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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 29 March 2016

Mar 29, 2016 19:20 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 cricketer who topped the T20 rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) – Viraat Kohli

•    This badminton player from China won the New Zealand Open Grand Prix 2016 – Huang Yuxiang

•    The Russian grandmaster who won the FIDE World Chess Candidates Tournament is - Sergey Karjakin

•    The American Franciscan nun and founder of the internationally-broadcast cable television and radio networks Eternal Word Television Network who died on 27 March 2016 is - Mother Angelica

•    The international financial institution that signed a MoU with U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to develop solar parks across India is - Asian Development Bank

•    The Union Government notified the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 on - 26 March 2016

•    The Yokohama Rubber Company Limited inked an agreement with global investment firm KKR to purchase all of the shares of - Alliance Tire Group

•    The Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Project connects these two major rivers in Southern India – Godavari & Krishna

•    This UN Agency launched the ‘Unfairy Tales’ animated film series on refugee and migrant children - United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

•    This category was created under the Defence Procurement Procedure 2016 to augment indigenous defence production - Buy (Indian – Indigenously Designed, Developed and Manufactured or IDDM)

•    The Supreme Court of this country on 28 March 2016 upheld the constitutional provision that declares Islam as the state religion - Bangladesh

•    It is the first direct container vessel between India and Bangladesh that flagged off from Krishnapatnam of Andhra Pradesh to Chittagong on 28 March 2016- MV Harbour-1 Vessel

•    The Telecom Commission approved the number as the single emergency number for India on 28 March 2016- 112

•    He was appointed as captain of the Delhi Daredevils team for 2016 Indian Premier League season on 28 March 2016- Zaheer Khan

•    The Motor Manufacturing Company that signed a follow-on contract with the Indian Army to supply 619 units of its 6X6 high-mobility vehicle (HMV) multi-axle truck on 28 March 2016 –TATA Motors

•    Delhi government presented 2016-17 annual budget for Delhi on 28 March 2016 which worth - 46600 crore rupees

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