WEEKLY UPSC CURRENT AFFAIRS 2017 (MARCH 19-25)

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The segment provides most important current events from 18 March to 25 March 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 19

  • Why is the World Bank keen on resolving Indus divide?
  • Human Development Index
  • Flexing nanotech to prevent steel corrosion
  • Air quality in Delhi poor on 90 per cent of total winter days: study
  • National Physical Laboratory(NPL)- CSIR dedicates the first “Pristine air-quality monitoring station at Palampur” to the Nation

 

March 20

  • The heckler’s veto
  • N. Korea tests powerful rocket engine
  • U.S., China to work together on N. Korea ‘President Trump looks forward to enhancing understanding with Beijing’
  • Naga blockade in Manipur lifted
  • Cabinet approves four GST Bills

 

March 21

  • Government Aims To Make India A Global Biotech Hub By 2020
  • Filling HC vacancies on war footing: Khehar
  • Poll panel backs life ban on convicts
  • Modi to fast-track his visit to Oman
  • New Delhi, Kabul talks soon to boost trade
  • The GST law will be the biggest reform in the area of Indirect Taxes in the history of independent India
  • Review of implementation of SEZ Policy
  • Reliance Communications, Aircel merger gets CCI nod
  • NPCI denies loophole in BHIM app
  • CONCESSIONS UNDER APTA
  • Graded Action Plan to reduce Urban Air Pollution
  • Measurement of Emissions
  • Green nod for Neutrino project suspended
  • Bear Cubs Sighted At Daroji Sanctuary
  • Efforts at sparrow conservation pick up pace across Odisha
  • Ganga, Yamuna termed ‘living persons’
  • Sign language dictionary to release in India soon

 

March 22

  • Budget 2017: Aadhaar number to be a must for filing I-T return
  • HIV patients unhappy with Bill
  • New Delhi gets ready to welcome Turkish President
  • ‘88 youth took to militancy in 2016’
  • ‘GST an opportunity to remove anomalies in tobacco taxation’
  • Unlisted companies investing through PEs, angel funds ‘Twin balance sheet’ issue still curbs funds from large firms
  • Centre eyes ways to open multibrand retail
  • India slips in human development index
  • Railways must take food safety seriously

 

March 23

  • EC freezes ‘two leaves’ for R.K. Nagar bypoll
  • ‘Peaceful rallies a fundamental right’
  • Law coming to enforce dam safety regulations
  • Allow liquor outlets closer to highways: TN
  • SC summons Chief Secretaries of 9 drought-affected States
  • Tribunals face axe amid downsizing
  • China reaches out to West Asia
  • Scientists launch campaign to restore Pluto to the planet club
  • Indian-origin Doctor reconstructs jaw using 3D printer in United Kingdom
  • Oil prices a major hurdle: FM
  • Bankruptcy board spells out ‘eligibility’
  • Govt okays Rs 1,100 crore capital infusion in Indian Overseas Bank
  • MSME classification may soon be based on employment, turnover
  • Gauntlet at Sukma

 

March 24

  • Mega cultural event inaugurated in Tawang
  • No pay, 500 Indians suffer in Bahrain
  • Nagaland MLAs express serious concern over border fencing
  • U.S. lawmakers urge India to lift curbs on NGO
  • Rajasthan’s move to provide therapeutic food helps tackle malnutrition
  • Ancient knowledge hub faces grim future
  • Fin min, bankers to meet on utilising excess liquidity
  • GST will make exports competitive, says Nirmala Sitharaman
  • The World Bank –Report on “Doing Business”

 

March 25

  • Law Commission asks govt. to fortify democracy from hate speech
  • Bill to decriminalize suicide tabled in LS
  • Drug-resistant TB a concern
  • Two thirds of cancers caused by random genetic mistakes: U.S. study
  • Environment Ministry official to chair animal welfare board
  • U.S. orders ‘increased scrutiny’ for visas
  • Another reason to flip the off switch: light pollution
  • Water in 320 of 640 dists polluted by chemicals
  • Gravitational waves jettison black hole

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