources in this river basin – Ganga

•    The theme for the World Tuberculosis Day that was observed on 24 March 2016 - United to End TB

•    9th International Abilympics started on 23 March 2016 at - Bordeaux in France

•    The state that passed the bill that specified the interest payable on debt shall be calculated at such rate as may be notified by the government on 22 March 2016- Punjab

•    This country became a dialogue partner of the Beijing-based regional security grouping, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on 22 March 2016- Nepal

•    The Union Ministry that signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Industry Association for effective redressal of consumer complaints on 22 March 2016- Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

•    The organization that prepared a standardised electronic format for information exchange to help tax authorities on 22 March 2016 - Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)


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