WEEKLY UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS 2017 (MARCH 05-MARCH 11)

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The segment provides most important current events from 05 March to 04 March 11 2017. Below listed are the events in the news that will help the candidates to revise and remember the important news and events for UPSC Current Affairs.

 

March 05

  • In major infrastructure push, Centre builds a civilian airport and two major bridges across Lohit river in Arunachal
  • Kaziranga in storm over policing of poaching
  • Now, drones to be used for monitoring tigers
  • Is TB bacterium not on deadly superbug list?

 

March 06

  • India runs out of life-saving HIV drug for children Ways of sharing
  • Attacks on Indians put MEA under pressure Need for a credible regulatory body for medical devices
  • ‘Widow has right to property’
  • Small businesses lobby for rules to increase liquidity
  • P. govt. wants INS Viraat turned into luxury hotel
  • Centre launches survey on Gangetic dolphins
  • Endangered barn owl rescued
  • Dry Kolleru turns birds away

 

March 07

  • Korea fires 4 missiles, 3 reach Japanese waters
  • S. assures India of speedy justice
  • NIIF in talks with two sovereign funds
  • Centre mulls modifying definition of start-up

 

March 08

  • Commonwealth card mooted
  • Local steel may become a must for $59-bn. infra spend
  • Government has conveyed concerns on H-1B visa to the US
  • No economy for women
  • India first in bribery rate, says global NGO
  • Supreme Court opens surrogacy window for singles
  • Law to regulate use of air conditioners
  • Need to make people aware about the negative impact of Arsenic 

 

March 09

  • Bihar’s woman MLAs seek 50% quota in Lok Sabha, state legislative houses
  • SC to HCs: Don’t keep review pleas pending
  • Centre plumps for rural FMCG e-sales
  • Centre mulls border haats
  • RCEP: Ministry awaits political nod for more tariff cuts
  • Dire straits
  • Smartphone Connectivity Drives Social Change & Rural Empowerment
  • Two more Tiger reserves soon in Uttarakhand
  • Fewer migratory water birds sighted at Ropar 

 

March 10

  • NIO finds a new canyon system close to Kovvada coast
  • Ostriches lived in India once
  • Multi-phase polls are here to stay: Nasim Zaidi
  • Voting with our feet
  • Leaders must tell voters not to take bribes, says CEC Nasim Zaidi
  • Inter-State River Water sharing Disputes
  • The Government has enacted various laws and implemented large number of schemes to ensure safety of women
  • Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed in the Parliament
  • New midday meal norms ‘inhuman’
  • ‘No change of stance, says India on veto power at UNSC’
  • H1B visa reform: Why US companies are worrying about changes
  • Sri Lanka to scale back China deal
  • India sees options in U.S. energy policy
  • Silk Road evolved from nomadic movements
  • India and Belgium sign Protocol amending the India-Belgium Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement and Protocol
  • Centre may raise equity cap for pensions: PFRDA
  • Centre issues draft rules on e-wallet payments
  • Punjab varsity develops new BT cotton varieties
  • Illegal Construction along Ganga River Banks
  • Pilot Project for improving Water Table 

 

March 11

  • Supreme Court issues bailable warrants against Justice Karnan
  • Projects cleared faster in 2015: CAG
  • The Enemy Property (Amendment & Validation) Bill, 2016 passed
  • We can’t declare Pak. a terror state: Centre
  • Slow progress in roads along China border: CAG
  • Partial cover: More needs to be done on the mother and child front
  • National Foundation for Corporate Governance (NFCG)
  • Department of Consumer Affairs issues an advisory to the State Governments on Levy of Service Charge by Hotels
  • Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.
  • 294.84 crores deposited by Pharmaceutical companies against demand notices issued by Government for overcharging patients for Scheduled Medicines
  • National Program for prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular diseases and Stroke with integration of Ayurveda, Homoeopathy and Unani
  • Pakistan Parliament passes landmark Hindu Marriage Bill
  • PAN may be made mandatory for TAN
  • Centre incurs loss of Rs. 3,000 crore on TDS: CAG
  • Faster remonetisation dissipated negative impact: RBI
  • Centre creating a dynamic buffer of up to 2 million tonnes of Pulses
  • 285 crore deficit budget tabled in Arunachal
  • Four States come together for elephant census
  • A mass Coral Bleaching again
  • ‘Lost’ Chandrayaan-1 found orbiting Moon by NASA
  • SSB signs MoU with NSDC & NSDF

 

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