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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 31 March 2016

Mar 31, 2016 19:18 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 4th Nuclear Security Summit began on 31 March 2016 in – Washington DC

•    58-year-old former math Professor was sworn-in as President of Central African Republic on 30 March 2016 in the capital Bangui is - Faustin Archange Touadera

•    Lady who was named as first chairwoman of National Assembly in Vietnam - Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan

•    European Investment Bank (EIB) on 30 March 2016 announced that it will invest 33 billion rupees (450 million Euros) for the first metro line in - Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

•    French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on 30 March 2016 announced that France will end its Operation Sangaris by end of year 2016 in - Central African Republic

•    To create an integrated single window mechanism for online approval of building plans in Delhi, the Union Government on 30 March 2016 announced - Unified Building Bye-Laws

•    This biopharmaceutical company received the regulatory approval from Japan to sell its Insulin Glargine in the country – Biocon

•    This former RBI Deputy Governor was appointed as an Independent Non—Executive Director of Nestle India Limited – Rakesh Mohan

•    This State launched the Project Salamati to provide injectable contraceptive free of cost – Haryana

•    This company received approval from the Government of Russia to acquire 15 percent stake in Vankor oilfield for 1.3 billion US dollars – ONGC Videsh Limited

•    This department notified Guidelines for 100% percent FDI in Business to Business e-commerce - Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion

•    The 66-year-old poet class III dropout Haldar Nag who received Padma Shri in March 2016  write in this language of Odisha - Kosli language

•    This company agreed to buy Japan’s Sharp Corporation for 3.5 billion US dollars – Foxconn

•    This high court ruled in favour of entry of women into temples – Bombay High Court

•    As per the results of a survey of Labour Bureau, this many new jobs were created between January and September 2015 in eight labour intensive industries – 1.55 lakh

•    This city hosted the 13th India-EU Summit on 30 March 2016 - Brussels

•    This Indian company announced plans to restructure its UK steel business – Tata Steel Limited

•    The Academy Award winner for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker died on 29 March 2016. Her name is - b

•    The former President of the University of Southern California who passed away on 29 March 2016 is - Steven Sample

•    A group of scientists discovered sand-eating tadpole of Indian Dancing Frog Family Micrixalidae in – Western Ghats

•    The Japanese system integration company that is going to acquire Dell Services is - NTT Data

•    Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on 29 March 2016 flagged off India’s first indigenous composites bow mounted Sonar Dome during - DefExpo 2016 in Goa

•    Wipro Limited announced the appointed this person to its Board of Directors - Patrick Dupuis


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