Latest Current Affairs of March 2016

The legendary playback singer of South Indian languages who entered the Guinness Book of World Records for having recorded upto 17,695 solo, duet and chorus backed songs in over six Indian languages as verified on 28 January 2016P. Susheela
The place in Uttarakhand at which the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and PM of Belgium Mr. Charles Michel, carried out the remote technical activation of a 3.6 metre optical telescope developed by Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational SciencesDevasthal
The indigenous Brahmaputra Class frigate which is representing the Indian Navy at Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition (DIMDEX 16) being held at Qatar from 28 Mar to 02 Apr 16INS Beas
The venue of 9th edition of biennial Land, Naval and Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition (Defexpo India 2016) being held from 28 to 31 Mar 16Naqueri Quitol in Quepem Taluka of South Goa
The vaccine which has been launched by the Health Minister Shri JP Nadda as a part of Universal Immunisation Programme (to be introduced initially in Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha)Rotavirus Vaccine
The venue of 4-day National AROGYA Fair organised by the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India in association with Goa State Government and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) from 26 to 29 March 2016Goa
The Dutch footballer, winner of Ballon d'Or in 1971, 1973 and 1974 and one of the most famous exponents of the football philosophy known as Total Football, who passed away on 24 MarchJohan Cruyff
The venue of 8th BRICS Summit to be held from 15 to 16 October 2016Goa
The Indian badminton player who has won the men's singles title at the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament defeating Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the finalsH.S. Prannoy
The country in which the Indian Navy has deployed a P 8I maritime reconnaissance aircraft for surveillance in its Exclusive Economic Zone in accordance with the MoU between the two GovernmentsSeychelles
The Indian golf player who has won the Hero Indian Open 2016 golf tournamentS.S.P. Chawrasia
The athlete who has become the first Indian to win the Asian 20km Race Walk Championships in the event held at Nomi, JapanGurmeet Singh
The Indian-origin student who has been awarded the inaugural Noor Inayat Khan Prize for her dissertation which was in “keeping with the spirit” of the famous World War II heroine by the Noor Inayat Khan Memorial Trust in LondonGeetakshi Arora
The airport in Russia at which a Flydubai Boeing 737 plane crashed killing all the passengers on 19 MarRostov-on-Don
The British mathematician who has been awarded the Abel Prize 2016 by the Norwegian Academy of Letters and Science for his solution to Fermat’s last theoremSir Andrew Wiles
The fire power demonstration exercise of the Indian Air Force conducted at Pokhran in Rajasthan on 18 Mar 2016 was namedIron Fist 2016
The well-known shehnai exponent (Sangeet Natak Akademi award 2009 and Banga Bhushan award in 2012) who passed on 16 Mar 2016Ali Ahmad Hussain Khan
The acclaimed humanitarian, actor and writer, who has been appointed the new Goodwill Ambassador of United Nations Population FundAshley Judd
The two-day joint coastal security exercise being conducted by the Coast Guard, Navy, Octopus (the elite anti-terrorist outfit of the State), local police, and Coastal Security Police in the 9 coastal districts of Andhra PradeshOperation Hamla
The Burmese scholar and writer who has been chosen to be the first civilian President of Myanmar after more than 50 yearsHtin Kyaw
The venue of 5th edition of India Aviation show being held from 16 to 20 March, with the theme ‘India’s Civil Aviation Sector: Potential a Global Manufacturing & MRO HubHyderabad
The team which has won the Santosh Trophy Football tournament defeating Maharashtra in the finalsServices
The winners of All England Open Badminton Men's and Women's Singles of 2016 titles respectivelyLin Dan (China) and Nozomi Okuhara (Japan)
The first ever joint drill Border Security Force (India) and Border Guard Bangladesh being conducted in the riverine borders of Sundarbans is namedSundarbans Maithri
The South African track and field athlete who has become the first athlete to run 100 metres under 10 seconds, 200 metres under 20 seconds and 400m under 44 secondsWayde van Niekerk
The winner of Irani Trophy 2015-16 played between Rest of India and Mumbai at Brabourne Stadium, MumbaiRest of India
The fourth edition of the Indo-Indonesia Joint Training Exercise being conducted from 10 to 23 March 2016 at Magelang, IndonesiaGaruda Shakti
The new name of Govt's LED based Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP), which is currently being run successfully in over 120 cities across IndiaUjala (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All)
The places in Arunachal Pradesh at which the Indian Air Force has reactivated two Advanced Landing Grounds (ALGs)Ziro and Along
The nuclear power plant in Gujarat at which one of the units had to be shut down due to leakage of heavy waterKakrapar Atomic Power Station
The island nation of the Pacific Ocean which has filed cases against United Kingdom, India and Pakistan for having failed to carry out good-faith negotiations towards nuclear disarmament, as required under the nuclear non-proliferation treatyMarshall Islands
The United Nations has declared the theme of International Women's Day on 08 March 2016 to bePlanet 50-50 by 2030: Step it up for Gender Equality
The Indian Navy sailing vessel aboard which an all-women crew of Naval officers completed their maiden voyage from Visakhapatnam to GoaINS Mhadei
The cities between which India's airlines Air India has operated the world's longest all-women-operated flight (The flight, which travelled a distance of around 14,500 kilometre in close to 17 hours, was operated as part of International Women’s Day celebrations)New Delhi and San Francisco
The PSU bank of India which has been given approval to operate in Myanmar by the Central Bank of Myanmar alongwith 3 other banks — Vietnam's Bank for Investment and Development, Taiwan's E.SUN Commercial Bank and South Korea's Shinhan Bank State Bank of India
The film actress and wife of the 40th President of United States, Ronald Reagan who passed away on 06 Mar 2016 at the age of 94Nancy Reagan
The inventor of e-mail and selector of the symbol @ for e-mails who passed away on 05 Mar 2016Ray Tomlinson
The kabaddi team led by Manpreet Singh and owned by Rajesh V Shah which has won the Pro Kabaddi League 2016 kabaddi tournament defeating U Mumba in the finalsPatna Pirates
The theme of 9th Foundation Day of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) dedicated to the Rehabilitation of Children in Conflict With Law (being observed on 5th March 2016)Naya Sawera
The project launched by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to make all National Highways railways crossing free by the year 2019 is namedSetu Bharatam
The station in Chennai division of Southern Railway which has been inaugurated as the first common user Auto Hub of Indian RailwaysWalajabad
The veteran Hindi film actor, director who has been chosen to be honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2015Manoj Kumar
The former Speaker of Lok Sabha and Chief Minister of Meghalaya who passed away on 04 March 2016 (He was also the Presidential candidate against Shri Pranab Mukherjee in 2012)P.A. Sangma
The multilateral military training exercise of 18 ASEAN plus countries being conducted in Pune from March 2 to March 8 is named (Lt Col Sophia Qureshi is leading the Indian contingent at the exercise)Force 18
The former New Zealand cricketer and captain who passed away on 03 Feb 2016Martin Crowe
The Indian writer and journalist who has been awarded the Windham Campbell Prize 2016 in the fiction category for his novel Em and the Big HoomJerry Pinto