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World Day Against Cyber Censorship is an online event held each year on 12 March
Current Affairs Headlines of 12th March, 2018

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→ A Multilateral Air Force exercise, ‘Samvedna’, will be held from March 12 to 17, 2018.

→ A start-up incubator was launched by the Telangana government to exclusively promote entrepreneurship among women.

→ Akhil Sheoran clinched the gold medal in men’s 50m rifle 3-position after he shot 455.6 in the final to pip Austria’s Bernhard Pickl in second place with 452.

→ Asian Development Bank & International Solar Alliance have signed a cooperation arrangement to promote solar energy deployment in Asia & Pacific.

→ British genome pioneer Sir John Sulston has died aged 75. Sir John won a Nobel Prize in 2002 for his work on the development of cells within a humble worm, which paved the way for innovations in cancer research.

→ China‘s Parliament has abolished the decades-old two-term limit for the President, allowing Xi Jinping to remain as the country‘s leader for life.

→ CISF has decided to offer security consultancy to 5-star hotels so that they can be prepared to deal with 26/11 type terror attacks.

→ Goods and Services Tax Council has mandated the use of electronic way (e-way) bills from April to track inter-state movement of goods.

→ India and France inked a strategic pact providing for the use of each other’s military facilities including opening naval bases to warships.

→ India and France inked key pacts in the strategic areas of security, nuclear energy after extensive talks between PM Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron.

→ India comprises of rich culture and tradition time and again exhibited the rich talent and ethnicity. Owing to display the richness, a three festival has been organized to celebrate Odisha‘s culture, tradition, heritage, and cuisine have been commenced in the lawns of the India Gate.

→ India has won the ‘Best Exhibitor Award ‘ at ITB – Berlin on its last day. ‘ITB- Berlin World Tourist Meet’ was convened at Berlin, Germany from 7th March to 10th March 2018.

→ Noted actor Amol Palekar has been honoured with the ‘Godavari Gaurav’ award.

→ Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rakhi sister Sharbati Devi passed away in Dhanbad at the age of 103.

→ Senior journalist Ranjan Roy passed away after battling cancer for several years.

→ Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi has been re-elected as general secretary of RSS for a 4th term.

→ Tata Consultancy Services has been named as the fastest growing IT services brand in the world in an assessment done by leading brand valuation firm, Brand Finance.

→ The Dandi March, or the Salt Satyagraha, began on 12 March 1930 and was an important part of the Indian independence movement.

→ The first-ever multi-nation naval exercise at sea, MILES-18, has begun at the Andaman sea.

→ The government has made providing passport details mandatory for taking loans of Rs.50 crore and above.

→ The government of Telangana launched Women Entrepreneurship Hub (WE-Hub), India‘s first state-led incubator for women entrepreneurs.

→ Twitter has appointed Parag Agrawal as its chief technology officer.

→ World champions Australia has lifted the coveted Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey title by outplaying England 2-1 in the finals.

→ World Day Against Cyber Censorship is an online event held each year on 12 March.


Related to List of March 2018 Current Affairs

Current Affairs Headlines of 23rd March, 2018
→ Punjab Government To Impose Permanent Ban On Hookah Bars.

Current Affairs Headlines of 22nd March, 2018
→ President Ram Nath Kovind gave away prestigious Padma awards to 89 winners at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Current Affairs Headlines of 21st March, 2018
→ World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is observed on March 21.

Current Affairs Headlines of 20th March, 2018
→ CISF launched its lost and found mobile app for passengers at 59 airports across India.

Current Affairs Headlines of 19th March, 2018
A clean-up drive has been initiated at the Mount Everest in Nepal.


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