Current Affairs of the day 29 March 2019: Daily Events & GK

Todays Current Affairs and GK updates for 29th March 2019 are mentioned here. Candidates who are preparing for Competitive Exams can able to Download pdf of the Current Affairs from this website.

India

The Ministry of Commerce and Industries has launched blockchain-based e-marketplace for coffee.
The Home Ministry today announced that the next Census of India will be carried out in 2021 with March 1 as the reference date.
RailTel Corporation of India Limited under the Ministry of Railways has completed the work of turning 1,000 railway stations across India into free WiFi zones.
Assam Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Mukesh Sahu launched the Enajori initiative in Guwahati.
In a major fire-power boost for the country, 4 indigenous ‘Dhanush’ Howitzer guns were inducted to the Indian Army at a ceremony held the Ordnance factory in Jabalpur.
Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has been appointed as the deputy chief minister of the state.
N.K. Singh, Chairman, 15th Finance Commission, launched the book ‘Indian Fiscal Federalism’ written by Dr. Y. V. Reddy, former Governor of RBI and Chairman of the 14th Finance Commission of India along with Dr. G. R. Reddy, Advisor (Finance) to the Government of  Telangana.
Delhi government school teacher, Manu Gulati was honored with the Martha Farrell award for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment 2019 in the Most Promising Individual category.

Around the World

President Ram Nath Kovind reached Bolivia today on the 2nd leg of his 3 nations tour.
The UN Security Council has unanimously passed the 1st-ever resolution ordering members to enforce laws against terror financing.
England football team captain and forward Harry Kane received the MBE award for services to football after leading the English national team to the World Cup semi-final in Russia last year.
Israeli cave explorers discovered the cave named Malham, the world’s longest salt cave with striking stalactites near the Dead Sea.
Germany has extended by six months an embargo on weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, instituted in October 2018.
Three pioneers in AI, Geoffrey Hinton, Yann LeCun, and Yoshua Bengio has been honored with the Turing Award.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen was awarded the prestigious Bodley Medal.

 

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