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CURRENT AFFAIRS OF MARCH 16&17



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BANKING & FINANCE

Flipkart teamed up with Aegon life insurance to sell quick-access life insurance policies


APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS

Justice Bansi Lal Bhat got appointed as officiating chairperson of NCLAT for 3 months

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) 

Shardul Thakur appointed as brand ambassador of Tata Power


NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Government proposed masks & hand sanitizers under Essential Commodities Act 1955


CRPF signs MoU with Aditya mehta foundation to train its specially-abled troops in areas of cyber security & AI


Phool Dei festival was celebrated in Uttarakhand

About Uttarakhand:
Capital- Dehradun (Winter capital), Gairsain (Summer capital).
Governor- Baby Rani Maurya.



PM Modi proposed the creation of COVID 19 emergency fund of SAARC nation during video conference in New Delhi; India offered US $10 million

Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates ROPAX Service from BhauchaDhakka to Mandwa in Maharashtra

It is a Water Transport Service Project under Eastern Waterfront Development from BhauchaDhakka in Mumbai to Mandwa in Maharashtra.

The road distance from BhauchaDhakka, Mumbai to Mandwa will cover about 110km which takes a time duration of 3-4 hours but the waterway covers about 18km and takes about 1 hourfor a one-way trip.


ECONOMY & BUSINESS


39th GST Council meet headed by Nirmala Sitharaman held in New Delhi; Know your Supplier’ introduced; GST on mobile phones hiked to 18%


  • GST on mobile phones and specified parts were increased to 18% from 12%.
  • GST on Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service in respect to aircraft was reduced to 5% from 18% with full ITC (Input Tax Credit).
  • GST on all types of matchsticks have been rationalised to a single GST rate of 12%. Till now, the handmade ones were taxed at 5% and the rest was taxed at 18%.

OIL signed agreement Crude Oil agreement with Numaligarh Refinery

Oil India Limited (OIL) signed an agreement named as Crude Oil Sales Agreement (COSA) with Numaligarh Refinery for sale &purchase of crude oil at Narengi, Guwahati.

About OIL:
Headquarters– Noida, India
Chairman & Managing Director– Sushil Chandra Mishra


AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS  

Indian journalists Rohini Mohan, Arfa Khanum Sherwani received Chameli Devi Jain Award 2019 for outstanding Women mediapersons


Prachi Salve of IndiaSpend and Pradeep Dwivedi of DainikJagran wins Road Safety (RS) Media Fellowship 2019

Centre for Media Studies (CMS) announced that Prachi Salve of IndiaSpend and Pradeep Dwivedi of DainikJagran as the first winner of Road Safety (RS) Media Fellowship 2019, for their work in contribution towards reporting on road safety.

OBITUARY

SahityaAkademi awardee, Malayalam poet Puthussery Ramachandran passed away 



BOOKS & AUTHORS

A book titled “An Extraordinary Life: A biography of Manohar Parrikar” to be released in April 2020

 A book titled “An Extraordinary Life: A biography of Manohar Parrikar” was written by senior journalists Sadguru Patil and Mayabhushan Nagvenkar. The book was published by Penguin Random House India and to be released in April 2020.


IMPORTANT DAYS 

World Consumer Day 2020 was observed on March 15 

Theme of the year 2020: The Sustainable Consumer.

National Vaccination Day 2020 is observed on March 16

About WHO:
Headquarters– Geneva, Switzerland
Director General– TedrosAdhanom



STATE NEWS

Biren Singh announced CMAST and CMAT scheme for welfare of  sports persons & artistes

Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam(N) Biren Singh announced the Chief Minister’s AkhannabaSanaroisingiTengbang (CMAST) & Chief Ministergi Artiste SinggiTengbang (CMAT) to provide benefits to sports persons & artistes who have brought laurels to the State & country.
CMAST Scheme (for sports persons)

i.This project is estimated to cost around Rs 7.36 crore (736 lakh).
CMAT Scheme (for artistes)
i.The project is estimated around Rs 5.7 crore (570 Lakh)