Weekly Current Affairs (March 13th to March 19th) for all Bank Exams – Bank Naukri


Hi, I am Jyoti. Welcome to Bank Naukri, the Ideal place to
prepare for Bank Exams. Let’s focus on the news and important events
that occurred in the previous week from 13th Mar to 19th March. International News
1. Bangladesh declares Mar 25 as Genocide Day
in remembrance of the killing of unarmed civilians by Pak Army on the night of Mar 25 1971. 2. The Brexit bill gets final approval, It will
begin on Mar 29. 3. In a world – first, a New Zealand Whanganui
river has been granted the same legal rights as a human being
4. Germany to begin a new voice recogonition
software that can identify the country of the migrants without documentation
National 6. Google’s Internet Saathi program launched
in association with TATA Trusts. The initiative which starts from West Bengal’s
Purulia district and will focus on training women and larger communities in the state
to learn and explore various uses and benefits of the Internet. 7. Arunachal Pradesh launches – Adarsh Gram
Yojana. The scheme targets infrastructural development
in the rural areas. 8. Ministry of Minority affairs implement 3 specific
schemes for the welfare of Minority women under Nai Roshini for Leadership Development
of Minority Women. 9. Hyderabad chosen as the best city by the Mercer
Quality of living Survey 10. 2% hike in Dearness Allowance for govt employees
and pensioners from 1st Jan 2017 11. The Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) on NW – 1
will be implemented with the financial & technical support of World Bank. NW – 1 (between Allahabad & Haldia) is the
longest national waterway 12. Airbus announces Asia’s first pilot training
centre at Aerocity, New Delhi. This facility will be utilized to train Airbus
aircraft pilots and maintenance engineers. 13. India’s longest road tunnel built on Jammu
– Srinagar Highway to open soon. It is a 9.2 km tube tunnel, located at an
elevation of 1200 mts above the sea level 14. India’s Largest floating Solar panel installed
in Kayamkulam Kerala by state run NTPC at RGCCP(Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power plant) Banking
15. Yes Bank signs up 3 Smart City Project which
include the cities – Udaipur, Puddcherry and Nashik. 16. Agreement between SBI & German Development
Program, for a loan facility to develop affordable housing segment in the country. 17. HSBC appoints Mark Tucker as the chairman
Business 18. Intel, the microprocessor giant to buy Mobileye,
an Israeli developer of driverless technologies 19. Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus roped in
Amitabh Bachan as its new Brand Ambassador for India
20. As per data released by Central Statistics
Office, Retail inflation rises to a 4 month high of 3.65% in Feb 2017, mainly due to the
increase in food prices. 21. RCom Ltd received approval from SEBI, BSE
& NSE for the proposed scheme of arrangement for merger of the wireless division of the
company into Aircel Ltd and Dishnet Wireless ltd. APPOINTMENTS
22. Amarinder Singh sworn as the Punjab CM.
23. Adityanath Yogi chosen as the Chief Minister
for the state of Uttar Pradesh. 24. N Biren Singh takes the oath to be the CM
of Manipur. 26. BJPs Trivendra Singh Rawat to be sworn as
the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand 27. Seema Verma appointed by the president Trump
government to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Sports 28. Jwala Gutta appointed as a member of Sports
Authority of india. 29. SSP Chawrasia becomes only second Indian golfer
to successfully defend the Hero Indian Open Title. 30. 18 year old Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan
has become the youngest to be awarded ‘Man of the Series’ in T20Is, winning the award
in the three-match T20I series against Ireland 29. Brazilian surfer Italo Ferreira recorded a
540-degree mid-air spin at the World Surf League in Gold Coast, Australia

Author Since: Mar 11, 2019

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