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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 30 March 2016

Mar 30, 2016 19:23 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.

•    He was sworn-in as the first civilian president of Myanmar on 30 March 2016 at a joint session of parliament in the capital Nay Pyi Taw - Htin Kyaw

•    China on 30 March 2016 launched its 22nd satellite for its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) aboard Long March-3A carrier rocket from - Xichang Satellite Launch Center

•    According to Brisbane researchers, this country overtook Australia as the world leader in invasive melanoma rates - New Zealand

•    The numbers of satellites to be launched by ISRO in a single mission from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota in May 2016 is - 22

•    The playback singer who entered the Guinness Book of Records for singing 17695 songs in 12 Indian languages is - P. Susheela

•    The rule notified by the Environment Ministry on 29 March 2016 for the first time is - Construction & Demolition Waste Management Rules, 2016

•    The technology institute that organised the First International Symposium on Fifth Generation (5G) technology is - Indian Institute of Technology Patna

•    The numbers of Non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) whose certificate of registration was cancelled by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 29 March 2016 - 22

•    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on 29 March 2016 decided to increase the Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) investment limit in Central Government securities from 135400 crore rupees to - 140000 crore rupees

•    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 29 March 2016 signed a Special Currency Swap Agreement with the Central Bank of - Sri Lanka

•    Indian Medical Association (IMA) urged the Union Government to ensure timely implementation of the 85 percent pictorial health warnings display on both sides of tobacco packages from – 1 April 2016

•    The third Asian Kho-Kho championship will begin on 8 April 2016 in - Indore

•    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on 29 March 2016 inaugurated a new branch of the Union Bank of India in -Sydney, Australia

•    The Union Ministry that launched GIS-enabled HMIS application and the self-printing of e-CGHS cards on 29 March 2016- Union Health and Family Welfare

•    The Union Ministry launched innovative entrepreneurship and skill development programme of MANAS through leading national and international experts in different skill sets on 29 March 2016-  Union Minority Affairs Ministry

•    The Supreme Court approved the guidelines given by Union Government on 30 March 2016 to protect-Good Samaritans

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

•    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

•    The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on 28 March 2016 signed 11 unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs), taking the overall number to - 59

•    The author of Legends of the Fall who died on 26 March 2016 due to cardiac arrest is - Jim Harrison


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