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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 25 March 2016

Mar 25, 2016 19:01 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.

•    Shane Watson on 24 March 2016 announced his retirement from international cricket. He played for over 14 years for – Australia

•    The ICTY tribunal of the UN sentenced the former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to 40-year imprisonment for war crimes. The ICTY stands for - International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

•    Famous soccer player Johan Cruyff died on 24 March 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. He played for the national football team of – The Netherlands

•    The Gadanki Ionospheric Radar Interferometer or GIRI Radar System was established by the ISRO near – Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh

•    These States/UTs are not covered for the implementation of rural housing scheme of the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin from 2016 to 2019 – Delhi, Chandigarh

•    This multilateral agency will fund 1500 million US dollars for the implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) – World Bank

•    The MoU on mobilizing long term investment into the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) with this country was approved by the Union Cabinet – United Arab Emirates (UAE)

•    The Union Cabinet in March 2016 approved transfer of 50 acre of land from Central Sheep & Wool Research Institute (CSWRI) to this State for establishment of Veterinary University Training and Research Centre - Rajasthan

•    The Union Cabinet gave its approval to Revised Cost Estimate (RCE) of 4020.63 crore rupees for the ongoing 720 MW Mangadechhu Hydroelectric Project (HEP) of - Bhutan

•    With this country, Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on agriculture - Lithuania

•    This region will dominate the India’s import of oil as the country demands increases to 5 million barrels by 2021 – Middle East region

•    This state will host the North East Business Summit from 7 April – 9 April 2016 - Manipur

•    These e-wastes have been covered under the E-Waste Management Rules, 2016 notified by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change - Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) and other mercury containing lamps

•    These many villages were electrified under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY) in the year 2015-16 as on 23 March 2016 – 7008

•    The World War I era tug whose wreck was discovered after 95 years, was in news on 23 March 2016- USS Conestoga

•    He was a renowned Comedian, actor, writer and producer, who died on 24 March 2016 in Santa Monica- Garry Shandling

•    The theme of International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade 2016 that is celebrated on 25 March 2016 is - Remember Slavery: Celebrating the Heritage and Culture of the African Diaspora and its Roots

•    The journal that revealed that the spin axis of Earth’s moon shifted by about five degrees roughly three billion years ago on 23 March 2016 - Nature

•    The English word that made its first printed appearance in the 23 March 1839 in issue of the Boston Morning Post of the Providence Journal and completed 177 years on 23 March 2016 - OK (Oll Korrect)

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