Current Affairs 17th March 2018

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi being welcomed by the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh, at the Krishi Unnati Mela, in New Delhi on March 19, 2016. The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Smt. Vasundhara Raje Scindia and the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr. Raman Singh are also seen.

Current Affairs 17th March 2018

NATIONAL

  • PM Inaugurates 105th Indian Science Congress in Imphal
  • Annual Krishi Unnati Mela Begins in New Delhi
  • Andhra Pradesh Stands at 51st Position in Global Multidimensional Poverty Index

 

INTERNATIONAL

  • WHO Member-Countries Commit to End TB by 2030
  • Oklahoma to Become 1st US State to Use Nitrogen Gas for Executions

 

APPOINTMENTS

  • Sangeeta Bahadur Appointed Next Ambassador of India to Belarus
  • Larry Kudlow Becomes Trump’s New Economic Adviser
  • Slovak PM Robert Fico Resigns

BANKING & ECONOMY

  • Exports in February Up 4.5% to $25.8 billion
  • GST, 2nd Highest Tax Rate in World: World Bank Report

AWARDS

  • Indian Film ‘Halkaa’ Bags Award at Montreal Fest
  • Jackie Shroff’s ‘Shunyata’ Wins International Award in US

SPORTS

  • Deepa Malik Becomes Asian Rank 1 in Javelin F-53 Category

 

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