12 March 2016 GK Updates

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Hi Friends ,In this post we will provide you 12 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 12 March 2016 GK Updates :

  1. 112 years old Israeli man Yisrael Kristal becomes the World’s oldest living man.He received Guinness book of World records certificate  for this.
  2. The National Crime Records Bureau launched a web portal named Fake Indian Currency Notes Compilation system.The Mobile app “Vahan Samanvaya “was also launched.With this app police and public can trace stolen vehicle from the database.
  3.  Tata Consultancy Services has been named as a top employer in the US for a second consecutive year.
  4. Finance Ministry and International Monetary Fund are organizing  a 3 day conference in New Delhi. Theme of the  conference is ‘Advancing Asia:Investing for the Future’.
  5. The Govt has decided  to relax the norms for startup Micro small and Medium Enterprises(MSME).
  6. India will Supply Eighteen Meter Gauge 1350 Horse power  Diesel Electric locomotives Myanmar. It will help Myanmar to meet increasing demand of Freight traffic and passengers .
  7. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has launched “Clean My Coach” services in the railway.The Service will allow passenger to make a request for a dirty coach to be swept and cleaned by sending a message on 58888.This Initiative is under ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’.
  8. The Aadhar Scheme has collected Biometric data of 99 Crore indians so far.
  9. The Union Government gave green signal to the amendment in Sikh Gurudwaras act 1925.
  10. A 250 Km long March has been started on 10th march to protest against plans to build a Power Station(Rampal Power Station) near Sundarbans.This Power Station will harm the ecological Balance of Sundarbans which is world’s largest Mangrove Forest.This Power Station is the Joint Venture of India and Bangladesh.
  11.  Prime Minister Narendar Modi has laid Foundation of the Newly Constructed Digha-Sonpur Road cum Railway bridge and Inaugurate a railway bridge in Munger.
  12. CRISIL ,A domestic Rating Agency estimated that India will grow at the rate of 7.9% 2016-2017.
  13. Haryana has become the 8th state to join the UDAY scheme.
  14. Facebook has brought a popular app Masquerade for an Disclosed sum.
  15. Uber has open Asia’s first Engineering Hub in India.It is opened to solve the localized challenges of Uber Users in the country.
  16. Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat, in association with the Karnataka Horticulture Department, will conduct a ‘honey festival’ in Mangaluru.
  17. The Defence Ministry has approved a Rs 13,000 crore weapons and sensors package for the seven new stealth frigates being constructed by defence shipyards for the Navy as well as accorded the initial approval for the Rs 7,200 crore project to indigenously manufacture 244 air defence guns for the IAF.

Link for the Current Affairs for  January & February 2016

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