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Latest GK and Current Affairs March-April 2016

Latest GK and Current Affairs March-April 2016

Today, Here are going to provide Latest GK and Current Affairs of Month March and April 2016. Students who are preparing for government job, they can prepare from here. This article is for current happening in India. So candidates who looking for Latest GK and Current Affairs, they can reach to us. There are some list of Latest GK and Current Affairs is given. Which would be help you to getting knowledge regarding what is happening in current world scenario.  In all Competitive exams there is a section contains about 50 questions regarding Latest GK and Current Affairs of India. But students cannot attempt completely due to some reasons like, they cannot collect Latest GK and Current Affairs of India from somewhere. They could write notes, collect from Newspaper, Magazines , but that is time consuming process. So here we are providing Latest GK and Current Affairs of India of February 2016. Which could help to crack the GK and current Affairs section in exam. This could help you to crack various exams like Bank PO, SSC, UPSC, CMAT, CAT, Clerk etc. Here are some Important Current affairs news:-

Latest GK and Current Affairs April 2016

  • 12 April , 2016 –
    Japan’s Rakuten opens office in Bengaluru.
    Rakuten is an E-Commerce Company. It is also referred to as Japan’s Alibaba. 
  • 12 April , 2016 –
    Priyanka Chopra , Bollywood Actress bagged Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation’s Award.
  • 12 April , 2016 –
    UNESCO / Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2016 Winner – Khadija Ismayilova
    Khadija Ismayilova, an investigative journalist from Azerbaijan.
    UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Award ceremony will be held in Helsinki, Finland on 3 May 2016.
  • 11 April , 2016 –
    Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s Statue to be ensconced at Saint-Tropez, France. The bust of Maharaja Ranjit Singh , Sher-e-Punjab will be installed on September 17, 2016.
  • 11 April , 2016 –
    Red Sea Bridge – Recently , Saudi Arabia and Egypt announced Red Sea Bridge . This bridge will be built over the Red Sea connecting the Two Countries.
  • 10 April , 2016 –
    First Pod Taxi Project in India – Union Govt approved India’s First Pod Taxi Project in Gurgaon , Haryana.
  • 10 April , 2016 –
    FIFA / Coca-Cola World Rankings 2016 –
    1st Position – Argentina
    162nd Position -India
  • 10 April , 2016 –
    Mother Teresa Conferred Founders Award In UK.
  • 09 April , 2016 –
    Shan-E-Punjab Express Became the First Train in India to have CCTV Cameras.
  • 09 April , 2016 –
    The BJP , has Appointed MP Vijay Sampla as Punjab BJP Chief .
  • 09 April , 2016 –
    Orahi , ( a Carpool App) acquired Odd-Even.Com
  • 09 April , 2016 –
    Health Minister Shri J P Nadda recently launched the Swasth Bharat Mobile app and ANM Online application – ANMOL.
  • 09 April , 2016 –
    HP (Hewlett Packard) Unveiled the World’s Thinnest Laptop – HP Spectre.
  • 08 April , 2016 –
    UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova with Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani unveiled bronze bust of Indian Mathematician Aryabhata at UNESCO Headquarters.
    UNESCO Headquarters – Paris, France.
  • 08 April , 2016 –
    Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) – Acc. to SIPRI , India was Sixth Biggest Military Spender in 2015.
  • 07 April , 2016 –
    World Health Day 2016
  • 07 April , 2016 –
    India Water Week – 04 to 08th April, 2016
    Theme – ‘Water for All : Striving Together’
  • 07 April , 2016 –
    Ladies’ World Snooker Championship – Chitra Magimairaj and Varshaa Sanjeev won the seniors and under-21 Gold Medals.
    Venue – Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.
  • 06 April , 2016 –
    The Philippines recently launched the First Public Immunization Program for Dengue Fever.
  • 06 April , 2016 –
    Union Railway Minister Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Flagged off First New Semi High-Speed Train , Gatimaan Express
    from H.Nizamuddin to Agra Cantt. Station.
  • 06 April , 2016 –
    Prime Minister Modi launched the Stand Up India Scheme at Noida , UP.
  • 06 April , 2016 –
    Cab aggregator , Ola launched E-Rickshaw .
  • 06 April , 2016 –
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut the Repo Rate by 25 basis points from 6.75 points to 6.50 points.
  • 05 April , 2016 –
    First Aadhaar Based ATM in India – DCB Bank starts Aadhaar based ATMs.
  • 05 April , 2016 –
    Blue Origin recently Launched and Lands Rocket for the Third Time. Blue Origin is the space company founded by Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos.
  • 05 April , 2016 –
    World’s First White Tiger Safari – Mukundpur , Satna district , Madhya Pradesh.
  • 05 April , 2016 –
    India’s First E-commerce Listing Company Infibeam , an E-Commerce Technology Company becomes the First E-Commerce Firm to trade on Indian Stock Exchanges.
  • 04 April , 2016 –
    First Semi High-Speed Train in India- Gatimaan Express , Speed of 160 kmph.
  • 04 April , 2016 –
    The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, visited the All Women IT and ITES Centre of Tata Consultancy Services in Riyadh.
    Riyadh – Capital City of Saudi Arabia.
  • 04 April , 2016 –
    India Water Week 2016 – 04 to 08 April, 2016.
  • 04 April , 2016 –
    Recently , Actor Ranveer Singh conferred with Maharashtrian of the Year honour.
  • 04 April , 2016 –
    Flipkart acquired UPI , (Unified Payments Interface) based payments Start-up PhonePe.

Latest GK and Current Affairs March 2016 

  • March 27, 2016 –
    India vs Australia
    World T20 Second Group Stage
    Venue – Punjab Cricket Association Stadium (PCA Stadium), Mohali
  • March 26, 2016 – Union Health Minister Shri J P Nadda recently launched Rotavirus Vaccine.
  • March 25, 2016 – 8th BRICS Summit – India to host BRICS Summit in Goa, October, 2016.
    BRICS( Brazil-Russia-India-China- South Africa )
  • March 24, 2016 – Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana – Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley recently launched the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana.
  • March 23, 2016 – Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s Martyrdom Day.
  • March 22, 2016 – World Water Day 2016
    Theme of World Water Day 2016 – Better Water, Better Jobs
  • March 21, 2016 – Recently , Tikka Shatrujit Singh conferred France’s Knight of the Legion of Honour.
  • March 20, 2016 – The World Happiness Index 2016 , India ranked 118th in happiness index.
  • March 19, 2016 – India vs Pakistan , World T20 Second Group Stage
    India vs Pakistan Venue – Eden Gardens, Kolkata
    India Won by 6 Wickets.
  • March 18, 2016 – Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) Issue – Supreme Court directs Punjab to maintain status quo on Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal.
  • March 18, 2016 – Recently , World’s First Electric Double-Decker Bus launched in London by London’s Transport Authority.
  • March 17, 2016 – A National Portal for Start-up Entrepreneurs called SIDBI STARTUP developed by SIDBI (Small Industries Development Bank of India).
  • March 17, 2016 – Recently , Myanmar elected Htin Kyaw as the First Civilian Leader after more than 50 years of military rule.
  • March 17, 2016 – Sikh Gurdwaras Bill has been passed by RS (Rajya Sabha).
  • March 16, 2016 Punjab BUDGET 2016
  • info Punjab Govt. Finance Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa presented a Punjab Budget 2016 of Rs 86,387 crore.
  • 140 crore allocated for Mukh Mantri Tirath Darshan Yatra Programme.
  • Latest New Punjab Govt Scheme – Swasth Kanya Yojna – Under this Scheme , All girls in classes from 1 to 12 to get stationery free of cost.
  • A Hi Tech Cycle Valley will be in 300 acres for Ludhiana Cycle Industry.
  • Latest Govt Scheme Named as Apna Tax Scheme is launched for general public.
  • 200 Smart Villages will be in 2016-17.
  • 200 Skill Development Centres to be Opened for Youth of Punjab.
  • Special Women’s Patrolling Teams will be for around Schools, Colleges and Malls.
  • March 14, 2016 – Recently , Hyundai became the BCCI’s ,(Board Of Control For Cricket In India) official partner for 4 years.
  • March 13, 2016 – The Rajya Sabha recently passed the National Waterways Bill.
  • March 12, 2016 – World Culture Festival 2016 – from March 11-13, 2016 by Art of Living Foundation , headed by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
  • March 11, 2016 – Recently , NITI Aayog launched Women Transforming India campaign.
  • March 10, 2016 – ICICI Bank has launched iWork@home – ‘Work-From-Home’ , It is an initiative that allows women employees to work from home for up to a year.
  • March 09 , 2016 – Five-time grand slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova failed a drug test at the Australian Open.
  • March 08 , 2016 – ICC T20 World Cup 2016 Schedule – from 08 March to 3 April , 2016.
  • March 08 , 2016 – International Women’s Day.
  • March 07 , 2016 – Recently , Flipkart has launched its wallet and new payment method called Flipkart Money.
  • March 07 , 2016 – Festival of Innovations (FOIN) – 2016 Venue – Rashtrapati Bhavan , New Delhi from March 12 to 19, 2016.
  • March 05 , 2016 – Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) CEO and managing director Natarajan Chandrasekaran appointed as non-official director to the board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  • March 04 , 2016 – National Safety Day .
  • March 03 , 2016 – Recently , Former CJI ( Chief Justice of India ) HL Dattu has taken charge as NHRC (National Human Rights Commission) Chairman.
  • March 02 , 2016 – Global Top Employer – TCS – Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been recognized as a Global Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute.
  • March 01 , 2016 – Budget 2016 Highlights – 100% village electrification by 1st May, 2018.

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