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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 4 March 2016

Mar 4, 2016 19:07 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.

•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 4 March 2016 launched the Setu Bharatam project that aims to make all national highways free of Railway crossings by - 2019

•    The tenure of Lok Sabha Speakership of PA Sangma who died on 4 March 2016 - 1996 and 1998

•    National Safety Day was observed across India on 4 March 2016 to commemorate establishment of - National Safety Council (NSC)

•    Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on 1 March 2016 cleared the proposal to acquire two more Phalcon Airborne Early Warning and Control Systems (AWACS) at an expense of 7500 crore rupees under a tripartite agreement with - Israel and Russia

•    Union Government on 3 March 2016 signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) to provide a loan of 1000 crore rupees to a Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU), named - Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT) Limited

•    To protect the growing numbers of children and others with specific needs arriving in Europe, UNHCR, UNICEF in February 2016 launched a Twenty Child and Family Support Hubs, known as - Blue Dots

•    As per the Draft Directions for NBFC - Account Aggregator released by the RBI, the Net Owned Fund of a NBFC should not be less than – 2 crore rupees

•    Honduran environmentalist leader and winner of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize who was shot dead at her home in the town of La Esperanza - Berta Caceres

•    The organisation which launched its first Uridashi Masala bonds to promote private sector development in India is - International Finance Corporation

•    The Ministry which hosted the first Raisina Dialogue 2016 between 1 March 2016 and 3 March 2016 - Ministry of External Affairs

•    The U-23 cricket team that won the Col CK Nayudu Trophy 2015-2016 is - Mumbai

•    The city where the world’s most expensive train station opened on 3 March 2016 is – New York

•    The painkiller whose long-term use is linked to lower risk for certain cancers, as per a study published in Jama Oncology, is – Aspirin

•    He was the veteran All-India Forward Bloc leader who died on 3 March 2016 in Kolkata - Ashok Ghosh

•    Flipkart launched its own digital wallet that can be used for only Flipkart transactions on 3 March 2016 named as - Flipkart Money

•    The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) unanimously adopted a resolution to impose new sanctions and tighten some of its existing measures on 2 March 2016 against - North Korea

•    He authored the book Fixed: Cash and Corruption in Cricket" (HarperCollins) that was in news in the first week of March 2016 - Journalist Shantanu Guha Ray


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