Current Affairs : March 2020


  1. Bamboo Bottles introduce in Sikkim where Plastic bottle as well as packaged drinking water bottles are banned.
  2. Maj Gen Madhuri Kanitkar Become third woman Officer elevated to rank of Lieutenant General in Army. (First is Lt Gen Punita Arora).
  3. Railway Launch first Restaurant on Wheels at Asansol Railway Station.
  4. EKAM (Entrepreneurship, Knowledge, Awareness, Management) Fest inaugurated in Delhi. Promoting Divyang Entrepreneurs
  5. World Defence day celebrated on 1st March.

2nd March

  1. Russia opened a Grand Theme park (Ostrov Mechty) same as Disneyland of America.
  2. Dronacharya awardee athletics coach Joginder Singh Saini Died on 1st march.
  3. Olympic Bronze Medallist Balbir Singh Kullar died at the age of 77 in Punjab.
  4. Ralder-X New Explosive Detection Device was Launched at NWED (National Workshop on Explosive Detection) 2020 organised by DRDO lab.
  5. World hearing day on 3rd March
  6. World Wildlife day observed on 3rd March.

3rd March

  1. AAHAR the International food &hospitality Fair Held from 3rd to 8th March in Delhi.
  2. Jack Welch Known as ‘Neutron Jack’ for cutting thousands of jobs dies at the age of 84.
  3. Indian Origin President& CEO of Finnish Company Nokia Rajeev Suri step down.
  4. Pekka Lundmark will take charge from 1 September as new CEO and president of Nokia.

4th March

  1. The Union Minister of Jal Shakti Has introduce the Swachh Bharat mission phase 2(grameen) on 3rd march.
  2. Supreme Court of India lift ban from RBI on use of cryptocurrency (bitcoin).
  3. Government of India Nominate 2 sites For the Inclusion in World heritage Site For 2020 are Dholavira a Harappan city and Monument and forts of Deccan Sultanate.

5th March

  1. Luxembourg becomes the world’s 1st nation to make all public transport free from Feb 29.
  2. Zomato acquires UberEats India for $206 million.
  3. ICC women’s T20 Ranking2020: Shafali Verma creates history by becoming world’s No.1 batsman at the age of 16.
  4. Government of India approves Indian airlines to provide in-flight Wi-Fi services to its passengers; Vistara to be first in line
  5. Jadav Payeng environmental activist of Assam named as 128th Commonwealth Points of Light Award winner .He is also known as forest man of India.
  6. Padma Shri Jadav Payeng also received the Karma yogi Award for 2020 at New Delhi.
  7. Uttarakhand govt names Gairsain as new summer capital of state.

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