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CURRENT AFFAIRS OF MARCH 9&10


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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS


India joins Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) as its 5th observer to boost Indo-Pacific vision

India has joined Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) as its 5th observer state to strengthen its Indo-Pacific vision and also to boost strategic partnership with France, and Vanilla Islands. The decision has been taken during the meeting of the Commission’s council of ministers in Seychell.

The Commission has 5 observers- China, EU (European Union), Malta, International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF), and India.


BANKING & FINANCE

RBI announced draft scheme “Yes Bank Ltd. Reconstruction Scheme, 2020” for Yes Bank’s revival; SBI willing to invest

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) after exercising its powers conferred under sub-section (4) of section 45 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949

SBI can invest for up to 49% stake for nearly Rs 2,450 crore

10th FICCI-IBA Bankers’ Survey July-Dec 2019 released in New Delhi; Highest NPAs in Infrastructure sector

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Indian Coast Guard conducts 9th edition of rescue exercise ‘SAREX-2020’ in Goa

The theme ‘Harmonization of Maritime and Aeronautical Search and Rescue (HAMSAR)

It was inaugurated by Dr. Ajay Kumar, IAS, Secretary (Defence), Ministry of Defence.

About Indian Coast Guard (ICG):Headquarters– New Delhi
Motto– We protect
Director General– Krishnaswamy Natrajan


Narendra Singh Tomar announced that Government plans to achieve 75 lakh SHGs by 2022


Agartala and Ghojadanga approved as authorised land immigration check posts

Government of India (GOI) has approved Tripura capital Agartala and West Bengal’s Ghojadanga as authorised land immigration check posts to enter or exit India. Agartala and Ghojadanga are located along the Indo-Bangladesh border.


Government reconstructs The National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR), appoints Amit Shah as chairman


Chapchar Kut, the biggest and most joyful festival of Mizoram, being celebrated on March 6 2020

the mega event held at the Assam Rifles Ground at Aizawl.


About Mizoram:

Capital- Aizawl
Chief Minister– Pu Zoramthanga.
Governor– P.S. Sreedharan Pillai.

MWCD & world bank organizes a discussion programme-“The Future of Work: Women in India’s Workforce

Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) 


Odisha becomes the 1st state to introduce department for SHGs: “Mission Shakti”

Sanitary napkin disposal bags for each pad, mandatory from January 2021: Prakash Javadekar

Lt General Milind Hemant Thakur inaugurated the renovated Animal Memorial in Bengaluru, Karnataka

Lieutenant General Milind Hemant Thakur, Director General of Supply and Transport Corps, Indian Army, inaugurated the renovated Animal Memorial at Agram grounds in ASC Centre and College, Bengaluru, Karnataka.

PM Narendra Modi attended the 6th edition of Economic Times global business summit 2020 held in new delhi

The theme of the Global Business Summit is ‘Collaborate to Create: Sustainable Growth in a Fractured World’.

MSDE launches Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF) in IIM-Bengaluru

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE)

National Conference on Women in Police and CAPFs held in New Delhi

Themes of the Conference 2020: ‘Cyber Stalking and Bullying of Women: Steps for Protection”and ‘Challenges faced by CAPF Women in Operational Areas”.


UNGCNI organizes 3rd Gender equality summit 2020 in New Delhi

UNGCNI (United Nations Global Compact Network India)

Nupur Kulshrestha becomes  Indian Coast Guard’s first woman DIG


President Ram Nath Kovind honoured 15 Women with ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ for 2019- “National award for women”

NITI Aayog & UN organized the 4th edition of Women Transforming India Awards 2019 in New Delhi; 15 women achievers conferred

The theme for WTI awards 2019 was “Women and Entrepreneurship”.


Hockey India 3rd annual awards 2019 in New Delhi; Manpreet singh, Rani rampal wins Player of the year awards

M Venkaiah Naidu conferred 3rd edition of BusinessLine Changemaker Awards 2020 
Key Points
i.The award was presented under 6 categories & The winners are;

  • Changemaker  (Social Transformation) – Shanti Raghavan
  • Changemaker -(Digital Transformation)-  Government e-Marketplace (GeM)
  • Changemaker – (Financial Transformation)- India Stack
  • Young Changemaker-Pradeep Mewada
  • Young Changemakers-  Rashid k; Vimal Govind; Arun George and Nikhil P
  • Iconic Changemaker- Arunachalam Muruganandam
  • Changemaker of the Year- Dutee Chand
  • Changemaker of the year- ISRO

APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS    

Government sets up 12 member panel to prepare  investigation manual for SFIO headed by Injeti Srinivas

Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO)

SPORTS


ICC Women’s T20 World cup 2020 held in Australia


Australia’s Alyssa Healy becomes the fastest half-century cricketer in the ICC tournament final; overtakes Hardik Pandya record

ICC launches 12-month long campaign called “100% Cricket” to promote women’s cricket

16-year-old Indian opener Shafali emerged as find of the tournament

About ICC( International Cricket Council):Headquarters– Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Chairman– Shashank Manohar
CEO– Manu Sawhney


Obituary

DMK party general secretary K Anbazhagan passed away at 97

Former Law Minister and former governor of Karnataka & Kerala H. R. Bhardwaj  passed away at 83

CPI(M) MLA Vijayan Pillai of Kerala passed away


STATE NEWS

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet approved to form trust for ‘Ram Van Gaman Path’ project


Kerala to launch digital literacy drive named “I am also digital” in the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation

About Kerala:
Capital- Thiruvananthapuram.
Chief Minister (CM)- Pinarayi Vijayan.
Governor- Arif Mohammad Khan.





BOOKS & AUTHORS

Odisha CM released book titled “ The Adventures of the Daredevil Democrat” 

The comic book, prepared by Kalinga Foundation Trust and published by New Delhi- based the Creative workshop.


IMPORTANT DAYS

International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 observed on March 8

The 2020 theme for IWD was “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”.