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Important Current Affairs 23rd March with PDF download

Hello friends, This is the Updates of Current Affairs  23 March 2017. This will helpful for tackling General awareness section in SBI, IBPS, SSC, UPSC Exams. 1.India ranked 131 in human development India has been ranked 131st among 188 countries in the UN Development Programme (UNDP)’s 2016 ‘Human Development. It is third among South Asian countries …

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Current Affairs 28th February 2017 | General Awareness 28th February 2017

1. ONGC May Acquire Hindustan Petroleum State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) may acquire India’s third-biggest fuel retailer HPCL in an about Rs. 44,000 crore ($6.6 billion) deal. The merger is seen as a part of the government’s plan to create an integrated oil giant. There are only 6 major companies in the sector …

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Current Affairs 26 & 27th February 2017 | General Awareness 26 & 27th February 2017

1. India, Bangladesh ink MoU for development of Sylhet city India and Bangladesh signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the sustainable development of Sylhet city with financial aid from India. Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Sylhet City Corporation CEO Enamul Habib signed the tripartite agreement in Sylhet, a metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh. Under …

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Current Affairs 25th February 2017 | General Awareness 25th February 2017

1. 9th BRICS Summit BRICS is the acronym  for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. China will host the first BRICS Sherpas Meeting in Nanjing in the country’s Jiangsu Province. The 9th BRICS Summit will be held in China’s Xiamen city from September 3-5. The theme of this …

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Current Affairs 24th February 2017 | General Awareness 24th February 2017

1. Cabinet approvals MoU between India and Australia Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of a MoU between India and Australia for promotion and development of cooperation in civil aviation security.  The MoU will provide an opportunity to Indian aviation security authorities to share the expertise of their Australian counterparts …

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Current Affairs 23rd February 2017 | General Awareness 23rd February 2017

1. Delhi to get India’s first heliport The first heliport in India will be inaugurated by Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju in North Delhi on (28 February 2017). The heliport, built by state-owned Pawan Hans, consists of a terminal building, nine parking bays and four hangars with a parking capacity of 16 helicopters. It …

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Current Affairs 22nd February 2017 | General Awareness 22nd February 2017

1. Apollo Hospitals Foundation signs agreement with WWF-India 1. Apollo Hospitals Foundation will provide medical support to forest department employees and local communities in the areas where WWF-India operates for conservation. 2. The two organisation have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in this regard. The medicare will be available to over 27,000 staff …

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Current Affairs 21st February 2017 | General Awareness 21st February 2017

1. New anthropological museum in Kolkata 1.Anthropological museum on journey of man in the subcontinent opens in Kolkata. 2.A new museum in Kolkata tells the tale of how modern humans in the Indian subcontinent evolved from ancestors who arrived about 12.3 million years ago from Africa, during the Pleistocene era. 3.Set up by the Anthropological …

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Current Affairs 19th & 20th February 2017 | General Awareness 19th & 20th February 2017

1. WHO Issues Plans to Combat Zika Virus WHO claimed that $56 million are needed to combat Zika virus. The disease has been linked to severe birth defects in Brazil and has spread to 39 countries. The funds would be used to fast-track vaccines, carry out diagnostics and virus control measures. WHO expects the funds to come …

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Current Affairs 18th February 2017 | General Awareness 18th February 2017

1. Vikas Swarup is the new India’s High Commissioner in Canada. Ministry of External Affairs appointed Vikas Swarup as the Indian High Commissioner to Canada. He is the Senior Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer and noted novelist of Slumdog Millionaire. He will be on the place of Arun Kumar Sahu who is currently working as …

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