By Prarthna Sharma
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.