Current Affairs for CLAT: March 2016

By Prarthna Sharma

Current Affairs for CLAT
Current Affairs for CLAT

1st March, 2016

Rozle Prezelj to be the new Chairman of IAAF Athletes’ Commission.

  • Rozle Prezelj replaces Namibian Frank Fredericks as the new  chairman of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes’ Commission.

2nd March, 2016

Hashim Thaci : President of Kosovo .

  • Hashim Thaci is all set to replace Atifete Jahjaga as the new President of Kosovo.

3rd March, 2016

3rd March: World Wildlife Day

  • World Wildlife Day is observed on 3rd March every year across the globe.

4th March, 2016

Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2015 to be conferred on Manoj Kumar.

  • The prestigious 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award will be conferred on veteran Bollywood actor, Manoj Kumar.

5th March, 2016

Narendra Modi adopts Nagepur village.

  • Nagepur village has been adopted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY).

6th March, 2016

India wins Asia Cup T20 2016 trophy.

  • India has won the  Asia Cup T20 2016, by defeating Bangladesh in the final match, held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur,

7th March, 2016

Ray Tomlinson,inventor of email passes away.

  • Ray Tomlinson,inventor of email  has passed away.

8th March, 2016

8 March: International Women’s Day.

  • International women’s day is celebrated on 8th March every year across the globe.
  • 2016 theme : “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”

10th March, 2016

Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan :Chairman of 21st Law Commission of India.

  • Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan takes charge as the chairman of  21st Law Commission of India (LCI).

13th March, 2016

Htin Kyaw to be the first civilian President of Myanmar.

  • Htin Kyaw will be the first civilian President of Myanmar.

15th March, 2016

15 March: World Consumer Rights Day

  • World Consumer Rights Day is observed on 15th March every year across the globe.

17th March, 2016

India attains 118th position in  UN’s World Happiness Index 2016.

  • India has attained 118th position out of  157 countries in United Nations’  World Happiness Index (WHI) of the year 2016.

18th March, 2016

Abel Prize 2016 conferred on Andrew Wiles.

  • Andrew Wiles has been conferred with the prestigious Abel Prize for the year 2016.

20th March, 2016

Narendra Modi in the Time magazine’s 30 most influential people on internet list.

  • Narendra Modi has been named as Time magazine’s 30 most influential people on internet list.

21st March, 2016

21 March: International Day of Forests.

  • International Day of Forests is observed on March 21 every year across the globe.
  • 2016 theme: “Forests and water”.

22nd March, 2016

March 22: World Water Day

  • March 22 is observed as World Water Day every year across the globe.
  • 2016 Theme: “Better Water, Better Jobs”.

25th March, 2016

Shane Watson  takes retirement from International Cricket.

  • Shane Watson, Australian all – rounder has announced his retirement from International Cricket.

27th March, 2016

63rd National Film Awards 2015 .

Winners of  the 63rd National Film Awards:

  • Best feature film : Baahubali: The Beginning
  • Best Actor: Amitabh Bachchan (Piku).
  • Best Actress: Kangana Ranaut (Tanu Weds Manu Returns)

30th March, 2016

ARIES, Asia’s largest optical telescope unveiled.

  • ARIES (Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences), Asia’s largest optical telescope was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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