By Prarthana Sharma

Current Affairs for CLAT 2017

Current Affairs for CLAT 2017

1st March, 2017

The BCCI Awards 2016

  • Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Awards 2016 for various categories:
  • CK. Nayudu Lifetime achievement award: Padmakar Shivalkar, Rajinder Goel.
  • BCCI Lifetime achievement award: Shantha Rangaswamy.
  • BCCI special award: Late Ramakant Desai, VV Kumar.
  • Polly Umrigar Award: Virat Kohli.

3rd March. 2017

March 3: World Wildlife Day

  • World Wildlife Day is observed every year on 3rdMarch across the globe.
  • Theme for 2017: “Listen to the Young Voices”.

4th March, 2017

Operation Thunderbird and Operation Save Kurma launched

  • Operation Thunderbird and Operation Save Kurma have been launched by Wildlife Crime Control Bureau(WCCB).
  • Operation Save Kurna was specifically launched for turtles whereas Operation Thunderbird was launched to control poaching in India.

6th March, 2017

Indian Navy decommissions INS Viraat .

  • Indian Navy recently decommissioned INS Viraat, which was the world’s longest serving warship.

8th March, 2017

8th March- International Women’s Day.

  • International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8th March every year across the globe.
  • This year “Peace in the home” programme was launched by Commonwealth of Nations with the aim of addressing domestic violence around the world.

9th March, 2017

Al-Nagah-II 2017 begins in  Himachal Pradesh .

  • The second edition of  Al-Nagah, Joint military exercise between Oman and India, has begun in Himachal Pradesh.

11th March, 2017

Surya Kiran-XI begins in Uttarakhand.

  • Eleventh edition of Surya Kiran, Joint military exercise between India and China , has begun in Uttrakhand.

12th March, 2017

Saraswati Samman 2016 to be conferred on Mahabaleshwar Sail.

  • Prestigious Saraswati Samman for the year 2016 will be conferred on renowned Konkani writer, Mahabaleshwar Sail.

13th March, 2017

Narendra Kumar – Chairman of Central Water Commission.

  • Narendra Kumar is all set to take charge as the new Chairman of the Central Water Commission (CWC)

14th March, 2017

Madhukar Gupta Committee constituted for  border protection.

  • Madhukar Gupta Committee has been constituted by Union Government for suggestions on border protection.

15th March, 2017

March 15: World Consumer Rights Day.

  • World Consumer Day is observed on 15th March every year across the globe.
  • Theme for 2017: ‘Building a Digital World Consumers can Trust’

16th March, 2017

India attained 148th position in UN Women in Politics Map 2017

  • India has attained 148th position in the recently released  UN Women in Politics Map 2017.
  • The theme for 2017 is : ‘Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work.’

17th March, 2017

Dev Raj Sikka passes away.

  • Father of Indian Meteorology, Dev Raj Sikka also known as Monsoon Man, bid adieu to the world.

18th March, 2017

Yogi Adityanath- Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

  • Yogi Adityanath is all set to take charge as the 21st chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Trivendra Singh Rawat- Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.

  • Trivendra Singh Rawat is all set to take charge as the 9th  Chief Minister of Uttrakhand.

19th March, 2017

Cheneni-Nashiri: India’s Longest Road Tunnel.

  • Cheneni- Nashiri in Udhampur District of Jammu and Kashmir is the Longest Tunnel Road in India.  

20th March, 2017

India attains 122nd rank in World Happiness Report 2017.

  • India has been ranked 122 out of 155 countries in the World Happiness Report 2017 published by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

21st March, 2017

Vodafone-Idea merged

  • Idea, Indian telecommunication major, led by Kumar Mangalam Birla is all set to merge with Vodafone India.
  • This merger will create largest telecom company in India and second largest in the world.

22nd March, 2017

March 22: World Water Day.

  • World Water Day is observed on 22nd March every year across the globe.
  • Theme 2017: “Why Waste water?”

India ranked 131 in Human Development Index 2016.

  • India has been ranked 131 out of 188 countries in Human Development Index (HDI)    2016 published by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

23rd March, 2017

March 23: World Meteorological Day.

  • Marking the day of establishment of World Meteorological Organization (WMO), World Meteorological Day is observed on 23rd March every year across the globe.

24th March, 2017

March 24: World Tuberculosis Day.

  • March 24 is observed as World Tuberculosis Day every year across the globe
  • Theme for  2017 : “Unite to End TB”

India attains 87th position in Energy Architecture Performance Index.

  • India has been ranked 87th out of 127 countries in the Energy Architecture Performance Index released by World Economic Forum (WEF).  

26th March, 2017

Prestigious  Abel Prize 2017 conferred on Yves Meyer.

  • Yves Meyer, French Mathematician has been conferred with the prestigious Abel Prize for the year 2017 for his contribution in the theory of wavelets.

28th March, 2017

Shekatkar Committee for military reforms.

  • Shekatkar  committee,headed by D.B. Shekatkar, has been constituted, for suggesting military reforms.

29th March, 2017

Kanha tiger reserve gets official mascot.

  • Kanha tiger reserve became the first of its kind in India to get an official mascot, Bhoorsingh ,the Barasingha.

31st March, 2017

Antyodaya Express unveiled

  • Antyodaya Express, train for unreserved passengers, has been unveiled by Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.



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  • HimanshiMay 13, 2017 at 2:25 pm

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