Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Daily Current Affairs of 28th March 2016


->India's biggest ever land, naval and homeland security exhibition - Defence Expo 2016 began on 28 March 2016 in - Goa
• The film that won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film is - Baahubali: The Beginning
• The player who won the 2015 Hockey India Dhruv Batra Award for Player of the Year for Women is - Deepika
• The International Theatre Institute Centres and the international theatre community across the world celebrated the World Theatre Day 2016 on - 27 March 2016
• The Indian-origin law professor appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council as an Adviser on human rights and multinationals and businesses is - Surya Deva
• The plant that holds the compound called L-Menthol that can cure cancer, as per the research of CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, is – Mint plant
• The state where President Rule was imposed on 27 March 2016 and the assembly was placed under suspended animation under Article 356 of the Indian Constitution - Uttarakhand
• The state government that launched a new scheme, ‘Adapting homes for the differently-abled’ on 26 March 2016 - Haryana
• The state that released the Sixth Economic Census on 27 March 2016 - Himachal Pradesh
• The World Bank on 27 March 2016 agreed to provide concessional 100 million US dollar loan to Jordan for creating one lakh jobs for - Jordanian and Syrian refugees
• The World Bank Board on 25 March 2016 approved a 250 million US dollar Development Policy Loan (DPL) for Rajasthan in improving the performance of its electricity distribution sector under - State’s 24x7 Power for All program
• As per the Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment, this country made highest investments in the renewable energy sector in the world in 2015 – China (102.9 billion US dollars)
• The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016 released by the - United Nations Environment Programme
• The ancient city of Palmyra is located in this country that was recaptured by the armed forces from the Islamic State terror group after 10 months – Syria
• As per the UNEP’s Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016, India invested this much amount in the renewable energy sector in 2015 - 10.2 billion US dollars
• It is with this State the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a MoU with this State for capacity enhancement on sustainable agriculture and irrigation development – Mizoram
• She is the author of the book Anything But Khamosh: The Shatrughan Sinha Biography - Bharathi S Pradhan
• The National Tsunami Early Warning Centre (NTEWC) of the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Service (INCOIS) installed a Sea-Level Tide Gauge at - Gilakaladindi village in AP
• He was the former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir on whom President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Padma Vibhushan Award on 28 March 2016 - Jagmohan
• He was a famous Industrialist who was posthumously conferred with Padma Vibhushan Award by President Pranab Mukherjee on 28 March 2016 - Dhirubhai Hirachand Ambani
• Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel announced to set up first university that exclusively focus on - Organic farming
• Indian-American who was appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of the West, a unit of BNP Paribas on 16 March 2016 - Nandita Bakhshi