11 March 2016 GK Updates

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Hi Friends ,In this post we will provide you 11 March 2016 GK Updates.GK is very important for all the competitive exams.The current GK is very important for Banking and insurance exams such as IBPS PO and clerical exams ,SBI PO and clerical exam ,LIC AAO exam.These GK updates will be fruitful for Upcoming SBI clerical and all the state level exams. So here is the 11 March 2016 GK Updates :

  1. New frog species has been Found in China’s Yunnan Province.The Name of new species is Leptolalax Tengchongensis .The Discovery is made by Tengchong section of the Goaligong Mountain Reserve.
  2. ICICI has launched a Credit-linked subsidy Scheme for home loans under Pradhanmantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).ICICI has signed an agreement with NHB(National Housing Board).This scheme will help poor people to construct their first house.
  3.  A web Portal to sell famous Pashmina product has been launched .The Domain for the portal is www.phamb.co.in
  4. India and Bahrain has signed an MOU to prevent Human Trafficking especially of women and children.
  5. An MOU has been signed between India and IMF for setting up of South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center in India (SARTTAC).The members of this venture will be Bangladesh,Bhutan,Maldives,Nepal and Sri Lanka
  6. Rest of India has defeated Mumbai to lift Irani Trophy.The tournament is an annual Cricket tournament which is played between the Ranji Trophy winners and The Rest of India Team.
  7. Tezpur University has won the Visitors awards for the best University.Visitors awards for innovation was won by Rakesh Bhatnagar of JNU for genetically Engineered vaccine.
  8. Niti Aayog has launched “Women Transforming India” Campaign in partnership with UN in India and MyGov.
  9. Former Supreme Court Judge Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan has been appointed as Chairman of the 21st Law Commission.He is currently heading the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.
  10. The Advertising Standards Council of India has allowed consumers to file complaints against false,Misleading or offensive ads Through Whatsapp .Consumers now can send their queries at +91 77-100-12345.
  11. A unit of Kakrapar Atomic Power station has been shut down due to major water leakage in a nuclear Reactor.

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