Daily Current Affairs | 16th March 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • Pope Francis announced that Mother Teresa to become a saint on September 4
  • 7th Governing Board meeting of Indo-German Science and Technology Centre held in New Delhi
  • Singareni 600 MW power unit synchronised in Telangana
  • The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) suspended Maria Sharapova as a goodwill ambassador
  • Punjab Assembly unanimously passed the ‘Punjab Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal land (Transfer of Proprietary Right) Bill, 2016’ against Construction of contentious Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL)
  • London’s transport authority launched the world’s first fully electric double decker bus
  • Punjab Finance Minister, Parminder Singh Singh Dhindsa presented 2016-17 budget for estimates of 86 thousand 387 crore rupees
  • Atiur Rahman, Reserve Bank Governor of Bangladesh resigned following 80 million dollar cyber theft from the Bank’s Reserve Fund Account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • An army plane with 22 people and Ecuadorian soldiers on board crashed in Ecuador’s Amazon region
  • The book titled Gandhi: An Illustrated Biography was written by Pramod Kapoor
  • My Biosphere, My Future was launched at the 4th World Congress of Biosphere Reserves in Lima
  • Priyanka Kakodkar and Raksha Kumar were named as joint winners of 2015-16 Chameli Devi Jain Award
  • Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune set up India’s first education technology accelerator called Edugild