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Current Affairs recap of the Day: 28 March 2016

Mar 28, 2016 19:05 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.

•    India's biggest ever land, naval and homeland security exhibition - Defence Expo 2016 began on 28 March 2016 in - Goa

•    The film that won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film is - Baahubali: The Beginning

•    The player who won the 2015 Hockey India Dhruv Batra Award for Player of the Year for Women is - Deepika

•    The International Theatre Institute Centres and the international theatre community across the world celebrated the World Theatre Day 2016 on - 27 March 2016

•    The Indian-origin law professor appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council as an Adviser on human rights and multinationals and businesses is - Surya Deva

•    The plant that holds the compound called L-Menthol that can cure cancer, as per the research of CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, is – Mint plant

•    The state where President Rule was imposed on 27 March 2016 and the assembly was placed under suspended animation under Article 356 of the Indian Constitution - Uttarakhand

•    The state government that launched a new scheme, ‘Adapting homes for the differently-abled’ on 26 March 2016  - Haryana

•    The state that released the Sixth Economic Census on 27 March 2016 - Himachal Pradesh

•    The World Bank on 27 March 2016 agreed to provide concessional 100 million US dollar loan to Jordan for creating one lakh jobs for - Jordanian and Syrian refugees

•    The World Bank Board on 25 March 2016 approved a 250 million US dollar Development Policy Loan (DPL) for Rajasthan in improving the performance of its electricity distribution sector under - State’s 24x7 Power for All program

•    As per the Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment, this country made highest investments in the renewable energy sector in the world in 2015 – China (102.9 billion US dollars)

•    The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016 released by the - United Nations Environment Programme

•    The ancient city of Palmyra is located in this country that was recaptured by the armed forces from the Islamic State terror group after 10 months – Syria

•    As per the UNEP’s Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016, India invested this much amount in the renewable energy sector in 2015 - 10.2 billion US dollars

•    It is with this State the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a MoU with this State for capacity enhancement on sustainable agriculture and irrigation development – Mizoram

•    She is the author of the book Anything But Khamosh: The Shatrughan Sinha Biography - Bharathi S Pradhan

•    The National Tsunami Early Warning Centre (NTEWC) of the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Service (INCOIS) installed a Sea-Level Tide Gauge at - Gilakaladindi village in AP  

•    He was the former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on whom President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Padma Vibhushan Award on 28 March 2016 -   Jagmohan

•    He was a famous Industrialist who was posthumously conferred with Padma Vibhushan Award by President Pranab Mukherjee on 28 March 2016 - Dhirubhai Hirachand Ambani

•    Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel announced to set up first university that exclusively focus on - Organic farming

•    Indian-American who was appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of the West, a unit of BNP Paribas on 16 March 2016 - Nandita Bakhshi


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